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NGOChurch Mission Society (CMS)

Church Mission Society, Partnership House, 157 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8UU

Telephone020 7928 8681
Background Information

In its own words, the Church Mission Society (CMS) "is an evangelistic mission working to see a world transformed by the love of Jesus." Established in London in 1799, the organisation's founders, who included Henry Thornton MP and William Wilberforce MP, were mainly drawn from the evangelical Clapham Sect. The organisation now works in more than fifty countries, in both the developing and the developed world, and has offices in Cape Coast, Kampala, Nairobi, Oxford, Seoul and Singapore. Source:

Year Created1799
Other Names / Antecedent Bodies

Church Missionary Society

Related Organisations

Clapham Sect

Last Edited ByRC at 31/01/2008 23:52:53