Layers of History

Visited Perth and Kinross Heritage Trust today and found a lively organisation where the desire to record and preserve the past meets a commitment to educate and enthuse people about the history of their surroundings.  Lindsay had sorted out a map of Blogstead Episcopi and its surroundings – including two earlier maps going back to mid-19th century – all available at the touch of a button on the computer screen.

I find myself increasingly interested in the rural community and the interplay between rural community and church community.  To find out more, read Sally Gaze’s book, ‘Mission-shaped and rural – growing churches in the countryside’