The Constitutional Practice and Discipline of the Methodist Church (CPD)

The written constitution of the Methodist Church is prepared at the direction of the Methodist Conference by the Law and Polity Committed of the Methodist Church. The CPD comprises two volumes and outlines the legal framework by which the Methodist Church is governed. 


Download Volume 1 (PDF)


Download Volume 2 (PDF)


The Local Churches (part six) describes how individual churches are organised and governed in this circuit.


Local governance documents and guidance