International and local Lutheran partners

IN COUNTRY MISSION PARTNER

Evangelical Lutheran Church of Papua New Guinea (ELCPNG)

  • Bishop: Rev Jack Urame
  • Assistant Bishop: Rev Lukas Kedabing
  • General Secretary: Mr Bernhard Kaisom
  • Inter Church Relations and Ecumenism: Rev Kinim Siloi
  • Lutheran Overseas partner Church Liaison officer: Mr Reinhard Lorenz

INTERNATIONAL MISSION PARTNER

  • Lutheran Overseas Partner Churches (LOPC)
  • Lutheran Church of Australia
  • Mission EineWelt (MEW); Centre for Partnership, Development and Mission of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Global Mission
  • Nordkirche (formerly NMZ) also known as the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Northern Germany – Centre for Global Ministries and Ecumenical Relations
  • Leipzig Lutheran Mission Department for World Mission

AID AND DEVELOPMENT PARTNER

Australian Lutheran World Service

The LCA is also represented in PNG by Australia Lutheran World Service (ALWS) working through the Churches Partnership Program (CPP), using AusAid funding provided to a various mainline churches to support capacity building in community development.

The LCA has two arms reaching out across the borders of our country to share Jesus’ love: LCA International Mission (LCAIM) and Australian Lutheran World Service (ALWS). LCA International Mission has the responsibility for mission and evangelism, so that, through the work of the Holy Spirit and in partnership with others, we can bring the life-changing news of the gospel to people overseas and cross culturally in Australia. ALWS has responsibility for overseas aid and development and is the resettlement agency of the LCA.

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Stories to inspire you

Guided to teach others  

Jesus’ love and guidance have always been evident in my life. Being adopted, God protected me and provided for me with a loving Christian family. My Mum and Dad, Helen and Ronald Zarnke, brought me to baptism at Peace Lutheran Church Gatton in Queensland, where I was adopted into my spiritual family. When I was […]

Computers needed for Lutheran Students in PNG

We take for granted the use of computers. They are part of our entertainment, everyday communications and work life. They allow us to readily find information and aid our learning. In Papua New Guinea (PNG) computers are not a readily available resource, even for those who are studying. Where access is available, it’s often in […]

Thank you Hanna, for 10 years’ service!

Meeting Hanna Schulz is to meet an intelligent, passionate and articulate woman with degrees in linguistics, anthropology and theology. The other thing you quickly sense is her love for Jesus and the trust she places in their relationship. Hanna has served in Bible translation work in Papua New Guinea (PNG) for 10 years. Based at […]

PAPUA NEW GUINEA FACT SHEET

Please download and print this handy reference, so your congregation and community can learn more about partnering in God's mission in PNG.

PNG MISSION EXPERIENCES FOR YOU

Please pray. Sign up to our e-newsletter to receive updates and prayer points. Simply go to www.lca.org.au/enews, add your email address and select LCA International Mission. Done!

Talk to me (Nevin, contact details below) about a Papua New Guinean partnership. You can pray for your partners in mission, raise funds for projects, and receive updates about the exciting work God is doing among the people you support. (You’ll gain more than you give, you know.)

Your financial gifts are always needed and appreciated. Visit our Direct Donate page and select the PNG projects God is nudging you to support. If you don't like donating via websites, visit our Donation information page for other options. Or call me (Nevin) and I’ll help you to donate any way you want.

Want the face-to-face experience? Sure! You can join a mission team or create one from your congregation, school or small group, even your family. Do you think God might be calling you to serve in Papua New Guinea? Call me (Nevin) to talk about it.

Hi, I'm Nevin. I’m here to help you and encourage you to join God’s mission in Papua New Guinea.

CONTACT ME

Email: nevin.nitschke@lca.org.au
Phone: 08 8267 7300

LCA International Mission