Missionaries reflecting on mission service – Kristopher and Rebecca Hartwig

Posted on January 7, 2012 by Franklin Ishida

Kristopher and Rebecca Hartwig served in Tanzania from 2004 to 2011, though they both had lived there when they were younger. Kristopher is a palliative care/hospice physician by training and Rebecca is a nurse. They both worked with a palliative care home-health team out of Selian Lutheran Hospital, helping terminally ill people with control of their symptoms, emotional and family support, and spiritual care.

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2 Responses to 'Missionaries reflecting on mission service – Kristopher and Rebecca Hartwig'

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  1. Bob Kasworm said,

    on January 7th, 2012 at 9:19 pm

    Hartwigs…..I miss you so very much. Knowing you has been such a great blessing and benefit. America has so much and we have so little. I hope you will be led back to us. It is not the same without you two.
    Ninakukosa sana sana! (at the moment I cant remember how to do that in the plural.)
    Bob Kasworm
    Machame Lutheran Hospital
    Also, thanks for the table and things.

  2. Laura Lindell said,

    on February 7th, 2012 at 3:06 pm

    Although I heard you speak not too long ago at FLC in St Peter, it was nice to hear your reflections here….love Rebecca’s story of her taxi experience.