This is the place to find out what's going on with rural mission & ministry...                  and join in!

Upcoming webinars:

We offer a whole variety of opportunities to gather online and learn together, please see the Rural Pathways page for full webinar & network details, or click here to explore the Rural Hope collection.

Upcoming training:

Rural Mission & Ministry Course is an ecumenical residential two day course for lay & ordained rural leaders, hosted with the Arthur Rank Centre.
Content covered includes mission, agriculture, leadership, community, pioneering, working with all ages.
Dates for 2024:
*1-2 May at Yarnfield, Staffordshire*
*2-3 Oct at Kings Park, Northampton*.
*We offer a £150 bursary for all lay/ordained Methodists on this course*

Rural Mission & Ministry Course 2.0 is a termly online gathering for previous 'graduates' of the Rural Ministry Course. Contact the Rural Officer for details.
We will delve further each session into a current rural mission & ministry topic (such as #community #justice #parables #people #outdoors) exploring together as leaders through a rural & ecumenical lens. There will also be space for mutual encouragement & updates.
Dates for 2024 are all Thursdays, 7pm on 25 Jan, 25 Apr, 18 Jul, 24 Oct.

Signpost to Rural Chaplaincy:

For rural & agricultural chaplaincy networking, training & resourcing, please visit our Methodist Chaplaincy pages

Rural learning communities of practice: 

The Learning Network host ecumenical rural communities of practice. Click here to view our forthcoming topics & here to watch back previous content.