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Retiree Support Committee

Mandate: To provide guidance and oversight to the support to the retirees of the Region

 

Membership:
– Chair
– Secretary
– 5 Designated Individuals
– Regional Minister – Staff Support

 

Duties:
– knowledge of our pension and benefits for retired ministry personnel and their family
– assist retired ministry personnel with administrative issues associated with pension and benefits
– contact retired ministers at least once per year to identify any issues, to ensure they are receiving updates regarding pension and benefits and to help them stay connected with the Region
– help to set up a cluster/network for retirees in geographical areas to be a support to one another and maintain a connection with the church
– ensure retirees receive pastoral care through their home Communities of Faith and provide pastoral care if necessary or requested
– inspire joy and quality of life while encourage retirees to explore and utilizes available resources for a fulfilling retirement

 

Skills/Experiences:
– knowledge of pension and benefits for retired clergy and spouse
– pastoral skills

 

Accountability/Reporting: Through Division of Communities of Faith Support and Nurture to the Regional Council and Regional Executive on a regular basis. (As often as needed or required.)

 

Powers:  Must refer decisions to the Division of Communities of Faith Support and Nurture except the following:
– any matters covered within approved budgets