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 Religious Life of Refugees: Migration and Religious Change in Sudan’s Civil War.”
21st October, 2015

Speaker: Revd Jesse Zink, CCCW Director. Venue: Lightfoot Rm, Divinity Faculty, West Rd, Cambridge Time: 4.30pm All welcome

Scottish Women Missionaries in an Expanding Empire: the Shaping of Mary Slessor as a Missionary Icon.
28th October, 2015

Speaker: Dr Esther Breitenbach, University of Edinburgh. Venue: Lightfoot Rm, Divinity Faculty, West Rd, Cambridge Time: 4.30pm All wel...

African Christian OR Christian African: The Dilemma of Religious Identity among Christians in Africa
11th November, 2015

Speaker: Dr Paddy Musana, Makerere University, Uganda. Venue: Lightfoot Rm, Divinity Faculty, WEst Rd, Cambridge. Time: 4.30pm. All...


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

Christianity in East Asia Essay Competition
The winner of the third CCCW East Asia Essay competition is Stephanie Wong. The two runners up are Jesse Ciccotti a...

Lausanne Creation Care and the Gospel Conference for East and Central Africa
Recently the Centre’s Intercultural Encounter Coordinator, Amy Ross, attended the Lausanne Creation Care and the G...

New Director of CCCW announced
We are delighted to announce the  Revd Jesse Zink has been appointed as CCCW director for 2 years from 1st Septem...

New search facility for past papers.
We are pleased to announce the CCCW website has a new search facility  for past papers that have been given th...

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 & 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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