Practicing Care in Rural Congregations and Communities

Practicing Care in Rural Congregations and Communities

by Jeanne Hoeft, L. Shannon Jung
     
 

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Pastoral care in rural communities is different from care in other locales. Despite these differences, rural churches and communities also hold a particular wisdom from which the rest of the church might benefit. Small towns and rural areas have particular challenges, and in seeking to live out the Christian life in the midst of those, local churches have unique and

Overview

Pastoral care in rural communities is different from care in other locales. Despite these differences, rural churches and communities also hold a particular wisdom from which the rest of the church might benefit. Small towns and rural areas have particular challenges, and in seeking to live out the Christian life in the midst of those, local churches have unique and useful insights into what it means to care for one another.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781451438512
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
07/01/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
File size:
394 KB

Meet the Author

Jeanne Hoeft is associate professor of pastoral care at St. Paul School of Theology, Kansas City, Missouri.

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