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Ghana: Character Education and Family Seminar

Prepared by WFWP Ghana On June 26, 2019, two executives of WFWP Ghana with the support of the five WFWP members from Japan organized character education in two schools in Accra. The team created awareness about HIV/Aids and educated the students on the importance of abstinence before marriage. Mrs. Vivian Nkasia delivered the...

Russia: Round table on Healthy Families Held in Petrozavodsk

By Alexey Savelyev, FFWPU Russia A blessed member living in Petrozavodsk, the capital of the Russian Republic of Karelia, was the initiator of a roundtable held in the city administration building on Monday, June 24, 2019. The program, “Universal Values and Healthy Families as the Basis of Peace and Development,” was initiated by...

Estonia: A Sunday Service with Finish Members

By Olga Martinson, FFWPU Estonia On June 23, 2019, Estonian and Finnish members held their first-ever joint Sunday service, meeting at the Tallinn Peace Embassy. Because we had many more people attending than usual, the atmosphere was very lively. Eda Veijalainen and Samuel Garbo from Finland and Olga and Avo Martinson from Estonia...

Moldova: Family Festival in a Village

By Sabina Nadejdin, FFWPU Moldova Moldovan members held a Happy Family Festival in the village of Costești in Ialoveni District on June 23, 2019. After the regional conference on May 15, this was the second Family Festival in Costești, after the one on May 22. It was organized in cooperation with the local...

Russia: Ulyanovsk CARP Team Win Sports Prizes at Regional Festival

Prepared by CARP Russia A team of five CARP members unexpectedly won several prizes at a sports tourism festival in Russia’s Ulyanovsk Region. The festival took place on the weekend of June 21 to 23, 2019. The team from the Collegiate Association for the Research of Principles brought with them several guests who...

From Schoolmate to Disciple – Part 3

  By Aum Duk-moon Part 3 (final) Click to read Part 1 and Part 2 There were some people who met Father very early on in life, and whose insights are therefore precious for us to glean now. One of the earliest disciples of Father’s was, at first, more a friend than a...

Benin: Hyojeong CheonBo Special Event

Prepared by FFWPU Benin We held a 2-day Hyeong CheonBo Special workshop in Lucide Palace-Godomey-Benin on June 29 to 30, 2019. We had 450 participants including members and blessed families from 6 countries (Benin, Togo, Ghana, Nigeria, Gabon, Cameroun). Official participating at the event were: Africa Branch President of Hyojeong Cheonbo Training Center,...

USA: Peace Starts with the National Youth Retreat

Prepared by FFWPU USA From June 21 to June 23, over 300 young people, including members of Generation Peace Academy (GPA) and the Collegiate Association for the Research of Principles (CARP), gathered at the International Peace Education Center (IPEC) in Las Vegas, Nevada for the Peace Starts With Me Youth: My Hyojeong Promise...

USA: Uplift, Collaborate, Transform: Northeast and Midwest Leadership Retreat

by Katarina Connery, Angelika Selle and Kathryn Davis WFWP USA In the beautiful hillside of Upstate New York, 23 women aged 18 to 70+ gathered for a transformational and informative Leadership Retreat for WFWP leaders both seasoned and brand-new from June 6th to 9th, 2019. It was an intergenerational and interracial gathering. The...

Russia: Peace Road 2019

By Maria Nazarova, UPF Russia The 2019 Peace Road Marathon runners, who ran under the theme “I Choose Sports. Children Against Drugs,” finished their two-week-long run at Victory Park (memorial to WWII) on June 26, the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illegal Trafficking. The President’s Fund of Russia offered support in the...