A Day of Study & Workshops focusing on Ministry Futures in a Rural Context.

Keynote Speaker: The Rt Revd James Jones KBE, Former Bishop of Liverpool.

The Day will include a choice of several workshops on aspects of rural ministry.

Why not come as a group from your parish or benefice?

Bookings at www.releasedformission.eventbrite.co.uk

OPEN TO ALL

Please note: There is no charge to attend this day. Refreshments will be provided, but please bring a packed lunch

Workshops on offer (sign up as you arrive for the day)

Worship & Mission using 8 focal festivals

Helen Bent Head of Ministerial Training R.S.C.M & Revd Canon Leslie Morley, Chaplain Yorkshire Agricultural Society

Rural Chaplaincy and Rural Outreach

Mr Howard Petch, Chair of Trustees Arthur Rank Centre.

Growing Leadership Teams

Revd Andy Bowden, P-in-C Wolds Valley Benefice

Community facing Church

Revd Richard Parkinson, Area Dean of Beverley & Chaplain to Bishop Burton College

Rural Schools

Mr Andrew Smith (Diocesan Director of Education)

Rural Urban Partnerships – Bridging the Gap

Revd Richard Battersby, Bishop’s Mission Order Leader, Rural Ainsty, York

Mission Partnerships in Rural Areas

Revd Liz Hassall, Area Dean of Easingwold.

Germinate groups

Canon Dr Jill Hopkinson, CofE. National Rural Officer

NEW WORKSHOPS ADDED!!

RURAL MISSION - OPPORTUNITIES & CHALLENGES

Rt Revd John Thomson, Bishop of Selby

RURAL MISSION TO YOUNG PEOPLE

Emily Finch from the BusStop Project.

Released for Mission: Growing the Rural Church in Yorkshire