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Germany: Classic Concert for Japanese Families and Blessing in Japanese Temple

By Werner Fehlberg, FFWPU Germany Michiko organized a concert for Japanese Families with mostly small children and pregnant ladies on Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 in the Japanese Temple in Düsseldorf. 13 families came to the concert. Erika Kamura and Naho Suzuki (piano), Risa Higashi (oboe) and Soochan Yim, (violin) have been the artists...

Germany: Phoenix Project in Camberg

by Sarah Zimmermann, FFWPU Germany Born out of her love and desire to help others our young sister Maike initiated with the help of the Blessed family Department-Germany a Phoenix Project weekend in Camberg. During the months of preparation, we discovered the deep heart and great professionalism of the American team who were...

Germany: Presentation of Gottfried Hutter’s Book

  Alfons Wellenhofer, UPF Germany On Friday May 24 2019, the Universal Peace Federation Munich hosted a first presentation of the newly published book by Gottfried Hutter, a Roman Catholic theologian and trauma therapist. Robert Bentele, who moderated the event, introduced the author and praised his long time efforts towards peace in the...

Germany: International Cafe – The Story of an Escape

By Rosemarie Leja, UPF Germany On 18 May, 2019, UPF Gießen held another of its International Cafe events, this time with the focus on Syria. To start off with, two videos were presented giving an impression of the country – its people, interesting history and cultural wealth. For many years Syria has been...

Germany: Steps towards Peace

A forum for peace organized in cooperation with the MIHR Foundation. By Claus Dubisz, UPF Germany Over the course of many years, the Stuttgart and Düsseldorf branches of UPF through their interreligious outreach work, have built a close relationship with the Muslim-Sufi MIHR Foundation. This culminated last year with their participation in many...

Germany: WFWP Annual Meeting

By Magda Haugen, WFWP Germany On Saturday, March 30, 2019, Women’s Federation Germany held its national meeting in the Family Federation building in Frankfurt am Main. There were more than 40 participants from all over Germany and from other countries as well. Numerous members, friends from other organizations and some new guests found...

Germany: “International Café: IRAN, The Mystical Country”

  By Rosemarie Leja, UPF Germany The International Café has become an established tradition in the Gießen branch of UPF. Over the years, many topics have been addressed, many countries and their traditions introduced, and many personal experiences shared. At the event on 23 March, Ronak Rajabi told us about her life in...

Germany: Second Generation Educators Workshop

By Orlande Schenk, FFWPU Germany On March 1st to 3rd in Camberg, Germany over 50 participants representing 15 European nations gathered together as 2nd generation educators. The title of the meeting was «Creating a Community that Cares» and it was an open invitation for anyone to come to the who had a heart...

Germany: Classic Concert for Japanese Families and Blessing in Japanese Temple

by Werner Fehlberg, FFWPU Germany Michiko organized a concert for Japanese Families with mostly small children on Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 in the Japanese Temple (EKO-Haus für Japanische Kultur) in Düsseldorf. All guests have been her patients as a gynaecologist. 16 families came to the concert. Erika Kamura (piano), Risa Higashi (Oboe) and...

Germany: Ambassadors for Peace New Year gathering

  Prepared by UPF Germany Thursday February 14th, 2019 we held a New Year gathering in the UPF Peace Center in Copenhagen which was attended by 35 Ambassadors for Peace and friends of UPF. After the opening remarks a Christian minister, Bente Pihl, read a prayer of Saint Francis. Speaker, author and female...