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  • 10 July 2017

    Photo: Mathew Lakai and Fololeni Pau'u, two St Andrew's teachers.
    Report from Simon & Rachel Tipping:
    It's eight years since Simon and Rachel Tipping first visited St Andrew's High School, Nuku'alofa in Tonga, and in those eight years many volunteers from New Zealand and elsewhere have helped raise standards at St Andrew's. Its students and staff are still being supported in many different ways by the Hornsby Trust, which the Tippings founded to support their work at the school. more»
    Volunteering at St Andrew's High School, Tonga
  • 1 September 2017

    We have launched our Spring Appeal for 2017 and would like to introduce you to the three important and worthy projects we are promoting. We are very excited to partner once again with the Diocese of Hyderabad in Pakistan and with NZCMS. This appeal is supporting:
    Diocesan Boys Hostel, Mirpurkhas, Pakistan: This was supported as part of last year's Spring Appeal and we are continuing our support this year. The hostel is such a valuable asset in a region of very low education rates and where a large proportion of students do not have access to school. The hostel is actively linked to the local church and more»
    Spring Appeal 2017
  • 7 September 2017

    Christchurch barrister Anya Gartner has recently returned home after six months of working for the UN in Tanzania assessing refugees for resettlement.
    On her return she spoke to fellow lawyers of her concern about the lack of resources for the people in the camps, especially young people. They are now fundraising to help these refugees. more»
    Assistance for refugee camps in Tanzania
  • Opportunities for discussion - Wellington & Auckland 6 & 7 November 2017

    10 October 2017

    Anglican Missions invites you to a roundtable with Bob Mitchell, CEO of Anglican Overseas Aid, to discuss the unique contribution that faith-based organisations bring to overseas aid and development. Bob is an Anglican priest and lawyer with extensive experience in the international aid and development sector and development sector and is the author of “Faith-Based Development: How Christian Organisations Can Make a Difference” (see https://www.amazon.com/Faith-Based-Development-Christian-Organizations-Difference/dp/1626982147)
    The discussion will also be an opportunity for faith-based organisations working in the international aid and development sector to share ideas and to explore issues of common interest. more»
    Faith-Based Overseas Development - How Christian Organisations Can Make a Difference
  • 13 October 2017

    The new Rainbow Wing at the Christian Care Centre is heading towards final completion assisted by funding raised by our 2017 Lenten Appeal. So far we have been able to send NZ$15,000 to Melanesia for this project.

    In a recent trip to the Solomon Islands, Michael Hartfield, AMB's Operations & Projects Manager visited the Care Centre and saw first hand the progress of the building. It is hoped it will be officially opened before the end of the year. more»
    Progress at the Christian Care Centre, Honiara
  • Photo: NZ Herald 29.9.17

    13 October 2017

    Anglican Missions has launched an Emergency Appeal in support of the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACoM) to assist in its work in helping the evacuated residents of Ambae Island, Vanuatu. ACoM asked Anglican Missions to assist with the immediate response and we joined the Anglican Board of Missions (Australia), Anglican Overseas Aid (Australia) and Episcopal Relief and Development (USA) in providing funds to support the Church in its initial response to the evacuation. more»
    Emergency Appeal - Vanuatu volcano (updated info)
  • ABM Australia - Despite the uncertain political situation in Egypt, the work of the Episcopal Church of Jerusalem and the Middle East continues. Robert McLean reports.

    24 May 2011

    We've all seen the reports on TV and in the papers telling us that things in Egypt have been changing quickly over the last couple of months. There's a degree of uncertainty for all the Churches in Egypt as the country, and the rest of the world, waits to see what kind of government will be formed. more»
    Mission and Evangelism Continues in Egypt
  • Photos Source: Salman Saeed, BBC World 25 Oct. 2017

    26 October 2017

    More than half a million Rohingyas have crossed the border from Myanmar into Bangladesh in the last six weeks in what the United Nations is now calling a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing”. Christian World Service has an appeal for Rohingya refugees that supports those who have arrived in Bangladesh and those still needing help in Myanmar. We encourage you to support CWS. more»
    CWS Appeal for Rohingya refugees
  • launched by the Institute in South Africa

    10 November 2017

    The Institute for Healing of Memories is a social healing non-governmental organisation that works globally. For 20 years they have been able to contribute to the transformation of people's lives in South Africa and across the world. Very many people have said that their experience of healing of memories was life altering, life changing and transforming. They need help to survive and thrive and have launched an appeal. Donations can be made through their website more»
    Appeal to support the work of the Institute for Healing of Memories
  • An initiative convened by the House of Sarah, Fiji

    14 November 2017

    The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign is an opportunity to show collective actions and solidarity in efforts to end violence against women. The 16 Days of Activism began in 1991 as an initiative of the Centre for Women's Global Leadership (http://16dayscwgl.rutgers/edu) based in New Jersey, United States of America. Over the years the campaign has been widely supported by many organisations. The Christian Network – Talanoa is an alliance of ecumenical partners and individuals convened by House of Sarah (HoS) of the Anglican Diocese of Polynesia to talk with each other, share information and take collaborative actions to address violence against women. more»
    'Break the Silence' Sunday 19 November 2017
  • available now

    20 November 2017

    Our 2018 Wall Planner has now been mailed to subscribers – if you haven't received yours or would like 1 or 2 more please contact Linda at the office on (04) 4735172 or info@angmisisons.org.nz more»
    Anglican Missions 2018 Wall Planner
  • Returning to Msalato Theological College

    18 February 2008

    After very lively thought provoking visits to churches, groups and Hui Amorangi around New Zealand over the last five months, Iri & Kate are preparing to return to Msalato Theological College in Tanzania.Pictured here with Robert Kereopa, Paul Mwihambi and Jennifer Mgendi from Tanzania (who also accompanied them on more»
    Iri & Kate Mato say Haere Ra...
  • NZ Church Missionary Society and Melanesian Mission, 1895-1919

    27 May 2009

    Is the Anglican church protestant or catholic? Or both? Is it open to change or controlled by tradition? An episode from last century illustrates these familiar tensions.The Melanesian Mission was founded by our pioneer bishop George Augustus Selwyn. Its first bishop was John Coleridge Patteson, killed in Melanesia in 1871. By 1895 most of its more»
    Selwyn Symposium by Father Michael Blain
  • 5 January 2018

    Untimely Death of Bishop James Marvin Ligo, Diocese of Southern Vanuatu & New Caledonia was announced by Selwyn Leodoro, Regional Secretary of the Anglican Region of Port Vila and New Caledonia. more»
    Loss of Bishop of the Anglican Church of Melanesia
  • St Stephens, Whangaparaoa

    11 January 2018

    As part of the Centennial Celebrations at St Stephen's Whangaparaoa, the parish decided to mount a reverse mission and in November to early December the Parish thoroughly enjoyed the visit by Rev Tito and the Rev John from Kondoa Diocese in Tanzania. It was a blessing to all and details of their visit can be seen on St Stephen's website - recently updated. more»
    Celebrating 100 years - visit from Kondoa priests
  • Pray for Peace in Gaza and support the Al Ahli Arab (Anglican) Hospital

    14 January 2009

    The Bishop of Jerusalem, Suheil S. Dawani, advises that many medical items are needed, especially bandages and supplies for burns and trauma. The hospital's windows have all been blown out or shattered from rocket and missile concussion and cold permeates the entire premises. more»
    Al Ahli Arab (Anglican) Hospital in Gaza
  • Mission Action magazine & 2018 Partners in Prayer diary

    16 January 2018

    Our latest Mission Action magazine and our Partners in Prayer diary for 2018 are now available. Hard copies have been sent to parishes and individual subscribers. You can also read them here on our website. more»
    Recent publications from Anglican Missions
  • 16 March 2018

    Thank you for your ongoing support for the three projects of this year's Lenten Appeal. Further details can be viewed in our 'Appeals' section. Your prayers are also much appreciated.See our main article for a link to prayer points and a recent report from the Rwenzori Special Needs Foundation. more»
    Lenten Appeal 2018
  • Updated

    20 February 2018

    We are very grateful for the contributions to our current emergency appeal in response to Tropical Cyclone Gita. We will be working closely with the official Tongan Government response to ensure the support from Anglican Missions aligns with best international best practice. See the latest article on Tonga more»
    Tropical Cyclone Gita Emergency Appeal 2018
  • Request from Archbishops Winston and Philip

    27 February 2018

    You will be aware that a 7.6 earthquake has hit Papua New Guinea's Southern Highlands, and more than 30 people are believed to have been killed. Radio New Zealand is reporting that more than 300 people injured, and that the earthquake has caused widespread destruction. While we are still waiting for details and advice as to how we might best respond, we would ask that you hold the people of PNG in prayer. more»
    Prayer for Papua New Guinea following the recent earthquake
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