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Growth in numbers opting to be pioneering missionaries

The Church Mission Society’s Pioneer Mission Leadership Training programme has experienced a further growth in numbers with an eclectic mix of missionaries graduating this week.

12 July 2017

Burundians celebrate half-a-century of its first diocese

The Anglican Church of Burundi has celebrated the 50th anniversary of its first diocese – Buye – with a special service led by Archbishop Martin Nyaboho.

22 November 2016

Huge crowds celebrate bicentenary of south Indian church

Tens of thousands of Christians from across southern India took part in a huge celebration on Saturday to mark the bicentenary of Madhya Kerala diocese.

14 November 2016

Royal visit for anniversary of missionary journey

The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall were guests of honour at a service in Oman to mark the 125th anniversary of the final missionary journey of Bishop Thomas Valpy French.

09 November 2016

Celebrations mark bi-centenary of CMS missionaries in India

The arrival of the Church Mission Society’s Thomas Norton in the southern Indian town of Alleppey 200 years ago is being marked with major celebrations.

08 November 2016

Record numbers join pioneer ministry course

A training course for pioneer ministry run by the Church Mission Society has attracted its largest number of students for the new academic year.

23 September 2016

Pioneer helps recovering addicts build bridges to God

A new pioneer church for people recovering from drug and alcohol addiction is helping to transform lives and build bridges to God.

09 August 2016

Anglican mission agency seeks 1,000 new missionaries

Ambitious plans to recruit 1,000 new missionaries to follow in the footsteps of pioneers like William Wilberforce and Samuel Crowther have been unveiled by the Church Mission Society.

01 July 2016

Church apologises for inhumane treatment of leprosy patients

The Synod of the Anglican Church in Japan, the Nippon Sei Ko kai (NSKK) has issued a public apology for their part in the isolation and inhumane treatment of people with Hansen’s Disease (leprosy). 

28 June 2016

First Bible for Exnet Sur people of Western Paraguay

The completion of a 25-year translation project has resulted in the first Éxnet Sur Bible translation for the Southern Enxet people, an indigenous group from the Gran Chaco region of western Paraguay. The work is the result of a collaboration between the Anglican Church of Paraguay, CMS, and the Paraguayan Bible Society.

06 May 2016

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The Primates’ Meeting 2017: in-depth coverage

Follow ACNS’ in-depth coverage of the 2-6 October Primates’ Meeting, in Canterbury Cathedral, England, the mother church of the Anglican Communion.

Celebrations as Sudan becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th province

All Saints Cathedral in Khartoum was the setting for joyous celebrations as Sudan became the newest province of the Anglican Communion.