Policies and guidance

  • Safeguarding Policy, Procedures and Guidance

    This document sets out the policy, procedures and guidance relating to safeguarding within the Methodist Church.

  • DBS checks (as part of Safer Recruitment)

    This policy and associated practice guidance replace Safer Recruitment Policy - June 2013 and should now be followed together with the procedure - Aug 2015

  • Domestic Abuse / Violence

    Guidance to Prevent Domestic Abuse / Violence. These practical measures support, and should be read alongside, the 2005 Methodist Conference report Taking Action.

  • LEP's

    This joint practice guidance is intended to support the work of Single Congregation Local Ecumenical Partnerships, in respect of safeguarding children and adults

  • Model Policies

    Model Safeguarding Policies designed for churches, circuits and districts. Last updated June 2017

  • Safeguarding Records

    Joint Practice Guidance for the Church of England and the Methodist Church. This joint practice guidance is intended to support the work of Safeguarding Advisers and those working with children and adults who are vulnerable where record keeping is required. Approved by the Methodist Church (Methodist Council, Jan 2015)