"Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world," – John 1:29


The Melpa Lutheran Church is growing rapidly and the church believes that in year 2007, the membership has risen to over thirty thousand members.  Such rapid increase is due to the fact that many members of Hagen District (66 group) are slowly becoming members of MLC-PNG.  The Melpa Lutheran Church is served by:

Sanangke Dole

  • * a Church Bishop – Rev. Sanangke Dole (above)

  • * three Ecclesia (District) Pastors

  • * eight Church Executive Officers

  • * well over seventy five Pastors

  • * two hundred evangelists

  • * eight hundred male elders and

  • * one thousand female elders


Rev Petro TimbiEcclesia Three Pastor, Rev. Petro Timbi (left) flanked by other MLC-PNG pastors