Connexional Team resources

NPNP Guide

This page contains the full Guide (top of page), but its main purpose is to list individual chapters under ‘accordion’ headings, also grouped for district teams and pioneers. Hard copies are available on request.

District and circuit NPNP funding 

  • District letter (June 2021) detailing NPNP funding allocation – available from Julian Bond bondj@methodistchurch.org.uk.
  • Main district NPNP Funding Submission form, in the middle of this page.
  • Exploratory (‘seed’) funding form – available from Julian Bond bondj@methodistchurch.org.uk. You can complete this whenever the funding is needed, payment is usually approved within a couple of days
  • Other funding sources here (not just for property) 

How other districts have approached NPNP

Information to support your district NPNP submission 

  • Budgeting – what to do if you don’t have enough funds to match the Connexional NPNP funding: Resource matching paper 
  • Reviewing your Funding Submission - presentation review form. This is used to make recommendations to the Mission Committee, and by any ‘critical friends’ that you invite to give you feedback, which you can also share with us.
  • Mission Committee timings – these are on this page below the hyperlink to the submission form.

Further information (mainly events and training)

  • Latest NPNP update on this page.
  • Connexional evaluation form.

Any further support 

  • The Project Funding Officer, Julian Bond, can help you at any time during the process by reviewing drafts, helping with budget spreadsheets or anything else.

Useful NPNP resources from districts

Caleb Communities, Manchester and Stockport

You can read about Caleb Communities here.

These documents are under development and offered as examples for free use, please customise and attribute them as appropriate.

The Mother House, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

You can read about the Mother House here.

Good practice and governance questions for circuit NPNPs.

Further information on safeguarding.


Video Reflections on NPNP from Sharon Nugent and James Pickin.

Video - District Process for New Places for New People Submissions

Yorkshire North East

Digital Safeguarding Best Practice Reference Document