Support Carey

For over 90 years Carey has served the churches of Aotearoa New Zealand by training and resourcing leaders for ministry and mission.

Since 1926, more than 5,000 students have studied through Carey and gone on to serve in local churches as senior or associate pastors, youth ministry leaders, and children’s workers. Our graduates also serve as church planters, mission directors, and community chaplains.

Others lead not-for-profit organisations, and many have significant leadership positions within the marketplace. they are participating effectively and fruitfully in God’s mission to renew communities and transform people throughout Aotearoa and around the world.

Nearly half our students come from beyond the Baptist movement, making Carey a truly interdenominational theological college with a significant ministry across the churches of New Zealand.

As we press on with our vision of resourcing churches for ministry and mission, we are excited about the opportunities ahead.

Would you like to partner with us to see our vision established and God’s kingdom extended?

Here at Carey we have developed several important initiatives and projects which we believe will be crucial, not just for ensuring that we continue to deliver our programmes to the highest standards, but also for strategically addressing the training needs of churches in the future.

Download our brochure for full information.

Pastoral Leadership

Housing Grants

Many of our pastoral leadership students are mature students with families, like Julie Redwood. Julie and her husband, with their three teenagers, moved from Nelson to Auckland to pursue pastoral leadership training.

The cost of living in Auckland is making it increasingly difficult for students to move to Carey.

And even students who do not have to relocate are finding it difficult to study while living in Auckland.

Bicultural Journey

Carey is committed to operating with a bicultural focus whilst also acknowledging New Zealand’s growing multiculturalism.

Kaiārahi Rangahau Māori (Full-time Position)

This is position is central to Carey’s bi-cultural journey. Dr Sandy Kerr (Ngāti Hauā, Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Ngāti Raukawa) is Carey’s Maori guide, counsellor, and research supervisor. Her position is currently 0.6, but the need is for a full-time role.

Ethnic Ministry Training

New Zealand is becoming increasingly multi-cultural, particularly in Auckland where 39% of the population was born overseas, making it one of the most diverse cities in the world. The fastest growing churches in New Zealand are now immigrant churches, with leaders who often have little or no theological education and very limited English.

Through this programme Carey is making a very strategic investment in these leaders.

Part-time Administration is required to keep this programme running efficiently.

Ways you can contribute

Make a donation
Give a one off payment at any time or set up a regular donation to Carey – whether that be on a weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis.

Leave a legacy
Provide for Carey in your Will and leave a legacy.

Gift your Charitable Term Deposit Interest

If you have a Term Deposit with Christian Savings, give your interest to Carey instead of accruing it.

We are proudly affiliated with Christian Savings Charitable Term Deposit initiative. Through this initiative you are able to give to Carey without giving from your own money.


How can I give?

Direct Credit:
Account name: Carey Baptist College
Account number: 02 0256 0013024 00
Reference: Donation
Code: General/or name specific project

Eftpos/Credit card:
Visit or call Carey reception on 0800 773 776

Carey Baptist College
PO Box 12149
Auckland 1642

This can be done through your lawyer or solicitor. Suggested wording is below:
I GIVE the sum of XXX to Carey Baptist College “Carey” for the benefit of Carey provided that if before my death (or after my death but before the Trustees have given effect to the gift in question) Carey has changed its name or has amalgamated with or transferred all of its assets to any other body then the Trustees shall give effect to the gift as if it had been made (in the first case) to the body in its changed name or (in the second case) to the body which results from such amalgamation or to which the transfer has been made.

For other enquiries email Chris Berry or phone 0800 773 776