Our guest speaker is Robert Witmer.  Robert and his wife, Keiko, have been working in northerm Japan for more than four decades.  Robert arrived in Japan in 1969.  For five years, he taught English at a church-related college in Sapporo.  He then moved to Nayoro, a small rural community in Japan’s far north.  In 1973 he married Keiko, and together they have been serving as overseas personnel with The United Church of Canada and The United Church of Christ in Japan.