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Covenant Pension Plan 2019 Update 

"We hope you will take the time to watch this ~26-minute video outlining the key proposed changes to the CPP and the related implications for you as a participant or a local church. These changes will be voted on at Gather in Omaha. Last week, we sent a technical notice on the Plan Amendments as required by our ECC constitution (60 days in advance of Gather). We trust that this summary video will help provide further understanding of the context of our evaluation and the implications of plan changes for you. This serves as an advance preview of the near-final changes to be presented at Gather. Final decisions will be recommended by the Board of Pensions on May 17 and affirmed by the Executive Board in June."  [Paul Hawkinson, Director of Pensions]

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Info for ECC & Conference Treasurers

Materials include:

  • Using Board Effects

  • Instructions for Collection and Administration of Dues By ECC Conference Treasurers

Develop Leaders

  • Where do I pay my dues, or request an exemption from dues?"
    As clergy you pay dues to your Regional Ministerium Treasurer. Contact your Regional Ministerial (MA) Chair to ask about an exemption for dues. Check your conference site for contact info for these officers - link.
  • How do I check on my Good Standing, or know if I am eligible to vote at an Annual Meeting?"
    Members must maintain four requirements to be in Good Standing/eligible to vote. Contact your Regional Chair to be sure your dues have been received by May of that year. Check CovConnect to confirm your Vocational Growth Tool and profile are up to date. Lists of members currently in Good Standing are updated before the Ministerium Annual Business Meeting and maintained by the Department of Develop Leaders. For questions contact ministry@covchurch.org For more info: How to Maintain Good Standing - link
  • Who do I contact about credentialing questions or help accessing/using CovConnect?
    ministry@covchurch.org
  • How do I access clergy support services - such as crisis support, Domestic Violence help, mental health care, financial or benevolent support, or scholarships to events? "
    Please visit our Resources Page [here], and scroll down to Resources from Develop Leaders for all relevant information.
  • If I want to contact my Regional Ministerial Association leadership where can I go?
    Please visit your Conference website, for more information: REGIONAL MINISTERIUM ASSOCIATIONS- AK https://www.alaskacovenant.org/ Canada:https://www.covchurch.ca/ Central: https://www.centralconf.org/ EC: https://eastcoastconf.org/ GL: http://www.greatlakes.cc/ Midsouth: http://www.midsouthcov.org/ Midwest: https://midwestcovenant.org/ NW: https://www.northwestconference.org/ PCNW: http://pacnwc.org/ PCSW: http://www.pswc.org/ SE http://southeastconf.org
  • If I don’t know who to ask about something where can I go?
    ministry@covchurch.org is the email for the Dept. of Develop Leaders. You can start here for any questions re Good Standing, Credentialing, the Call Process, etc. - contact your regional Ministerium Chair for any personal needs or questions about dues, where to connect to access resources, etc. - eccministerium@gmail.com is the confidential email address for National Ministerium Officers.
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