Devon Churches Rural Forum

Pastoral Care and Farming Support

Farming Community Network

FCN has strong and longstanding links with the farming community and agriculture throughout England and Wales. Their volunteers are all farmers or are associated with farming and understand the problems facing agriculture today. The FCN  understands how interconnected the farm business and household are and have helped thousands of farmers with problems or issues with health, farm, business and health.

Our Devon FCN co-ordinator is Colin Smallacombe.

If you would like a talk at your church on the work of the FCN, pastoral care of the farming community and the issues facing farmers today, please contact Colin Smallacombe.

The FCN website can be found here

Rural Support Worker

Andy Jerrard is employed as a lay worker (by the Methodist Church) carrying on a historic role which provides pastoral support to the rural community. Part of that includes being involved in multiple market chaplaincies as well as being the Plymouth and Exeter District Agricultural Chaplain. If you want to contact Andy then the mobile ‘phone number is 07801 755 732




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