There are a variety of organisations that have had a foundational place in the history and life of the Anglican Communion. Listed here are those that are not primarily national mission agencies - links to those can be found on the Member Church landing pages. They may be mission agencies that are regional in scope.

The Anglican Alliance

LOGO Alliance

A platform for Anglicans working against poverty and injustice, giving a voice to the voiceless, reconciling those in conflict, and safeguarding the Earth.

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Anglican Centre in Rome


The permanent Anglican presence in Rome, aiming to develop deeper relations between the Roman Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion, so they are more effective instruments of justice and righteousness.

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The Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa (CAPA) is the regional body of Anglican member churches. It co-ordinates and articulates issues affecting the Church and communities across the continent of Africa.

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Church Mission Society


CMS believes all God’s people are called to join in God’s mission. We work to set people free to put that call into action.

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Church Army

LOGO Church Army

A mission community of people transforming lives and neighbourhoods. It's a variety of independent Church Army societies in over 20 countries across four continents.  

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CMS Africa

LOGO Cmsafrica

A sister to CMS, we envision, equip and mobilise leaders of the church in Africa towards holistic mission.

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Asia CMS

LOGO Cmsasia

A sister to CMS, we are an agency providing high quality mission training via centres across Asia for Christians eager to share the gospel with the world.

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Compass Rose Society

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International Anglicans and Episcopalians supporting the ministry of the Archbishop of Canterbury.

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The Mission to Seafarers

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Providing help and support to the 1.5 million seafarers worldwide who face danger every day to keep our global economy afloat.

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Mothers' Union

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Working in 83 countries to promote stable marriage, family life and the protection of children through praying, enabling and campaigning.

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United Society Partners in the Gospel (USPG) supports churches worldwide in their mission to bring fullness of life to their communities.

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