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Five Things to Consider When purchasing Insurance PDF Print E-mail
Five Things to Consider When Purchasing Insurance
When it comes to protecting your ministry, there are many steps that should be taken. One of the most important aspects of ensuring your organization is protected from a severe loss is choosing the correct insurance policy to fit your needs. A common practice is choosing a company or policy based on price. However, it is important to consider your needs and values when weighing different insurance options as well. Consider the following five questions when shopping for insurance:

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Mission Trip Safety PDF Print E-mail
With good weather and vacations from school and work, summer brings many mission opportunities for churches. This article addresses safety considerations for short-term mission trips, including trips out of country. Although these trips can be valuable and spiritual experiences, as well as a lot of fun, it is important to recognize the possible risks involved with mission trips and how to prepare for those risks.

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Three Questions About Criminial Background Checks PDF Print E-mail

Three Frequently Asked Questions on Criminal Background Checks

Criminal background checks are an important part of screening the workers and volunteers who assist with the children and youth in your church. Among the questions that the GuideOne Center for Risk Management fields regarding background checks, the following three are among the most commonly asked:

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Creating a Safe Environment for Children PDF Print E-mail
The following article is from SafeChurch and GuideOne Insurance.


Creating a Safe Environment for Children

One important aspect of a church ministry is providing a safe setting for the children. Between nurseries, daycares and playgrounds, there is a great need to offer this type of safe space. To help you, the risk management experts at SafeChurch have created a Child Safety for Nurseries, Daycares and Playgrounds training module. This training module includes a safety video, along with information on equipment and toy safety, daycare and nursery inspection, and playground safety. Create a safer environment for the children in your church by learning more about inspection and safety criteria, preventing sexual misconduct and the proper use of background checks.

Shield Your Church from Winter Water Damage PDF Print E-mail
The following article is from SafeChurch and GuideOne Insurance.

Shield Your Church from Winter Water Damage

During the winter months, your building is susceptible to water damage due to the colder temperatures. Once the temperature drops below freezing, the pipes of your building could become frozen and possibly burst. Additionally, the formation of ice dams on the roof can cause damage to walls, ceiling, and insulation. Taking the proper precautions can help safeguard your church against frozen pipes and ice dams.
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