Global Mission

Thank you for your interest in our Church's global mission programme. To help you navigate the information on these pages, please use these links:

Interview with Dr. Chandana Lall, Principal of St. Thomas School, Jagadhri, India (full interview)
Interview with Rev. Ramthanga, General Secretary of the Presbyterian Church of Myanmar
Greeting from the Presbyterian Church of Myanmar to the PCANZ GA21 online assembly
Edited interview with Dr. Chandana Lall, St. Thomas School, for the PCANZ GA21 online assembly 
Overview of Global Mission for the PCANZ GA21 online assembly
St. Thomas School 55th Founder’s Day Online Service.
Global Mission newsletters
Global Mission stories
Opportunities to serve with Council for World Mission
Key mission partnerships
Why, where & how of Global Mission
Contact us

Our Church has key partnerships the Presbyterian Churches of Vanuatu and Myanmar, and the Church of North India. We also have important relationships with networks of churches across Asia and the Pacific, and international bodies like the Council for World Mission.

Through these partnerships we respond to the call of Jesus Christ to make disciples of all nations and help to provide much-needed resources for Christian mission overseas. This also enriches the life of our Church through our mutual sharing and growing together in the worldwide body of Christ. The various links on this site will provide you with information about the current status of our Church's Global Mission efforts, and give you an insight into new trends and future possibilities.

Individuals and congregations within the Presbyterian Church are invited to enquire about how to participate in and support our work, by contacting the Global Mission Director, Phil King

Service for Christ the King Sunday Focusing on North Korea 

The Revs Richard Lawrence and Stuart Vogel have produced a 25 minute video for Christ the King Sunday (Sunday 21 November 2021) for use either in worship or for personal or family reflections.

Their hope is to bring the needs of the people of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) into the worship life of our churches and Christian communities. The special focus of the service is on those suffering from infectious diseases, such as tuberculosis. They are highly vulnerable at this time and need our prayers. Watch it here,  https://youtu.be/8QQzBfVKgGk

Global Mission Newsletters

Read the latest Global Mission newsletters highlighting our working alongside our partners in the Pacific, and around the world.

Mingalaba Newsletter - Myanmar

Read the latest version of Mingalaba, the newsletter dedicated to our Ricebowl Mission partnership with the Presbyterian Church of Myanmar. For previous newsletters please click here

Nambawan! Newsletter - Vanuatu

Download the Nambawan newsletter which is dedicated to our partnership with the Presbyterian Church of Vanuatu. This includes up-to-date information about our partnership, and opportunities to get involved. For previous newsletters please click here.

Opportunities to serve with Council for World Mission

Opportunities to Serve with the Council for World Mission. The Council for World Mission (CWM) facilitates mission service opportunities between the 32 member churches of CWM. They have listed the current opportunities which are available for consideration now. The positions include high school teachers, pastoral, administration and finance roles. These can be viewed here. To find out more about the Partners in Mission Programme contact Global Mission Director Phil King.

Our Key Mission Partnerships

Follow the links for information on our mission partnerships in Vanuatu, India and Myanmar.

Global Mission - Why, Where, and How

The Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand affirms that it is called to work with others to make Jesus Christ known through the five faces of mission:

  • Through proclamation of the gospel
  • Through the nurture and teaching of people in the Christian faith
  • Through response to human need in loving service
  • Through seeking to transform society
  • Through care for creation

Contact Us

You are invited to like the Global Mission Facebook page

The Rev Phil King is our Global Mission Director. Contact him on phil@presbyterian.org.nz or (04)3818294 to find out how you can get involved in the mission of the PCANZ. Donations for our overseas projects and partners can be sent to Global Mission, PCANZ Assembly Office, P.O. Box 9049, Wellington, 6141.