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Empower serves more than 500 churches and religion-affiliated organizations1

Our experience in this market allows us to meet the challenges specific to your organization's needs. We offer: 

Expertise in handling qualified church-controlled (QCCO) and nonqualified church-controlled organizations (non-QCCO).

Support for both ERISA and non-ERISA plan designs.

Proven aggregation services across legacy providers.

A dedicated faith-based service team.

We partnered with the Diocese of Nashville to increase participation and savings rates

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  1. Re-enroll anyone not currently saving at 3%.
  2. Add an auto increase feature to existing auto-enroll process to boost savings rates by 1% annually (up to 10%).
  3. Roll out new plan sponsor-directed increase of 1% each year for those saving under 10%.


  1. Increased plan participation from 88% to 93%.
  2. Raised the average savings rate from 8% to 8.6%.
  3. Systematically helping 731 participants save more toward their retirement goals.

We are the recordkeeper for more than 500 faith-based churches and religion-affiliated organizations1

Contact Empower to learn how we can help your employees

1 Empower data as of April 1, 2022. Information refers to all participants in faith-based plans administered by Empower.

2 Empower data as of 7/1/22 shows 731 of 868 targeted employees started saving more with the plan-initiated auto-increase. 

3 Data provided is for illustrative purposes only and not a guarantee of future results. Results provided are based on The Diocese of Nashville plan data. 

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