Retirement/Pension Opportunities

Unity Worldwide Ministries is pleased to provide a 403(b)(9) plan for all full-time employees of affiliated ministries.

Our pension plan is administered by Empower Retirement Services. You may access the plan website at For assistance with the Empower website, investing, or submitting payment, please contact customer service at 800.701.8255.






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Customer Support

  • A telephone voice response system and live customer support line are provided by Empower at 800.695.4952 for website support.
  • Visit for online customer support.
  • Please initiate loans through web or phone access with Empower Retirement.
  • You will need your PIN to make changes to your investments. New participants receive their PIN in the mail shortly after the first deposit activates their account.
  • Your change of address at Empower does not change your address at Unity Worldwide Ministries (UWM). Conversely, your change at UWM does not change your address at Empower.
  • Empower Retirement Security Guarantee
  • If you need to discuss options or need forms, please call Suzy Forrester at 816-434-6812, or email Please initiate loans through web or phone access with Empower Retirement.


  • Taking a distribution? The completed form should be sent to Unity Worldwide Ministries, 400 Unity Circle N, Suite A, Lees Summit, MO 64086 or FAX to 816.817.8355. We will complete it and transmit it to Empower Retirement. If you are a minister and wish to take this distribution tax-exempt, please complete and return the manse form along with your distribution form. You can start your distribution online at
  • Did you know that you can borrow up to $50,000 from your retirement account?