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Rural Ministry Round-up A Hidden Jewel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Centre for Studies in Rural Ministry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Big Cream Tea USA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 Sustaining Communities in the Lake District National Park . . . . . . . . .5 Trapped by Sustainability? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Coming in from the Country . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6


Fifty Issues of Country Way From Small Acorns… . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Still in mission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 50 and counting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10


Rural Mission How to Get Fair in the Country? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Hope in the Dales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 The Methodist Church in Shetland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 Faith Journeys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 Come and Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15


Worship Material Worship Resources for Rogation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16


Resources Resourcing the Rural Church . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 2day Church Community Websites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20


Church Buildings A Village Church Cinema . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21 The Hub . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 A ‘sales table’ talks… . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23


Church Planting The Changing Face of Church Planting in the Countryside . . . . . . . .24


Agriculture LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26 Africa 100 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27


Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28


Country Way Editorial Group Susan Atkinson


Agricultural Christian Fellowship Robert Barlow


Chaplain to Agriculture & Rural Life, Diocese of Worcester Gill Crippen Baptist Union Geoff Dodgson


Agricultural Consultant Gordon Gatward Director, Arthur Rank Centre Jill Hopkinson


National Rural Officer, Church of England


Graham Jones


National Rural Officer for the Methodist and United Reformed Churches Mark Rylands


Rural Theology Association Simon Martin Training Resources Officer, Arthur Rank Centre Barry Osborne


Rural Evangelism Network


Note: The views of individual writers expressed in this magazine do not necessarily reflect editorial group policy


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