July 2014 Blog Posts (2)

Sad news from Mothers’ Union in Lui

This morning I was informed by Lillian Clement that a dear friend Joana had died in her sleep.  Joana apparently did not show any signs of illness and died during the night alone in her family’s compound.  Her family found her dead in her tukel early in the morning. 

I first met Joana in 2011 on my 2nd trip to Lui, South Sudan and again in 2013 when I taught reading and language classes to the Mothers’ Union. 

Joana had very little formal education but worked hard…


Added by Evelyn Smith on July 3, 2014 at 1:28pm — 2 Comments

Rainy Season in Lui

I was fortunate to have a brief conversation with Lillian Dokolo this morning via Skype. Bishop Stephen and Lillian are in Kampala, Uganda. They are trying to obtain exit visa’s to attend and participate in the ordination of Johan Tyrberg in Lund, Sweden. They hope to travel to Lund for several weeks in August to support their work in Lui Diocese and partnership.

In other news, life in Lui, South Sudan is busy and peaceful. People are working in their…


Added by Evelyn Smith on July 1, 2014 at 7:47am — No Comments

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