The Church of England Funded Pensions Scheme (CEFPS), also known
as the Clergy Pension Scheme, provides pensions for Clergy and
licensed lay workers.
To find out more please read the Members' Guide.
Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVCs)
You can increase your retirement benefits by paying AVCs.
Further details are on our Clergy AVCs page.
Your benefits are in addition to your State Pension. You can
find out more about your State benefits at our State
Planning for retirement
Planning for retirement is vital, and the transition between
working life and retirement is made easier if you plan early. To find
out more please see our planning for retirement page.
Keep your pension safe!
Pensions are becoming an increasingly
attractive target for fraudsters and other criminals because of the
new pension freedoms. Please be careful with cold calls, texts or
letters from people or organisations making claims that they can
help you access your pension.
If you are in any doubt about your
options or the advice you have been given, you should talk to The
Pensions Regulator or a regulated Independent Financial
You can find out more about keeping your pension safe at the
Pensions Regulator's website: