The Financial Handbook for Congregations is a valuable resource for treasurers in pastoral charges. Chapter 4: Paying Staff has been updated for 2019. Please note that a new edition of the Financial Handbook is not expected to be published until late 2019.  

2018 Year-End: Pastoral Charge Payroll

These documents can assist treasurers or payroll administrators to prepare for year-end:

**NEW** 2019 Pastoral Charge Payroll Form

  • The new payroll form replaces two previous forms: ADP New-Change Employee Sheet and ADP Payroll Update form.This new form is to be used effective January 1, 2019. It can be found below as a pdf file or as an Excel file. The Excel file includes the reference guide, payroll form, and fax cover sheet in tabs along the bottom.
  • Please destroy all other payroll forms as of January 1, 2019.

2019 Minimum Salaries and Allowances

See the Ministers' Salary Schedule and Cost of Living Groups page.

Cost of Living Groups

See the Ministers' Salary Schedule and Cost of Living Groups page.

Budgeting and Calculator Tools for Treasurers

The 2019 Premiums and Taxable Benefit Calculator is used to determine pension and benefits remittances, and the taxable benefit for group insurance. Taxable benefits need to be recalculated, and the amount provided to ADP, whenever there is a change to salary.

Pension and Benefits Information

  • See the Pension and Group Benefits pages.
  • Benefits questions: benefits [at] united-church.ca or 1-855-647-8222, ext. 2781
  • Pension questions: pension [at] united-church.ca or 1-855-647-8222, ext. 3031

Understanding Payroll Reports

Understanding ADP Payroll Reports, below, is helpful if you are new to payroll.

Questions or Need Help?

Benilda RaymundoCompensation Analyst416-231-7680 ext. 3132
1-800-268-3781 ext. 3132
braymundo [at] united-church.ca

Eileen DaiPastoral Charge Payroll Specialist416-231-7680 ext. 2757
1-800-268-3781 ext. 2757
edai [at] united-church.ca