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Emergency Planning for the Elderly and Disabled

Proper planning and communication among church staff and volunteers ensure all remain safe in an emergency, including the elderly and disabled. It is important to plan for the evacuation of… Read More

United Methodist Insurance (UMI)


We pray for a strong recovery for those effected by recent hurricanes. These resources are available if you should have a need. 

In addition, we encourage you to coordinate with your conference on UMCOR Disaster Relief efforts. 

Damage to Church Property

If the storm damages your church, photograph or video these areas and take all necessary measures to prevent further damage to the structures by making temporary repairs. Keep all receipts for these repairs so they can be provided to the field adjuster, along with visual documentation of the damage.


Contact the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) at 800-638-6620 to file a flood insurance claim. Direct other types of claims to your insurance agent. UMI customers can submit a claim 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 855-696-0570


United Methodist Insurance (UMI) is a non-profit, captive insurance company started by the General Council on Finance and Administration of The United Methodist Church (GCFA). The ministry of United Methodist Insurance is to protect the people and property of The United Methodist Church. It accomplishes this ministry by assisting in a financially responsible way while providing access to the broadest coverage available.


United Methodist Insurance (UMI) focuses solely on the insurance needs of United Methodist churches so that United Methodist churches can focus on their other vital ministry needs.  Currently, UMI insures the ministries of more than 3,000 United Methodist churches.   

Working in partnership with Church Insurance Agency Corporation (CIAC) to provide property and casualty (P&C) coverage, UMI benefits from lower operating expenses, more predictable premiums, consistent coverage and improved service. The UMI program offers property, general liability, auto liability, workers compensation, directors & officers’ liability, employment practices liability, sexual misconduct, crime, boiler & equipment breakdown, and umbrella coverage.

Click here to request a quote for your insurance coverage.  A member of the UMI team will be in touch with you about your needs and designing a program to fit your church.  


United Methodist Insurance has contracted with the Church Insurance Agency Corporation (CIAC) as a service provider. CIAC is a non-profit insurance agency specializing in general agency and risk management services for religious institutions. Since 1930, CIAC’s successful mission has been to assist congregations and affiliated church organizations by providing superior insurance protection at competitive rates.