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UPDATED: Aug 20, 2020

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Company Details
Address: 3000 Schuster Lane
City: Merrill
State: WI
ZIP Code: 54452-0357
Phone Number: (715) 536-5577
AM Best Rating: A
URL where was collected the AM Best Rating: http://www.ambest.com/ratings/
Lines of Insurance: auto, home
States Licensed To Sell Insurance In: AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY
Type of Insurance Company: Mutual
Top executive Contact: Richard V. Poirier, JD
Title of Top executive: President and CEO
Assets & Premiums: At end of 2015:Assets: $1.64 billionSurplus: $585 millionAnnual premium volume: $688 million
Company Rating 1.17 (12 reviews)

Company Overview:


Company History: Eight laymen from two Merril congregations and two Lutheran pastors founded Church Mutual in 1897. The company focuses insurance for religious organizations but also offers insurance to religious-related camps, schools, senior living facilities, and denominational offices. The company employs more than 1000 people, of which, 800 work in Merrill at the company’s home office. Church Mutual currently serves over 100,000 customers.
Principle Sales Methods: Church Mutual sells to religious organizations and their affiliates.

Life Annuity Business: Company offers commercial auto insurance.

Homeowners Business: Church Mutual sells to religious organizations and their affiliates.

Special Business: Church Mutual offers coverages for worship centers, schools and colleges, camps and conference centers, denominational offices, senior living communities, and international travel.