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Rural Ministry Course details

These three day residential courses cover a wide range of issues regarding life in the countryside and the role and mission of the church within the rural community

The content of each course includes:

  • Today’s rural context
  • How context shapes ministry
  • Rural mission
  • Worship in context

The three day residential programme, employs a variety of approaches including practical sessions, group work and a choice of workshops . It is designed for lay and ordained ministers across the denominations who may be entering a rural appointment for the first time, or who may already be in rural ministry but feel the need for a ‘refresher’. It attracts those who are keen to examine the challenges and opportunities that this ministry offers.

Each course can accommodate up to 20 participants and early booking is advised.

The November 2016 Course will be held from the 1st - 3rd November at King's Park Conference Centre, Northampton

Download, complete and return the form for the November 2016 course here


The fee for the course is £245 per person.
This includes a free subscription for one year to Country Way magazine. A non-refundable deposit of £75 is required at the time of booking.

If you have any further questions about the courses, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


For the benefit of course participants, and to give others a taste of our Rural Ministry Course, most of the resources from the most recent courses can be downloaded below.