Thailand: Peace Leadership Seminar
By FFWPU Thailand,Rev. Kamol Thananopavarn
Blessed families in Southern Thailand had hold the seminars and holy blessing ceremonies for 3 years. They needed more education for new blessed families in order to which deepen their understanding and faith in Heavenly Parent and True Parents and to educate the potential leaders to become the spiritual leaders for our movement as the same time. Therefore, UPF-Thailand and FFWPU-Thailand hold the 2-day Peace Leadership Seminar on July 12-13, 2016 in Hatyai, Songkhla. There were about 350 government officials and communities’ leaders attended. This workshop comes from the investment and sacrifice of Mr.Pongsit & Mrs.Primadee Tasara’s family and Mr.Jakrin & Amy Iamsam-ang’s family in the mission of Heavenly Tribal Messiah in last 4 years.
The Welcoming remarks were given by Gen.Terdsak Maromme, President of UPF Thailand and Dr.Lek Thaveetermsakul, CIG Special Envoy. At the opening ceremony, Hon.Sathit Thamapradit, Vice Governor of Songkhla, delivered the opening remarks. Dr.Chung Sik Yong, Chairman of UPF – Asia, delivered his keynote address which inspired and moved the participants.
Rev. Kamol Thanaopavarn, National Leader of FFWPU Thailand serve as official MC and gave lecture on the report of the Progress of Heavenly Tribal Messiah Thailand that had created great contribution to the happiness, security and peace in thousands of communities in Thailand. Dr. Robert Kittel, Special Emissary of FFWPU-Asia and Mr. Somyot Ketsrisang, Director of Education, FFWPU Thailand gave Divine Principle Lecture.
Even the tight schedule with full of presentations on the Divine Principle and the legacy of True Parents, most of participants still attended all sessions actively. They were really moved by the seminar and made decision to save people in Southern Thailand by education and holy blessing. “We should put the Father Moon’s teaching about sexuality in the schools in order to help students to understand the value of their sex and prevent them from the sexual promiscuity.” one of the participants said. FFWPU-Thailand and UPF-Thailand will hold the Holy Blessing in Hatyai, Songkhla on August 14, 2016 with 2,500 couples as a goal.
The Ministry of Education has hosted the Pure Love Project with UPF-Thailand and FFWPU-Thailand in 12 provinces nationwide aiming to raise up 10,000 Pure Love members in 2016. We had meetings with the departments of education in order to implement the project in Surin province, which is the first province in the country in 2016.
We held a seminar on July 16, 2016. There were about 1,500 participants from schools attended. Vice governor of Surin delivered the opening remarks. Vice President of UPF-Thailand gave the welcoming remarks. Dr.Lek Thaveetermsakul, president of FFWPU-Thailand gave the keynote address. Mr.Jakrin Iamsam-ang, Director of Pure Love – Thailand, gave the presentation of Pure Love.
After the seminar was successfully held, VIP and teachers held meetings to plan about Pure Love projects in Surin. They will hold the 1-day camp and 2-day workshop for students in Surin.