Retirement

To help you achieve financial security in retirement, the Reformed Church in America Board of Benefits Services provides the RCA Retirement Program. It is designed for clergy, missionaries, and qualifying lay employees of the RCA and its agencies and affiliates.

Fidelity Investments serves as custodian and record-keeper of your account. Contact the RCA Benefits Services office with any plan-related questions. You may also contact a Fidelity retirement services specialist at (800) 343-0860, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to midnight, Eastern Time, for market information or investment help, or if you would like to revise your investment choices.

In the summer of 2017, the Board of Benefits Services (BOBS) conducted a survey about the Retirement plans and the services provided by Fidelity Investments and BOBS. View a summary of the results here.

Change in Address

Change of address forms for the RCA 403(b) Retirement Plan.

Change in Marital Status and Divorce Settlement

Forms and information about changing marital status on the RCA retirement program.

Housing Allowance Letters

Housing Allowance Letters RCA Ministers of Word and sacrament getting distributions will benefit from the housing exclusion.

Managing Your Account

Information about managing your retirement account.

RCA 403(b) Retirement Program

The RCA 403(b) Retirement Program is a special kind of retirement program that meets the requirements of section 403(b) of the IRS Code.

RCA Retirement Plan

RCA Retirement Plan is a nonqualified deferred compensation plan. Employer contributions were credited to this plan until December 31, 2004.

Retirement Plan Reallocation FAQ

Some frequently asked questions about consolidating the RCA Retirement Plan with the RCA 403(b) Retirement Program.

Statement of Investment Policy Retirement Plans

Investment options for the RCA's 403(b) Retirement Plan.

Information about Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid and Taxes

This page contains information about Social Security from outside sources the Board of Benefits Services believes could be useful.  Please note the Board of Benefits Services do

Ed and Luella Mulder Pastor Assistance Fund

This endowed fund provides financial support for retired pastors and/or surviving spouses who demonstrate extenuating financial need.

Staff

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    Thos Shipley

    Retirement Program Plan Administrator
    866-221-5480
  • mrich's picture

    Mornier C. Rich

    Coordinator of Retiree Chaplains Program, Executive Assistant to Chaplain Ministries
    (212) 870-3245
  • canthony's picture

    Cineca Anthony

    Life and LTD Administrator
    212-870-3341
  • mefeifei's picture

    Feifei Liu

    Benefit Actuarial Analyst
    212-870-3244
  • koliveira's picture

    Kelly Oliveira

    Human Resources Director/Executive Director of Benefits Services
    616-541-0869
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    Claude Bussieres

    Manager of Retirement Services
    212-870-2892