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Insurance for your home

Why choose Home Shield Buildings and Contents Insurance? Because the people who insure your Church can protect your home, too. Since 1872 Methodist Insurance has been protecting Church and community groups in neighbourhoods like yours. So who better to talk to when you need to insure your home and its contents?

Home Shield offers you competitive prices on a wide ranging policy with automatic levels of cover that are enough for most people and their properties, so you’re never underinsured. Plus you can save 10% off your premium if you buy your contents and home insurance together.

Inclusive Home Emergency Cover . Every Home Shield policy* includes access to our rapid response team of approved contractors ready to repair damage to your home in an emergency.
* Unfortunately Home Emergency Cover is not available in the Republic of Ireland.

Home Contents insurance complete with:

  • Up to £75,000 cover.

  • Automatic 20% increase in contents sum insured for celebrations such as weddings and Christmas.

  • Accidental damage to audio visual equipment, computers and business equipment.

  • Cover for valuable items such as engagement rings, watches, clocks and other jewellery.

  • Up to £5,000 cover extended to include possessions of children temporarily living in student accommodation in any one period of insurance.

  • Loss or damage to possessions of dependent parents or grandparents who are living in a nursing or care home. Up to £1,000 for any one claim and £5,000 in total for all claims in any one period of insurance.

  • Accidental loss or damage to caravans, trailer tents, boats, sailboards, surfboards and associated equipment (if selected).

Building Insurance complete with up to:

  • £750,000 cover including your home, garages, sheds, greenhouses, accidental damage to windows, underground pipes and cables, bathroom and sanitary fittings.

  • £5,000 of cover for the cost of locating the source of a leak of oil or water at your home.

  • £1,000 for loss or theft of keys or accidental damage to door or window locks.

  • £2,000,000 against your legal liability as a property owner.

To insure for higher sums please call our Customer Service Team for a bespoke policy quote on 0345 606 1331.

For any queries you may have, try our frequently asked questions pages .


Levels of cover

To make certain that you're never underinsured, you should review the value of your household contents and your property whenever you renew your policy. Let us help make sure you are adequately covered .

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Introducing Flood Re

Flood Re A joint industry/Government sponsored scheme to enable flood cover to be affordable for those households at highest risk of flooding.

Charitable donation

Take out your contents and or buildings policy with Methodist and we’ll give you back 20% of your first annual premium to donate to the charity or organisation of your choice.

Methodist Church Officials

Extended cover provided for Methodist Church officials, as well as extra discounts to all church members and ministers.

Methodist Insurance PLC (MIC) Reg. No. 6369. Registered in England at Beaufort House, Brunswick Road, Gloucester, GL1 1JZ. Methodist Insurance PLC is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority, Firm Reference Number 136423.