Ministry Protection

United Methodist Insurance

United Methodist Insurance coverages are specifically designed to meet the needs of local churches for insurance protection. Simply put, in the event of a loss, it is our goal to handle every claim efficiently and to pay covered losses expeditiously. Who do we insure? (click here)

Learn more about "Protecting Church Contributions" (click here)

Questions & Answers: (click here)

  • Insurance Requirements
  • Automobile
  • Employment Practices
  • General Liability
  • Property
  • Umbrella Liability
  • Workers Compensation
  • Umbrella Liability

For other answers to your questions, use visit us online at

UMI Safety and Insurance Handbook for Churches

Click here for Safe Sanctuaries Training Video

Click here for the Safe Sanctuaries PowerPoint presentation

Coverage & Limits

Need to file a claim (click here) for the UMI's Claims Page

Fire Protection Policy

Church Risk Assessment

Facility Inspection Policy and Checklist

TRAK-1 (Managing Ministry Risk) 

View information to find resources on how to Manage Ministry Risks associated with ministry

TRAK-1 (Background Screening)

To support the safest and most protected environment possible, screen employees and volunteers working and volunteering in the ministry.  Complete a Safe Sanctuary background check,  click the link above.

Learn how to protect your church from theft (click here)

Starting April 2012, there is a new way to ensure a legal workforce. It called E-Verify

E-Verify is an Internet-based system that allows businesses to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States. E-Verify is fast, free and easy to use – and it’s the best way employers can ensure a legal workforce.   To find out more about E-Verify, including Quick Reference Guides, please visit or call 1-888-464-4218.