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Committee on Pensions of The Orthodox Presbyterian Church

This is your online resource center where you may find valuable information regarding the various benefit plans available through our committee.  This site includes plan descriptions, financial information, downloadable forms and reports, and contact information.  Select the plan you wish to inquire further about.

The Orthodox Presbyterian Church Retirement Equity Fund (Pension) was established in 1958 to supplement any retirement plans or other provisions made by individual ministers (e.g.. Social Security).  This "supplementary" plan has grown from its original 61 participants into an established retirement plan with over 275 current participants and over $26 million in assets.  In addition, the Committee has established a Pension Supplement Fund to provide supplemental benefits for ministers and their spouses who were over 65 with twenty years of service prior to December 31, 1988.  That plan currently provides benefits to 8 ministers and surviving spouses.

The Orthodox Presbyterian Church Group Voluntary Life (Life) was established to provide additional life insurance coverage for ministers, ruling elders, deacons and licentiates of OPC churches, and full-time employees of churches and denominational agencies.  Underwritten by Boston Mutual Life Insurance Company, the plan offers competitive rates for coverage.

To see a copy of An Outline of the Biblical Philosophy of Mutual Protection, Care, and Dependence as the Principal Underlying the Program of the Committee on Pensions, a report dated March 20, 1976 and submitted to the General Assembly, click here.

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP (2013-2015):

Garret A. Hoogerhyde, Treasurer Rev. John D. McGowan, Secretary
Roger W. Huibregtse, President William C. Redington
Stephen R. Leavitt Rev. Darren Thole
Robert M. Meeker Rev. Douglas L. Watson
David Vander Ploeg  

Contact Information

Email address:  opc_pension@verizon.net

Snail mail:  Committee on Pensions, 886 Belmont Avenue, STE 1, North Haledon,  NJ  07508-2566

Phone:  (973) 427-7272

Fax:  (973) 304-0542

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