Specialized Plan for Venture Church Network Churches


VCN is excited to offer a specialized retirement plan option through GuideStone to pastors and staff of churches in the Venture Church Network family.

GuideStone is one of the nation's largest providers of employee benefits and financial services, working with 36,000 churches and nearly 600 ministries to offer retirement plans customized to help employees reach their individual financial goals.


  • Values-Based Investments:Ā GuideStone sponsors the nationā€™s largest Christian-screened mutual fund family ā€” GuideStone Funds ā€” which provides you with socially responsible investing options that align with your values.
  • Ministersā€™ Tax Benefits:Ā GuideStone offers a 403(b)(9) church retirement plan, allowing distributions as housing allowance in retirement for employees who qualify as Ministers for Tax Purposes.
  • Personalized Services:Ā GuideStoneā€™s team of personal financial advisors is available to deliver customized advice to participants, including asset allocation, contribution planning, gap analysis, Social Security maximization and more. GuideStoneā€™s Customer Service Center of trained specialists is also available by phone, email or chat Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. ā€” allowing for secure, knowledgeable conversations.
  • Targeted Educational Resources:Ā Informative and timely employee resources are available via webinar, newsletter or by accessing a personalizedĀ MyGuideStoneā„¢ account.