Mission and Vision Statements


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.


  1. To facilitate ecumenical and cross-cultural engagement.
  2. To build and strengthen skills to respond to the needs of the churches.
  3. To analyse, strategize, respond and address issues of social justice, ecology, development, governance and leadership.
  4. To undertake, coordinate, document and publish research.
  5. To compile and update a resource database for the programmes.
  6. To assist in strengthening ecumenical and church relationships.
  7. To initiate and promote discussions on issues that are of concern to the churches.
  8. To advocate on issues that are relevant in the region.
  9. To support, inform and cooperate with the academic programmes of the College.
  10. To build internal capacity and ensure relevancy of the programmes.
  11. To raise funds for the work of the Institute for Mission and Research