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Rural Missouri Connection Stories

August 29, 2022

Helping the Homeless

Church looks for ways to help the unhoused in rural Missouri.

July 15, 2022

Bucking the Trend

Most churches, and virtually every other institution or business, is in some stage of recovery after being set back by the pandemic and are gradually building back. There are a few, however, that are already in a ...

May 25, 2022

Rural Churches Consider Their Calling

Rural Church Cohort offers space to share dialogue and discernment.

December 22, 2021

Keeping the Kids Coming

Open country church has been packing in the kids on Wednesday nights for generations.

September 20, 2021

Speaking the Word

Pastor uses technology to deal with sudden onset of a disability.

July 08, 2021

More than Money: Building Community Wealth with Social Capital

By Sarah Hultine Massengale, Community Engagement Specialist in Community Economic Development, University of Missouri Extension in Dent County The holidays aren’t yet on the horizon, but let’s talk a minute about the ...

October 10, 2020

Nurturing Your Mental Health

Written by Robin Ewy, LPC The year 2020 has taken a toll on most of us. God made us for community, and the political/social climate and Coronavirus have thrown us for a loop. We are not meant to be alone yet social ...