Urban Rural Mission

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The Urban Rural Mission[1][2][3] is a programme of the World Council of Churches. It started with the Council's third assembly in New Delhi (1961), when concerns were raised about mission in urban and industrial societies.[4]


  1. ^ "Urban rural mission (M&E)". www.wcc-coe.org.
  2. ^ David, Kenith A. (1 July 1987). "An Introduction to Urban Rural Mission". International Review of Mission. 76 (303): 319–323. doi:10.1111/j.1758-6631.1987.tb01534.x.
  3. ^ Gern, Wolfgang (April 2011). "Urban Rural Mission (URM)". Religion Past and Present.
  4. ^ Bevans, Stephen B.; Scherer, James A. (11 March 2015). New Directions in Mission and Evangelization 1: Basic Statements 1974-1991. Orbis Books. ISBN 9781608330645 – via Google Books.