teaching and learning about rural and small town ministry

Woodcut by
W. Hollar (1607-1677)
illustrated Augsburg Confession VII

The Town and Country Church Institute (TCCI) shares education, research and consultation for the church in rural environments and the Appalachian region, striving to make theological education attentive to ministry in rural settings, with deep appreciation for partnership with ministry in urban and diverse settings. TCCI extends teaching and learning about rural ministry broadly, and its home is United Lutheran Seminary.


What Leopold calls “the land community,” the biblical writers call “heaven and earth.” — Ellen Davis, Scripture, Culture, Agriculture