A ministry of hope for women in Malaysia

The Women’s Care and Counselling Centre (WCCC) is a service which supports young or single women with unwanted or unplanned pregnancies. It is a ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Malaysia, located in Port Klang (about an hour from the city centre of Kuala Lumpur). The Centre was opened in 2009 and receives pastoral […]

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Serving to lead others to Christ

The Lutheran Church in Malaysia (LCM) is one of the LCANZ’s overseas partner churches. Among LCM ministries supported by our Lutheran family is its mission alongside the Orang Asli, the indigenous peoples of Peninsular Malaysia. We asked Rev Aaron Yap, who served as Bishop of LCM from 2013 to 2021, to share his thoughts on […]

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Support for scholarships helps train a new pastor in Malaysia

In Peninsula Malaysia there are eighteen officially recognised indigenous tribes. The ancestors of these indigenous (Orang Asli) tribes were the first people to populate the peninsula more than 4,000 years ago. Since then, most have continued a hunter-gatherer and small-scale agricultural lifestyle. Being an Orang Asli in Malaysia means facing many of the difficulties experienced […]

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Seeing God’s fingerprints everywhere

Through LCA International Mission, over the past eight years the community of Good Shepherd Lutheran College at Howard Springs in the Northern Territory has formed a strong partnership with Bethany Home in Malaysia. As part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Malaysia, Bethany is a training centre for young people with disabilities. As well as […]

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Sharing care and counsel saves lives

The LCANZ has a long-standing relationship with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Malaysia (ELCM) through LCA International Mission. One of the ways the ELCM serves its community is through the Women’s Care & Counselling Centre, which supports pregnant women who may be considering abortions or baby-dumping. Those who serve there share the story of this […]

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Impactful support for Bethany Home

Bethany Home was established in 1966 and continues to provide training and an educational program for children and adults with special needs. As at April 2021, we have 117 children with special needs (intellectual deficiency, spastic, autism and epilepsy) coming from a multi-racial and multi-religious background. Activities/Events The COVID-19 pandemic had affected many of our […]

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Of plans and prayers

Alvin Tan Wei Jianh began fulltime ministry with the Lutheran Church in Malaysia (LCM) after completing the Masters of Divinity program at Seminary Theology Malaysia (STM). This is the story of Alvin’s journey towards a call from God. Alvin was born and raised in Ipoh, the capital city of Perak state in Malaysia, the eldest […]

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Lutheran family supports international neighbours

As the COVID-19 crisis has unfolded this year, LCA International Mission has kept in regular contact with church leaders from across our region, to understand their needs and determine the scale of the disaster they are facing. They also have been communicating with funding partners from across the world to coordinate any action the LCA […]

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