Category: News

Spain: Celebration of Heavenly Parent’s Day

By Maryvonne Jamois, FFWPU Spain On February 5, (1.1 7 of CIG) 2019, at 7.00 am some families from Madrid community gathered to celebrate this very special day, celebrating 52. Heavenly Parent´s Day, 18. Anniversary of Coronation Ceremony for God´s Kingship and 60th True Parent´s Day. After reciting the Pledge together, and remembering...

Germany: A New Beginning in Munich

  By Robert Bentele, FFWPU Germany After an interim phase, which lasted more than a year, the Munich community of the FFWPU now has a new central figure couple, Stefan and Jae-Sook Schmid. And in order to intitute them duly, Dieter and Ana Schmidt visited us on Saturday and Sunday, February 2 and...

Spain: Family Blessing Event

  By Maryvonne Jamois, FFWPU Spain Before True Parent´s Birthday and Anniversary of Foundation Day we wanted to offer something substantial as a community to Heavenly Parent and True Parents so we organized a Blessing ceremony in Barcelona last week, and this week in Madrid. That is why we have hold a Blessing...

Argentina: Hyojeong Cheongpyeong Workshop

2019 Heavenly Latin America Tour – Sub-region 2 By Miguel Werner, FFWPU Argentina   A former Christian monastery surrounded by nature was the place where the Hyojeong Cheongpyeong Seminar took place on January 26-27 in Vicente Casares (County of Cañuelas, Province of Buenos Aires). A team of brothers and sisters decorated the place...

Europe and Middle East: YSP Leaders’ Meeting & Peace Designer Education

By by Antto Hassinen, YSP Europe and Middle East We had the first leaders’ meeting of YSP EUME with five out of six sub-regional directors gathering in Vienna, Austria, under the leadership of our regional YSP leader, Jeong-hye Yeom, on January 27th to 29th 2019 at FFWPU headqurters, Vienna, Austria. The President of...

USA: Chicago Community Opens New Church

  Prepared by FFWPU USA Following the exciting events in Chicago, including the American Clergy Leadership Conference (ACLC) Summit and the True Family Values Awards Banquet, the Chicago community held a Dedication Ceremony for the new Chicago Family Church Center on February 3 as part of the Sunday Service. From the beginning, the...

USA: Chicago Holds 23rd True Family Values Awards Banquet

Prepared by FFWPU USA On February 2, the day following the American Clergy Leadership Conference (ACLC) Summit in Chicago, the 23rd True Family Values Awards Banquet was held at the Hilton Chicago Oak Lawn Hotel. Nearly 500 guests attended the celebration, including clergy from the Chicago area, Ambassadors for Peace, Women’s Federation for...

USA: ACLC 2019 – Launch of a New Era

Prepared by FFWPU USA On the cold and frigid morning of Friday, February 1, in sub zero degree temperatures, Family Federation pastors and Christian ministers gathered in Chicago, IL to attend the American Clergy Leadership Conference (ACLC) 2019 Summit. As more guests arrived, the weather grew warmer with the heartfelt attitude of the...

Canada: Inauguration of IAPD

Prepared by UPF Canada Over 200 people attended the launch of IAPD Canada in Toronto on Sunday, Feb. 3 at the beginning of UN World Interfaith Harmony Week 2019. Held at the gracious Sala Caboto Ballroom, the program opened with an Indigenous Welcome and invocation by Judith Matheson, followed by welcome remarks from...

DR Congo: Hopeful Rally for a Heavenly Congo

Prepared by FFWPU DR Congo On February 3, 2019, we held the hopeful rally for a heavenly Congo with 8000 participants. The theme for this rally was Peace Starts with Me. This event was part of development of True Parents great work in our country as well as creating a foundation for national...