Managing Trustees

Guidance for Methodist Trustees

On this page you'll find all the documents and information you need as a Methodist Trustee.

In the video below, if you click  the small button in the top right on the video player you can open the whole playlist of videos.

Guidance for charities with connection to a non-charity
 - last updated 2019 

Managing conflicts of interest (PDF) - last updated 2019 

Rules for automatic disqualification of trustees and senior managers (PDF) - last updated 2018 

Implementing the Charity Governance Code: a Toolkit for Micro Charities (PDF) - last updated June 2019  

Electronic Signatures - last updated March 2020

 Guidance on Church Closures (pdf)and (Word version) - last updated July 2021 


Data protection and retention: 

Data protection guidance and toolkit (external link) 

Insurance, risk assessment, security:

Detailed risk assessment documents for fire risk, asbestos risk and more can be found on this page of the property section of the Church's website.  

Methodist Insurance have a range of resources for churches, covering various aspects of property management:

Methodist Insurance  Resource Library (link)
Developing a Church Health and Safety Policy (link)



Managing Trustees and Methodist Money - last updated 2010; page under review

Criteria for Replacement Projects under SO973  (PDF) - last updated  09/21

Standard Form of Accounts (link)

Prepare a Charity Annual Return: Charity Commission guidance (link)



If you need any further information, please contact the Conference Office

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