About Us

Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I.1 is the leading insurer of religious organizations of all denominations and a premier insurer of nonprofit and human services organizations, public and private K-12 schools, colleges and universities, senior living facilities and secular and non-secular camps and conference centers throughout the United States. We offer most lines of commercial property and liability insurance, including multi-peril, workers' compensation and commercial auto insurance. In addition to providing insurance, we help our customers face an ever-evolving, complex world full of risks through a spectrum of innovative and purposeful risk management resources.

Corporate Headquarters

The home office of Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I. is located in Merrill, Wisconsin, where the company was founded in 1897. Through more than a century of growth, we have maintained our commitment to our hometown and continue to reflect its small-town values.

Main telephone numbers 

  • Corporate headquarters: (800) 554-2642 and (715) 536-5577

  • Corporate headquarters fax: (715) 539-4650

  • Claims (to report or check claim status): (800) 554-2642 (select Option 2)

  • Accounting (for billing questions): (800) 554-2642 (select Option 3)

  • Field sales offices: (800) 554-2642 (select Option 1)

  • Media contacts: Dawn Bernatz at (715) 539-4574

  • Spanish help line: (800) 241-9848

Market Area

Church Mutual operates in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, with sales and risk control representatives located across the country and a diverse broker network. Connect with your local Church Mutual representative to find out how we can provide you with peace of mind so you can focus on your mission.


Only nine individuals have served as president of Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I. and just five of them held the position on a full-time basis. Current President and CEO Rich Poirier took office on Jan. 8, 2016. Learn more about our rich history and those who have guided our growth.


Church Mutual has received the A (Excellent) rating, with a "stable outlook," from A.M. Best Company.
Our financial size class is X, meaning our policyholder surplus is between $585 million and $750 million. We closed 2020 with a policyholder surplus of more than $747 million. See our Annual Report for more proof our financial strength.


As of Jan. 1, 2021, Church Mutual's workforce numbered 1,130 employees. Of those, more than 700 are based in Wisconsin, and nearly 400 other employees are located throughout the U.S. in all 50 states. Learn more about great career opportunities with Church Mutual.

Diversity and Inclusion

Church Mutual is committed to advancing diversity and inclusion within our organization, among our customers and in the communities where we live and work.

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Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I. (a stock insurer)
P.O. Box 357 | 3000 Schuster Lane | Merrill, WI 54452-0357
Telephone (800) 554-2642 or (715) 536-5577

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Church Mutual is a stock insurer whose policyholders are members of the parent mutual holding company formed on 1/1/20. S.I. = a stock insurer.