Group Insurance Benefits Plan

The ABNWT District offers a Group Insurance Benefits Plan to credential holders as well as employees of PAOC churches and qualifying ministries. This program is insured and administered by Kechnie Benefits.

  • The Benefits Plan includes:
  • Life Insurance coverage
  • EI Top Up benefit
  • Long Term Disability
  • Family Critical Illness
  • Health Care coverage
  • Dental Care coverage

The Plan provides a Pastors & Support Staff Class, a Pastors In Transition Class as well as a Retirees Class. For more information about the Benefits Plan including rates and claims processing, contact Kechnie Benefits at benefits@kechnie.com or 1-866-710-7080.

PAOC Pension Plan

The PAOC Pension Plan is open to all PAOC credential holders and eligible employees of PAOC churches and qualifying ministries. The minimum contribution to start is 2.5% of compensation matched by employer. Twelve percent of the annual employee and employer contributions are added to your pension benefit each year.

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Clergy Residence Deduction

Individuals that qualify can claim the Clergy Residence Deduction (CRD) as spelled out by the Canada Revenue Agency. The amount of the deduction depends on whether the church/ministry as employer provides the residence or the individual rents or owns their residence.

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