October 23 Update from the Pension Boards

Dear Friends,

This is the 32nd weekly message from the Pension Boards since the start of the pandemic. We hope you find these communications helpful in providing information and answering your questions.

We also appreciate the feedback we have received from you, our readers, concerning the topics you would like to hear more about. Thus far, your responses to our reader survey show that health care and pensions continue to be the areas of most interest. Last week, you read about the new Medicare Advantage Plan with Rx. This week, we will highlight one of the major advantages of saving for retirement through the Annuity Plan for the United Church of Christ, administered by the Pension Boards.

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UCC Dental Plan 2000: Open Enrollment Available Oct. 1-31, 2020

As part of an ongoing commitment to provide UCC employees and churches with greater service, access and options, the Pension Boards is pleased to announce that an opportunity to enroll in the UCC Dental Plan 2000 is available October 1-31, 2020 to employees and retirees who do not currently have dental coverage, or who have coverage in a plan other than the UCC’s. Coverage will become effective at 12:01 a.m. on January 1, 2021, and is available on a stand-alone basis, regardless of participation in the UCC (Non-Medicare) Health Benefits Plan or UCC Medicare Supplement Plan. The UCC Dental Plan offers 100% coverage for preventive care services, with no deductible or coinsurance. Preventive care services will not reduce the annual plan maximum.

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Moving Forward in Challenging Times

Dear Colleagues,

As we approach the start of the eighth month of the “new normal” since the start of the pandemic, I pray that you, your loved ones, and those you serve remain well.

The Pension Boards has remained fully operational throughout this time, even as most of our staff continues to work remotely. Our commitment to serving you from the intersection of faith and finance remains our primary focus, as it has for more than 106 years.

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October 16 Update from the Pension Boards

Dear Friends,

Greetings to you from the Pension Boards!

We are entering the eighth month since the COVID-19 pandemic first began to impact our lives, our work, and our normal routines. Throughout this time, our mission has been to serve you with compassion, care, and excellence. We hope that your interactions with us throughout this time have been helpful and that your questions and issues have been resolved in a timely and efficient manner.

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