Forms for Partner Churches

These resources are designed for the Thriving Rural Communities Partner Churches.

Rural Life Resources

  • Suggested Readings and Links (.doc)
  • Center for Leadership Development
    This resource center offers a discussion forum, conferences, seminars, and other resources to enrich and equip small church pastors and lay leaders.
  • Student Action with Farmworkers
    Provides opportunities for students to engage in efforts to improve the lives of farmworkers.
  • Lewis Center for Church Leadership
    Affiliated with Wesley Theological Seminary, the Center offers programs, resources, and events to inform clergy and lay leaders, congregations, and denominational leaders.
  • Institute for Emerging Issues
    IEI works at a statewide level on a regular basis, with the understanding that their work benefits from and informs local work.
  • NC Rural Center
    The NC Rural Center works to help build vibrant rural communities, improving the quality of life for the state’s rural people and places.

Rural Development Resources

Agriculture and Rural Life Resources