Our Story

What do you get when you combine years of insurance experience with a heart for keeping ministries safe? You get American Church Group of New England—an agency dedicated to providing insurance protection exclusively to churches and related ministries in six New England states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Established in 2009, American Church Group of New England was formed by the Sanford Insurance Agency in Virginia and American Church Group, LLC.  Mike Sanford, agency principal, brings nearly 30 years of insurance industry experience and leadership to the American Church Group of New England team. He has served as the owner and CEO of Sanford Insurance Agency since 1988. Mike will continue to manage the Sanford agency in addition to his responsibilities at American Church Group of New England. 

We are church insurance specialists, dedicated to helping ministries find the right insurance coverage to meet their specific needs. Take a few minutes to learn more about us. Then, give us a call or send us an email. We’d like to get to know you, too.