Risk Management, Loss Prevention and Insurance

As a current or prospective insured congregation or synod under the ELCA Endorsed Property and Liability Insurance Program underwritten by Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I., you may be interested in how effective risk management may assist your congregation.  Below are links to various Web sites and documents to further assist you in protecting your congregation from liability and loss. 

Additional resources on the topic of risk management and insurance are available on the drop down menu on the right or the Risk Management downloadable resource page.

To learn more about the ELCA endorsed program with Church Mutual, please visit the ELCA resource on the program or the Church Mutual brochure.

Important Safely Returning to Worship Information from Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I.

Stay on top of what is happening in today's evolving environment with the Church Mutual Blog. Church Mutual provides up-to-date information on pressing issues and frequently posts safety tips, educational webinars and more on topics that matter to you.

In times of tragedy or crisis, the American Red Cross touches the lives of those in need whether it be emergencies, tornadoes, hurricanes or earthquakes. The American Red Cross’ disaster preparedness app suite offers essential information on what to do before, during and after an emergency.

New Temperature and Water Sensor Program for Eligible Church Mutual Insureds
Church Mutual offers free temperature and water sensors and 24/7 monitoring that alert you to take action and protect your church building from the damages and disruption caused by frozen pipes as well as from power outages causing sump pump shutoff. Learn more.
Church Mutual now makes all of its Safety Resources available to all ELCA congregations!

Church Mutual Safety Resources

Risk Reporter is a quarterly risk management newsletter designed to inform you about risk exposures as well as the procedures you can follow to control those risks.  

Other Risk Management and Loss Prevention Resources

Disaster Preparedness

Protecting the Congregation's Financial Assets

Addressing Public Health Concerns

Claims Handling

Insurance Records and Policies

Do you have questions, concerns, problems?

If you are an eligible ELCA congregation or synod and have any questions or are encountering any difficulties concerning the ELCA Endorsed Property and Liability Insurance Program, please contact:

Director-Risk Management
Office of the Secretary
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
8765 W. Higgins Road
Chicago, Illinois 60631
Telephone: 800-638-3522 ext. 2403
Fax: 773-380-2977

Risk Management


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