Resourcing the rural
The ARC always seeks to improve the resources available to rural church. Increasing this is done through our website www.arthurrankcentre.org.uk
where we make available online material relevant to rural churches and their communities. The aim is make all material as easily available as possible.
How Can I Find What I Need? www.arthurrankcentre.org.uk
• Key Rural References: a large and growing list of publications, books and resources relevant for rural church and rural community
• Life and Faith in Rural Communities (LiFRC): facts, figures, notes and summaries produced to enable rural church leaders to understand the contemporary rural context
• Publications (including Country Way)
• Rural Migrant Workers Resources: both for the church and more widely
• The Rural Ministry Bookstall
• Resources from our Rural Ministry Training Courses
• Rural Worship Resources: virtually all freely
Go directly to the home-page of the ARC website. The header Publications and Resources gives a drop-down menu where you can click on what you want to look at.
Once the relevant page comes up, it has descriptions of its content … and directions for accessing the detailed resources. This includes links that you click on to reach.
Other headers give access to different parts of the website (e.g. networks, forthcoming events and conferences).
What Is Available?
Resource material on www.arthurrankcentre.org.uk
John had heard that the ARC had lots of worship resources, and he needed something urgently for a school Harvest Service. Finding the Rural Worship Resources page, he clicked on Search for Rural Worship Materials here. Choosing ‘Harvest’ from the list, he clicked search, bringing up 24 items. John downloaded ‘Harvest
downloadable and easy to incorporate into service sheets
• other downloadable resources
Rural Worship Resources
publications_and_resources/ rural_worship_resources/index .html
In completing ordination training, Mary was due for a placement in a rural parish. Her course had no specific rural content, but her tutor recommended appropriate reading: “you can get these from the Arthur Rank Centre.” Finding our website, and the page for Rural Ministry Bookstall and Resources, she searched – selecting ‘Rural Ministry’ from the list. From the 14 titles described, three were from her tutor’s list. Phoning the ARC, she ordered and paid for all she needed.
Rural Migrant Workers Resources
publications_and_resources/ rural_migrant_workers_ resources/index.ht
Resources for Use with Children 2007’ as it had lots of child-friendly prayers and responses for his Harvest Service material.
Rural Ministry Bookstall and Resources
publications_and_resources/ rural_ministry_bookstall_and_ resources/index.ht
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