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Just Released: 2023 Annual Report // Read Now

Just Released: 2023 Annual Report // Read Now

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International Widow’s Day Honored by The Relief Fund

When the church cares for the physical needs of the vulnerable, we connect the truths of the gospel to the watching world. Throughout our churches are widows, whom the Church significantly supports through the Relief Fund, because Jesus cared for his bride.

Understanding the PCA’s Relief Fund and How to Support Ministry Families in Need.

We sat down with our Director of Ministerial Wellbeing, Rev. Paul Joiner, and Director of Philanthropic Giving, Chris Zurbach, to better understand the PCA Ministerial Relief Fund.

Geneva Benefits Group to Host 17th Annual Golf Tournament

The tournament, held in conjunction with the 51st General Assembly in Richmond, Virginia, is a time of fellowship to raise money for the Relief Fund.

When Worries Mounted, the Relief Fund Stepped In

“My biggest concern after my health and family, were our finances.” Rev. Rick DeMass’s situation was leaving him with mounting worries. The Relief Fund stepped in.

2023 Annual Report

We are proud of how our benefits have expanded throughout this year to better achieve our mission: to come alongside pastors and ministry workers in every season of ministry. Read and download our 2023 Annual Report now.

Why the Ministry of Cherish Remains Vital — Annie’s Story

“I don’t know how I would have made it.” Your gift to Cherish made it possible for Annie and other pastors’ wives to find hope during a turbulent season of life.

Reflections from a pastor’s wife: An Interview with Meaghan May

We recently sat down with Meaghan to get her perspective on the unique issues facing pastors’ wives. Here are three insights she shared:

3 Ways Your Church Can Celebrate Pastors’ Wives Appreciation Month

How can your church make your pastor’s wife feel appreciated? We asked Meaghan May, a pastor’s wife and leader of WE (Wives of Elders). Here are three practical suggestions for making your pastor’s wife feel valued…

3 Ways to Show Appreciation for Pastors’ Wives

March is Pastors’ Wives Appreciation Month. What’s the best way to help pastors’ wives feel appreciated?

2023 Impact Statement

Since 1973, Geneva Benefits Group has supported the wellbeing of ministry leaders, workers, and their families, so they can live generously in every season of ministry. See how the Lord has providentially grown and increased our services to our ministry servants by viewing our 2023 Impact Statement!

2024 Tax Guides

Each year brings revised contribution limits and changing tax laws. It is important to know how these annual updates impact churches and ministry staff.

2023 Relief Impact Report

At Geneva, we believe it’s our duty to care for those who serve our churches. The Relief Fund supports the financial health and wellbeing of PCA ministry leaders and their families and can’t do this without the generosity of our donors.

Heeding the Call: How One Pastor Leveraged Geneva’s Call Package Guidelines

Clay Werner first heard of Geneva (then called PCA RBI) when he became ordained in the PCA in 2006.  But for years, he only knew of the organization’s retirement services. However, after serving on a presbytery committee that processed pastoral calls and transitions,...

New Social Security Legislation Impacts Clergy

Legislation has been introduced that would allow clergy who have been exempted from social security contributions to opt back in.

Geneva Benefits Group Announces the Hiring of Rev. Will Chang as Investment Specialist

Geneva Benefits Group announces the hiring of Rev. Will Chang as Investment Specialist to join the leadership team.

403(b) Retirement Plan Limitations for 2024

The IRS updates retirement plan contribution limits for defined contribution plans such as the PCA Retirement Plan each year.

Geneva Benefits Group Launches Look After Fundraising Campaign and Matching Program in Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Relief Fund

Geneva Benefits Group launches Look After fundraising campaign and matching program in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Relief Fund. The campaign will provide support to pastors, widows, and ministry workers in need and offer matching funds up to $85,000.

Geneva Benefits Group Hosts Ministerial Wellbeing Summit to Support Ministries Serving Pastors and Ministry Workers in the PCA

W held our first annual Ministerial Wellbeing Summit, a 2-day conference dedicated to ministries serving pastors and ministry workers in and beyond the PCA.

A Work of Gospel Grace and Mercy: Why Draper’s Valley Presbyterian Church Supports the Relief Fund

Today, a significant number of retired ministers and their spouses face financial difficulties. Their ministry positions limited their earning potential which resulted in limited savings. Ordinary expenses like groceries, housing expenses, and medical bills threaten to exhaust the modest funds they possess.

Geneva Benefits Group Launches Innovative Ministerial Wellbeing Sabbatical Matching Program

New Program Will Increase Accessibility to Sabbaticals by Offering Matching Funds of Up to $10,000 for Qualifying PCA Churches and Ministries