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Publication Date: 18 Oct 2007
Format: Paperback
Series: The SPCK Library of Ministry
Publisher: SPCK Publishing
Page Count: 228
Author: Paul H. Ballard
ISBN-13: 9780281058006

Community and Ministry

An Introduction To Community Work In A Christian Context
By Paul H. Ballard
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9780281058006
£12.99
Summary
All clergy, ministers, church-related community workers and lay leaders need to understand how they and their churches may relate to the community in which they are set, and this is an essential part of their training. This book provides a thorough and professional introduction to the subject, and includes: what is community?; community work and mission; models of community work; ethnic, cultural and religious diversity; the local authority and voluntary agencies; working with volunteers; and spirituality in community participation.
About the Author
Paul Ballard is Emeritus Professor in the School of Religious and Theological Studies, Cardiff University and is the co-author with John Pritchard of Practical Theology in Action (SPCK, new ed. 2006). Lesley Husselbee is Tutor in Church and Community Education at Northern College, Manchester. She has published with the National Christian Education Council and Roots (Churches Together in Britain and Ireland).