Church Mission Society

The Church Mission Society (CMS), formerly known as the Church Missionary Society,[1] is a British mission society working with the Christians around the world. Founded in 1799,[2][3] CMS has attracted over nine thousand men and women to serve as mission partners during its 200-year history. The society has also given its name "CMS" to a number of daughter organisations around the world, including Australia and New Zealand, which have now become independent.

Church Mission Society
AbbreviationCMS
Formation12 April 1799
FounderClapham Sect
TypeEvangelical Anglicanism
Ecumenism
Protestant missionary
British Commonwealth
HeadquartersOxford, England
Chief Executive Officer
Alastair Bateman from May 2019
WebsiteOfficial website