Significant Methodist Reports

The Deed of Union

The Deed of Union includes the Methodist Church's doctrinal standards, which begin, 'The Methodist Church claims and cherishes its place in the Holy Catholic Church which is the Body of Christ.' (Clause 4)

Called to Love and Praise

Section III of Called to Love and Praise: The Nature of the Christian Church in Methodist Practice and Experience contains an exploration of 'Sharing in Unity' and 'The Whole Gospel for the Whole World'.

Towards An Ecumenical Strategy

Towards an Ecumenical Strategy, adopted by the Conference in 2001, outlines an ecumenical strategy which constitutes a "whole Church ecumenism." This is drawn from a vision of one Church for one World; a desire to share in a common life with all Christian people; and a commitment to seeking the full visible unity of the Church.

Our Ecumenical Calling: Making a difference together in the twenty-first century   

In Our Ecumenical Calling, received by the Methodist Conference in 2009, the Methodist Church reaffirmed its commitment to share in worship and mission with ecumenical partners wherever possible.