Philippine: Leadership Training Workshop to Jump start the IPLC ILTP 6th Batch
By Jessa Palasan, IPLC ILTP
A 21-Day Divine Principle Leadership Training Workshop was held from June 26-July 16, 2017 and was concluded last 17th of July in a Graduation Ceremony held at the ALPA National Training Center in Antipolo City in the Philippines. This 21-Day Workshop serves as the preparation to jumpstart the International Leadership Training Program (ILTP) which is a 1-year full-time missionary program for all students in the International Peace Leadership College (IPLC) before they take on their final academic year in the college before graduation. There were 34 participants who completed the workshop, which aside from Divine Principle education included fundraising training, street preaching, Divine Principle lecture contest, Divine Principle test, service project and witnessing activities.
ILTP which is also dubbed as “I Love True Parents” Program, is a 1-year training program integrated in the college curriculum of the International Peace Leadership College that will help students develop their hearts and will to transform them to become public-minded persons that God and True Parents would expect them to be as future leaders of the world.
During their graduation ceremony held last July 17,2017, Dr. Venus Agustin, IPLC President gave the Inspirational Message for the graduates and together with Dr. Jaime O. Vergara, Vice President FFWPU-Philippines, distributed the certificates and awards. The graduation program became more exciting and meaningful as representatives from the participants gave their heartwarming reflections and determination to bring victory in their 1-year full-time training. The participants also had chance to show their wisdom and inspirations gained in the seminar through their very creative performances. Winners of the Divine Principle Lecture Contest also showed their skills in giving lectures during the graduation program. During the workshop, participants felt truly blessed because they had the chance to listen to internal guidance directly from Rev. Julius Malicdem, National President of FFWPU- Philippines and also from Dr. Jun Ho Seuk, Founder of World Tongil Moo Do Federation. The graduates also had the opportunity to join hoondokhae at the Philippine Headquarters church together with Dr. Chung Sik Yong, the Special Emissary and Continental Director of Asia.
The representative participants who gave reflections testified how grateful and blessed they are having True Parents in their lives and learned to value Divine Principle more. Through this 21-day workshop, their understanding about True Parents and the Divine Principle deepened as they realized that the great power of the Divine Principle is the great weapon to transform this world. Now, they are ready and excited to meet God and True Parents in the front line and set a strong determination to finish this 1-year training program victoriously and become true leaders in advancing God’s Providence in the future.