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  • This appeal is now closed

    12 November 2020

    It has been a fabulous fundraiser and very good to have partnered with the Diocese of Christchurch and NZCMS to ensure the Mirpurkhas hostel can remain open, enabling marginalised students from remote rural areas to complete their final years of high-school education. An amazing $27,770 has been raised - THANK YOU. Photo shows the first boys to return to the hostel with their Boarding Master. They send their grateful thanks and best wishes to us.
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    Thank you for your amazing generosity to the Mirpurkhas Hostel Appeal
  • 29 September 2020

    Anglican Missions is proud to announce that it has now joined the Council of International Development, also commonly referred to as CID. CID is the umbrella agency for New Zealand organisations working in development and connects Anglican Missions with Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO’s) from all over New Zealand. more»
    Anglican Missions has Joined the Council of International Development (CID)
  • Thank you for your generous donations to our appeal $26,000+ reached!

    28 September 2020

    The hostel has reopening from the end of September for half of their students as the immediate area in front of St John’s School was dry enough for 9th and 10th grade classes to resume. The grounds, however, are still a lake. Please continue to pray for the hostel and region. Photo: St John's School before the rains. more»
    Good news from Mirpurkhas
  • 15 September 2020

    In the Mirpurkhas region, and beyond, extreme monsoon rains and widespread flooding have caused havoc in the area. The grounds of the School and Colleges which the hostel students attend are flooded out, and so opening these will be delayed until the water can be drained. However our fundraising for the Hostel appeal is going well, thanks to your generosity. more»
    Mirpurkhas Hostel update- floods, mosquitos and delays
  • 15 September 2020

    Following the massive explosion at Beirut's port in August, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, the Most Reverend Suheil Dawani called out to Anglicans around the world for help. Anglican Missions has made a contribution in response. Please pray for the recovery in Beirut. Photo:sourced from Wikipedia more»
    Helping Beirut
  • Mirpurkhas, Pakistan

    5 August 2020

    Partnering with the Diocese of Christchurch and NZCMS, funds raised from this appeal will enable marginalised students from remote rural areas to complete their education. Funds will provide nutrition, life skills and leadership development and educational expenses. more»
    Support for Boys Hostel
  • supporting the people of Vanuatu

    20 July 2020

    Earlier this year Tropical Cyclone Harold wreaked havoc in the Pacific, particularly in the Solomon Islands & Vanuatu. Following our Emergency Appeal, we have been working with Anglican Overseas Aid. Photo:CAN DO (The Church Agencies Network – Disaster Operations) community volunteers help to assemble kits and distribute to affected communities. more»
    Report on our Emergency Appeal following Cyclone Harold
  • 9 July 2020

    The Hogan family have responded to God's call on their lives and plan to spend 9-12 months serving with MMM in New Zealand this year before heading out to Fiji in 2021 as Project Coordinators with MMM, Fiji. Photo: The Hogan family were part of Waikanae Parish's trip to Savusavu back in 2017 more»
    A passion for practical Mission
  • 9 July 2020

    Thank you very much to all who have donated to our two emergency appeals - one to support Polynesia following Covid-19 and the other to assist the Anglican Church of Melanesia, particularly in Vanuatu following Cyclone Harold earlier this year.
    Photo shows packs of food, etc being delivered to St Luke's Parish in Fiji. more»
    Update on our emergency appeals
  • 9 July 2020

    Fundraising with cheese rolls in Southland provides $2000 to help Rwenzori Special Needs Foundation in Uganda continue their work supporting children with disabilities and their families. You can read about the work of RSNF here... more»
    Fundraising for Rwenzori
  • Operation Refugee

    25 June 2020

    Join CWS and support Operation Refugee - this year running until November 30th with new opportunities for parish activities. The photo shows Osama, a refugee from Syria who has found healing and purpose in teaching music to young refugees in Lebanon (Photo credit: DSPR Lebanon). more»
    Christian World Service (CWS) resources
  • 22 June 2020

    On behalf of the Anglican Missions Board, the Archbishops are delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Michael Hartfield as the new National Director for Anglican Missions. more»
    Appointment at Anglican Missions
  • for Vanuatu and Fiji

    18 June 2020

    With thanks for your support, here is further news about how your donations are benefiting the people in Vanuatu recovering following Cyclone Harold and the people of Fiji affected by restrictions caused by the Covid-19 virus. Photo: Needed supplies received by a family in Fiji. more»
    Appeals Updates
  • food vouchers and rations for families in Fiji

    28 May 2020

    Archbishop Cama receives food vouchers from RB Patel Company for food relief.
    In a recent report from the Diocese of Polynesia,181 families in need have benefited from the vouchers or rations purchased as required. more»
    Covid-19 Appeal funds provide
  • a partnership between Anglican Missions and NZCMS

    25 May 2020

    From our beginnings, NZCMS and Anglican Missions have worked in partnership to send missionaries out into the world. Anglican Missions came into existence in 1919 with the objective of “promoting the missionary work of the Church. A century later, we continue to work in partnership. more»
    Pray, Give and Go
  • is available online and in print

    25 May 2020

    Our Projects Booklet for 2020 is available online here. Hard copies have now been printed and sent out to parishes.

    Your giving to missions for 2020 will support the projects listed in the booklet; and which are also outlined here on our website. link»
    Projects Booklet 2020
  • 12 May 2020

    Assistance from our Appeals are already making a difference in the recovery from Cyclone Harold in Vanuatu and we are working closely with the Diocese of Polynesia to support people and communities in Fiji affected by Covid-19. Please continue to pray for our brothers and sisters in the Pacific. Your support is much appreciated. more»
    Update on our Appeals
  • 23 April 2020

    The COVID -19 Emergency Appeal supports preparedness and response initiatives being carried out by the Diocese of Polynesia in Fiji and Tonga which both suffered significant damage as a result of Cyclone Harold.
    Photos from Fiji: Cross at Holy Cross Church, Dreketi; Savusavu Parish Church more»
    COVID-19 POLYNESIA Emergency Appeal
  • 20 April 2020

    The Tropical Cyclone Harold Emergency Appeal will help people get back on their feet in Vanuatu following the devastation caused by the Cyclone.
    Photo: Devastation in Vanuatu, RNZ News more»
    Tropical Cyclone Harold (Vanuatu) Emergency Appeal
  • all around the world

    14 April 2020

    The Miller family from Costa Rica share a scripture on their heart at present from Philippians 4:6 "Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God." more»
    Please continue to pray for our NZCMS Mission Partners
  • Mission Partner Dr Nick Laing shares challenges & support

    9 April 2020

    "Lockdown here in Northern Uganda seems relaxed compared to what’s happening in New Zealand. We can move around, buy food and bike where we want"...but if you are poor it is tough and if you are not able to work there is no help from the government. In Nick's hospital their limited resources are stretched to the limit. more»
    Life in Northern Uganda
  • 7 April 2020

    Tropical Cyclone Harold stormed across Vanuatu last night passing almost directly over the islands of Ambae and Pentecost with sustained winds of 230km/hr. Please remember and pray for our brothers and sisters in the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and in the Pacific. more»
    Tropical Cyclone Harold
  • we lift up our hearts together in prayer

    30 March 2020

    While COVID-19 affects us all; love unites us all and the Anglican Church across Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia has been applying new and innovative ways of worshiping and keeping in touch since the lockdown kicked in last week. more»
    Anglicans Move to Life online
  • Shared from NZCMS National Director, Rosie Fyfe

    23 March 2020

    God is our refuge and our strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea. (Psalm 46). Pray for our Mission Partners who are in so many parts of the world but all facing the same issue we are - the unknown! more»
    An update from NZCMS and our Mission Partners
  • From the Anglican Alliance

    20 March 2020

    Every part of the Communion is now responding at some level to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. Map pic courtesy Anglican Alliance. In a message to the Church of England, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York said: “Our life is going to be less characterised by attendance at church on Sunday, and more characterised by the prayer and service we offer each day…. more»
    Faith in a time of COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
  • 20 February 2020

    Stepping into its next 100 years, Anglican Missions is excited to share "Te Ara Hou", its new vision for 2020 and beyond. What initially started as an operational review fundamentally driven by financial challenges evolved into a re-imaging of Anglican Missions future. more»
    CHANGES for Anglican Missions
  • 30 January 2020

    Primates (senior archbishops) of the worldwide Anglican Communion gathered in Jordan from 13-15th January to prepare for the Lambeth Conference in July this year. Amongst them was our very own Archbishop Philip. During their meeting, the Primates discussed a range of issues. more»
    Archbishops of the worldwide Anglican Communion gather
  • 23 January 2020

    RSNF is a Christian charity supporting children with disabilities and their families in Fort Portal, Uganda. You may remember that funds raised during our 2018 Lenten Appeal, led to their purchase of a van for transporting families to and from hospital. Daniel Baguma, Project Manager wishes us a Happy New Year and shares some their achievements. more»
    News from Rwenzori Special Needs Foundation (RSNF), Uganda
  • is now available

    17 January 2020

    Anglican Missions annual prayer diary for 2020 is now available. Copies have been sent to subscribers, however if you would like a copy please contact the office. You can also read it through this website. more»
    Partners in Prayer 2020 diary
  • 13 January 2020

    I know you will have been also praying and thinking of our sisters and brothers in Australia as they battle the bush fires.The Australian Board of Mission has set up a bushfire appeal directed at overseas donors. Any funds received will be then forwarded to appropriate appeals within Australia. more»
    Fires in Australia
  • 6 January 2020

    is now available.Ordered copies are in the mail, however please contact the office if you would like one. As at 24th March there are still some available. more»
    Anglican Missions 2020 Wall Planner
  • 19 December 2019

    Anglican Missions was delighted to recently host the launch of a collection of personal letters written by the second Bishop of Wellington, New Zealand, now available to the public online. Bishop Octavius Hadfield resided in the bishop’s house adjacent to Old St Paul’s in Mulgrave Street, from where the Anglican Missions offiice more»
    Second Bishop of Wellington - Personal letters
  • 19 December 2019

    In February 2018 Anglican Missions launched an appeal for earthquake victims of Papau New Guinea’s highlands, raising over $17,000. A report on the first phase of Anglicare PNG’s expenditure in providing safe drinking water has been released. Read it here. --- Original post: Launch of EMERGENCY APPEAL: PAPUA NEW GUINEA more»
    Papua New Guinea earthquake fund report
  • 11 December 2019

    Anglican Missions is delighted with updates from Parishes on how they have been raising funds for our work. Scroll down to have a look below and be inspired! Parish of Geraldine  < The Parish of Geraldine has started to collect coins in empty cream bottles to raise funds for water tanks in Fiji. Two of the churches in the more»
    Fun Fundraising in Parishes!
  • 11 December 2019

    Following a drought in Tanzania, the Diocese of Kondoa is asking for prayers, noting, “without the prayers of the saints we cannot survive in this place”.Their mission work is bearing fruit, with many people coming to Christ, and more help is needed: Dear Lord, We pray for the people of Kondoa who are in famine, to be fed. We pray more»
    Prayer request from Kondoa, Tanzania
  • 11 December 2019

    In the latest newsletter from Children’s Bible Ministries New Zealand, Director Mike Buckley shares a few startling statistics, gathered from a survey of 400 children’s ministry leaders as well as existing literature on child conversion. Apparently, during childhood is by far the most likelytime when people come to Christ; adult more»
    Newsletter from Children's Bible Ministries
  • 11 December 2019

    The American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem.has published an update in their recent newsletter of the account of current conditions in Gaza and Ahli Arab more»
    Update from the AFECJ, Jerusalem
  • 11 December 2019

    Congratualtions to St Margaret’s Church, Taihape, for their winning entry in our 2019 missions noticeboard competition! Entrants were to create an engaging church noticeboard for their congregations to learn about what’s happening currently in overseas mission. We encouraged youth to also get involved. St Margaret’s came first more»
    Congratulations to St Margaret's and St Matthews!
  • 11 December 2019

    Anglican Missions’ Board and office recently joined with bishops from around Aotearoa, NZ and Polynesia and supporters to officially celebrate our 100 years of mission, A huge thank you to everyone, old and new, who has supported the work of Anglican Missions over the last 100 years. In that time we have raised millions of dollars for more»
    Centennial Celebration photos!
  • 10 December 2019

    Join us in prayer for the people of Samoa as they deal with this epidemic and the grief of loss. For this appeal, please give through our partner Christian World Service (CWS). more»
    Measles epidemic in Samoa
  • 31 October 2019

    At the end of 2017 Anglican Missions launched an Emergency Appeal following the volcanic activity on the island of Ambae in Vanuatu. We are now supporting the ongoing recovery of Ambae with this project appeal. more»
    Ambae: Recovery and Resilience Project
  • 21 October 2019

    Four staff from the Anglican Missions’ office attended the Wellington Diocese’s Ministry Leaders Camp this year, as part of the centennial celebrations of missions in the Three Tikanga Anglican Church. We hosted a panel interview of Anglican Missions and NZCMS, asking and answering some of the common questions we get asked on a more»
    Anglican Missions at the Wellington Diocese Camp!
  • 17 October 2019

    Anglican Missions participated in all seven Synods this year. What a great opportunity to share what we do, where and why – and a great opportunity to meet parish representatives (clergy and lay) who have generously supported us over so many years. Thank you for the kind and generous hospitality we received. We are here to more»
    Anglican Missions at all 7 Synods!
  • 16 October 2019

    The Anglican Indigenous Network (AIN) is an international community of faithful Indigenous Anglicans who are minorities in their own Lands.They gather every two years for strategic planning and to provide mutual support. Chaired by Bishop Kito, they met this month (26th September to 7th October 2019) in Hawaii where Anglican Missions’ more»
    Canon Robert Kereopa attends AIN meeting
  • 3 October 2019

    Tropical Cyclone Idai was one of the worst tropical cyclones on record to affect Africa causing catastrophic damage in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi and leaving more than 1,300 people dead. Soon after it struck in April 2019, Anglican Missions launched an appeal for the Diocese of Niassa in Northern Mozambique – one of the areas most affected. more»
    Emergency Appeal for Mozambique closed
  • September 2019

    3 October 2019

    Promoting missions in the deep South! One of the parishes visited is pictured here - Archdeacon Damon Plimmer with keen mission supporters from St Columba’s, Wanaka. more»
    Dunedin Road Show
  • 30 September 2019

    In 2013 the Diocese of Nelson set up a partner relationship with the Diocese of Malaita led by Bishop Sam Sahu. Much has happened over the past 6 years, and this relationship has continued...in June this year Rev Dr Graham O’Brien and The Very Reverend Mike Hawke visited not only to give various talks, but to discuss future possibilites. more»
    Missions trip to Diocese of Malaita, Solomon Islands
  • recent news from the Diocese of Jerusalem

    25 September 2019

    The United Church of Christ’s General Synod and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) General Assembly recently honored Al-Ahli Arab Hospital, a ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem in Gaza, with a Global Ministries Award of Affirmation for its continuing work and commitment, even under extreme duress. more»
    Al-Ahli Arab Hospital awarded
  • Registration time extended!

    23 September 2019

    El Rancho, Waikanae, 10-12 October 2019: Invitation to all Anglican Missions supporters! A missions focused event with opportunities to celebrate and network together. Rosie Fyfe, NZCMS National Director is one of the keynote speakers and Anglican Missions will run workshops focusing on overseas mission. more»
    Invitation to Ministry Leaders' Family Camp!
  • Suva, Fiji

    19 September 2019

    For the last 6 weeks the mud brick team (a Golden Oldies project) have worked towards making mud bricks suitable for housing in Fiji. Chapter 1 is drawing to an end with some great achievements - mud bricks have been made, however the most appropriate machine is still to be organised...read about what they have achieved and look forward to more in early 2020 more»
    Mud Brick Miracles
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