An ecumenical well-informed Christian presence in the Pacific that confronts injustices and affirms the dignity of God’s creation; in dialogue with biblical principles and traditional values.
To assist the churches to be well-informed and be effective actors for justice and the affirmation of God’s creation through advocacy on pertinent issues, contextual research and capacity building; delivered through mutual ecumenical sharing, learning and engagement.
- To facilitate ecumenical and cross-cultural engagement.
- To build and strengthen skills to respond to the needs of the churches.
- To analyse, strategize, respond and address issues of social justice, ecology, development, governance and leadership.
- To undertake, coordinate, document and publish research.
- To compile and update a resource database for the programmes.
- To assist in strengthening ecumenical and church relationships.
- To initiate and promote discussions on issues that are of concern to the churches.
- To advocate on issues that are relevant in the region.
- To support, inform and cooperate with the academic programmes of the College.
- To build internal capacity and ensure relevancy of the programmes.
- To raise funds for the work of the Institute for Mission and Research