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.

CRE Special Offer.

Rural Ministries is making our library of resources - normally only accessible to partners - available to everyone until the end of October 2019. To access the resources just click below.


VIBE is our magazine published three times a year 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. 


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 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


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Aim to help independent churches grow by providing a professional and complete church property management service – from trusteeship to architectural support and everything in between.
We want to help independent churches secure their future at the heart of their community by helping to keep church buildings for their original use and fit for purpose. We are passionate about offering our skills, experience and practical support in a way that serves the Church and see God’s Kingdom grow.

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.