Agricultural festival resources

In rural churches we don’t just celebrate harvest: there’s also Plough Sunday, Rogation and Lammas (and probably some more). A new resource pack focusing on these four named festivals has been put together and test driven by Revd Janet Nicholls (Chelmsford Diocese Rural Adviser and Agricultural Chaplain), Mark Tiddy (Bradwell Area Youth Adviser) and Archdeacon … More Agricultural festival resources

Case Study – How a Festival blessed a community and grew the church

St John the Baptist at Kingston Bagpuize in Oxfordshire organised the 9 day festival as a mission to their village.  Preparation took two years of hard work and encouraged involvement from across the congregation.  Events  were chosen that would appeal to a broad cross-section of villagers and where possible build on existing church activities. “The … More Case Study – How a Festival blessed a community and grew the church