Special Workshop to Empower Heavenly Tribal Messiahs in East Africa
By FFWPU East Africa, Fabrice Djimadoum: FFWPU East Africa held a 2-day special Workshop on Heavenly Tribal Messiaship from October 20th to 21st, 2015 at Baralastone Training Centre, Lusaka in Zambia.
The purpose of the workshop is to empower Heavenly Tribal Messiahs and to learn from Asia successful foundation in Tribal Messiaship. Around 80 participants of blessed couples, second generation, members, Ambassadors for Peace from South Africa (1), Zimbabwe (2), Mozambique (3), Botswana (2), Burundi (1) and within Zambia (71). Among the participants, the former Prime Minister of Zambia and current UPF Zambia Chairman, Rt. Hon. Gen. Malimba Nathaniel Masheke was also in attendance.
The workshop was initiated by East Africa Regional President, Rev. Bakary Camara after he visited Phillipines and through the blessing of True Mother who sponsored the travel of the lecturers, Dr. Chung Shik Yong, Asia Regional President and Rev. Julius B. Malicdem, National Leader for Philippines.
In the first day, and in the opening remarks, Rev. Camara thanked True Mother for initiating this workshop and for sending Dr. Yong and Rev. Julius to come to East Africa Region to share their experience to empower and encourage FFWPU in East Africa to fulfill the vision of Heavenly Tribal Messiahs for vision 2020. He further shared that originally he intended to stay ten (10) days but he was overwhelmed by the providence there, that he quickly returned to Africa (Zambia) after three (3) days in order that he can quickly initiate the providence. He thanked all the members by responding to the workshop in a short period time (less than a week), to get a unique opportunity to learn on how, the East Africa can be restored. He finally said that, the workshop has a great significant as it was well timed with the President of the Republic of Zambia declaration Sunday 18th October, 2015 as a national day of repentance, prayers and fasting.
Followed by a presentation on “Asia Goals for Vision 2020, he shared on how Asia has been successfully in Heavenly Tribal Messiaship by Dr. Chung Shik Yong.
The second presentation was given by Rev. Julius on “Philippines Tribal Messiaship Providence, Foundation and Growth” and the Process of the Philippines Tribal Messiaship in Philippines. He poured his heart by sharing Interfaith Peace Blessing Festival. He advised to the participants that, the foundation in Phillipines has taken years to reach that level, but the East Africa Region can do in the few months efforts.
On the second day, Dr. Yong gave a deep and moving presentation on “The Reason Why We Must Fulfill Our Mission as Heavenly Tribal Messiah”.
Afterwards, members had an opportunity to ask questions which were answered in the satisfaction of all participants. Testimonies from 3 members expressing their gratitude towards True Mother, the Regional President and the lecturers having initiated this inspiring workshop.
In the closing remarks, Dr. Yong advised members for the success of the Heavenly Tribal Messiahship to work as a team centered on the Regional President. He advised members that unity is of utmost important
In his closing remarks, Rev. Bakary encouraged the participants to value teaching received and make use of them. He finally said that, the workshop was the new beginning in East Africa Region.
Holy songs and inspiring local songs were sang during the workshop.
The workshop ended with three cheers of Eog Mansei.
East African National Leaders’ Resolution
Special Workshop to Empower Heavenly Tribal Messiahs
Lusaka, Zambia – October 20-21, 2015
We, the East African Leaders, are eternally deeply grateful to Heavenly Parent and the True Parents of Heaven, Earth and Humankind for ushering in the new age of Cheon Il Guk and solemnly pledge to absolutely fulfill our responsibility and missions given to us during the special workshop to empower tribal messiahs in Lusaka towards the fulfillment of Vision 2020 and the establishment of substantial Cheon Il Guk in East Africa and globally.
- First, We solemnly pledge to attend True Parents as one, become filial children to Heavenly Parent and True Parents of Heaven, Earth and Humankind by living a life of absolute faith, absolute love and absolute obedience and completely unite with True Mother to fulfill our responsibilities at the risk of our lives.
- Second, We are resolved to restore at least one nation of Cheon Il Guk by 2020 and offer its sovereignty to Heaven Parent and True Parents. We will absolutely invest ourselves to raise up and educate leaders of government, religion, politics, education and civil society as John the Baptists for the fulfillment of Tribal Messiahship and the establishment of Cheon Il Guk.
- Third, We pledge to work as a team and establish at least 12 successful tribal messiahs in our region by the 3rd foundation day 2016, as our offering to our Heavenly Parent and True Parents.
September 09 in the third year of Cheon Il Guk by the heavenly calendar (October 21, 2015).