Prison & Addiction Conference 2018

PAC is an annual event organized by Malaysian Care for the purpose of equipping, networking, and sharing resources and support, among volunteers and co-workers who are currently serving or show interest in the field of prison and addiction ministries.

Venue: Golden Sands Baptist Assembly, Port Dickson

Jalan Kemang 12, Tanjung Tanah Merah,
71050 Port Dickson,
Negeri Sembilan

GPS coordinates: 2.437771, 101.858683

  10th Aug,
11th Aug,
12th Aug,
13th Aug,
07.00 am   Rise & Shine Rise & Shine Rise & Shine
08.00 am   Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast
09.00 am   Worship Worship & Holy Communion by Ps Pax Tan Worship
09.30 am   Plenary 2:
Ps Pax Tan
Ps Pax Tan
Plenary 4:
Ps Pax Tan
10.00 am        
10.15 am     Group Photo & Break Break
10.30 am   Group Discussion   Open Sharing Session
10.45 am   Break Workshop:
Prison Overview & Gaps (Ranjit Singh)
11.15 am   Plenary 3:
Ps Pax Tan
11.30 am        
12.15 am   Group Discussion   Lunch
12.30 pm   Break Q & A Session (30mins) See you next year!
01.00 pm   Lunch Lunch  
01.30 pm        
02.00 pm   Workshop:
Mental Health (Dr Luke Woon)
Grace Based Ministry (Kenneth Wong)
02.30 pm        
02.45 pm        
03.00 pm Check-In Break Break  
03.15 pm Free-Time Workshop Part II:
Mental Health (Dr Luke Woon)
Workshop Part II:
Grace Based Ministry
(Kenneth Wong)
03.30 pm        
04:15 pm   Q & A Session (15 mins) Q & A Session (15 mins)  
04.30 pm   Free Time Free Time  
06.00 pm        
07.00 pm Dinner Dinner Dinner  
08.00 pm Worship Worship Worship  
08.30 pm Introduction & Ice-breaker Testimony by Alex & Bernice PD Got Talent!  
09.00 pm Plenary 1:
Ps Pax Tan
09.30 pm        
10.00 pm Group Discussion Fellowship & Good Night Fellowship & Good Night  
10.30 pm Good Night      



Dorm Sharing (6pax) RM 280
Twin Sharing (2pax) RM 380

* Payment made is strictly NON-REFUNDABLE but is TRANSFERABLE to another person.

Note: Transportation is not provided
For further enquiries, please contact Shalini or Martin
Tel: 03-9212 0162 ext. 622

  • Closing Date for Registration: 3rd August 2018
  • Schedule of the programme is attached.
  • Payment made is strictly NON-REFUNDABLE

(Disclaimer: Registration needed for those intended to attend day session only. Kindly indicate intention at the remark corner when registered.)

Please bank in cash/cheque/direct debit to:
Name of Account: MALAYSIAN CARE
Account Number: 514057600134
Scan slip and attach details in registration and email directly to


Rev Pax Tan

Pastor Pax Tan

Former Senior Director
Prison, Drugs & AIDS Malaysian Care

Pastor Pax is currently pastoring Wellspring Baptist Church in Petaling Jaya. He retired from Malaysian Care in 2014 after 30 years of service, in the Overseas Department, Communications, Prison, Drugs & AIDS work. A lecturer in bible colleges and organisations on Integral Mission, Social Justice, Justice and Poverty, Counselling, Addictions.

  • Certified Substance Abuse Counsellor and Trainer. ( USA & UK )
  • Vice-President of International Substance Abuse & Addictions Coalition ( ISAAC ), with Christian members from over 80 countries.
  • Theological Studies in Trinity Theological College, Singapore 1977-1981.
  • Social Sciences, Oxford Brookes University, UK 1990-1991.
  • Pastor of Lutheran Churches 1981-1984; 1987-2010.



Dr Luke Woon

Clinical Specialist (Psychiatry)

Dr Luke is a medical doctor who have recently completed Doctor in Psychiatry Degree at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) and is currently attached to Hospital Bahagia Ulu Kinta, Tanjung Rambutan.

Kenneth Wong

Kenneth Wong

Project Coordinator of Watoto Malaysia & Singapore
Former Director of Policy, Advocacy & Research, Malaysian Care

Kenneth was serving in Malaysian Care since 2003. He was serving as Director of Prison, Drugs & AIDS for numerous years and thereafter as Director of the Policy, Advocacy and Research. Kenneth has a Bachelor of Jurisprudence (majoring in Finance) and a Masters in Business Administration (specializing in Management of Organisational Development). Kenneth is also a qualified substance abuse counsellor, and is registered with the Federation of Alcohol and Drug Professionals, as well as with the American Association of Christian Counsellors (AACC). He is currently the Project Coordinator of Watoto Malaysia & Singapore.


Ranjit Singh Gurdev Singh

Retired Pengarah
Pusat Koreksional Kamunting Taiping

Tuan Ranjit started his service at the Prison Department in 1976, based in Pulau Jerejak. He was then promoted as an Inspector in 1980. He was based in Taiping in 1990 and subsequently transferred to Kajang Prison in the year 2004, as Deputy Superintendent. He was then promoted to Superintendent of Kajang Prison in 2012, and then as Assistance Commissioner of Prison and Deputy Director. He started the Sekolah Integriti Kajang (SIK) in the year 2008 and was the Commandant in SIK for many years. He retired as Director of Pusat Koreksional Kamunting, Taiping.


Alex & Bernice

Former Residents of Rumah Petros & Rumah Kepercayaan

Alex was released from Kajang Prison in the year 2009 after being whipped 20 times, and was admitted to Rumah Petros. He recovered, finished the program, became a trainee, left Rumah Petros after around 2 years and started his Chicken Rice Business. He met Bernice, who left Rumah Kepercayaan after completing the program and got married a few years after that. Bernice now serves in a female Rehabilitation Centre. Both Alex and Bernice never stop sharing about the grace of God in their lives.