Board of Chaplains

Lorna KhooLEAD CHAPLAIN, REV. DR. LORNA KHOO
PFS Chaplaincy area: Strategic Planning

• Methodist Pastor since 1979 and one of the original 7 PFS chaplains appointed by the late Rev. Henry Khoo and dedicated in April 2002, in charge of after-care, Women’s Prison and Inner Healing ministries at the faith-based unit
• BTh, MTS, PhD
• Presently the Pastor-in-charge of Aldersgate Methodist Church and Chaplain-in-charge of the two Fairfield Methodist schools in Singapore

Rev. Dr. Khoo previously pioneered a church, a family service centre, a Methodist spirituality heritage centre (UK), programmes for Methodist Church on spirituality, inner healing, intercession, ecumenical services, outreach to migrant workers and was part of the Christian involvement in animal welfare rights. She pastored six churches over the years, was a part-time lecturer at Trinity Theological College for three years and a part-time editor of the Methodist Message for five years.


Chng Siew SinCHAPLAIN, REV. CHNG SIEW SIN
PFS Chaplaincy area: Through Care

• Methodist Pastor since 1979 and one of the original 7 PFS Chaplains appointed by the late Rev. Henry Khoo and dedicated in April 2002
• Bachelor of Divinity (BD)
• Retired in 2009 and presently helping the Hokkien service at Queenstown Chinese Methodist Church

Rev. Chng was previously Pastor-in-charge of Toa Payoh Chinese Methodist Church, Bukit Panjang Methodist Church, Sengkang Methodist Church and Pastor at Telok Ayer Chinese Methodist Church for 16 years. He served as a volunteer in Prison Ministry, including stints at Death Row for 29 – with one year as full-time chaplain.


Steven Asirvatham

CHAPLAIN, REV. CANON STEVEN S/O ASIRVATHAM
PFS Chaplaincy area: Through Care

• Ordained as a priest in the Anglican Church in 2000
• Bachelor of Divinity (BD)
• Presently Vicar, Parish of Christ Church from 2012, Acting Vicar of My Saviour’s Church from 2015, Chairman, Singapore Anglican Indian Board from 2015, Standing Committee member, Anglican Diocese of Singapore from 2014 and collated as Canon in the Diocses of Singapore in 2016|

Rev. Canon Asirvatham has served six years in the Republic of Singapore Air Force and was Parish Asst from 1993 to 1997, Parish Worker from 1998 to 1999 and Vicar (Senior Pastor) from 2002 to 2011 at Church of the Epiphany. He has also been counselling inmates in prison since 2008.


Brenda LimCHAPLAIN, REV. BRENDA LIM
PFS Chaplaincy area: Through Care

• Ordained minister of the Assemblies of God, Singapore (2001) and one of the original 7 PFS chaplains appointed by the late Rev. Henry
Khoo and dedicated in April 2002
• MA (Theology), M.SocSC (Professional Counselling)
• Presently counselling prisoners including those in death row and is also counselling and conducting life-skills programmes in halfway houses

Rev. Lim was previously involved in prison ministry as full-time PFS pastoral staff from 1986 to 2011 and was the PFS Chaplain for Women’s Prison from 2002 to 2011. She pioneered a training centre for women in need and served as principal trainer/centre manager from 2011 to 2015. She is currently on the Board of Teen Challenge Singapore, and committee member of Bethel Community Service since 2002.


Jeffrey TayCHAPLAIN, REV. JEFFREY TAY
PFS Chaplaincy area: Strategic Planning

• Started in the Ministry in 1985
• Post-Grad Diploma in Christian studies and Master of Divinity (MDiv)
• Ordained in Charis Christian Church (2007) (Covering provided by the
Chinese Christian Church Union of Singapore)
• Alpha Singapore Ministry Coordinator since 2010

Rev. Tay co-founded Promisedland Evangelical Centre and Promisedland Community Services in 2001. He has pastored seven churches over the years and was one of the pioneers of Chinese Construction Workers’ Ministry in 1995. He is also the advisor of the Christian Taxi Drivers Fellowship and a regular speaker on Voice of Hope. He is married with four children.


Don WongCHAPLAIN, REV. DON WONG
PFS Chaplaincy area: Through Care

• Ordained in 2005 by Community of Praise Baptist Church
• Diplomas (in Counselling Psychology and in Substance Abuse Counselling)
and Advanced Certificate in Theology
• Certified Behavioural Consultant and Registered Social Services Practitioner
• Founder and Executive Director of The New Charis Mission

Rev. Wong co-founded and led HighPoint Community Services Association and the HighPoint Halfway House from 1995 to 2006. In addition, he is one of the founders and Vice-President of the Association of Christian Halfway Houses (Singapore). He has been involved  in anti-drug rehabilitative ministries from 1993 and served as a volunteer in PFS since 1995. He has also been awarded the NCADA Merit Award in 1999, Outstanding Achievement Award by Singapore Care Network in 2011 and first runner-up for Outstanding Social Entrepreneur in 2006. Apart from that, he is a board member of Blessed Grace Social Services. He is married with a daughter and son.


Boon TeckCHAPLAIN, PASTOR TAN BOON TECK
PFS Chaplaincy area: Through Care

• From Evangelical Free Church
• Bachelor of Theology (BTh)
• Retired from full-time pastoral appointment (2015)
• Is now ministering in Cluster A and B including death row

 

Pastor Tan was previously Lead Pastor of Pearly Gates Evangelical Free Church, Senior Pastor of Emmanuel Evangelical Free Church and was involved in PFS ministry at Queenstown Remand Prison in 2000. He is married to a Methodist pastor and has two daughters.

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