Brethren medical insurance – is it feasible?

Part-time or full-time Church of the Brethren employees, please take five minutes for our feasibility survey.

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Name Change!

Great-West Financial®, the record keeper for Brethren Pension Plan, is changing its name to Empower Retirement™. 

You've got questions. BBT has answers.

Invite a BBT expert to present a free workshop on finances at your denominational gathering.

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Investing the Brethren way

What does it mean to be a socially responsible investor? Learn about BBT's process.

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About us

Brethren Benefit Trust provides retirement benefits, health and welfare benefits, asset management, and financial advocacy to pastors, employees, and members of the greater Church of the Brethren community. Since it began as the Pension Board 70 years ago, BBT has been called to serve its members and clients, and we are thankful for that opportunity.


If you have problems taking the survey online, click here for a printed copy. Then return the completed survey to:

Insurance Survey
Brethren Benefit Trust
1505 Dundee Ave.
Elgin, IL 61020-1619

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