Working Class Culture and Ministry Resources

Are you looking for resources for and insights into estate ministry? Joe Hasler is a parish priest with  25 years’ of experience of living and working on estates. He has also worked for 17 years as a community development worker.

Some of his work can be downloaded from the list below:

1. Mind Body Estates Booklet

This is Joe’s research into the rich patterns of working class life and culture.

6 A-Community-of-Brokenness

This is a testimony of how working class leaders raised themselves up on an estate in Bristol.

8. Estate-Based-Learning-for-Ministry

This is Joe’s research into how working class leaders have been raised up and formed on estates.

7. Trusting-Indigenous-Ministry

Joe’s thoughts on the need for the wider churches to trust that God is at work in the wisdom of working class leaders.

If you would like to read more about Joe’s thoughts please visit

….Welcome

 

Parish Priest
Joe Hasler an estate church priest

Urban Life Cultivating Mission

Urban Life is a Christian organisation that has developed learning programmes to help groups reflect more deeply on their mission. The programmes are designed for people who work in urban areas and on the estates.

Groups meet to learn and reflect theologically on their practice and the encounters they have had. A Masters Degree programme is also available.

Urban Life
Urban Life

Urban life currently have spaces available on Experiments in Mission in the East Midlands with a taster session on the 13th February 2020 and a full start in March. Please click here for more details.