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USA: National Council 2017 Kick-Off Meeting

by Mari Curry, FFWPU USA National Council President   The 2017 National Council just completed their annual kick-off meeting from March 31- April 2 in New York, where they welcomed new members of the team and discussed how to better serve and represent the nationwide community. The meeting started off with a heartfelt...

Cheon Il Guk Missionaries: Costa Rica’s CARP Family Grows

Catch up with the Generation Peace Academy Cheon Il Guk (CIG) Missionary Trainees   by Anick Mulecki, GPA Our week started off with a 21st birthday celebration for our dear older brother and fellow CIG Missionary Robert Cunningham on Monday, April 17! Then, on the weekend of April 21-22, we had our first...

USA: Chicago Family Church Appoints New Pastor

  Prepared by the Chicago Family Church Ministry Team The last Sunday of April was an important “new beginning” for members of the Chicago Family Church as they welcomed a new, young pastor, Rev. Kunihiro Sagisaka. Rev. Sagisaka was selected as pastor by the Chicago Family Church community due to his steadfast faith,...

USA: WFWP and ACLC WIM Honor ‘Mothers of Faith’

  by Denneze Nelson, WFWP USA On March 19, 2017, a special ceremony was held at the Deliverance Jesus Is Coming Church, located in Irvington, New Jersey, to honor all the “mothers” of the church—elder ladies ranging in age from their 70s to their 90s. Patricia Lofton, who attends that church, formed the...

USA: ‘Our Journey Home’ Divine Principle Retreat

  Prepared by FFWPU USA A weekend Divine Principle workshop was held from April 14-17 at the Pecometh Riverview Retreat Center in Centreville, Maryland. The workshop was presented by lecturer Gerry Servito and attended by 36 high school youth from New York, New Jersey, Virginia, D.C., Pennsylvania, Delaware, and even Florida. Eight college-aged...

USA: ‘Gathering of Art & Mind’ Honors Artists and True Parents

  Prepared by FFWPU USA The second annual “Gathering of Art & Mind,” a contest of original songs, speeches, videos and art, was held on Friday evening, March 24, 2017, by the Family Church of Connecticut. About 40 people came to the Student Center on the University of Bridgeport campus to view the...

Dominican Republic: Pure Love Conference

  By Leonidas Belliard, FFWPU Dominican Republic In preparation to educate 50 core members of CARP amount young student, Rev. Hong, our special Envoy, invited Archbishop George Stallings and Rev. Levy Daugherty from United States to be the main speakers in the Pure Love Conference and Pledge Ceremony in La Romana. On April...

Albania: Special Witnessing

by Lubin Argjir, FFWPU Albania We had a blessed family from Austria visiting our center in von Vlora (Mr. Wolfgang Czerny with his three children and daughter in law). And they stayed with us for 10 days. During this period, Mr. Wolfgang Czerny also spoke at our Sunday service. He shared about his...

Visit of Special Emissaries to Andorra

  By Chatiboot Babi, FFWPU Andora On the 21st April, Andorra could receive True Parents’ Representatives, Special Emissaries, Dr. No Hi Pak & Dr. Lan Young Moon. The next day, 22nd in the morning in our church center, Dr. Pak, Dr. Moon and National leaders’ couple, Lluis Babi and Chatiboot could meet Mrs....

Easter Workshop in Finland: “In Search of God”

  By Unja Hassinen, FFWPU Finland During the Easter weekend (from April 13 to 16, 2017) a 4-day HARP-workshop was held in a villa on the coast of the Baltic Sea in Helsinki, Finland. The motto was “In Search of God”. The goal was for the participants to understand and connect with God...