Rural Resourcing Roadshows

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 in, or involved in, rural ministry – ministers and non ministers.


1030 - 1100 Welcome, Worship, Introduction
1100 - 1200 The nuts and bolts of running a rural church, governance streamlining, General Trustee Frequently asked questions
1215 - 1245 Building a Rural Forum
1245 - 1330 Lunch
1330 - 1430 How we can help each other, new resources available, sharing best practice, hints and tips
1430 – 1515 Ask the panel, discussion time
1515 – 1530 Closing worship

Locations and dates

Lairg Parish Church - Sutherland - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Kilmonivaig church - Lochaber - Friday 27 October, 2017

St. Madoes and Kinfauns Parish Church - Perth - Tuesday 7, November 2017

Melrose Parish Church – Melrose and Peebles - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Aberlour Church – Moray - Thursday 30 November, 2017


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


If you would like to attend please get in contact with Wayne Morris via Email or by calling 0131 225 5722 to register and tell us if you have any dietary requirements. We will send you more details closer to the event.

If you have any questions about this conference please email the organiser Hannah Sanderson.