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Tom and Debi Going

Going_Japan_Jul2020

Dear LCMS Coworkers around the world,    How far back in history have Japanese people been wearing masks? What was in those 764 boxes sent in the mail to all Urawa Lutheran School (ULS) students? Who wants to join the Mathematics Department at ULS? What new ethnic dishes are being tried at our Urawa Park Heights apartment?    We hope that…

Going_Japan_Apr2020

  Dear LCMS Coworkers around the world,   From which foreign language do Japanese medical terms come? What is Urawa Lutheran School putting in the mailbox of each of its 760 students at the beginning of this new academic year? Where is the strict "No Mask Zone" that has been relaxed to allow for this facial accessory? Is it true…

Going_Japan_Oct2019

Dear LCMS Coworkers around the world,   What saps the strength and drains the energy of Japanese working men and young students? What new surge has hit Urawa Lutheran Church without a protector to shield against it? Who received death threats and used the persecution to share God’s love through song? Which Christian band played at a Japanese Buddhist temple…

Going -Japan – October 2019

Dear LCMS Coworkers around the world,   What saps the strength and drains the energy of Japanese working men and young students? What new surge has hit Urawa Lutheran Church without a protector to shield against it? Who received death threats and used the persecution to share God’s love through song? Which Christian band played at a Japanese Buddhist temple…

Tom and Debi Going – Japan March 2018 Update

  Dear LCMS Coworkers around the world, What musical school supplies did our Urawa students send to a remote mountain school on the island of Papua, Indonesia? On a busy shopping day, how long are many Japanese willing to stand in line with bicycles as they wait for an open parking spot in front of the store? What is the…