This page provides links to Wespath's COVID-19/Coronavirus materials related to federal legislation, including the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).
CARES Act: What this Law Means to UMC Employers
Andy Hendren, Wespath's Chief Legal and Governance Officer, reviews what the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) means for UMC employers including local churches and annual conferences.
Guidance for UM Borrowers on PPP Loan Forgiveness Application
Updated June 4; Posted June 3, 2020
CARES Act—FAQs about SBA’s PPP Loans; Impact on UMC Organizations
Updated June 4, 2020; Posted April 28, 2020
Guidance for United Methodist Local Churches on the PPP Borrower Application Form
Updated May 13, 2020; Posted April 8, 2020
SECURE Act and CARES Act—Required Minimum Distributions
April 29, 2020
CARES Act—Q&A about Health Plan Provisions
April 28, 2020
CARES Act and FFCRA: What These Laws Mean to You
Andrew Hendren, Wespath's Chief Legal and Governance Officer, discusses how the CARES Act and FFCRA impact Wespath's participants.
Benefits at a Glance: CARES Act Distributions and Hardship Loans
Steve Clark, Associate General Counsel at Wespath, reviews CARES Act Distributions and Hardship Loans in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.
CARES Act—Payroll Tax Deferral (Delay) and UMC Employers
April 21, 2020
CARES Act—Participant Retirement Plan FAQs
Updated April 16, 2020
CARES Act—Summary and UMC Impact
March 30, 2020