Circuit and District insurance policy highlights

Our Circuit and District Shield policy is designed to provide cover for a variety of risks including:

  • Public and products liability
    Cover for Circuit or District activities including; day-to-day operations, outreach work and organised events.
  • Employers’ liability
    To cover Circuit or District employees and authorised volunteers.
  • Trustee indemnity
    Personal liability insurance for Circuit or District trustees
  • Money
    Circuit or District money up to a limit of £5,000, including damage to a safe during a theft or attempted theft.
  • Theft by officials
    For loss of Circuit or District money caused by theft by any person in your service with a responsibility for money.
  • Property damage
    Protection for your office buildings and contents
  • Temporary accommodation
    Following insured damage to a manse.
  • Business equipment
    Insured for use away from the church.
  • Loss of income
    Including rent and alternative accommodation following an event insured under the property damage section.
  • Legal expenses and legal helpline
    Expert advice and support from DAS Legal Expenses Insurance Company Ltd.
  • Personal accident
    In the event of accidental injury or death during the course of your work for the church.

The summary of cover gives more details on the main features and benefits of the product, as well as any significant exclusions and conditions.

The policy contains full details of the benefits and exclusions.


We have a Property Owners policy which provides enhanced cover for manses and residential properties. As your Circuit and District policy falls due for renewal we will be offering cover on this new product. 

The legal expenses cover is provided by DAS Legal Expenses Insurance Company and you should refer to your policy wording for details of the cover. 

To make a claim please ring DAS directly on:

  • 0345 601 2791 (UK only)
  • + 44 (0) 1452 875 985 (outside UK).

We provide a variety of guides, templates and tools to help Methodist Churches manage risks. You can find advice on various topics in the risk management section of the website.

Our claims team will be happy to help – you can call them on 0345 606 1331.