Help for Church Workers and Families

Concordia Plan Services

Mental Health & Substance Abuse Assistance

If you are in the Concordia Health Plan (CHP), you have mental health and substance abuse benefits. Check your member ID card for contact information or call 866.726.5267 to contact the CIGNA EAP.

The Michigan District also provides a mental health case manager to help navigate these decisions.

Ministerial Care Coalition “Burnout First Aid Kit”

Help coping with stress, depression, marital difficulties, and a variety of other work, family, and life issues. EAP services are free and confidential to covered members of the CHP and can be accessed 24/7 at or 866.726.5267.

Financial Peace University Offer

In order to enrich the financial health of our Professional Church Workers in the District, the Commission on Ministerial Growth and Support recently passed the motion to offer $50 toward the purchase of Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. You can purchase the home study version, attend an online course, or a local class. If you choose to attend a local class you can receive an extra $10 off by making your purchase through Erwin Gunnells and mentioning the “Michigan District Discount.” You can find out more about this course here. To receive your $50, simply submit your proof of purchase to the Commission on Ministerial Growth and Support at the District Office. The address is: 3773 Geddes Rd. Ann Arbor, MI 48105-3098. For more information, contact Greg Arnett.