Benefits, Pension, Insurance, Employment


The Episcopal Diocese of Long Island is proud and pleased to provide all clergy and lay employees, working a minimum of 1000 hours a year, with benefits offered to the diocese by the Episcopal Church Medical Trust

We hope that employees of diocesan missions, parishes, schools, and institutions find the information we have gathered to be helpful in understanding and utilizing their benefits. These programs are overseen and directed by Nancy Signore, our Human Resource Manager. She welcomes your comments and suggestions for ways to improve this useful tool.


Benefits from the Episcopal Church Medical Trust 

The Episcopal Church Medical Trust is the sponsor of health plans that have served the Episcopal Church since 1978. Benefits and offerings include:

 arrow-small.png Medical & Dental Plans
 arrow-small.png Pharmacy Coverage
 arrow-small.png Eye Care
 arrow-small.png Hearing
 arrow-small.png Employee Assistance Program
arrow-small.png Health Advocate Services
arrow-small.png Mental Health and Substance Abuse
arrow-small.png Travel Protection

The Medical Trust has provided healthcare benefits to employees of the Diocese of Long Island since 1978. For information on your healthcare benefits, you can always contact the Medical Trust Client Engagement Call Center Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. at (800) 480-9967, or e-mail

Who is The Medical Trust?

As part of the Church Pension Group, the Episcopal Church Medical Trust (the Medical Trust) has served the Church for over 30 years. They are committed to providing church employees and retirees compassionate Christian health benefits and outstanding service, balanced with strong financial stewardship for the Episcopal Church.

The Medical Trust is a Voluntary Employees’ Beneficiary Association (VEBA) under section 501(c)(9) of the Internal Revenue Code. As defined by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the Medical Trust is a Church Plan and, as such, is exempt from ERISA.