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" firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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
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.