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Wood_Asia_Nov2020.pdf

Meet the Woods Matthew, Kali, Laurel, Eleanor, and Caroline serve in Medan, Indonesia with LCMS International. Matthew supports The Indonesian Christian Lutheran Church (GKLI), by mentoring pastors, providing continuing education, and overseeing translation projects.     A Reluctant Return In response to the COVID-19 pandemic the Indonesian Government implemented a new online visa renewal process and shut down the immigration offices in…

Wood_Asia_Sept2020.pdf

Meet the Woods Matthew, Kali, Laurel, Eleanor, and Caroline serve in Medan, Indonesia with LCMS International. Matthew supports The Indonesian Christian Lutheran Church (GKLI), by mentoring pastors, providing continuing education, and overseeing translation projects.     A Soft Opening In retail a soft opening is a chance for a store or restaurant to prepare for business as usual. Things are not…

Wood_Asia_Jul2020

Meet the Woods Matthew, Kali, Laurel, Eleanor, and Caroline serve in Medan, Indonesia with LCMS International. Matthew supports The Indonesian Christian Lutheran Church (GKLI), by mentoring pastors, providing continuing education, and overseeing translation projects.     Learning How Not to Do It Myself. It is no surprise that an American man like myself desires and enjoys being autonomous and self-sufficient. For example,…

Wood_Asia_Apr2020

Meet the Woods Matthew, Kali, Laurel, Eleanor, and Caroline serve in Medan, Indonesia with LCMS International. Matthew supports The Indonesian Christian Lutheran Church (GKLI), by mentoring pastors, providing continuing education, and overseeing translation projects.     Thank You! As the efforts to slow the spread of covid-19 bring economic uncertainty around the world, support for the Lord’s Work in Indonesia remains…

Wood_Asia_Mar2020

Meet the Woods Matthew, Kali, Laurel, Eleanor, and Caroline serve in Medan, Indonesia with LCMS International. Matthew supports The Indonesian Christian Lutheran Church (GKLI), by mentoring pastors, providing continuing education, and overseeing translation projects.     COVID-19 Update Kali, Laurel, Eleanor, Caroline, and I are all currently healthy and staying at home. We are taking this advice seriously, especially for our…

Wood_Asia_Feb2020

Meet the Woods Matthew, Kali, Laurel, Eleanor, and Caroline serve in Medan, Indonesia with LCMS International. Matthew supports The Indonesian Christian Lutheran Church, by mentoring pastors, providing continuing education, and overseeing translation projects.     The Light at the End of the Tunnel The family continues to establish roots in Medan. Kali and I are currently working through the 6th and…

Wood_Asia_Dec2019

Follow the Wood Family Matthew, Kali, Laurel, Eleanor, and Caroline serve in Medan, Indonesia with LCMS International. Matthew supports The Indonesian Christian Lutheran Church, by mentoring pastors, providing continuing education, and overseeing translation projects.     Sharing the Faith. Kali and I took the kids to a Christmas party at our language school. It was a great opportunity to get to…

Wood_Asia_Nov2019

Follow the Wood Family Matthew, Kali, Laurel, Eleanor, and Caroline serve in Medan, Indonesia with LCMS International. Matthew supports The Indonesian Christian Lutheran Church, by mentoring pastors, providing continuing education, and overseeing translation projects.     Travel, Teaching, and Bureaucracy A plethora of activities, trips, and applications have been keeping the Wood family busy since Caroline was born in August and…

Wood_Asia_Aug2019

Subject: Wood_Asia_Aug2019 Follow the Wood Family Matthew, Kali, Laurel, and Eleanor serve in Medan, Indonesia with LCMS International. Matthew supports The Indonesian Christian Lutheran Church, by mentoring pastors, providing continuing education, and overseeing translation projects.   Our Family Grows! Greetings in the name of our Gracious Lord, We want to give you all a quick, but important and exciting update….