What is Summer School?

A great way to kickstart the year, CMS Summer School is an annual mission-focused evangelical Christian conference held at beautiful North Tamborine by the Qld with Northern NSW branch.

It's your opportunity to begin the year by being refreshed and challenged with fantastic Bible teaching from national and international guest speakers.

You will also hear how God is at work in the world from Christian missiologists, and get to meet missionaries serving in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Oceania or South America.

Enjoy stimulating electives on mission-related topics. Plus, meet old friends and new!

We'd love to see you at Summer School 2016!

Click here to find out what happened at CMS Summer School 2015


To be notified when registrations open, please email your address to qld@cms.org.au


Get together with your family, friends or church group. Take a photo holding up a sign saying STRANGERS IN ___________, fill in your location and post it onto our Facebook page here or Instagram at #cmsstrangersin. The winner(s) will receive free registration to CMS Summer School 2016! Entries close 2 November 2015.

Find competition rules here.


  • Bible teacher: Glenn Davies - Sydney’s Anglican Archbishop has extensive Christian ministry & leadership experience. He's authored biblical commentaries and is an engaging speaker.
  • Former CMS missionary to NT: Greg Anderson - as Bishop of Northern Territory, he brings a wealth of experience in training Indigenous church leaders and has headed the mission department at a leading theological college.


Here's why people were looking forward to coming to Summer School in 2015...

What do people say about Summer School?

Here are just a few quotes from people who were at the last CMS Summer School...

"Excellent, excellent, excellent! Great biblical teaching, that challenges us about our relationship with God and mission. Great fellowship and indepth discussion." - Maxine, Northern NSW - coming to Summer School since 1986

"Personally it’s fantastic – an eye-opening view of how the gospel is working across the globe. It’s really helpful for me as a minister, and shows the need for gospel proclamation." - Dan, senior minister of a Brisbane church

"We love the children’s program, and like being able to have the week away from the rat race and catch up with Christian friends. It’s great to set priorities right for the start of the year." Richard & Belinda, Brisbane - four years on Summer School

"The best part of Summer School was meeting so many other people. This makes me feel included. Everyone has been so friendly. Plus I’ve enjoyed all the talks." - Lorraine, Brisbane - first time on Summer School

"It’s great to meet with people who have the same beliefs. There are no Christian teenagers where I live." - Bea, aged 15, Northern NSW

Make new friends at Summer School

"This is the only place where we can hear from so many missionaries about their experiences, hopes, dreams and struggles." - Peter, Brisbane

If you have questions about CMS Summer School, email or phone (07) 3112 6530. We'd love to see you there!

Missed out on the last CMS Summer School? Catch stimulating Bible talks on the Book of Revelation and more! Download the Summer School AV Order Form for videos, MP3 and CDs here


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