Category: News

Where Are We Going and How and Why?

The Blog of Unification Theological Seminary   By Michael Hentrich (October 22, 2018) Dr. Michael Hentrich (UTS Class of 1979) joined the Unification Church in 1975, received his M.A. in religious education from UTS, and earned his D.Min. from Cheongshim Graduate School of Theology in 2016. He has published numerous books, including The...

USA: Peace Starts with ACLC Prayer Breakfasts

  Prepared by FFWPU USA On Saturday, October 20, over 200 clergy and ministers attended the American Clergy Leadership Conference (ACLC) Prayer Breakfast held in the Grand Ballroom at the New Yorker Hotel. About half of the attendees consisted of young people from Family Federation for a Heavenly USA and Chambers Memorial Baptist...

Indonesia: Inauguration of IAPD and YSP

Inaugural conference International association of parliamentarians for peace, Indonesia Youth and students for peace, Indonesia   Prepared by UPF Indonesia Preparations for the Inauguration of IAPP Indonesia began one and a half years ago when we met the Vice President of Indonesia and then Speaker of the House and both of them pledged...

Colombia: YSP Seminar 2018

  Prepared by YSP Colombia With the understanding of the importance of working with young people, we held a national seminar called “VICTORIOUS CAMP” on October 12 to 15, with the participation of 60 young participants from 5 departments. The participants were young people from the age of 11 who, with the Staff...

Featured Artist – Eva Pejkofski

  By Eva Pejkofski My name is Eva Pejkofski and I was born on September 11th, 1990 in Brno, Czech Republic. I have a younger brother Mojmír, and we are the second generation of musicians in our family—starting with our father. My parents gave me many opportunities to develop my talents since early...

USA: Cypress Colloquium Bridges Hopes of Professor and Student

  by Jennifer Pierce, CARP USA On October 12th, CARP LA held their first Revival Starts With Me event on campus at Cypress College. Revival Starts With Me (RSWM) is a collaborative movement started in summer of 2016 and gave birth to three events, including this one. The goal of RSWM is to...

Germany: Frankfurt Book Fair 2018

By Wilhelm Lichner, UPF Germany This was my first time to experience the entire Book Fair on October 10 – 14, 2018; until this year, I had only attended for one day-either Saturday or Sunday, but this time I was there for the whole four days. Of course, I had reservations as whether...

Austria: Peace Road 2018 in Upper Austria

For PEACE by bike on the ROAD By Maria Pammer, UPF-Upper Austria On October 13th, 2018 we set an example to mark the International Day for Disaster Reduction. In collaboration with 3 communities and their mayors UPF-Upper Austria participated on October 13th, 2018 in the global project Peace Road with a bicycle tour...

Germany: Blessing of 58 Couples in Augsburg

By Stefan and Jae-sook Schmidt, FFWPU Germany On October 13th, one day before our 36th Blessing Anniversary, my wife and I were able to bless 58 couples in Augsburg at the traditional Korean Harvest Festival “Chusok” including the Korean consul with wife from Frankfurt and his deputy. Aju! Everyone received the Holy Wine...

UK: Association of British Clergy

  By June Darby, UPF UK (October 13, 2018) The Blessing is a time of spiritual rebirth, so we want to be a Campaign to save the Nation by bringing God into the Families through the Blessing. And for it to be the beginnings of a great Spiritual Revival, by our personal Repentance...