Successful Succession - Providing for Tomorrow’s Saints Today

The long-anticipated pastoral shortage has arrived, though it’s only just beginning. Things are about to get exponentially more challenging, both for congregations and the pastors called to serve them. But fear not! There are many healthy things that congregations can do as they move into this new reality. One of the best is to plan for pastoral succession. The Bible is filled with examples of ministry succession: Moses to Joshua, ... [...]

LCMC 403(b) Retirement Plan

Are you prepared for retirement?  Will you have enough to live on during retirement? In 2024 you may contribute up to $23,000 via payroll reduction! Your church may contribute to your account as well. Your contributions plus the church’s contributions cannot exceed $69,000. This is the IRS limit for 2024. If you haven’t started saving early, you still have time to increase your retirement savings.  Those over age ... [...]

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