Serving Local Pastors
The Alliance of Pentecostal & Charismatic Churches of Singapore (APCCS) is a network of churches, Christian organisations and pastors. We were formed in 2018 to support one another relationally in the journey of Christian ministry.
Our heart is to serve local pastors and leaders, which we do in three ways: representing their interests and advocating on their behalf, helping them access quality resources for ministry needs, and connecting them with other Christian leaders in an environment of authentic relationships.
The Seeds of a Vision
In 2012, two pastors–Rev. Dominic Yeo, Senior Pastor of Trinity Christian Centre, and Rev. Yang Tuck Yoong, Senior Pastor of Cornerstone Community Church–broached the idea of a formal network of churches where pastors would be able to connect with one another, seek assistance and find true fellowship.
The conversation gained momentum until 2014, when both the Assemblies of God Singapore and the Festival of Praise Churches collaborated on a conference called “Fresh Fire”. At that conference, Keynote speaker Rev. Samuel Rodriguez released a prophetic word over the two pastors. Another incubation period of three years followed, as like-minded church leaders prayed and fine-tuned the alliance’s vision and direction.
Finally, on 19 April 2018, the Alliance of the Pentecostal & Charismatic Churches of Singapore (APCCS) was officially launched over a lunch fellowship at Mandarin Orchard Singapore, with pastors and leaders representing various churches and Christian organisations in attendance.
Rev. Yang Tuck Yoong
CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY CHURCH
Founding Member / Chairman
Rev. Yang founded Cornerstone Community Church in 1995 and was led by the Lord in 2012 to purchase the Bible College of Wales in Swansea. He also chairs the Kingdom Invasion Conference in Singapore, an annual gathering of God’s people attended by over 8,000 people each year.
A passionate and compelling speaker, Rev Yang’s desire is to see the Body of Christ come to sonship and full maturity, and for the Church to be filled with the Glory of God. He is married to Daphne and they have four children.
Rev. Dominic Yeo
TRINITY CHRISTIAN CENTRE
Founding Member / Co-Chairman
Rev. Yeo is the Lead Pastor of Trinity Christian Centre and the General Superintendent of The Assemblies of God of Singapore. Known for his visionary and strategic leadership, Rev. Yeo is passionate about building pastors, leaders and churches.
He trains and provides consultation to churches around the world, helping them experience transformation and break into new levels of growth. He is married to Chin Inn and they have two children, Natalie and Matthaeus.
Rev. Chia Beng Hock
BETHEL ASSEMBLY OF God
Founding Member / Treasurer
Rev. Chia is the Senior Pastor of Bethel Assembly of God and Chairman of Bethel Community Services. He is also the General Treasurer of The Assemblies of God Singapore, Vice President of Festival of Praise Fellowship, Chairman of the Global Leadership Summit of Singapore and Member of the Executive Committee of Bible Society of Singapore.
He has been a full-time ministerial staff since March 1982. He holds a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies and is an Ordained Minister with the Assemblies of God Singapore. He is married to May and they have two sons, Alvin and Mervin.
Rev. Tan Hock Cheng
Rev. Tan Hock Cheng is the Senior Pastor of Shekinah Assembly of God and the General Secretary of The Assemblies of God of Singapore. At 17, he committed his life to Christ and came into full-time ministry in 2001 after serving in the marketplace for 3 years. He was appointed as Senior Pastor of Shekinah in 2005.
Rev. Tan’s twin passions in ministry are mentoring and missions. He is married to his teenage sweetheart, Camelia, who serves in the marketplace.
Rev. Simon Ang
Rev. Ang loves travelling, playing with his dog, reading and hanging out with friends – but his greatest love is Jesus. As Senior Pastor of Moriah Assembly, he is committed to teaching the Word and helping people discover and develop the incredible potential in them.
He is especially passionate about raising the next generation of leaders. He is happily married to his wife Anna for the last 22 years.
Rev. Simon Chua
NEW LIFE COMMUNITY CHURCH
Rev. Chua, Senior and Founding Pastor of New Life Community Church, has been serving the Lord since 1986. His vision is that of bringing people to new levels of breakthrough in their lives, building leaders for tomorrow and challenging the church to fulfil the Great Commission in obedience to God’s command.
God has often used him in this area to see people healed both physically and emotionally; being set free to live a life that God desires for them – whole and restored.
Ps. Ian Toh
Ps Ian Toh is the Senior Pastor of 3:16 Church. His heart burns fiercely for the destiny of Singapore. He loves to engage young kingdom leaders on the issues concerning our nation and desires to disciple the church on how to be real, relevant and ready in today’s world.
God has also given Ian a love for the downcast and broken. With more than 16 years of ministry behind him, he has witnessed God’s restorative hand in the lives of many couples and families. He finds great delight whenever he see the Holy Spirit bringing back God-design into families in Singapore.
Rev. Francis Khoo
COVENANT VISION CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Rev. Khoo is the Founder and Senior Pastor of CVCC. Rev. Francis’ ministry is a multifaceted one – preaching, teaching, pastoring, prophetic and missions. He started Covenant Vision Center (CVC) in 1998 and thereafter established CVCC in 2008.
He ministers with his wife, Ps Shirley, as a husband and wife team, emphasising the importance of building a godly and positive family environment as a foundation for God’s blessings. Rev. Khoo has three children and four grandchildren.
Ps. Samuel Gift Stephen
SMYRNA ASSEMBLY (LIFE CENTRE)
Ps Samuel Gift Stephen is the Senior Overseer of Smyrna Assembly (Life Centre). He also leads the Alliance of Indian Ministries. Pastor Samuel’s ministry exemplifies church growth, leadership and discipleship training, church planting, outreach and evangelism. Pastor Samuel is actively involved in the community and has received awards for his contributions.
Pastor Samuel is married to Grace who works alongside him in empowering people to identify their purpose and fulfil their Call. They have two daughters, Emmanuella and Daniella.
Ps. Pacer Tan
At the age of 24 years old, Ps Pacer received the call of God to full-time ministry. Known for his thought-provoking preaching, he aspires to challenge believers to passionately follow Jesus. He believes strongly in the local church and the need for the gospel to be heralded throughout the nations.
Besides pastoring, Ps Pacer is also an accomplished worship leader and musician. He enjoys relaxing over a cup of coffee, great books, chess and basketball. Pastor Pacer and Katherine are parents to 2 beautiful children, Racer and Rainbow.
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