Another "working summer", visiting and sharing with congregations in the USA is drawing to a close. One of our favorite things to do -- Children's Talks!
|2.A. Wild life in Wisconsin|
|2.B.Wild life in Hong Kong! (ok, not really wild)|
3.B. Umbrellas in Hong Kong (for rain, sun, and to show hope for full democracy in Hong Kong)
|4. A. Snacks in Hong Kong... all natural, chewy, bony chicken feet!|
|4. B. Snacks in Wisconsin... artificial everything sno cone (so bad but so good)|
|5. Church life in Hong Kong... a little bit different than in the USA|
|Nepalese Congregation in Hong Kong.|
|Worship in Southeast Asia (YOUTHFUL Myanmar Lutheran Church)|
|Worship in the USA tends to be.. newer hymnbooks, comfy-er chairs, a little older, a little emptier.|
LOTS of differences, BUT ONE THING REMAINS THE SAME:
No matter the color of our umbrella or the way we eat our snacks,
we are "blood relatives" with sisters, brothers, aunties, grandpas all over the world, through Jesus, our Savior and Lord and Friend. And so,
"So, whether we are at home, or away,
we make it our aim to please the LORD."
(St. Paul in his 2nd Letter to the Corinthians, 5:9)