Partner churches

The LCA is on a mission to plant many new congregations across Australia and New Zealand in the next ten years. Pakenham Lakeside Church is one of the pilot churches for this exciting venture. We are asking congregations to consider becoming a ‘partner church’ with us. This might mean prayer support, financial support, or practical help. But partnership is a mutual thing. When your congregation becomes a partner church you get to share the joy of hearing about new people coming to faith in Jesus, pray with us in tough times, and rejoice at seeing God’s kingdom grow. Research shows that ‘church planting is good for church renewal’ - and partnering with a church plant is good for your congregation’s mission, sense of vision, and connection to the wider body of Christ!

Please would you pray about whether your church could become a partner church for us?

Speak to your pastor and church council if you feel moved to pursue this.

Pakenham Lakeside Church is an authorised recipient of the LCA-Victorian District Sponsorship Program (DSP).

You can find out a lot more about what it means to be a partner church at the New and Renewing Churches page on the LCA website.

You can also download the ‘Partner Churches Booklet’ here.

Or contact us for more info!

External partners - Financial support

We ask external partner churches and individual partners to use one of the following ways of giving financially to support the mission of our church plant.

As an authorised recipient of the LCA- Victorian District Sponsorship Program (DSP), we also ask that you get in touch with the District for the coordination of this support, using this link or by emailing

Direct bank transfer using these details:  

BSB: 704942
Account number: 100895182
Account Name: PLMP External giving