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USA: Unification Thought Week 2019- A New Chapter Begins

Prepared by FFWPU USA The National Education Ministry held its first-ever Unification Thought Week from July 22 to 28, in collaboration with the Research Institute for the Integration of World Thought (RIIWT). The program consisted of two parts: a Unification Thought Inheritance workshop taught by Professor Gerry Servito of the Education Ministry during...

USA: Washington, D.C. Family Church Blesses Couples at Health Fair

Prepared by FFWPU USA In partnership with the Washington, D.C. Department of Health and the Places of Worship Advisory Board (POWAB), the Washington, D.C. Family Church participated in a community health fair in Anacostia Park on Saturday, August 17. The event raised awareness about health issues, including HIV AIDS and the opioid epidemic....

Europe: Treasure of Heaven Summer Camp 2019

By Lisa Janssen, FFWPU Netherland The TOH family camp is one of the summer activities that is offered by and to our European Church community which took place from August 5 to 12, 2019. This year we had found a beautiful location in the South of the Netherlands – a carefully refurbished old...

Germany: European WRIST Conference

By Benedikt Schmitt After months of planning and preparations the European WRIST conference could take place in Giessen on August 10, 2019 with much support from the Giessen area members. WRIST (World Research Institute for Science and Technology) is an organization founded by True Father in 1984 under the leadership of Dr. John...

Latvia: First Baltic HARP Workshop

By Aram & Roma Karagezian, FFWPU Latvia From August 14th to August 17th in Riga, Latvia 13 young second generation brothers and sisters from Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia participated in the first Baltic HARP meeting called “Baltic HARP: Stronger Together!” which mainly was organized by Andranik Karagezian with the help of younger brother...

Austria: National Meeting 2019

Prepared by FFWPU Austria The members of the Austrian Family Federation held a National level meeting on August 3rd, 2019. The venue was Seebenstein, a place for workshops and meetings, owned by one Austrian blessed family. 230 members and guests attended the meeting. We were lucky to have our Regional President’s couple Dieter...

UK: Memorial Service at the Holy Oak Memorial Woodland

Prepared by FFWPU UK Brothers and sisters from all over the country gathered together at the Holy Oak Memorial Woodland in Stanton Fitzwarren on Sunday 4th August. They came to remember and celebrate the lives of their loved ones who left for their eternal home. The songs ‘Sweet, Sweet Spirit’ and ‘As the...

UK: A beautiful experience with the UK Eritrean community

Prepared by FFWPU UK A feeling of holiness, and tradition, permeated the atmosphere inside St James Church in Handsworth, scene of a national gathering of the UK’s Eritrean community. Around 600 people, members of the Eritrean Orthodox Church, had arrived in Birmingham, from London, Manchester and other cities, for a day of worship,...