Light of Christ Church Woodlands provides pastoral support and care¬†to¬†Christ¬†Church Secondary School. The chaplaincy team, headed by¬†Reverend¬†William Tham, is based in the school‚Äôs Drop-in Centre and comprises of 4 pastoral / chaplaincy staff. ‚ÄĮThe chaplaincy team seeks to provide pastoral care and ministry to students, teachers, school leaders and parents of all faiths and also¬†those¬†with none.

We are actively involved in the school‚Äôs¬†life. Some shared ministries include Morning Reflection, Chapel Service, Prayer Groups, Christian Fellowship, the¬†Boys‚Äô¬†Brigade¬†11 th Coy¬†and¬†Girls‚Äô¬†Brigade¬†18 th ¬†Coy.‚ÄĮ¬†The Drop-in Centre is open during school operational hours and is a place for rest, games, and hearty conversations between staff and students.‚ÄĮ Musical instruments and music clinics are also offered to all students who¬†visit¬†the¬†Drop-in Centre.

Students who are interested to explore the Christian faith and to know more about the parish are invited to celebrate God’s Love with us at our Saturday, LIT Youth Service,3pm at the Drop- in Centre.

Boys’ Brigade  

The¬†objective¬†of¬†the¬†Boys‚Äô¬†Brigade¬†is the advancement of Christ’s kingdom among teenage¬†boys¬†and the promotion of habits of Obedience, Reverence, Discipline, Self-respect that¬†will¬†reflect¬†the¬†best¬†qualities¬†of¬†a Christian man.

The 11th¬†Coy¬†is currently headed by Captain Foo Jia Ming¬†from our¬†parish.‚ÄĮ The chaplains of the Company are Reverend William Tham and Paul Molina, OSL (Assistant Chaplain).

Girls’ Brigade 

The objective of the Girls’ Brigade to help teenage girls become disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ through reverence, self-control and a sense of responsibility to find proven enrichment of life.

The 18th¬†Coy¬†is currently headed by Captain Yvonne Nga¬†from¬†our¬†parish.‚ÄĮ Reverend William Tham, as the chaplain, has spiritual oversight over the Company.

Christian Fellowship 

The Christian Fellowship is a Club where students are inspired, with Our Heavenly Father God as their enabler, to be the best they can be.

Ms. Sarah Oh,¬†a¬†parishioner in our Chinese congregation, is the Teacher-in-Charge.‚ÄĮ Reverend John Sim, a retired priest of the Diocese and former pastor of the parish,¬†assists¬†Ms. Oh in the development of the CCA.

School Chapel Service 

The School Chapel Service is celebrated every Friday during¬†School¬†Term.‚ÄĮ The Chapel Service is directed at the heart, mind, and spirit of the¬†CHRian¬†and¬†seeks to instill in them holistic character, provide spiritual, and pastoral guidance,¬†direction¬†and transformation.

Morning Reflection 

The chaplaincy prepares the daily morning reflections that¬†teachers,¬†chaplaincy workers, and parish staff assist to deliver.‚ÄĮ The biblical reflections are offered in accord with the general themes of the school values.‚ÄĮ Students are¬†encouraged¬†to¬†share their experience of the Word of God too.

Boys’ Brigade

School Leaders’ Investiture

School Leaders’ Investiture

Girls’ Brigade

Anglican Schools’ Chaplaincy Tea Gathering

Contact / Location

Contact info

123, New Lenox, Chicago IL 60606

Gathering Times


8:00am, 9:15am, 11:00am

Events / Calendar