Bishop Aaron Yap, bishop of the Lutheran Church in Malaysia and Rev Thomas Paulsteiner baptising a child.


In your prayers this month you’re invited to pray for:

– Rev Dr Martin Junge, General Secretary of Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and Marietta Junge visiting the Lutheran Church of Australia and New Zealand this month.
– Warren and Marianne Schirmer, LCA International Mission volunteer Program Assistants for Cambodia.
– Colin and Ruth Hayter, LCA International Mission volunteer Program Assistants for PNG.
– Mission partners from the Norwegian Mission Society – Tor Helge and Margarethe Brandsaeter, Rev Eivind and Alfhild Hauglid and their families settling back into life in Norway after serving for many years with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Thailand.
– The recently appointed government in Papua New Guinea, following the National election.
– Manawatu Parish (Palmerston North and Fielding), Lutheran Church of New Zealand and their partnership with Rumah Chrestus orphanage, Evangelical Lutheran Church of Malaysia.
– Lutheran Church in Malaysia as they meet for their General Assembly and leadership elections.
– Rev Shigeo Sueoka from Kinki Evangelical Lutheran Church(KELC), Japan travelling to Australia on a scholarship to study with Rev Paul Kerber in Reconciliation Ministry.