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Cambodia: 2018 YSP CAMP

“A Global Family of Young People Building a World of Peace: Character Education and Peace Projects Supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals.” Prepared by YSP Cambodia   On November 9-10, 2018 Youth and Students for Peace-Cambodia organized 2 days youth camp on the theme: “A Global Family of Young People Building a World...

Korean Reunification: Promise and Perils

The Blog of Unification Theological Seminary   By Michael L. Mickler (November 12, 2018) Dr. Michael Mickler is Professor of Church History as well as Vice President of Unification Theological Seminary, and Director of the SunHak Institute of History, USA. His books include: Footprints of True Parents’ Providence: The United States of America...

USA: Chicago Welcomes the Cheongpyeong Spirit

  Prepared by FFWPU USA The final Cheongpyeong Special Event 2018 America Tour took place in Chicago, Illinois at the Crowne Plaza O’Hare Hotel which welcomed 800 guests on November 3 and 4. The preparation process portrayed a united team of second-generation Unificationists working hard to bring this event together. Rev. Hyungtae Ha,...

USA: The Power of Peace at Cornerstone Baptist Church

  Prepared by FFWPU USA At the American Clergy Leadership Conference (ACLC) Prayer Breakfast on November 3, Pastor Rev. Lawrence Aker of the Cornerstone Baptist Church in Brooklyn, New York stood as the keynote speaker, asking for God’s hand in our lives. During the Prayer Breakfast Pastor Aker was introduced to Markus Karr,...

France: The Importance of Engagement

Prepared by WFWP France In the Paris Education Centre on Friday, November 9th, our sister Marie-Christine Odent, professional marriage and family counselor, launched a new activity with the goal of bringing the Blessing to religious communities. Her project, put into place by the Women’s Federation for World Peace, is to give a one-hour...

Angola: Heavenly Tribal Messiah Blessing

Prepared by FFWPU Angola On November 10, 2018, we held a Special Blessing Ceremony at the Kilamba Kiaxi Local Center with 64 participants including 4 Couples who received the blessing. Our New Hope choir with beautiful holy songs, followed by an opening prayer by the moderator of the ceremony. After that, we had...

Switzerland: Family Festival and Blessing Ceremony

  Prepared by FFWPU Switzerland The planned Family Festival and Blessing Ceremony for Zurich took place on November 4, 2018 at the Ofenhalle in Zurich. The event started at 3pm and the Emcee, Ms. Andrea Nakamura, welcomed everyone and mentioned that this family festival included a nationwide campaign with the title: “Strong Families...

Germany: Interreligious Worship Service

The Jewish Rabbi Dr. Richard Gamboa Ben-Eleazar from Columbia visits Munich   Prepared by FFWPU Germany On Sunday 4 November 2018, the FFWPU community in Munich had a surprise visitor from Columbia – the Jewish rabbi Dr. Richard Gamboa Ben-Eleazar who made a stopover in Munich on a European trip. Thus we were...

India: Inauguration of IAPD and YSP

Prepared by UPF India We held an inaugural conference of Interreligious Association for Peace and Development (IAPD) and Youth and Student for Peace (YSP) in India, at the main Committee room of the Parliament House Annex in New Delhi on November 3, 2018. Honorable Minister of Government of India for Minority Affairs attended...

Germany: Concert for Pregnant Women and Blessing in Düsseldorf

by Werner Fehlberg, FFWPU Germany It is a well known fact, that classical music has a positive effect on pregnant women and their future children. With this in mind, my wife Michiko organized such a concert on Saturday, November 3, 2018 in the Düsseldorf Center. I, Werner Fehlberg, operated as an MC and...