New and Moving Pastor Forms

 

Forms Required Regardless of Appointment

  • I-9 Work Form- filled out for and with your employer - due to the church (do not send to Benefits) by July 1
  • UMPIP Contribution Election Form- participation is optional, but clergy must fill out this form with each appointment and provide the contribution amount to the church and send the form to the Benefits office via email by July 1

 

Additional Forms for Full Time Elders, Deacons, Provisional Elders, Provisional Deacons and Local Pastors who are already appointed in NGA

  • Appointment Form –already appointed in N GA-if change necessary

 

Additional Forms for Full Time Elders, Deacons, Provisional Elders, Provisional Deacons and Local Pastors who are appointed for the first time in NGA

 

Additional Forms for Part Time Elders, Deacons, Provisional Elders, Provisional Deacons and Local Pastors- for those who are already part of NGA

  • Appointment Form - DS fills out and brings to Appointive Cabinet meeting
  • Pension Waiver- for those choosing to waive CRSP- the original notarized waiver must be received by the Benefits Office within 60 days of the beginning of the appointment in order to waive the pension expense. 

 

Additional forms for Part Time Elders, Deacons, Provisional Elders, Provisional Deacons and Local Pastors- for those who are new part time in NGA

  • Pre-Appointment Form 1st Time- DS fills out and brings to Appointive Cabinet meeting
  • Pension Waiver for those choosing to waive CRSP- the original notarized waiver must be received by the Benefits Office within 60 days of the beginning of the appointment in order to waive the pension expense. 

 

A Note Regarding Part-time Appointments - per the Annual Conference, clergy who are appointed 1/2 time or greater are eligible to receive benefits under CRSP. The 1/2 time or greater is determined by the salary paid to the clergy person (as per Wespath rules) in relation to the full-time compensation as approved by the Annual Conference. Please refer to the Incremental Time for Part Time Positions for Purpose of Pension Plans.