Ng Moon Hing

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The Most Reverend Datuk
Ng Moon Hing

Bishop of West Malaysia

Archbishop of South East Asia
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Bishop Ng Moon Hing
Native name
  • 黄满兴
  • 黃滿興
Church Anglican Communion
Province Church of the Province of South East Asia
Diocese West Malaysia
See St. Mary's Cathedral, Kuala Lumpur
Installed 2007
Predecessor Lim Cheng Ean
Orders
Ordination June 1985
Consecration 5 May 2007
by 
Personal details
Born (1955-11-12) 12 November 1955 (age 61)
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Nationality Malaysian
Denomination Anglican
Spouse Datin Ding Siew Lan
Children 3
Alma mater

The Most Reverend Datuk Ng Moon Hing (simplified Chinese: 黄满兴; traditional Chinese: 黃滿興; pinyin: Huáng Mǎnxīng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: N̂g Móan-hing; born 12 November 1955) is the Anglican Bishop of West Malaysia. He is also Archbishop of the Church of the Province of South East Asia.[1]

Ng was born on 12 November 1955 in the city of Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia. He studied for a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Monash University, Australia, graduating in 1978. After graduating, he worked as a civil engineer, taking part in the construction of Lumut Naval Base and several bridges in Malaysia.

Ng began to train for Christian ministry, and, in 1985, he graduated Bachelor of Divinity from Seminari Teologi Malaysia (STM). He was ordained deacon in June of that year. Subsequently, he was ordained priest in February of the following year. He was awarded a further Master of Divinity degree from STM in 1989.

In 1991, Ng was instituted as the Vicar of St. Peter's Church, Ipoh. In 1996, he was collated as a canon of St. Mary's Cathedral, Kuala Lumpur, and, in 2001, he was appointed Archdeacon of the Lower North Archdeaconry.

On 5 May 2007, Ng was consecrated bishop in his cathedral in Kuala Lumpur, becoming the 4th Bishop of West Malaysia, in succession to Bishop Lim Cheng Ean. His chief consecrator was the then Archbishop of South East Asia John Chew. Rowan Williams, then Archbishop of Canterbury, was also numbered among his consecrators.[2]

Ng served a term as chairman of the Christian Federation of Malaysia (CFM), from 2009 to 2013. In 2011, Ng was made Commander of the Order for State Service (Panglima Jasa Negara, PJN) by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, granting him the right to the Malaysian title 'Datuk'.[3]

On 2 September 2015, Ng was elected to become 5th Archbishop of the Church of the Province of South East Asia by an Extraordinary General Meeting of the church's Synod meeting in Sandakan, Sabah. He begin his four-year term of office on the 22 February 2016, succeeding Archbishop Bolly Lapok. He will continue to serve as Bishop of West Malaysia.[1]

Ng's memoir From Village to Village recounts his fifteen years of experience working with Anglican Village Ministries (AVM), which he founded in 1993.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Datuk Ng Moon Hing elected Primate of South East Asia" (website). ACNS: Anglican Communion News Service. 2015-09-02. Retrieved 2015-09-03. 
  2. ^ "Fourth Anglican bishop installed". The Star Online. 2007-05-06. Retrieved 2015-09-04. 
  3. ^ "Bishop Ng Moon Hing awarded a "datukship"". The Anglican Diocese of West Malaysia. Retrieved 2015-09-03. 
  • The Anglican News 星馬教聲, Issue 420, August 2007

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Preceded by
Lim Cheng Ean
Bishop of West Malaysia
2007–
Incumbent
Preceded by
Bolly Lapok
Archbishop of South East Asia
2016–