Mission Agencies

The Church of England has traditionally engaged in world mission relationships through the Mission Agencies. Each of the Agencies takes their part in God's mission in different ways. Some work overseas and some work in England and others work both overseas and at home.  Some work among specific groups or tasks and other Agencies have a general approach to enabling mission in the world church.

These Anglican Mission Agencies are all members of Partnership for World Mission. They work together with the Diocesan Companion Links and other partners in mission both in the Church of England and beyond. The ten major Anglican Mission Agencies are


Church Army
Operating as a society of Evangelists within the Anglican Communion, our mission is about sharing faith through words and action in order to make Jesus famous.

Church Army works where the need is greatest - sharing the love of Christ to bring transformation to individuals and communities across the UK and Ireland.  At the forefront of the new fresh expressions agenda, Church Army mobilises around 500 evangelists and staff to reach out to people who have little or no connection with the church.  Church Army Evangelists are admitted to the office of Evangelists within the Anglican Communion on behalf of the Archbishop of Canterbury and work under licence from the local Bishop.  The society also helps discern the evolving mission of the church through the work of it's internationally respected research arm - The Sheffield Centre.


Canon Mark Russell, CEO

Wilson Carlile Centre, 50 Cavendish Street, Sheffield S3 7RZ

0044 0300 123 2113




The Church's Ministry Among Jewish People (CMJ)
Our aims are to encourage Jewish people to come to faith in Jesus as their Messiah; to support them in serving Him as Lord in the light of God's purposes for them; and to equip the Church to be involved in this Mission.

Revd Dr Alex Jacob CEO

Eagle Lodge, Hexgreave Hall Business Park, Farnsfield Notts NG22 8LS, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1623 883960


Church Mission Society
CMS is a community of 2,500 members committed to evangelistic mission, working to see our world transformed by the love of Jesus. Members commit to seven promises as they aspire to a whole lifestyle shaped by God's mission. CMS supports people in mission making disciples, resourcing leaders and transforming communities in over 35 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America (CMS and the South American Mission Society integrated in 2010).

Community Leader/Executive Director: Revd Canon Philip Mounstephen
CMS, Watlington Road, Oxford OX4 6BZ
Tel: 01865 787400
Fax: 01865 776375
Email: info@cms-uk.org
Websites: www.cms-uk.org, www.wearesayingyes.org


Church Pastoral Aid Society (CPAS)
Since 1836, the mission of CPAS has been to enable people to hear and discover the good news of Jesus Christ.  Research shows effective leadership is a primary factor in healthy, mission-focused churches.  Over the next decade CPAS will be focusing on the development of leaders within churches, in order to help realize our vision of a Christ-centred, Bible-based, mission-focused church that reaches out effectively to local communities.

Revd John Dunnett CEO

Sovereign Court One (Unit 3) Sir William Lyons Road, University of Warwick Science Park, Coventry CV4 7EZ

0300 1230780

www.cpas.org.uk info@cpas.org.uk


Crosslinks is an international mission agency with its roots in the Bible and its principal sphere of operations in the worldwide Anglican Communion.

Our prime focus is making Christ known through the proclamation and teaching of God's Word in the power of the Holy Spirit.  Founded in 1922 as BCMS, our slogan is "God's Word to God's World".


Revd Canon Andy Lines

251 Lewisham Way, London, SE4 1XF, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)20 8691 6111   Fax: +44 (0)20 8694 8023


Intercontinental Church Society (ICS)
ICS is an evangelical Anglican mission to English-speakers of any nationality. We are a patronage society (recruiting ministers and often owning the buildings of international Anglican congregations abroad) and a mission to English-speakers through church growth, church planting and outreach to tourists.  Areas of operation: Continental Europe and the Mediterranean. We also publish the Directory of English-speaking Churches Abroad.

Revd Richard Bromley CEO

Unit 11 Ensign Business Centre, Westwood Way, Westwood Business Park, Coventry, CV4 8JA, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)24 7646 3940   Fax: +44 (0)24 7767 5868


The Mission to Seafarers
A missionary society of the Anglican Church, The Mission to Seafarers serves seafarers of all races and creeds in 230 ports worldwide. We offer friendship, comfort in times of distress, spiritual support, counselling, help in cases of injustice and a welcome at our seafarers' centres.

Revd Andrew Wright, Secretary-General

St Michael Paternoster Royal, College Hill, London, EC4R 2RL, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)20 7248 5202   Fax: +44 (0)20 7248 4761


Mothers' Union is a Christian mission organization that seeks to support families worldwide. In over 80 countries more than four million volunteer members share one heartfelt vision - to bring about a world where God's love is shown through loving, respectful and flourishing relationships. Rooted in our voluntary ethos our governance, leadership and activities are driven by and undertaken through members wherever they are. Through programmes, campaigning, community outreach and prayer Mothers' Union promotes stable marriage and family life. We tackle the most urgent needs facing communities, and we undertake projects that foster strong families, protect children and result in cohesive and independent communities.

 Reg Bailey CEO

24 Tufton Street, London, SW1P 3RB, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)20 7222 5533


The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (SPCK)
The Society has three arms: Worldwide, Diffusion and Publishing. SPCK Worldwide distributes books and educational materials for Christians in ministerial training in some of the poorest parts of the world, free to the users.
SPCK Diffusion aims to produce innovative materials to reach a wide audience with information in a form relevant to their interests and experience.
SPCK Publishing produces a wide range of publications for both general and specialist readers.

Simon Kingston, CEO

SPCK, 36 Causton Street, London, SW1P 4ST, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)20 7592 3900   Fax: +44 (0)20 7592 3939


Us - Every Person Every Community a full life 
Us exists to support  churches and communities as they engage in God's holistic mission. We are a church based charity working in direct partnership with people and communities around the world particularly through leadership development and health work.

Janette O'Neill, CEO

Us 47-51 Great Suffolk Street, London SE1 0BS
Tel: +44 (0)20 7921


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