ELCA Missionary the Rev. Christa von Zychlin and her husband, the Rev. Wayne Nieminen, are in the U.S. this summer to visit sponsors. Long-term missionaries return for “home-assignment” visits every 22 months. Learn more about ELCA Missionary Sponsorship opportunities by visiting www.elca.org/missionarysponsorship. Find “missionary stories” and bulletin inserts at www.elca.org/handinhand. Here is an edited excerpt from Pr. von Zychlin’s blog, MarathonAngel.
I will be fully satisfied as with the richest of foods; with singing lips my mouth will praise you
It’s been a week already since our fifteen hour direct flight from Hong Kong to Detroit, followed by a one-hour flight from Detroit to Green Bay. It was wonderful to fall into the waiting arms of my (one and only) sister, niece, Middle Son and Eldest Son.
First order of business, before driving on to our home in Sister Bay and getting to see my 86 year old mother, the really important thing we had been looking forward to was a stop at Culver’s, home of the butterburger!
So here’s the first of my mini-series on comparisons & contrasts between our life in Hong Kong and our life in Wisconsin.