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Germany: Japanese Tea Ceremony

by Jürgen Eck, UPF Germany Our monthly event in Karlsruhe was held, not as usual on a Saturday and not in the county library, but this time on a Sunday-June 24-and in a small room rented from an early Christian community. The pre-event publicity by way of leaflets, telephone calls and e-mails, etc....

Germany: International Cafe

By Josef Resch, UPF Germany UPF Gießen held another ‘International Cafe’ event on 23 June, in the tradition of fostering international understanding. The topic was ‘one hundred years of Finland’. Seija Künzig, a native of Finland who lives near Gießen with her German husband, gave a very comprehensive and enlightening power-point presentation about...

Germany: Family Festival in Düsseldorf

  by Claus Dubisz, FFWPU Germany Planned already long before, especially for those couples who were unable to attend the Blessing in Camberg in February, a wonderfully organized Family Festival was held in the Düsseldorf center on the 36th anniversary of the 2075 couples’ Blessing in 1982 on July 1, 2018. Three very...

Germany: World Peace Blessing in Stuttgart

  By Patricia Wenzel & Hubert Arnoldi, FFWPU Germany It was a fantastic success – richly blessed by our Heavenly Parents and accomplished on the foundation of good cooperation between many members. The whole thing really started 17 years ago, with the establishment of the Interreligious Table. In 2011, the MIHR Foundation and...

Germany: UN World Refugee Day

  Prepared by UPF Germany In 2000, the UN introduced ‚World Refugee Day‘, to be held annually on June 20th , in order to raise awareness of the plight of refugees world-wide. On June 16th, the Stuttgart Women’s Federation group organized an event in cooperation with Mrs. Barbara Mobley of the ‘Friends of...

Germany: Presentation about positive social relationships

  Prepared by UPF Bonn-Germany On June 3 2018, on the invitation of UPF-Bonn, Hildegard Piepenburg gave a presentation in their premises on the topic: positive social relationships – harmonious cooperation – fulfilling love? Pressing contemporary problems as seen from insights from the attachment theory. The expectations of the around 40 participants were...

Germany: UPF Stuttgart Celebrates UN-Day of the Family

  By Hubert Arnoldi, FFWPU Germany We celebrated this year’s UN International Family Day with an event entitled “Family and Inclusion”. Hubert Arnoldi greeted the audience warmly and gave a short introduction to the topic. The International Family Day was initiated in 1993 by the UN General Assembly in New York, and is...

Germany: Family Festival

  “Oasis of Love Christian Ministry” Church, Nuremberg, Germany, May 13, 2018 By Elisabeth Heil, FFWPU Germany Our Japanese sister Satoe Lunz first established connections with this church over ten years ago. We have very special memories of the many performances which their choir has given to support our activities – UPF seminars...

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...

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...