Event Details




22 August 2018 10.00


Ticket: Free

About the Event

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.

After a highly successful suite of Rural Resourcing Roadshows in 2017 the working group will be hitting the road again distributing their suite of resources aimed at supporting the rural church. These resources where requested by our members in rural parishes and we use the roadshows to gather guidance on what the pressing needs are and how we can help.

The roadshows are for those interested in, or involved in, rural ministry – ministers and non ministers.

Although this is a free event booking must be completed via Eventbrite HERE


Dates and Locations for 2018

Wednesday 22 of August             King St Halls, Kirkwall East Church, 6 King Street, Kirkwall Orkney KW15 1JF

Tuesday 28 of August                   Braemar – venue to be confirmed

Thursday 6 of September             Skelmorlie & Wemyss Bay Parish Church, Shore Road  (main A78) Skelmorlie, PA17 5DY

Thursday 13 September                Luce Valley Church Hall, Church Street, Glenluce, DG8 0QA

Saturday 15 September                 Longniddry Parish Church, Elcho Road, Longniddry, EH32 0LB

Saturday 22 September                 Carinish Church of Scotland, Clachan, Locheport, Isle of North Uist, HS6 5HD


Timings & Layout of the Day

1000                      Arrival for registration and tea and coffee 10.30am start – 3.30pm finish

1030-1100            Welcome, Worship, Introduction

1100-1200            Rural Resources including governance streamlining, digital and audio visual resources

1215-1245             Networking and Building a Rural Forum

1245-1330            Lunch – Lunch is provided though a donation will be gratefully received

1330-1430            How we can help each other, wider resources available, sharing best practice, hints and tips

1430 – 1515          Consultation and discussion

1515 – 1530          Closing worship


If you have any questions about this conference please contact the organiser Hannah hSanderson@churchofscotland.org.uk

Lunch provided though a donation will be gratefully received


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