$25 million central conference pension goal reached

October 17, 2013

GLENVIEW, Ill. (UMNS) — The United Methodist Board of Pension and Health Benefits announced Wednesday that the Central Conference Pension Initiative reached its $25 million challenge goal with a $217,000 “tithe” contribution from the Board of Discipleship board of directors. The initiative addressed the challenge to provide a long-term foundation for retirement security for dedicated pastors outside the United States who would otherwise have little or no pension support when they retire from ministry.
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