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June 5, 2024

News from CSM

The Community of the Sisters of Melanesia, reports from Solomon Islands. The Community of the Sisters of Melanesia (CSM) currently has 52 sisters, 23 novices and 14 aspirants. Following recent changes in leadership, Sr Everill is acting Head Sister until the new leadership elections in September. CSM is incredibly grateful for the support that led…

May 28, 2024

Southern Cross Through the Years

Earlier this year, the Anglican Church of Melanesia, commissioned the 10th Southern Cross mission boat. MMUK’s Archivist Emeritus, Canon Brian Macdonald-Milne, looks back at this essential part of the mission to Melanesia.

May 28, 2024

Revd Sr Veronica Reports from Safe Church Commission & UK Visit

Earlier this year, Revd Sr Veronica attended the Anglican Communion’s Safe Church Meeting in Kuala Lumpur and then visited her community, previous parish and friends in the UK.

May 28, 2024

Vanuatu School Visits

In March MMUK’s Executive Officer, Katie Drew, went to Vanuatu to visit some of the 20 church run schools, and to learn about the impacts of climate change, environmental degradation and living with earthquakes, volcanoes and cyclones.

May 21, 2024

Revd Lydia Cook on Engaging With Eco-Church

On 22nd April, Revd Lydia Cook, rector at Ottery St Mary in Devon, gave an inspiring talk on engaging with Creation Care and Eco-Church as part of Boise State University’s online lecture series

April 19, 2024

ACoM Commissions MV Southern Cross

April 1, 2024, marked a momentous occasion filled with joy and spiritual significance as Anglican communities in the Diocese of Central Solomons gathered to witness the commissioning and handing over of the tenth Southern Cross by the Melanesian Mission Trust Board of New Zealand to ACoM.

April 16, 2024

School Visits in Devon

On 12th March, MMUK’s Care for Creation Officer, Marie Schlenker, and Education Trustee, Colin Butler, visited three schools in Exeter Diocese, bringing impressions from Melanesia into the classroom.

April 16, 2024

Visit to Selwyn College, Cambridge

In February, MMUK’s Care for Creation Officer, Marie Schlenker, and Trustee, Revd Kate Pwaisiho, had the honour of visiting Selwyn College, Cambridge, upon an invitation from the chaplain, Revd Dr Arabella Millbank Robinson.

March 11, 2024

Prayers for Creation

Revd Kate Pwaisiho Trustee of MMUK and a curate in the Diocese of Chester, has provided prayers and a reflection on the impact of Climate Change in Solomons Islands, for the latest USPG prayer diary in the month of April.

February 10, 2024

Virtual school talk explores Melanesia’s climate change issues

We are thrilled to share some insights into our recent virtual school talk at Bollington St John’s Primary School in Chester Diocese.

January 15, 2024

MMUK Trustee Reports on Visit to Solomon Islands

MMUK Trustee, Revd Jacky Wise, visited ACoM in 2023.

January 15, 2024

Seventh Bishop of Temotu Consecrated

The Diocese of Temotu witnessed the Consecration and Installation of Reverend Patteson Nibeo as their seventh Bishop on Sunday 14th January.