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The Korean Wave Matters: K-Pop Band BTS and the Providence

The Blog of Unification Theological Seminary By Incheol Son Dr. Incheol Son is the International Director of PWPA International and also works at SunHak Universal Peace Graduate University as a translator. He earned his Ph.D. in public administration from Kookmin University, an MBA from the University of Bridgeport, and his bachelor’s in theology...

USA: 2019 Young Leaders Summit- It Takes a Tribe

Prepared by FFWPU USA Over 200 young leaders, parental mentors, spouses and children gathered together for the national 2019 Young Leaders Summit, “It Takes a Tribe,” at the Unification Theological Seminary (UTS) during Labor Day Weekend (August 30, 2019). The goal of the program was to provide a sense of hope for the...

USA: Kicking Off the New School Year with Momentum

by Jennifer Pierce, CARP USA To prepare for another semester of standing for the Principled Perspective on campuses, student leaders from around the country were invited to join “Momentum: Student Leader Training” retreat hosted by the National Collegiate Association for the Research of Principles (CARP). This year, two Momentum retreats took place back-to-back...

Spain: Divine Principle Workshop

By Maryvonne Jamois On Saturday August 31st, and Sunday September 1st, we held a Divine Principle workshop. The main guests was a couple who are relatives to one of our blessed couples. The other 3 guests have already participated and some members came also because they wanted to refresh themselves in Divine Principle....

Ukraine: Second-Generation DP Workshop

Prepared by FFWPU Ukraine Second-generation children aged 8 and older attended a Divine Principle workshop in Ukraine from August 20-27, 2019. The 53 children were divided into three age groups. A remarkable point was that five elder second- generation (13-16 years old) acted as workshop staff for the junior and middle groups, including...

Bulgaria: Memorial Ceremony and Blessing for My Tribe

By Edina Zsolcsak-Dimitrova, FFWPU Bulgaria We were struggling a lot in the past two years in Bulgaria to organize Peace Blessing Ceremonies but we could bless only one new couple. When I went to Korea in the beginning of this year, for True Parents’ Birthday Celebration, I got a very strong inspiration to...

Ukraine: Second Generation Start Global Future Leadership Training

Prepared by FFWPU Ukraine Second-generation youth entering Ukraine’s Global Future Leadership program attended a kick-off workshop from August 23 to 25 before starting a 40-day fundraising condition. Having 20-years’ experience of conducting the New World Educational Team, a one-year program for young first-generation members, the Ukrainian members decided to open a similar one-year...

Russia: Seminar for Second Generation in Ulyanovsk

Prepared by FFWPU Russia Sixteen children from the Russian cities of Ulyanovsk and Chelyabinsk participated in a three-day workshop for second generation from August 23 to25, 2019. Eight parents helped. On the first day, the children played laser tag by team and had a lot of fun. This activity was planned to create...

Russia: A Gathering on Korea Liberation Day

Prepared by FFWPU Russia On August 17, our Peace Ambassador Arina Khan, leader of the Korean community invited Avo and Olga Martinson to her organization “Lira” to celebrate Korea’s Liberation Day together. At the request of Arina, the first speaker was Avo Martinson, head of the Universal Peace Federation. He spoke about the...

Russia: Ural Project Combines Work and Enjoyment

By Ruslan Harisov, FFWPU Russia Young volunteers from the Yekaterinburg area took part in an outdoors service project in Russia’s Sverdlovsk Region from August 11 to 18. In the first part of the Ural Project, the volunteers did various jobs in the Oleny Ruchy Natural Park: They built a path, painted the parking...