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Retirement Videos

Easy Access to Your Retirement Plan and Other Benefits

Save yourself a phone call and stop using paper forms for many transactions. Learn what you can do 24/7 on benefitsaccess.org.

Three Reasons to Contribute to Your Retirement Plan

Whatever your age, whatever your salary, saving for retirement is a good idea!

UMC Clergy: Get Your 1% Match

Are you taking advantage of the 1% CRSP match? If not, you could be ‘leaving money on the table.’

LifeStage Retirement Income

What is LifeStage Retirement Income? How does it work? What are the key features?

For Clergy: Housing Allowance Exclusion

How do you determine the housing allowance exclusion as it pertains to your relationship with your Annual Conference? 

The Retirement Process

What do you need to do if you are retiring next year? This video from Wespath Benefits and Investments answers that question.

Retirement Projection Tool Demo

What is the retirement projection tool on the Benefits Access website? Where do I find it? How do I use it? 

UMPIP: When You Retire

What happens to your United Methodist Personal Investment Plan (UMPIP) account when you retire? What about required minimum distributions? 

Clergy Retirement Security Program (CRSP)

What is CRSP? What makes it special? How does it work? What are you options?

United Methodist Personal Investment Plan (UMPIP)

What is UMPIP? How does it work? What are your options and resources? 

Ministerial Pension Plan (MPP)

What is MPP? Where does MPP fit in your retirement plan? How are benefits provided through MPP? 

Wespath Resources

What resources are available to Wespath participants? What materials can be accessed on wespath.org, benefitsaccess.org and our other websites. What information and expertise can EY Financial Planning provide? 

Rollovers into the United Methodist Personal Investment Plan (UMPIP)

What is a rollover? What can and can't be rolled over? What is the rollover process? What are the advantages to rolling funds over? 

Health Videos

Introduction to HealthFlex

HealthFlex is Wespth’s wellness-driven group health plan. Watch to get an overview of coverage options plus the well-being programs offered by Wespath.

HealthFlex Plans Overview

HealthFlex offers a variety of health plans to fit your health care needs and budget. Learn about the six medical plans offered by HealthFlex, including pharmacy and behavioral health benefits.

What is a Premium Credit?

Your premium credit is money your conference or employer gives you to help pay for your HealthFlex plans. Learn how it can reduce the amount you pay for HealthFlex each month.

Health Account Differences

Health Accounts can help you get the most out of your health plan and save money in the process. Learn about the differences between Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRAs) and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs).

Health Savings Account (HSA) Changes for 2024

The recently IRS changed the minimum deductible for qualified Health Savings Accounts (HSA) plans. To ensure all Wespath HealthFlex HSA plans comply with new IRS rules, we are updating all of our HSA plans for 2024. Watch to learn about the new 2024 HSA plans.

UHC: Find a Provider

Learn how to determine whether your current doctor or provider is in the PPO network with Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Cost Examples of Generic Drugs

Cost Examples of Non-Preferred Brand Drugs

Cost Examples of Preferred Brand Drugs

Categories of Prescription Drugs


What is MDLIVE? Who can participate? How do I find and access it? This video answers these questions and highlights what MDLIVE has to offer.

Blueprint for Wellness 

What is Blueprint for Wellness (BFW)? Who can participate? How can I get started? This video answers these questions and shows you how to register quickly for BFW.

Health Check

What is Health Check? Who is eligible and how do you use it? Can you earn money by completing Health Check? This video answers these questions and more.

Virgin Pulse

What is Virgin Pulse? How do I enroll? How do I get an activity tracker? This video answers these question and shows you how to earn Pulse Cash to pay for fitness items offered on the Virgin Pulse app.

Wellness Credits

This video examines how to earn wellness credits by doing activities designed to improve your well-being.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) are employer-provided plans covering a variety of support services around emotional well-being. EAPs offer confidential counseling and support to help manage issues in your personal or professional life that may impact your work, family and ministry.