CHRISTIANITY DAILY

Hmong Teenagers Share Christmas Cheer in Los Angeles

Hmong teens Only Jesus Mission Church
(Photo : Christianity Daily) Hmong teenagers from Fresno performed various songs and dances in celebration of Christmas on December 20 at Only Jesus Mission Church in Los Angeles.

Hmong teenagers from Fresno visited Los Angeles once again this year ahead of Christmas Day and moved people with their worship. On December 20, Only Jesus Mission Church in Koreatown, Los Angeles hosted a music night during which 15 Hmong teens led worship, performed a body worship, and demonstrated a traditional Hmong dance.

The Hmong people live in the mountainous regions bordering China, Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand. Though Hmong soldiers fought together with the U.S. military during the Vietnam War, Hmong people faced severe persecution in their own land after the U.S. military withdrew its forces. Currently, about 260,000 Hmong individuals are estimated to reside in the U.S., and some 60,000 of them live in Fresno.

This article has been translated. For the original in Korean, visit kr.christianitydaily.com.

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