1. Smaller membership and rural churches are assisted in ministering effectively in their community for the Kingdom of God.
  2. Christian concerns in town and rural churches and their communities are highlighted and addressed.
  3. Rural church congregations and pastors are resourced so they can become fruitful in their ministry for Christ.
  4. Smaller membership and rural churches know they are avaluable part of the larger Body of Christ and are reminded on a regular basis that they play a vital role in the mission of Christ.
  5. Every rural church lives out God's dream for its ministry and embraces its calling and purpose.
  6. All of our rural churches grow in Spirit, add new people to its family and experience financial stability in order to continue to reach out beyond the walls of the church.
  7. Every rural church makes a difference by "doing good, doing no harm and staying in love with God".
  8. We celebrate how God is at work within our rural churches and how Christ is using rural congregations to bring the good news to neighbors, friends, loved ones and "strangers".
  9. Each rural church finds other ministry partners in order to do ministry together for the honor of God and the building of the Kingdom.
  10. There is a vibrant network between pastors and churches in rural areas that enhances their sense of well-being.
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