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Free Guide: Prepare for Violence in Your Church

Emergency preparedness for churches used to mean having a plan for responding to reports of fires and severe weather. Today, churches must also be prepared to deal with crises created by violent people, such as shootings. Click the button below to read a free guide from Brotherhood Mutual.

Church Insurance Leaders

We Are Church Insurance Specialists Inc.

Church Insurance Specialists has over 40 years combined experience in the ministry insurance industry. Our calling and sole focus is working with churches across Pennsylvania and Ohio. We work exclusively with churches and ministry organization and you will never be just another name in a long list of accounts like you will be at a 'big box' insurance agency. We offer a level of consultation and understanding that other agencies simply can't provide your ministry.

Over 25 Years Of Experience

We've had one focus for over 40 years: empowering ministries to do God's work.

Ministry Focus

Church & ministry insurance is all we do. Our plans are designed from scratch with ministries like yours in mind.

Friendly Staff

The CIS team is passionate about what we do. Our personalized, ministry-first approach is unmatched by big-box providers.

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We serve ministries in PA, OH and WV.


What Makes Us Unique

Whether your ministry is just starting out or is ready to expand, we pride ourselves on delivering the same prayerful, customized care to each and every one of our clients.

Unmatched Expertise

Our licensed agents include a retired criminal investigator for the Pennsylvania State Police, an experienced construction manager, and a lifelong insurance professional. When it comes to assessing everything from building issues to church safety measures, we have the knowledge and experience to provide an unprecedented level of service.

Partners In Ministry

Our calling is to serve the Church and we partner with our clients to help grow their ministries through seminars, training events and information sharing.

Brotherhood Mutual

We work with the best church insurance company in the business -- Brotherhood Mutual. No other company offers the rates and variety of coverages that Brotherhood Mutual does. More importantly, their purpose for over 100 years has been to help America's churches and related ministries build the Kingdom.

Diverse Client Base

We are one of the largest specialized church insurance agencies in PA. With over 1,000 clients served, our team members all offer unique skill sets and experiences that will help us craft the perfect coverage for your ministry.

What We Offer

The Importance Of Being Covered

We have been providing stability and reliability to our clients for over 40 years. We strongly believe that a ministry-first insurance partner helps free you and your team to better serve the church. We take great pride in the coverage and protection that we provide, but our ultimate joy comes from seeing the churches, ministries and organizations we partner with grow and develop.



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