Candidating Forms and Guidance Documents

Thank you for your interest in Candidating for Ordained Ministry in 2022/2023.

 Application forms will be available from 1 May 2022 until 31 August 2022.

For an application form, please email .

If you are interested in candidating you can now download application forms direct from the website.

Please note that District forms will be available for download on 3 October 2022. 


G.1 The Diaconate and the Methodist Diaconal Order Conference 2019 report

G.2 Changing patterns of Ministry Conference Report

G.3 What is a Presbyter 2022-2023

G.4 Selection Criteria

G.6 Steps in Candidating for Ordained Ministry  2022-2023

G.7 Guidance for Superintendents 2022-2023

G.8 Candidates Support 4-way meeting 2022-2023

G.9 The Costs of Candidating 2022-2023

G.10 Guidance for portfolio mentors 2022-2023

G.11 Guidance for placement supervisors 2022-2023

G.13 Guidance for Chairs of District 2022-2023

G.14 Immigration guidance for candidates 2022-2023

G.15 Queens Foundation Open day programme 2022

G.16 Training pathways information 2022-2023

G.17  Protocols for Members of Candidates Committees 2022-2023

G.18 Guidance for Districts Candidates' Secretaries 2022-2023

G.19 Additional guidance on placements in light of Covid19 2022-2023

G.20 Additional guidance on assessed Acts of Worship or Proclamations in light of Covid19 2022-2023



 C.1 Candidates Application Form 2022-2023

C.1.1 Superintendents' Assessment of availability for Stationing 2022-2023

C.1.2 Application to serve in Local or Specific Appointment Form 2022-2023

C.1.3 Change of Order of Ministry Application Form 2022-2023

C.1.4 Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form 2022-2023

C.2 Candidating Portfolio Guidance form 2022-2023



 C.3.1 Guidance for Worship Reports 2022-2023

C.3.2 Worship Report form for Presbyteral Candidates 2022-2023

C.3.3a Act of Worship Report form for Diaconal Candidates 2022-2023

C.3.3b Act of Proclamation Report form for Diaconal Candidates 2022-2023

C.4 Circuit Leadership Team Report Form 2022-2023

C.4.1 Circuit Meeting Vote form 2022-2023






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