For 125 years, our work has responded to context and need, but we have had an enduring underlying mission: to raise up women with theological formation for practical and public engagement. We do so for the Church, and the common good.

Learn more about our recent work in our Annual Report for 2016.

Download our Constitution here.


annual funding event 2017

You have an idea of how to use your gifts. And whether you’re developing a ministry, running a project that brings mercy and justice, starting a company that brings good into the world, or creating an arts initiative, we want to hear about it. 

Click here more information about our Annual Funding Event 2017. 


Loss, Grief and trauma care pilot project for aboriginal women

Aboriginal Evangelical Fellowship Australia (AEF) and Anglican Deaconess Ministries (ADM) have come together to design a Loss, Grief and Trauma Care Pilot Project for Aboriginal Women.

The 11-month project – beginning on 31 July 2017 – will be rolled out initially across Queensland, NSW and Victoria. It aims to enable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women to explore their experiences of loss, grief and trauma, and facilitate healing through the use of creative tools – all within a biblical framework. Read more here...


We warmly invite you to explore our garden in the heart of the city, designed especially to help you flourish as God’s Kingdom-builders. 

Space to learn    
Our library shelves are bursting with resources that will expand your knowledge and understanding of God’s Kingdom.

Space to grow
Our spacious reading room offers a quiet shared study space, where MAC students and other women can reflect, learn and become immersed in Kingdom-focused endeavours. 

Space to connect   
Our new kitchen space is warm and inviting, with a large communal dining table where staff, students and ADM community members can enjoy engaging with each other.

Space for opportunities
How can we help you flourish in 2017? We’d love to hear your ideas and feedback. Connect with us here.