As a valued customer, you have access to an exclusive and robust library of safety resources developed by United Methodists exclusively for United Methodists. You’ll find articles, checklists, sample forms, and more, to assist you with your risk management programs. These Ministry Protection Memos are designed to help you manage risk, make better decisions and fulfill your stewardship obligations. You may also want to investigate the Five Steps to Managing Ministry Risk.
- Local churches in non-member conferences can access limited Ministry Protection Memos (MPMs).
- Local churches, clusters, or districts in member conferences can access and reproduce all MPMs through the website at www. UnitedMethodistInsurance.org.
- MPM content: Is developed in partnership with subject matter experts, secular and denominational, as the subject dictates and
- Teaches the related polity and denominational expectations under the Book of Discipline.
Our Ministry Protection Memos are comprehensive, accurate, and written for all to understand. Visit the entire library.
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Protecting Our People
The people of the United Methodist Church are our greatest assets for making disciples of Christ. Your priority as good stewards is to see that they are protected. Choose from a wide variety of ministry protection and risk management library titles to answer your specific questions.
Building up the connection includes being good and responsible stewards of what God gives us in gifts and service. Included in our extensive risk-management ministry protection memos are:
Property stewardship includes a wide variety of topics, including:
Transportation & Trips
Offering transportation for your congregation and community provides a world of outreach and ministry; however, there are precautions you must take. Here are some items to keep in mind: