Read Paul Friesen's letter about the Presbyterian Church of Singapore July 2011
Presbyterian work in Singapore began in 1881 and continues through mission personnel and the PC(USA)’s church partners. The Christian community is significant in Singapore society—Christians represent up to 20 percent of the population. Mission emphases of the PC(USA)’s partner church, the Presbyterian Church of Singapore (PCS), are education, mission and engagement. It is involved in pastoral and leadership development and social action, and participates in the National Council of Churches, Singapore. The primary challenges that face the church are the engagement of the government on critical social concerns, support of regional church development, and moving to establish Asian theological research.
PCS is a century old and was one of the founding churches (along with the Methodist, Lutheran and Anglican churches) of Trinity College. The focus of this institution, more than 50 years old, is the preparation of Christian pastors and other church workers for the Christian church in Asia. The school has established links with churches in Indonesia, Myanmar, Vietnam, India, Sri Lanka and China, and many students from these countries study at Trinity.
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