Rural Resourcing Roadshows 2017

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Resourcing the Rural Church

The Rural Working Group of the Church of Scotland has been created to resource and support the 43% of Church of Scotland parishes that are rural. We have just created a suite of resources aimed at supporting the rural church and would like to share them with those interested or involved in rural ministry; ministers and non ministers.

Locations and dates:

Lairg Parish Church - Sutherland: Saturday 21 October 2017

Kilmonivaig Church- Lochaber: Friday 27 October 2017

St Madoes & Kinfauns Parish Church - Perthshire: Tuesday 7 November 2017

Melrose Parish Church - Scottish Borders: Saturday 18 November 2017

Aberlour Church - Moray: Thursday 30 November 2017


10:30-11:00 Welcome, Worship, Introduction

11:00-12:00 The nuts and bolts of running a rural church; governance streamlining; General Trustee FAQs

12:15-12:45 Building a Rural Forum

12:45-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:30 How we can help each other; new resources; sharing best practice; hints and tips

14:30-15:15 Ask the panel, discussion time

15:15-15:30 Closing worship


The event is free but we would be grateful if you would like to donate some money on the day towards your lunch.


To register your place contact Wayne Morris/ 0131 225 5722, letting us know of any dietary requirements. We will send you more details closer to the event.

If you have any questions about the roadshows, please contact the organiser,Hannah.