Getting a Plan started is easy.
1. The first step is to have your governing Board of Directors, Council, Congregation or Trustees (as specified in your Bylaws) adopt a resolution stating their desire to join the Flexible Benefit Plan for UCC Ministries:
ADOPTING RESOLUTION FOR THE UCC FLEXIBLE BENEFIT PLAN
Resolved that, the Flexible Benefit Plan for UCC Ministries that operates in and is administered through The Pension Boards-United Church of Christ, Inc. be, and the same hereby is adopted for the employees of __________________________________________ ; and
Resolved further, that such Plan shall include provision for participating clergy and lay employees to elect a health care reimbursement account, a dependent care account or both according to Plan provisions that are substantially of the manner described in the attached materials; and
Resolved further, that this Plan shall be made available to our clergy and lay employees as soon as administratively feasible.
2. The second step is to collect the following items:
3. Send these along to:
The Pension Boards-United Church of Christ, Inc.
475 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10115-0059
On receipt of this information, The Pension Boards will send an acknowledgment message. Employees will then be eligible to login to The Pension Boards website to make their Flexible Spending Account elections. Once employee elections have been submitted, employers will receive email notification of enrollment and must acknowledge the election via the Pension Boards’ employer portal.