Help & Guidance
Essential guidance documents to help you navigate the different sections of the Online Suite of Applications.
Getting started: Online Suite Registration and Login guidance
To access the Methodist Online Suite of Applications, you will need a username and password. This document will help you get started. Latest update: July 2020
Getting started: Internet browser and password guidance
Have a look at this guidance document if you are struggling with how your browser retains your login details. Latest update: July 2020
Annual Returns: Guidance
Guidance on how to complete and submit returns for churches, circuits and districts. Latest update: September 2020 (including sections on accessibility and new features for 2020)
Annual Returns: FAQs
Answers to frequently asked questions about annual returns. Latest update: September 2020.
Property Consents: Guidance and FAQs
Outline of consents system, summary of available guidance and contacts.
Statistics for Mission: Guidance
Guidance on how to use the 2019 version of the data entry site. +++2020 guidance will be uploaded in September 2020.+++
Statistics for Mission: FAQs
Answers to frequently asked questions about the statistics collection. Latest update: September 2019. +++2020 update pending.+++
Web Profiles: Managing Users +++NEW+++
Guidance for on how to add, edit, authorise and delete web user accounts and permissions for the individual sections of the Online Suite.
Web Profiles: Reporting a church merger
Detailed guidance for reporting the merger of one or more societies. See also: Reporting a change of church status. Latest update: July 2020
Web Profiles: Reporting a change of church status
What to do in case of a society ceasing to meet ("closure"), a society becoming a class of another church, a merger of two or more societies as well as the termination of an LEP. See also: Reporting a church merger. Latest update: July 2020