History of UK Urban Mission
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Greg Smith's digitised archive of publications by the oganisations and networks with which he has been involved is
Hard Copy Archives of the Evangelical Coalition for Urban Mission and Christian Coalition for Urban Mission, with related papers, 1987-2018 (52 boxes, ca 13 linear metres) were deposited at Bristol Baptist College by the Trustees in October 2015, initially on loan but subsequently converted to a gift. With a supplementary deposit on the Christian Coalition for Urban Mission from another donor.
A catalogue can be accessed
For further information and to request access to the collection please contact Mike Brealey" email@example.com
Every Issue of the urban mission magazine published by the Evangelical Coalition for Urban Mission 1983- 1998
Urban Mission Development Project 2004 - 2010
The review of urban mission was set up by the Methodist Church to evaluate the impact of
the completed ecumenical Urban Mission Development Project and
to make recommendations about the support of urban mission in Methodist and ecumenical contexts.
The final report is
History of London City Mission
London City Mission was founded over 180 years ago, on 16 May 1835, through the pioneering efforts of a young Scotsman called David Nasmith.
Remembering Ken Leech
Kenneth Leech (15 June 1939 – 12 September 2015), was an English Anglican priest and Christian socialist in the Anglo-Catholic tradition and an inspiration to many of us who worked in urban mission and ministry. An account of his life, and ministry with publications list is HERE . There are appreciative obituaries from Jon Kurht and Angus Ritchie . His archives are held at the Bishopsgate Institute
Articles on the history of urban policy in the UK
Disorderly cities and the policy-making field: the 1981 English riots and the management of urban decline
Regeneration and the Legacy of Thatcherism
Juliet Carpenter - 15 October 2014
John Lea and Simon Hallsworth
Michael Heseltine on Housing 2009
History of Liverpool City Mission
A Voice in the City: 150 Years History of the Liverpool City Mission
Faith in the City
A summary version of the 1985 report of the Archbishop's Commission on Urban Priority Areas published by Christian Action Journal is
Origins of the Salvation Army
The Salvation Army began on the streets of East London in 1865 when Methodists, William and Catherine Booth, abandoned the traditional concept of a church pulpit to take God’s word directly to the people..
The Legacy of Harvie M. Conn
Harvie Conn (1933 -1999) was a Presbyterian Missionary to Korea, worked in Phildelphia and for many years editor of the US journal "Urban Mission". Read more about him here.
A historical, theological and anthroplogical analysis of the mid Victorian slum priest ritualists and their legacy
Stratford, Timothy Richard (2008) Urban liturgy in the Church of England: A historical, theological and anthroplogical analysis of the mid Victorian slum priest ritualists and their legacy. PhD thesis, University of Sheffield.