Upon the recommendation of the Global Methodist Church’s Benefits Team the Church’s Transitional Leadership Council has approved a shift from Wespath Benefits and Investment to GuideStone Financial Resources for the administration of health insurance and retirement benefits for clergy and lay church employees. The transition from Wespath to GuideStone will be completed on July 1, 2024; Wespath will continue providing services through June 30.
Based in Dallas, Texas, GuideStone serves 14 Christian denominations. The Benefits Team and the TLC are confident GuideStone is an excellent fit with the values, lean structure, and business operations of the Global Methodist Church.
The GMC’s Benefits Team will launch a robust information campaign introducing the new benefits plans; it will include a FAQ that will answer many questions clergy, lay employees, and local churches will have about them. Until then, clergy, lay employees, and local churches are encouraged to refrain from making inquiries about the transition to the GMC’s Benefits Team and Wespath so that we can give our full attention to preparing the information campaign, and handling our daily workflow.
The GMC’s Benefits Team looks forward to introducing the new plans, and it appreciates the patience of all the people it serves.