West MI Conference Pre-Retirement Seminar

The Conference Board of Pension and Health Benefits invites you to the Annual Pre-Retirement Seminar.

This invitation is offered to those who are eligible to retire as reported by the General Board of Pension within 10 years from the next annual conference session, and will be open to other clergy on a space available basis. Space is limited to the first 60 attendees (clergy and spouses). Register soon!

Registration is $15 per person or $25 for a couple (clergy and spouse).

The registration fee is not refundable after October 30, 2015.

It is highly recommended that you attend together with your spouse to multiply the benefits of this learning experience. Attire is casual and be open to taking a walk in the verdant campus of Marywood during the lunch break.


Questions? Contact Pros Tumomong or John Kosten.


8:30 AM – Registration, Refreshments

8:45 AM – Welcome and Opening Prayer

9:00 AM – Pension Benefits, Lynnette Rice, GBOPHB

11:00 AM – Break

11:15 AM – Conference Medical Benefits and Medicare – PBS

12:30 PM – Lunch Onsite

1:15 PM – Social Security, Lynnette Rice, GBOPHB

2:15 PM – Break

2:30 PM – Clergy Finance, David Bell, UMFM

3:50 PM – Wrap-Up

4:00 PM – Send Off


Special thanks to the following supporting organizations:

Professional Benefits Services, Inc. (PBS)
General Board of Pension and Health Benefits (GBOPHB)
United Methodist Foundation of Michigan (UMFM)
Conference Board of Ministry
Conference Treasurer and Benefits Office