Rural Ministry and Mission

A Theological Celebration pf Rural Life, Ministry and Mission
Part of the wider "Lightening the Load: Freeing the Church for Mission" resource.

Reports from the National Rural Officers Gathering 2019
News from around the country, The Theology of Social Action, Talk by the CPRE, Mission in the Peak District

Leadership and Ministry, Lay and ordained
Insights from Rural Multi-church groups. A major ecumenical report from the University of Derby

Presentation from the GR:ACE Project
The GR:ACE project stands for Growth, Relationship and Action in the Church of England

A round up of good news from delegates at the 2020 National Rural Officers confe
Held at Launde Abbey November 2020

Faith and the Future of the Countryside
Notes taken from the five sessions of the conference "Faith and the Future of the Countryside" given by Bishop Alan Smith at Lee Abbey 23rd to 27th September 2019

Fruitfulness on the Front Line
Helping people to think about where they are for most of their time and how they can be a Christian presence there

Released for Mission - Growing the Rural Church
This page contains the executive summary of this 2015 Church of England Report with a link to the full report

DCRF 2018 Conference Re-imagining Rural Ministry: Moving towards new structures
This page contains the full proceedings of the conference including links to audio files, written copies of addresses and presentations, links to further resources and summaries of the sessions

Travelling Congregations or Fixed Provision? Assessing Models of Rural Ministry
by Robert Barlow, Worcester Diocese, in Rural Theology