High Point Relatives in New York

DSCN8887Last week I met the Cung Hlo family, who have settled in Syracuse, New York.  This father was a farmer in the upstate Chin region of Burma (see map) prior to fleeing his home after persecution by the ruling military junta.   His family was resettled by a secular relief agency in Syracuse (upstate, New York).   They attend the Lyncourt Wesleyan Church.

It turns out that the family is Mateipi and are from the same village as Hlamay who attends the First Wesleyan Church of High Point.  Their oldest daughter married a Mateipi man since arriving in the United States and they have a new baby.  Their second oldest daughter, Nu Nu, has the same name as Peng Len’s wife (also parishioners at our High Point church).  Several of the younger children were at school on the day of this photo.  Pray for the Burmese of New York.


About johnmcmurphy

Jesus is first and foremost in my life. He is above all religions, principalities and powers. In everything He must increase and I must decrease. Into the hands of Jesus, God has placed life and death, truth and purity. strength and meaning. Only in a growing understanding of the triune God, and his son Jesus can I do, breathe, exist and serve. I have a Bachelor's degree in Bible from Vennard College, a Master's in Social Science from Azusa Pacific University and a Ph. D. from Ohio State in Family Relations and Human Development. I am an ordained pastor involved in cross-cultural ministry. I am currently employed at several colleges as an instructor. If you need to get in touch with me, just leave a comment, I screen all comments and so you can leave further contact information which I will erase before it is published. -John

Posted on June 12, 2009, in C-D, H-J, O-P, Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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