Sometimes you just need a mid-week reminder of God’s goodness!Bible Study Groups: Ladies’ Meeting: Every 3rd Friday of the month at pm.Irina Pauls, the bus driver’s wife and a singer in the church choir, said she and her husband had planned to move years ago for Germany but stayed put because their five children did not want to leave their friends.
Pauls said she would like her children to marry fellow ethnic Germans.“There is still a line between us,” Ms.
Having survived the fury of the Roman Catholic Church, the Russian empire and then the Soviet Union, their community today in Central Asia is small and shrinking but, against the odds, is still hanging on.
Their principal stronghold here is the village of Rot Front, or Red Front, the Soviet-era name of a tidy, two-street settlement at the foot of the Tian Shan Mountains in Kyrgyzstan, a Muslim-majority nation of breathtaking natural beauty and deep poverty formed when the Soviet Union imploded in 1991.
We live in an age that prefers convenience over conservation.
We do not want long-term commitment to that plastic cup at the picnic over the weekend or anything else really.