Investing to retire

Retirement investments earn a good rate and support ministry growth

Take advantage of the tax benefits of saving for retirement with our IRAs or 403(b) plan.

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“I invested with CEP because I love God's work and felt this would not only benefit the Kingdom, but my retirement as well.”
–Curt Vieselmeyer, ID
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Retirement savings that grow the Kingdom.

Build your retirement with an IRA from Church Extension Plan. You will enjoy tax-advantaged investing while you support ministry.


Grow your retirement faster

How do you get the most out of your earnings, while still putting something away for tomorrow? Save as much as possible, for as many years as possible!

When you use a tax-deferred savings plan you’re able to put dollars away before they’re taxed. More for you at retirement, less in taxes today.

CEP offers a good rate of return, which will also help your retirement account grow faster.

Invest in what matters 

When your retirement account is with CEP, you’re supporting Assemblies of God churches and ministries.

While many retirement accounts invest in the stock market, bonds, or even precious metals, your ministry based investment with CEP will grow by funding church loans for expanding ministries.

IRA Options

CEP offers three different IRA types. Compare accounts to determine which best fits your situation and goals. Then check with your tax advisor.

403(b), for qualified ministers and ministry staff

CEP also offers a 403(b) retirement plan that combines tax advantages with the option of employer contributions, to maximize the amount you can save for your retirement years.

Get started

  • Open an IRA
  • Enroll in Life Rewards 403(b) Ministry Retirement Plan
  • Use our calculator to compare interest rates and options

Investments consist of promissory notes and are not bank deposits or saving accounts. They are not insured by the FDIC. This is not an offer to sell our securities to you and we are not soliciting you to buy our securities. We will offer and sell our securities only in states where authorized. The offering is made solely by our OFFERING CIRCULAR.