Health, Well-Being and Welfare

Promoting vitality in mission and ministry by improving the health and well-being of UMC clergy, lay workers and their families.



Health and Welfare Plans

HealthFlex, which offers a wellness-driven group health plan for United Methodist Church (UMC) annual conferences and employer groups.


Comprehensive Protection Plan (CPP), which provides death benefits, disability income replacement and certain other survivor benefits for eligible clergy and their families.


UMLifeOptions, which provides long-term disability and life coverage to eligible lay employees and supplemental death coverage for eligible clergy and lay employees.


Health Care Reform and Regulations

In response to changes to health care laws and regulations, Wespath provides periodic information about how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and other regulatory actions may impact UMC annual conferences, local churches, employers, clergy and lay employees.


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Dimensions Newsletter

The Dimensions Newsletter supports your path to well-being with useful personal wellness information. Also included are printable wellness bulletins for you to share with your congregation or other group.


HealthFlex Well-Being Grants

On Monday, October 14, 2019, HealthFlex will begin accepting applications for well-being grants.
Who is eligible to apply: Any UMC conference or employer who has adopted HealthFlex for 2020.
Requirements for the grant: Design and implement a plan to improve well-being in your conference and share ideas, plans and any outcomes at the HealthFlex Mini-Summit the following year.

Apply Here

Application deadline: December 31, 2019
More information:

2019 Clergy Well-Being Survey - Results Video

The 2019 Clergy Well-Being Survey Infographic is also available.

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Health and Well-Being Services and Programs

Well-being programs and information, UMC collaborations, and consultative services are offered to support individual health and create an environment conducive to well-being within the UMC.


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