Nolan Jackson

Company Information

Founded in 1947 and headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa, GuideOne Insurance is one of the leading providers of insurance to churches and churchgoers in the United States.

Other commercial products offered by GuideOne include insurance for private schools and colleges and not-for-profit assisted living facilities. Their Personal Lines products include auto and homeowners insurance with special benefits for people of all faiths. GuideOne agents also offer life, annuity, and income protection plans for individuals, as well as group employee benefit products for commercial entities.

GuideOne is licensed to do business in all 50 states and markets its products and services through a network of more than 1,600 agents. The company carries an “A” (Excellent) rating from A.M. Best Company, the most widely respected insurance rating firm in the country.

If you are in need of insurance for your house of worship, GuideOne Insurance is the place for you. GuideOne Insurance specializes in meeting the unique needs of churches, churchgoers, private schools and colleges, and not-for-profit senior living communities.

After more than 60 years of proven performance, GuideOne has developed the expertise and customized coverages to provide customers with superior protection, the most knowledgeable advice, and unparalleled service. Here are a few of the strengths that set GuideOne apart:

  1. One of America’s largest church insurers – serving nearly 43,000 churches.
  2. The finest auto and homeowners policies for the activities, travel, and lifestyles of churchgoers.
  3. One of the top five senior living community insurers.
  4. A premier insurer of private schools and colleges.
  5. The industry’s most extensive line-up of safety and security resources – available through the GuideOne Center for Risk Management.
  6. The most comprehensive property and casualty coverages available.
  7. Group life and employee benefits packages.

Two Promises we make to all our clients:

  1. Your personal information will be kept safe on our secure servers and NEVER used for any purpose other than providing your insurance quotes.
  2. We are a local agency, and we ONLY use insurance companies that are well known, and financially stable.

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Church Insurance

GuideOne Insurance is one of the nation's leading church insurance providers, with nearly 50,000 church customers. We are proud to have received the endorsement of several prominent denominations.

To meet the special needs of your church, our Cornerstone Plus policy offers coverages for churches of all denominations:

Who is Covered

Who is Covered (top)

Members, employees, officials, staff, and volunteers acting on behalf of the church.

Property Coverage (top)

Includes such items as your buildings, contents, signs, property in the open, and fences. Your policy will automatically include coverage for standard items, along with many non-standard items, such as the following:

  • Equipment breakdown, including computers, boilers, and electrical equipment
  • Newly acquired, personal and off-premise property
  • Pastor's personal property
  • Ordinance of law
  • Stained glass windows
  • Indirect loss

Your church may also elect to add the following endorsements to your policy at a modest charge for even greater property protection:

Crime coverage: protection for losses resulting from theft, employee dishonesty, forgery and alteration.

Inland marine: covers valuable possessions that may be transported from one place to another.

Liability Coverage (top)

Protects the legal liability of the church for activities on all owned premises and personal injury liability, such as libel and slander. It also includes medical expense coverage, regardless of liability.

A wide variety of optional liability endorsements are also available:

  • Non-owned and hired auto.
  • Directors, officers and trustees.
  • Employment practices.
  • Sexual misconduct.
  • Employee benefits.
  • Medical

Extras (top)

GuideOne also offers special policies to complement our Cornerstone Plus policy:

  • Workers' compensation
  • Business auto
  • Umbrella
  • Group life
  • Key employee life

Examples of other extras:

  • 10,000 anti-arson reward.
  • $500,000 coverage for bringing the building up to code after a loss.$1.5 million property coverage (180 days) for newly acquired buildings or new construction.

Choose GuideOne and Nolan Jackson, Jr. Associates, Inc. and discover why our experience makes a difference. You may reach us in Georgia at 770-361.5309 or toll free at 1.877.552.2576.

This information is only a general description of the available coverages and is not a contract. In an effort to keep your policy coverages affordable, the actual policy contains certain limitations and exclusions. Please refer to your insurance policy for the pertinent contract language and coverages. Some coverages or discounts are not available in all states.


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