Rural Ministries recognises that many rural churches and missions do not have ready access to information and resources. We have a range of publications, guidance, policies that can help equip you for the pastoral and practical side of your ministry.


VIBE

VIBE is our quarterly magazine bringing together the latest news from around the Rural Ministries network together with relevant and useful articles. This publication is free to download and if you subscribe to our monthly e-news you will be notified when the new edition is available here. If you would like to receive your own copy through the post then let us know.


Partner Content 

Rural Ministries has a range of material on important issues on leading, managing and developing churches and mission initiative.
This information is only available to Rural Ministries partners. 

Bulletins

Find our regular information bulletins covering issues relating to Church Leadership, Management & administration, and Reflections.

Conference presentations

Each year we record many of our conference presentations.

If you would like to listen again to our conference talks or download the presentation then please click the button above.


Third party links and resources

This section contains links to resources or websites that have been recommended to us by leaders in our Partner organisations. Although we try to ensure that these links are suitable for our Partners at the time we put them on our website we do not maintain them and are not responsible for the material that is on them.  Please contact us if you have any queries. Thank you. 

Dreams & Visions - Funding available for Norfolk projects

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Dreams & Visions is a small Norfolk-based Christian community entrusted with money and resources to offer support and release Christians who see how things might be different in their community and who want to work with others to turn these dreams and visions for social action or mission into reality for their community.

Do you have an idea for a project which you think would benefit your community?
Why not visit Dreams and Visions website and apply now?
Priority areas as follows:

  • Arts projects
  • Rural Norfolk & Waveney
  • Great Yarmouth
  • King's Lynn
  • Thetford

Simple Worship - Sara & Sam Hargreaves 

Rural Ministries is pleased to have supported Sara & Sam Hargreaves and be able offer a limited number of copies at the reduced price of £4.00 plus £1.00 P&P - a saving of £2.00 on the usual price.

Simple Worship is their latest resource book, designed to help Sunday gatherings and small-groups engage with God in simple, sustainable and deep ways. This 68 page, A5 full-colour book features chapter introductions on the following topics:

  • Simple Small-Group Worship
  • Simple Sunday Worship
  • Simple Sung Worship
  • Simple Contemplative Worship

To buy from Rural Ministries please fill in the enquiry form. As we have a limited number of copies please wait for us to confirm stock by email before making a bank transfer. Sorry we are not able to accept card payment.

OLD & NEW TESTAMENTS Commentary Surveys

Two complementary books providing students and pastors with expert guidance on choosing a commentary for any book of the Bible. 

For details click on the following links:
Old Testament Commentary Survey 
New Testament Commentary Survey

The art of He Qi

He Qi is a renowned artist who received 20th Century Award for Achievement in recognition of outstanding achievements in the field of Religious Art Theory and Christian Art Creation of IBC in Cambridge. This book of 57 images covers 50 well know Bible stories in a way that changes the common perception of Christian Bible Story telling.

Further details on the Art of He Qi

Sacredise

Sacradise is a South African website containing resources which follow Lectionary reading in the form of liturgy, Prayer, drama scripts. 

Click here for the Sacredise website.