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BLESSED CHILDREN CARRYING ON THE VISION OF OUR TRUE PARENTS

The European Second Generation Department (ESGD) formally started in 1997 to provide activities on a European level and also to support the development of activities for blessed children in respective nations. Even earlier, there were European activities prepared and run by elder second gen who pioneered the international cooperation. The formation of ESGD...

Nepal: Marriage Blessing and Parents’ Day

FFWPU Nepal: Nuwakot is the old capital of Nepal and is about a three hour drive from Kathmandu. Zen and Nila Shrestha and their relatives organized the blessing event where 635 couples attended. Most of the couples walked for an hour to attend the blessing. It was officiated by Richell and Apsara Jalipa...

Inauguration of “Indian Interfaith Peace Initiative”

Indian Interfaith Peace Initiative (IIPI) Inaugurated in New Delhi on April 11, 2015 Summary:  Eight religious leaders supported the establishment of IIPI by signing the IIPI Declaration. The religions included: Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, the Baha’i Faith, Jainism, Judaism and Sikhism. The Chief Guest was Dr. Jitendra Singh, the Honorable Minister of State for...

Oceania Leadership Team in Vanuatu

FFWPU Vanuatu: Centering on our beloved True Parents’ support to Vanuatu, members are doing their best to help the nation to recover from the damage left behind by Cyclone Pam typhoon, during our 40-day Jeongsoeng and service condition. We have received wood cutting machines and cement from Australia which we have sent to...

Internal Meaning and Significance of Our Works Ahead

Insup Park, FFWPU International Vice-President Spoke at the providential organizations leaders’ meeting, in preparation for the third anniversary of True Father’s Seonghwa commemoration ceremony which was held at Hannam International Training Center on 2.28 in the third year of Cheon Il Guk by the heavenly calendar (April 16, 2015)     Download the...

The Only-Begotten Daughter

By Andrew Wilson, April 13, 2015 Source: Applied Unificationism (blog of Unification Theological Seminary) Dr. Andrew Wilson is Professor of Scriptural Studies at Unification Theological Seminary. He edited World Scripture: A Comparative Anthology of Sacred Texts. This article is adapted from a sermon he gave at the Mid-Hudson Valley Family Church on March 29, 2015....

USA: Leaders Inspire and Teach Each Other in Las Vegas

FFWPU USA: On April 13 – 15, 2015, Family Federation for World Peace and Unification (FFWPU) USA district pastors and local representatives met in Las Vegas for a leaders’ conference, an initiative of Dr. Ki Hoon Kim, Chair of FFWPU North America, to follow up and reconnect after the Cheon Il Guk International...

USA: Bay Area Family Church Celebrates Il Shim Graduates

FFWPU USA: Young people in the Bay Area Family Church recently gathered to celebrate their Il Shim Graduation Ceremony. Il Shim is designed as a course for young people, traditionally in their teens, to explore their faith and to commit to the ideals of abstinence before marriage and fidelity within. This year, the...

Harnessing the Power of Forgiveness

FFWPU USA: Dr. Michael Balcomb, President of FFWPU USA, gave the main Sunday Service address at the Bay Area Family Church April 12, 2015. He spoke about harnessing the power of forgiveness: …. Forgiveness is actually really deep and challenging. Seventy times seven means forgiving the unrepentant. It means forgiving people who have...