Taking a proactive approach to managing unoccupied churches can help preserve these buildings for future use.
Methodist churches often create a more welcoming environment by keeping their doors open and having a constant presence can even improve security.
At Methodist Insurance, we therefore encourage churches to keep their doors open during daylight hours. The more visitors you have on site, the better your chances of identifying and discouraging any suspicious activity.
While there are benefits to keeping your Methodist church building open, it is still important to take some sensible precautions. We recommend:
Opening your church will have no impact on the church insurance premiums if a church is open during daylight hours and sensible precautions identified are followed.