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UMI Announces Addition of Travel Insurance Coverage Available to All United Methodists

Nashville, TN – United Methodist Insurance (UMI) is pleased to announce additional coverage available for purchase to all United Methodists.

To further its mission to protect the people of The United Methodist Church, UMI, through its subsidiary United Methodist Insurance Agency, has partnered with Travel Insured International, a Crum & Forster Company, to supply new individual and group travel protection insurance at competitive rates. This coverage is available not only to UMI insured organizations, but also to all individuals or groups within The United Methodist Church connection and their families when traveling for volunteer/mission assignments, business and leisure travel.

Marc Flood, SVP for Travel Insured International, said “C&F/Travel Insured International is honored to have been selected as the preferred travel protection provider for UMI. We are aware that customers travel for all kinds of reasons. Whether the travel is business related, a long awaited vacation, or a trip home to see family and friends, traveling with a protection plan can help you relax and enjoy your travel experience to the fullest. Some of the major travel insurance benefits provided are trip interruption coverage, accident and sickness/medical expense coverage, and baggage/personal effects coverage. The financial strength and core values of Travel Insured International and its parent companies give us the best position in the market to continue its commitment of helping individuals protect their travel plans.”

Mike Plesko, President and CEO of United Methodist Insurance, stated, “As we move forward to improve upon and expand the types of coverages available to the United Methodist connection, we will continue to seek new partnerships that will enhance our commitment to serving the people and ministries of The United Methodist Church as we have done with the new relationship with Travel Insured International.”

To read more about the program or to enroll in travel insurance, visit the Travel Insured website dedicated to coverage for United Methodists or call 1-800-243-3174. For more information or questions about UMI and its ministry of protecting people and property of The United Methodist Church, contact Sid Gray, Vice President and Treasurer of UMI at or 615-369-2345.

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UMI fulfills its ministry by protecting the assets of the denomination through comprehensive property and liability insurance to ensure access to future generations of United Methodists. UMI’s mission is to protect the people and property of The United Methodist Church.


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