Covering your Church before you need wind and storm insurance

By Beacon Insurance Agency / August 16, 2019 / Comments Off on Covering your Church before you need wind and storm insurance

Within a church’s package policy, adequate storm insurance is one of the most important details. Here along the Florida Gulf Coast, church storm insurance is at the top of minds of church administrators as hurricane season approaches. What are the proactive steps to take to protect your church against wind and storm damage? If your…

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Preparing your Church Before You Need Fire Insurance

By Beacon Insurance Agency / August 9, 2019 / Comments Off on Preparing your Church Before You Need Fire Insurance

All places of worship need adequate fire insurance. Cover this important detail and you are in the best position to address such a debilitating crisis. Not having enough fire insurance coverage costs churches millions in damages each year. The first step to prepare your church in case of fire is to maintain the most comprehensive…

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Understanding Church Property Insurance Coverage

By Beacon Insurance Agency / June 18, 2019 / Comments Off on Understanding Church Property Insurance Coverage

At Beacon Insurance, our goal is to be your partner to minimize risks to your property, congregation, and leadership. That is why we aim to help clients understand their church property insurance. Church property insurance is complex, and the needs of all churches continue to change as they grow. Today, we will help to shed…

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Understanding General Liability Insurance Coverage

By Beacon Insurance Agency / June 17, 2019 / Comments Off on Understanding General Liability Insurance Coverage

No matter how small or large a congregation is, church liabilities continue to rise. Churches of all shapes and sizes are becoming increasingly vulnerable to violent crimes, lawsuits, and other tolls taken from exposed or unknown risks. While church liability insurance is by design meant to protect against these, understanding the complexities of such policies…

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Do You Collect Personal Information?

By Beacon Insurance Agency / May 15, 2019 / Comments Off on Do You Collect Personal Information?

Churches of all sizes look for best practices in how to protect personal information online. Today, a congregation can engage with the church community in many ways. Because of that, the sign up for such participation often comes digitally. Online signup forms for volunteer opportunities, church camps, classes or ways of giving to the church…

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Do You Offer Online Tithing?

By Beacon Insurance Agency / May 3, 2019 / Comments Off on Do You Offer Online Tithing?

In our fast-growing digital society, tithing online is more mainstream than ever. We know that tithing is a cornerstone of church growth and stewardship. Offering tithing online modernizes churches and makes it even easier to give. Especially for the millennial generation, tithing online is the norm and a must for the churches they frequent. However,…

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Four Key Risks Of 15-Passenger Vans

By Beacon Insurance Agency / April 25, 2019 / Comments Off on Four Key Risks Of 15-Passenger Vans

Churches, nonprofit organizations and private schools are becoming increasingly mindful of the insurance cost for 15-passenger vans. Vans of this size are attractive because of size and efficiency. The ability to carry large groups of youth, sports teams, campers and the like, while promoting fellowship is a real advantage. However, while these vans hold that attraction, they also hold…

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The Facts About Flood Insurance Claims

By Beacon Insurance Agency / April 8, 2019 / Comments Off on The Facts About Flood Insurance Claims

In Florida and along the Gulf Coast, we live in an area that is constantly at the mercy of weather – much of which involves damaging waters caused by torrential rainstorms throughout the year and hurricane season. Flooding is a genuine threat to both residential and commercial properties, so the need for coverage is even greater than…

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Sexual Misconduct: How to Prevent Sexual Abuse

By Beacon Insurance Agency / March 27, 2019 / Comments Off on Sexual Misconduct: How to Prevent Sexual Abuse

At Beacon Insurance Agency, one of our highest values to our clients is our expertise. With sexual misconduct, the knowledge and resources we bring to churches, non-profits and private schools keeps them protected and highly informed. With that, we are called by a recent rise nationally in these claims to help our community with sexual…

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What Is an Umbrella Insurance Policy?

By Beacon Insurance Agency / March 5, 2019 / Comments Off on What Is an Umbrella Insurance Policy?

Insurance is one of the most important things a business can have, as there are so many types of damage that have the potential of bringing about financial ruin on a day-to-day basis. Unfortunately, the same holds true even for churches, Christian schools and non-profit organizations; but over and above standard policies that protect the…

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