Circuit Meeting





The Circuit Administration Team work to support the Superintendent Minister and Officers of the Circuit in the day-to-day running of the Bristol & South Gloucestershire Methodist Circuit.

Current Job Vacancies are advertised at the bottom of this page.

Circuit Mailchimp Bulletin

The Circuit issues a Mailchimp Bulletin on the 1st and 3rd Monday each month, to share news and information from across the Circuit. 

Anybody within the Circuit can sign up to receive this bulletin Mailchimp sign up request

Circuit Policies

Circuit Policies, Job Descriptions and Employment paperwork - PASSWORD PROTECTED

Circuit Lay Employees Handbook

Circuit Safeguarding Policy

Circuit Safeguarding poster for display 2020

Circuit Complaints process


Privacy Notice   this notice should be on display in each church

Circuit Privacy Statement

Methodist Church Privacy Policy

Circuit Data Collection Consent Form

GDPR Data mapping document

Expenses Claim Forms

Circuit Expenses guidance - updated September 2023

Circuit Preaching Fees Form - for any quarter

September 2023 - November 2023 Circuit Expenses Form

September 2023 - November 2023 ARK Expenses Form - new updated format

December 2023 - February 2024 Circuit Expenses Form

December 2023 - February 2024 ARK Expenses Form

Preaching  Plan and information

Local Preachers' Plan dates - March - May 2024

Ministers' Plan dates - March - May 2024


Other forms and information


Job and Volunteer Vacancies

Zion United Church Community Pioneer    - job advert   Closing date : 1st March           

Bristol District Independent Chair of the District Safeguarding Group - role advert

Active Supernumery  Minister - advert

Circuit Finance Officer                                                               

Emily Eden-Holt                                            (Mondays to Thursdays)            


Circuit Administration including Property

Jayne Giltrow                                                  (Tuesdays to Thursdays 9-4, Mondays & Fridays, remotely)



 Annual Returns

A reminder that Statistics for Mission and Annual Returns need completing by all churches (including LEPs) by 31st January.

Notes for completing returns

Connexional guidance

Property documents

Documents from Methodist Insurance

Church property risk calendar

Keeping people safe in our buildings

Risk Assessment - large buildings

Risk Assessment - small buildings

Circuit forms and documents

Key Holder declaration form

Booking Form - one-off bookings

Standard Licence for regular user groups