Tagged: germany

Peace Work in Columbia

  by Robert Bentele, UPF Germany On Saturday 18 November 2017, the Universal Peace Federation Munich held an afternoon event dealing with the protracted peace process in Columbia. Laetitia Sengseis, peace activist and student from Salzburg, who has worked with the Austrian branch of the well-known International Fellowship of Reconciliation, gave us an...

Witnessing in Hamburg and Northern Germany

  By Martine Masner, FFWPU Europe Families in Germany hold Divine Principle-Breakfast-meetings in several homes and small restaurants. This adds up to around 100 times a year. Some regular guests could learn the content of a full 7day Divine Principle workshop through this. Since November 2016 they started witnessing at the Hamburg University....

Germany: Start Smart!

  By Sarah Zimmermann, FFWPU Germany Using the same name as the Familyfed-USA our German Blessing and Family Department held a “Start Smart” Workshop/Retreat in our training center near Bad Camberg for 10 newly blessed 2nd generation couples from November 17 to 19, 2017. With the valuable help of two other second gen...

Germany: Charity Concert with Seiko Lee

  By Werner Fehlberg, UPFGermany This year we celebrate the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s proclamation of the 95 theses in Wittenberg. To commemorate this event, the Seiko Lee Project and the Düsseldorf members organized an Ecumenical Charity Concert in the New Life Church in Düsseldorf on October 31, 2017. Protestantism was represented...

Germany: KANDO Publishing House at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2017

  By Nina Kirchberger, FFWPU Germany Every year I write a report about Kando Publishing House and its participation at the Frankfurt Book Fair, and every year I ask myself the same question: Was it all worth the effort? What might be really of interest to those who read this report? But one...

Germany: 500 Years Reformation – What comes Next?

“Martin Luther: 500 Years Reformation – What comes Next?” a gathering which took place in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, on September 23, 2017.   By Monika Kunde, UPF Germany After a warm welcome by Gudrun Mobo, representative of UPF Frankfurt, a short but very informative video about UPF International was shown. Our first...

Germany: Say What You Stand for!

Proclaiming True Parents As Luther said 500 ago: Say what you stand for!   By Werner Fehlberg, FFWPU Germany I was very inspired by what Dr. Mike Balcomb mentioned, “This year, 2017, is the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s proclamation and outside every church in Germany, there is a little stage like this...

Germany: 500 Years ago Luther, Today Us

  By Sigrun Botembe, UPF Germany On September 30, 2017, UPF members from Hamburg and Berlin, along with some guests met in the Berlin Baha‘í Community center and had a very enjoyable discussion about the Reformation as it was in the past and how it is today. Such was the interest stimulated by...

Germany: (New) Ways to God

  By Christian Haubold, UPF Germany To commemorate the ‘Luther Year’- 500 years after the Reformation- Christian Haubold, who teaches history and Protestant theology and is a member of Bonn UPF, gave a presentation on 17.09.2017 in Bad Gotesberg on the topic: 500 years later-what comes next, Mr. Luther? In 1517, Martin Luther...