Henry Martyn Trust


The Centre encourages a deeper understanding of the worldwide and missionary nature of the Christian Church. It maintains a distinctive balance between study and engagement. The staff welcome members of the public, students and researchers to use its resources.

Upcoming Events

The Public Nature of Chinese Christianity
15th February, 2017

Wed 15th Feb, 4.30pm Lightfoot Rm, Divinity Faculty, West Rd, Cambridge Dr Alexander Chow, University of Edinburgh All Welcome

HENRY MARTYN LECTURES 2017: Who Are My People? Christianity, Community & Belonging in Post-Colonial Africa
22nd February, 2017

20th to 22nd February, 5.30pm Runcie Room, Divinity Faculty, West Rd, Cambridge    


to encounter other cultures
We nurture interest in the world church. We provide placements for young people. If you're between 18-40 find out how the Centre can help you.

You will find books and periodicals from around the world. Discover how you can become a member of the library

Our missionary papers from 19th and 20th centuries are relevant for religious and social history, anthropology and international relations. 

We are an associate member of CTF. You are welcome to the open seminars we run with the Faculty.

Latest News

Encounter bursary recipients report on summer travels
Over the summer, the Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide’s Intercultural Encounter programme funded more t...

2017 Henry Martyn Lectures announced
The 2017 Henry Martyn lectures are to be given by a leading expert in political violence, reconciliation, and Christian ...

CCCW Director wins African Studies Association award
Jesse Zink’s research on Christianity in South Sudan wins recognition.

Intercultural Encounter Recipients Head Overseas.
A record number of bursaries is allowing Cambridge-area students to experience the life of a Christian community in a di...

Opening Hours

CCCW is OPEN to the public, researchers and students

Monday – Thursday 9.00am – 4.30pm
Last admittance – 4.00pm
Closed for lunch -1-1.30pm
Friday   -  9.00am -1pm

Librarian available: Wednesday, Thursday & Friday; 9am-1pm
Archivist available: Monday 9am - 4.30pm & Tuesday
9am - 1pm 

Contact Enquries for further information.

The Henry Martyn Trust

Established in 1881 in memory of the Bible translator, Henry Martyn. It has promoted engagement and reflection on Christian mission ever since. It owns the Henry Martyn Hall. All its activities now take place in the Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide.

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