The Rev. Claude Fong Toy has been appointed to the NZCMS Board.
Claude is currently the Vicar of St Elizabeth Parish of Clendon, Auckland, having completed his B. Theology through Otago while at St John’s College in Auckland in 2021.
Claude and his wife Mila have been in full-time church ministry since 2000. Claude has been ordained for 17 years as an Anglican Minister in the Diocese of Polynesia, Fiji, including time as the Dean of the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Suva. Mila has been a missionary in Vanuatu and trained in evangelism under the Evangelism Explosion ministry in Fiji.
Claude states he ‘loves Jesus, people, scriptures, church and nature.’ He sees himself as ‘solution-focused and a forward mover’.
The Board are delighted that Claude has accepted an invitation to join the Board, and the representation he will bring to promote the gospel throughout the Pacific region.
Graeme Mitchell, Chair, NZCMS Board