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.

More about mission in Papua New Guinea

Stories to inspire you

Excited to be following God’s call

Serving as a missionary overseas is something Pastor Murray Smith never thought he would do. But then God’s call on our lives can often surprise. Because that’s exactly what Pastor Murray and his wife Tracy are preparing for, after his call to serve as a lecturer at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Papua New Guinea’s […]

Blessed to follow God’s lead

Be careful of barbecue conversations, because you never know where they might lead! Especially if you are newly retired and have an open mind about where God might be leading you. This was certainly true for retired Openbook Publishers (formerly Lutheran Publishing House) General Manager Warren Schirmer, 73, and his wife Marianne, 69, when they […]

Across mountains and over rough seas: spreading the gospel in PNG

12 July 2021, marked 135 years since the gospel of Jesus Christ first landed on the Papua New Guinea (PNG) mainland, introduced by Pastor Johannes Flierl at Simbang Finschhafen, Morobe Province, on 12 July 1886. The written and oral histories of how the gospel spread are beyond imagination: crossing high mountains, fast flowing rivers and […]

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