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Day Conference on Resource Churches for Rural Areas

Day Conference on Resource Churches for Rural Areas

10.30 am for 11 am – 4 pm, Tuesday 28 November 2017

At the Church Army, Wilson Carlile Centre, Sheffield

There will be a wide range of speakers including practitioners, with plenty of opportunity for discussion and sharing expertise and ideas.

Cost: £48.00

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Rural Resource Churches

A day conference to learn more about and explore the opportunities for resource churches in rural areas of England. There will be plenty of time for discussion and opportunity to hear from those who are already working in this way. Confirmed speakers include Rachel Jordan-Wolf (Mission and Evangelism), Stephen Mawditt (Fountains of Life), Pete Atkins (Threshold), Barry Hill (Leicester) and the Church Army Research Unit. There will be a short video of the story of Latimer Minster. Full programme to follow. We are making use of the wonderful hospitality of the Church Army Wilson Carlile Centre in Sheffield, 10.30 am for 11 am start, with the day finishing at 4 pm. A hot lunch will be provided.

Canon Dr Jill Hopkinson
National Rural Officer
Mission and Public Affairs, Archbishops’ Council
c/o Germinate: Arthur Rank Centre
Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth
Warwickshire, CV8 2LG

Richard Kirlew: ‘Mostly hills and sheep’

2014-10-07 18.57.29Mostly Hills and Sheep; a Rural View offered by Revd Richard Kirlew, National Lead Rural Life Adviser, Church in Wales.

Richard has a passion for rurality – and finds this means pushing boundaries and working outside the box, with farmers, farming unions, charities and very small rural communities, pub ministry.

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