Tagged: austria

Austria: Interreligious Peace Service Celebrating Christmas

Prepared by UPF Austria On December 17, 2017, the Interreligious Service started with beautiful Christmas songs by the Vienna Peace Choir. The first speech was given by Elisabeth Cook on the topic of “The Light”, referring to the choir’s last song “You are the Light”. The second speaker was Peter Haider, recalling what...

Austria: People in Search of Good Life

  By Maria Pammer, FFWPU Austria Fourteen participants from 17 to 65 years old with varied religious backgrounds met on December 16, 2017, to set out to the seminar “Live Well – God’s Desire to Bless Man”in Steyr, Austria. It was the central concern of the seminar to make room for the participants...

Austria: Annual Meeting for Peace Ambassadors

  by Peter Haider, UPF Austria On 9th Dec 2017, the Austrian chapter of UPF organized a meeting of Ambassadors for Peace, in order to reflect on the events of the past year, and set a direction for 2018. Almost 100 guests came to the event. Focus was on reports about IAPD –...

Austria: CARP Christmas Dinner

  By Akio Friesacher, CARP Austria On December 9, 2017 CARP Austria joined forces to hold a Christmas celebration, which already became a yearly tradition. This regular event is a precious opportunity for young Unificationists as well as guests to come together and celebrate as one family on the foundation of Jesus and...

Austria: Leaders’ Meeting & Leadership Handover Ceremony

  Prepared by FFWPU Austria On Saturday, 25th Nov 2017, 35 Austrian leaders of FFWPU, UPF, WFWP, CARP, HARP and the different departments of FFWPU, gathered for a national meeting in order to redefine the directions and goals for the Austrian movement, as well as to share experiences of the last months. After...

Germany: Our Outreach Work with a Book Table

  By Herbert Beyer, FFWPU Germany For several years now, our book table has been a regular feature on the Oberbilk Market in Düsseldorf. In the beginning, Makoto Noguchi, our community leader, began to distribute leaflets there on his own. At that time, we spoke about a certain proportion: from each thousand people...

Austria: Korean Culture Evening

  By Akio Friesacher, CARP Austria On the evening of the 4th November 2017 CARP Austria organised an event to let people discover Korean culture. Our motivation was to offer an event which can embrace all kinds of people, make them feel loved and to stimulate them to practice a culture of heart....

Austria: “Horn of Africa” Peace Initiative

Conference on Beyond Refugee Crisis and Human Trafficking – Perspectives for the Youth in the Horn of Africa with a special Focus on Eritrea   By Peter Haider, UPF Austria On November 3rd, 2017, UPF Austria in cooperation with the Permanent Mission of Eritrea at the United Nations in Vienna, UNCAV – United...

Austria: Talk about Life after Death

  By Katharina Bauer, FFWPU Austria Shortly before November 1st which is a national Holiday in Austria, “All Saints Day”, I was invited to share my spiritual experiences connected to life after death. I was invited by our sister Mirjami Ledermüller, who has been successfully operating a project in her village for 6...

Austria: How to Protect the Family and Life itself

  By Alfred Waldmann, FFWPU Austria Around 40 guests gathered in a seminar room of the Rokohof Hotel on this evening, to hear a presentation by Johannes Stampf from Vienna – which he especially prepared for that evening of October 25th, 2017. That event was preceded by meetings with representatives of several religious...