We need your help!  Approximately two-thirds of our active clergy are age 50 years or over.  In the next 10-15 years, we will see a significant increase in the number of retirees and spouses.  To maintain our level of services, we must continue to raise funds.  Click the DONATE button below to make your contribution today.  All gifts are fully tax deductible and will be added to our corpus.

Since the Civil War era, the Preachers’ Aid Society and Benefit Fund (PASBF) has made it our mission to support retired clergy and their families. Over the years, the way in which we assist retirees and their spouses may have changed, but we have never wavered from our original purpose: Serving Those who Have Served Us.

Currently, PASBF keeps track of approximately 1,500 retirees and spouses in 32 different states.  In 2015, PASBF spent over $2 million in over 15 services for our retirees and spouses.


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Clergy income tax preparation is not a simple process.  Therefore, PASBF recommends that all clergy – active and retired – and spouses utilize a tax prepare who understands United Methodist clergy issues.  Listed below, in no particular order, are individuals who have done clergy taxes in the past.

John Plattner                                     David Hood, Martin, Hood, Friese, & Assoc
2203 E Empire St Ste K                       2507 S Neil St
Bloomington, IL 61704                       Champaign IL 61820
309-661-2302                                         217-351-2000
j.pee@verizon.net                                  dave@mhfa.net

Joyce Coffey                                        Janice Clark
618-267-5226                                           217-622-0336

Do you:

1) Want to earn more interest than less than 1%

2) Have money sitting in an account not being used

3) What to support PASBF If you answered Yes to these questions, then check out Charitable Gift Annuities.

PASBF and Amplifon is pleased to announce free hearing tests now through July of 2017. Click for the Gift Certificate and flyer.

Do you have expensive prescription medications?  Are you in the donut hole?  If you answer YES to one of those questions, click the link below to apply for the Medicare Part D Benefit from PASBF.

2017 Medicare Part D Benefit Application

PASBF was scheduled to host a Pre-Retirement Seminar this fall at Rend Lake Resort.  However, the resort has been closed.

We are moving our seminar to Thursday, October 5 – Friday, October 6, 2017.  Our new location is at the Pere Marquette State Park in Grafton, IL.  For those who are 10 years or less from retirement, plan to attend.

Click for More Details on the Pre-Retirement Seminar