Rev Dr. William Chang
Reverend Dr. William S C Chang was a pastor of YCCL between 1986 and 1989, and then the Senior Pastor from 1997 to 2008; he accepted the pastoral calling again in January 2022, this time bringing with him a greater wealth of experiences to the shepherding of our church. Rev Dr. Chang has been serving the Lutheran Church in Singapore (LCS) for over 37 years, leading other local congregations like Jurong Christian Church and Queenstown Lutheran Church between 1989 and 2009.
As the executive director of Lutheran World Mission (LWM) from 2009 to 2011, Rev Dr. Chang pioneered its ministry in Cambodia. He was actively engaged in church administration, executive council roles, contributing even to secular community services. Rev Dr. Chang's tireless dedication to the global Lutheran cause was also evidenced by his faithful service rendered to the Lord as the Regional Secretary for Asia in the Lutheran World Federation's Department for Mission and Development (DMD) until 2016, and thereafter seconded as a pastor to Lutheran Church of Australia and New Zealand (church planting and resource personnel) till 2021.
Rev Dr. Chang academic portfolio, which included a Doctor of Theology, adjunct teaching on Lutheranism, Biblical studies (NT) and Systematic Theology in Singapore Bible College (SBC) and Trinity Theological College (TTC), reflects his commitment to theological education.
As our Senior Pastor, Rev Dr. Chang continues to inspire and guide YCCL towards spiritual growth in Christ and active community engagement.
YCCL bid Rev Soh Guan Kheng farewell on 25 September 2023! Rev Soh will be posted to Lutheran Church of Singapore (LCS) with effect from 1 October. We will be missing him! May God be with Rev Soh in his new calling!