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Making Connections: a Resource Book for Rural Churches


Rural churches are good at mission!

Making ConnectionsThis short workbook is designed to help small groups think creatively about their rural congregation and make the most of existing connections between the church and the wider community.  

The workbook includes sections on the use of land and buildings, involving young people and schools, sharing faith and creative worship. Each section features Bible studies, stories, discussion starters and action points. 

It is available from The Arthur Rank Centre for FREE but a cost to cover Postage & Packing will be requested. 

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