Tagged: germany

Germany: Christmas-Origami and Blessing

By Olaf and Kyoko Dageförde, FFWPU Germany Last year, I initiated a ‚neighborhood action’. At that time there was nothing comparable on the internet site “nebenan.de”, but in the meanwhile more than 350 households have registered. Many different events, outreach actions, church events, walking groups etc, or simply the desire to meet, have...

Germany: First Songwriting Workshop

    By Kazuha Canak,FFWPU Germany From the 22nd until the 25th of November, 2018, Unificationist musicians gathered to learn about, discuss and start writing new songs under the motto “Create.” Each day had its own sub-theme: On the first evening, Kazuha Canak gave an introduction to the workshop motto: The reason and...

Germany: The Blessing of 14 Korean Nurses

   By Stefan and Jae-Sook Schmid, FFWPU Germany On October 20, 2018, we travelled from Bavaria to Berlin,- the International Kultural Center ufaFabrik – to give the Blessing. It was here that 14 talented Korean nurses from all over Germany were taking part in a play with scenes representing 40 years of life...

Germany: An Experience with Mother Teresa

Prepared by WFWP Germany Margret Reinacher-Bellomo was our guest speaker on November 10, 2018, and her topic was Mother Teresa and her own personal experience with this saintly woman. The event attracted an audience of fourteen, and we gathered round a festively decorated table to share refreshments before Gabriele Schickert opened the event...

Germany: Weekend Seminar

by Claus Dubisz, FFWPU Germany The last Divine Principle workshop of 2018 was held on a glorious autumn weekend, 2-4 November, in the Neumühle seminar center. There were thirty-four participants (including staff), of which more than a half were under the age of 30, making for a constellation which we had always hoped...

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...

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...

Germany: “Art for Peace“ Exhibition

  By Hubert Arnoldi, UPF Germany Forty very different styles of international artwork were exhibited in the UPF premises in Hornbergstraße on Sunday 21.10.2018. The large hall was tastefully decorated in a style fitting to autumn with many varieties of flowers, leaves and shrubs. All age groups and many nationalities were represented. The...

Germany: Memory of Home Church Work 40 Years Ago

By Ulrich Ganz On October 21 2018, we held a wonderful meeting in Hamburg to exchange testimonies about the Home Church work of 1978. Christina Begnaud/Partuschke told us about her experiences as a Home Church pioneer in Cologne. With very little money in her pocket, a sleeping bag and suitcase, she set off...

Germany: “When the soul is aching..!”

Presentation for the UN International Mental Health Day by Dr. Catriona Valenta by Magda Haugen WFWP and UPF Germany The Women‘s Federation and UPF hosted a presentation in Munich on Sunday, October 14 to mark the UN International Mental health Day (10.10.18). Dr. Catriona Valenta’s topic was “Wenn die Seele weint…!” (loosely-‚when the...