The Preachers’ Aid Society exists, in the words of our Articles of Incorporation, ”to assist in the support of aged, ill or needy ministers who serve or who have served under appointment in the New England Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church (including its predecessor conferences), their families, surviving spouses, and dependent children, and in furtherance of such purpose, to receive, hold, administer and distribute funds, in its own name or as a trustee, and to issue annuities."
To achieve this service, the Society maintains a vigorous program of service to our clergy families. From its inception, the PAS has had a major commitment to retirees and their welfare. This continues to this day to be the major focus of our ministry and mission. Here is a small outline of our work: