Heritage of CMS-Africa

CMS Africa, an autonomous International mission agency formed in 2008 from the Church Mission Society, UK. We work from Nairobi, Kenya, to envision, equip, and mobilise Churches and Communitities in Africa towards having a renewed mindset and transformed societies.

Our Heritage


For over 200 years, the Church Mission Society, (CMS) sent missionaries throughout the world since 1799. It is hailed for planting the Anglican Church on the African soil starting from Free Town, Sierra-Leone in 1804. Mission stations and subsequently, churches were established in Egypt, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, D.R. Congo, Rwanda and Sudan.