Ministers wishing to be received into full connexion

Before making an application, please ensure you have read and considered all the information available in the handbook, available here.

Ordained ministers of other conferences and other Christian churches can apply to be received into Full Connexion with the British Methodist Conference (ie to transfer fully and permanently into the Methodist Church in Britain). The process assumes that applicants for reception into Full Connexion will be already serving in some capacity in the Methodist Church in Britain. If this is not the case, please contact

The deadline for completed applications, in accordance with our Standing Orders, is 15 January each year.


Cover Letter

Flowchart of whole process


Application form

Declaration form

Personal Statement form

Medical form 

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