Agriculture and Rural life
Work on the Rural Economy is now led by Phillip Jones in his role as Mission Development Officer - Economy. He does this as well as being leader of the Faith at Work in Worcestershire team. With a number of Associate Chaplains regular visits are made to the Worcester Livestock Market and Pershore College.
The Worcestershire branch of the Farming Community Network (FCN) offers one to one support and a crisis helpline to farmers and related workers along with the other Farming Help charities, the Addington Fund and RABI.
There is a Committee for Agriculture and Rural Life that, following staffing changes, Phillip is working with to build on the Rural Life team that engages widely on many issues facing rural workers and the community
Farming Help can be found at www.farminghelp.org.uk
Addington Fund at www.addingtonfund.org.uk
RABI at www.rabi.org.uk