Cherrie’s Sharing

  • Dear brothers, sisters and friends,

    Blessed New Year!

    First Light Care (FLC) will celebrate its 25th anniversary this year. I am privileged to participate in the working committee planning this joyous event. As I was looking through the old photos, learning the FLC milestones and hearing many stories Gerald shared with me, I was amazed by how God brought this ministry alive. He has sustained it rain and shine for not a few years but a quarter of a century!

    This year, there are many things we are grateful for.  Firstly, we have Dr Yixin Jiang Xu joining us as a new therapist. She is a familiar face in our First Light Care family. Over the past few years, she has been running educational seminars and reading groups to equip new parents with skills and knowledge. We are encouraged to see Yixin continuing her Clinical Psychology Master’s program in the midst of her busyness looking after her young daughter.

    Secondly, Evelene, Jason and I will take turns regularly creating new content on our social media platforms. In this way, we hope to keep pace with the times and reach out to the younger generation, new migrants and netizens.  Please keep us in your prayers as we venture out of our comfort zones, as none of us is tech-savvy.

    Thirdly, I would like to share that I am deeply grateful to receive an offer to study in a Clinical Psychology Master’s program this year. With God’s help, I believe this will equip me to be a better therapist. I will continue working at First Light Care in individual therapy and educational seminars throughout this year. Also, I will try a new way to run seminars via on-demand settings, allowing participants to access the content at their own time in a designated month.   

    Last but not least, we are grateful that our new centre in West Ryde is now ready for operation. If you get a chance to visit our newly renovated centre and our soon-to-be-released new website, you will notice quite a few updates and upgrades. Despite all the efforts and changes to make this ministry more effective and efficient, something never changes. You got it! That’s our Vision – to walk alongside, comfort and strengthen individuals and families with the love of Christ in a professional counselling setting.  We pray that God will use this caring ministry to channel His love, care, wisdom, healing and comfort in the community.

    Thank you so much for your support in partnering with us in this ministry! May our God’s love, joy and peace dwell in your hearts through faith in this new year. 


    Registered Psychologist

Thanksgiving & Prayer

  1. We are pleased and thankful that after the completion of renovation, the new West Ryde Centre is now operational. We give our sincere thanks to everyone who has provided us with generous donations and offered professional help to enable  FLC to serve the community from these new premises.
  2. We are thankful for the help and support FLC has received in the past 25 years since our counselling ministry began in 1998. We pray for your continuing support and partnership with our ministry in the years ahead.
  3. Please pray for counsellors Mrs Cherrie Liu and Dr Yixin Jiang Xu who are undertaking their Masters of Clinical Psychology training programs this year to further equip themselves for better service to the community.
  4. Please pray for counsellors Cherrie, Evelene and Jason as they start creating new content on our social media platforms to reach out to the younger generation, new migrants and netizens. 
  5. Please pray for the service of the experienced pastors involved in the Pastors Renewal Ministry. May God use and bless their labour in the Lord, so that the younger generation of serving pastors may receive additional support and help.

We have moved into our new West Ryde Counselling Centre

A Note of Appreciation

We are pleased to inform you that the renovation of our New Centre at Anzac Avenue in West Ryde is complete and we are gradually open to face-to-face service.

We are very grateful for the generosity and response of many friends of FLC to our appeal for sponsorship and donation in equipping our new centre.

We would like to gratefully acknowledge the support of the following companies who have helped by subsidising some of the renovation expenses of the new centre.

Mandarin Seminars

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Cantonese Seminars

Organiser: First Light Care Association
Co-organiser: Five Plus 2 Christian Platform and EFCA Living Stone

First Light Care Association and EFCA Lindfield Esther Fellowship

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English Webinars