Some people in our communities find churches intimidating and are reluctant to enter. 'Third Spaces' aim to address this. Pete & Kath Atkins explain more about their Third Space - the Open Door, which has been supported by Rural Ministries.
Don't measure the size of the Church just by numbers on Sunday mornings. The Forest of Dean Community Church has found its growth has come from its many pastoral initiatives - with fruit on Sunday following close behind.
Sometimes, the best way to help others is by getting them to help you. This is the basis for the ‘Occupational Therapy Department’ at Bont Elim Community Church in Pontarddulais. Pastor Jason Beynon gives us an insight into the work of the department and his own personal journey.
Many Churches have a real heart for youth but what happens when these 'children' become young adults and fly the nest. Read about the work of Rural Evangelist Adam Jackson in setting up Emerge groups
Movement Perranporth is a great family fun day run by two of Rural Ministries partners together with other local churches.
If you ever feel Christianity is being marginalised in an increasingly secular culture then take encouragement from Rural Ministries Partner Durrington Community Church. Leader Andy Lund takes up the story.
See the transformation of a shell of of building into a busy community coffee shop in rural Lincolnshire
Pastors, parcels and pancakes. How this Suffolk church is becoming the centre of the community.
So what is and some Americans doing in Cumbria and how comes they are making such a difference to this rural community.