Ministry Reports

What is the nature of the Church and Ministry?

Over the years the Methodist Church has had a lot to say about ministry. Here we list some of the major conference reports and working documents.


What are ministers expected to do/be?

Specific to Presbyters

Specific to Deacons

How are they expected to do / be this?


Guidelines and standards regulating the life of the Church as a whole

  • Legislation (eg the Equality Act 2010 – see EDI Legislation 
  • Standing Orders (see SOs 700 and 701 for ordained presbyteral and diaconal ministry) CPD Vol 2 


Read more about the History of the Methodist Church