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Italy: Family Festival and Blessing Ceremony

  By Elisabetta Nistri Cali, FFWPU Italy In the beautiful environment of our training center of Colle Mattia, a Festival for families was organized by the FFWPU community of Rome on March 25, 2018. Four couples attended the Blessing, while the community and several new guests participated in creating an uplifting atmosphere, full...

France: International Day of Happiness

“Happiness is the only thing that doubles if you share it.” – Albert Schweitzer.   By Jean-Francois Moulinet, FFWPU France (March 20, 2018) Since 2013, the United Nations has celebrated the “International Day of Happiness” as a way to recognize the importance of happiness in the lives of people around the world. In...

USA: Spring Comes to Ohio Family Church with Chapel Renovation

  by Marquis Van de Mark, FFWPU USA The Ohio Family Church held the grand opening for its newly renovated chapel on Sunday, March 25, 2018, with a ribbon cutting ceremony and Family Federation for a Heavenly USA President Rev. Richard Buessing and Midwest Subregional Director Rev. David Rendel in attendance. The renovation...

Austria: Celebration under the Banner of Love

The greatest blessing is the blessing of love By Bogdan & Yoshiko Pammer, FFWPU Austria About 50 participants gathered on March 18th, 2018 at the Vedahof in Gramastetten for an interreligious blessing celebration characterized by the blessing of true love and the gratitude man and woman feel for each other. The evening before...

Germany: UN International Women’s Day 2018

  by Ute Lemme, WFWP Germany On 11 March, WFWP in Stuttgart held an event to celebrate the UN International Women’s Day. Twenty-eight participants, of whom fourteen were guests, gathered in the Stuttgart UPF center. Ute Lemme, leader of the local Women’s Federation group, opened the event by welcoming the guests and explaining...

Italy: Cheon Il Guk Leaders’ Assembly 2018

  By Giuseppe Cali, FFWPU Italy On March 10th and 11th, we held activities and the Wien event with True Mother. We gave an award to D’Onofrio couple, pastors of Florence, as “Exemplary Unificationist couple 2018”. Despite the many difficulties and financial lack of personal resources, are constantly witnessing in the city and...

UK: Women’s Peace Meeting

Prepared by WFWP UK We had a very large turnout for our last Women’s Peace Meeting about the Middle East, reflecting the genuine feelings of compassion and concern for the on-going suffering and uncertainty of the people there, particularly women and children who are so often the victims of conflict. We heard from...

Germany: Africa and Global Peace

By Ulrich Ganz, UPF Germany Through the initiative of our Peace Ambassador, Chief C.O. Onyeike, we were able to hold our first UPF event in Bremen on February 24, 2018. In the Bürgerhaus “Kulturladen Huchting” we could dance to the rhythm of the folk band ‘FuFu’ and live undisturbed the African spirit. Reinhold...

Tribal Messiah Blessing and Community Building in Central Africa Republic

  By Mathias Monzebe and Annegret Landwehr, FFWPU Germany The Central African Republic (CAR) is one of the poorest nations in the world right in the heart of Africa. The rate of analphabetism is very high: 75%. Infant mortality is the second highest in the world. In the villages there is no electricity...

Lithuania: HARP Winter Workshop

  By Roma Karagezian, FFWPU Lithuania We held HARP Winter workshop on February 16 to18, 2018, for the second generation children in Lithuania. After having Heavenly Parents Day and True Parents Day celebration in the morning, at 12.00 pm, 11 participants age 7 to 14 gathered at FFWPU Headquarters in Vilnius to start...