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Germany: WFWP Annual Meeting

By Magda Haugen, WFWP Germany n Saturday, 30.03.19 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 their way...

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...

Germany: Family Festival in Berlin

By Mathias Monzebe, Begona Monzebe-García, Bernd Flieger, FFWPU Germany On January 27, 2019, we hosted a Family Festival and Blessing in Berlin. Our last family festival had been held in January 2018, and it took us a long time to make preparations in order to offer a Blessing again this year. At least...

Germany: World Interfaith Harmony Week

By Gregor Sattler, UPF Germany On February 3, 2019, UPF Bonn hosted an event attended by participants from various religious back-grounds and world views, as a part of Interfaith Harmony Week, which takes place annually in the first week of February. A proposal made by King Abdullah II of Jordan resulted in a...

Germany: A New Beginning in Munich

  By Robert Bentele, FFWPU Germany After an interim phase, which lasted more than a year, the Munich community of the FFWPU now has a new central figure couple, Stefan and Jae-Sook Schmid. And in order to intitute them duly, Dieter and Ana Schmidt visited us on Saturday and Sunday, February 2 and...

Germany: Hyo Jeong Cultural Festival at the HARP Winter Workshop

By Kazuha Canak, FFWPU Germany I was immensely delighted by the success of the Hyo Jeong Cultural Festival at the German HARP Winter Workshop on January 3rd, 2019. Following an unsuccessful attempt to introduce this festival to the Winter workshop the year before, I was skeptical whether this initiative would work this time...

Germany: Advent Festival in Stuttgart

von Karl-Christian Hausmann, FFWPU Germany We had our Advent Festival at 2 p.m. on the 9th of December 2018 instead of a Sunday Service. The purpose was to give our guests the opportunity to deepen their understanding of the providential time in which we are living, according to a recent statement by True...