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Bringing Hope to Global Refugees

A video about “The 2017 Sunhak Peace Prize” to recognize and honor those who sacrificed for the sake of others so selflessly. This is one of True Parents’ worldwide work based on their vision for a world of peace, and to help to reshape the whole world into one real family under God....

Leadership Conference for Peace in Benin

  Prepared by UPF Benin This Conference took place on May 11, 2017 in the conference room at the Prefecture Office in Abomey City, on the theme Creativity and Social Development. It drew top leaders and other representative leaders in various fields in the province, including the Secretary General of the prefecture, the...

Albania: Family Festival and Cosmic Blessing Ceremony

  Prepared by FFWPU Albania Of all the different kinds of activities and ceremonies that True Parents established, the most beautiful and sacred one is the Blessing Ceremony, in which people change their blood lineage from Satan’s to God’s dominion. At the same time however, the challenges are the highest, especially for married...

USA: High Noon Summit Inspires ACLC Prayer Breakfast

  by Susan Munsell, Los Angeles ACLC Co-Chair On Saturday, May 6, 2017, the sermon at the Los Angeles ACLC Prayer Breakfast at Christian Light MBC brought everyone present into unity with a timely message central to Christianity: the dangers of pornography. Based on Jesus’s words in Matthew 5:28 (“whoever looks at a...

USA: WFWP Chapter Hosts Mini-Convention for Anniversary

  Prepared by WFWP USA To help us celebrate our 25th anniversary in Los Angeles, Angelika Selle, national president of Women’s Federation for World Peace (WFWP), brought us an update of the direction WFWP is taking. During the first session, Angelika introduced our founders Rev. Sun Myung Moon and Dr. Hak Ja Han...

USA: Youth Ministry

Prepared by FFWPU USA Catch up on the April 2017 updates and highlights from Unification youth pastors nationwide. The Youth Ministry theme for the month of April was “Empower”.   Seattle, WA We had a weekend retreat at the beginning of the month with the Seattle and Portland, OR youth groups. It was...

International President at the Launch Ceremony for the YSP in Japan

Launch Ceremony for Youth and Students for Peace Main Speech Sun Jin Moon, International President of FFWPU May 17, 2017 – Shinjuku Bunka (Culture) Center, Tokyo [Download the Speech]  [Click to see more pictures]     Distinguished leaders, respected officials and participants in the Inaugural Ceremony of the Youth and Students for Peace...

A Culture Shockingly Beautiful

  By Fritz Piepenburg Missionary to Yemen 1975 Before I left I could not find much information about Yemen. In a small booklet, I found some printed black and white photos of Sana’a, the capital. I did not have a very good or hopeful first impression from what I saw. Simple stone and...

Côte d’Ivoire: Special Workshop for Celestial Church of Christ

  Prepared by FFWPU West Africa On May 12 to 13, 2017 we held a special workshop with the leadership of the Celestial Church of Christ (CCC) which took place at the regional headquarters. We had 7 leaders, including the national president of CCC, a son of the founder of the Celestial Church...