THE FINANCIAL WELLNESS INITIATIVE

Relief Grants  •  Education Experiences  •  Wellness Incentives

WHAT IS THE FINANCIAL WELLNESS INITIATIVE?

The Financial Wellness Initiative will build upon the success and learnings of The Ministerial Excellence Initiative by offering ministers the opportunity to receive financial relief grants, financial education experiences, financial planning services, and financial wellness packages.

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Financial Wellness Initiative Relief Grants

FINANCIAL RELIEF GRANTS

Grants will be available to help pastors address immediate financial needs related to medical debt, credit card debt, educational loan assistance, or other financial concerns.

Financial Wellness Initiative financial education experiences

FINANCIAL EDUCATION EXPERIENCES

Ministers and their spouses may receive a travel stipend to a CBF Church Benefits Board educational event on topics such as preparing for retirement, clergy taxes, debt reduction, cultivating generous congregations and more.

Financial Wellness Initiative financial planning incentives

FINANCIAL PLANNING INCENTIVES

Ministers may receive additional funding towards their retirement account with CBF Church Benefits Board (CBB) when they develop a financial plan through Empower Retirement.

For ordained participants:

When you complete your financial plan, CBB will add $500 to your retirement account!

Visit our Financial Planning page to learn more

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FINANCIAL WELLNESS PACKAGES

Congregations seeking a new minister may request a financial wellness package from CBB to assist them attract and retain new ministerial leadership. CBB will provide funding such as:

  • Debt relief for the new minister
  • CBB retirement account for the new minister

JIM MORRISON
Director of Financial Wellness Initiative
jmorrison@cbf.net
770.220.1648

The Minister's Guide to Compensation will assist you to develop a comprehensive compensation and benefits plan that meets the needs of the congregation and the minister.