Constitutional Practice and Discipline

CPD comes in two volumes, both now available as free downloads.

Volume 1 contains the fixed texts, including Acts of Parliament and other legislation, and historic documents.

Download Volume 1 (Pdf) amended August 2020

Volume 2 contains the Deed of Union, Model Trusts, and the standing orders, updated annually after amendments by Conference.

Download Volume 2 2023  (Pdf)

Print versions

Volume 2 is available from Methodist Publishing

Volume 1 is currently out of print. To register your interest in ordering a hard copy when it is reprinted, please email publishing@methodistchurch.org.uk

To order

By telephone: 0845 017 8220

By post: Methodist Publishing, Norwich Books and Music, 13a Hellesdon Park Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR6 5DR

Buy online at methodistpublishing.org.uk

The Methodist Church Act 1976

The Law and Polity Committee have produced a guidance note called the Genesis of the Methodist Church Act 1976 which provides a history to the 1976 Act. A copy of the guidance can be downloaded below.

Genesis of the Methodist Church Act 1976

The full Act can be read here.

If you have a query about a specific point in CPD, please contact Mrs Joanne Anderton, Conference Officer for Legal and Constitutional Practice, by email to lcp@methodistchurch.org.uk or by calling 020 7467 5243.


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