Rural Mission and Ministry Support Team

The role of the Rural Officer is to:

  • Support rural parishes, clergy and church members as they engage in mission in their local contexts.
  • Work in partnership with others to foster the spiritual, environmental, social and economic wellbeing of rural communities and areas.
  • Raise the profile of rural issues with the diocese and local churches.

Support includes facilitating discussions, training, information on grants, funding and potential partnerships as well as best practice examples from other rural churches and communities. 

Rural Officer

James Allison Canon James Allison
Rural Adviser
Initial Contact for Wakefield and Huddersfield areas.
07984 349921
  • Evangelism & growth in rural communities
  • Transformational strategic development
  • New Rural communities: ex mining and post-industrial mill towns
  • Industrial villages
  • Community Development and Social Enterprises
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