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Germany: Second WCLC-Germany Zoom-Conference with Pastors

By Bernhard Leyer, Claus Dubisz , UPF Germany On 16 May 2020, we held our second zoom conference with pastors. In attendance were not only those who had participated in events of the World Clergy Leadership Conference (WCLC) in the USA or Korea, but also friends of those pastors. Our numbers were double...

Germany: First WCLC-Germany Zoom-Conference with Pastors

By Bernhard Leyer, Claus Dubisz, FFWPU Germany Already in March we had planned to hold a small conference to bring together the participants of the World Clergy Leadership Conference Rally in New Jersey on 27 December 2019, as well as the religious leaders who had attended Summit 2020 in Korea in February. Although...

Germany: HARP Online-Easter-Workshop 2020

by Deborah K. (HARP-committee) This workshop from April 14 to 17, 2020, attracted seventeen participants and the motto (also the motto for the year) was “Coming Home to You”. By ‚You‘ we are referring to our Heavenly Parents and ‚Home‘ is our original home. The lectures and presentations were based on the ‚three...

Germany: Second Holy Song Recording Session

By Stefan Schmidt, FFWPU Germany In the last week of February (on February 24 – 29, 2020), Hans Campman, Taka Wakayama and myself got together again in our recording studio in Hurlach to record seven more Holy Songs, seven Worship / WS Songs, four Japanese songs and one Korean song. Furthermore we had...

Germany: Closing Event of the Exhibition of Paintings and Reliefs

By Robert Bentele, UPF Germany For over two months the paintings and reliefs of the artist, Uk-Je Kang (1.800 Couples Blessing), could be seen and admired in the premises of the Universal Peace Federation. His preferred working materials are acrylic paints especially gold, but he also uses many natural elements such as sand,...

Germany: Starting the Chinese New Year with a benefit event.

by Karl-Christian Hausmann, UPF Germany On January 25, 2020, about 120 guests and friends of Universal Peace Federation Stuttgart had the opportunity to celebrate and offer good wishes for a second start to the New Year. Karl-Christian Hausmann proposed a toast to the New Year, and in the spirit of Francis of Assisi...

Germany: Intercultural New Year Reception in Frankfurt

Prepared by FFWPU Germany On 25 January, to celebrate the start of the New Year according to the lunar calendar, UPF Frankfurt held a reception under the motto: „God at the center of the world family“. Invited were pastors and representatives of various religions and cultures. Refreshments and a warm welcome greeted the...

Germany: Dialogue-Breakfast- When Francis of Assisi met the Sultan

By Robert Bentele, UPF Germany This was the topic of a dialogue breakfast hosted by Munich UPF on 30 November 2019. We wanted to duly consider this historical Christian-Moslem encounter, between a mendicant and a powerful sultan which took place in Damietta, Egypt eight-hundred years ago. According to a media report: In 1219...

Germany: Project Phoenix

By Patricia Wenzel, FFWPU Germany On October 19 and 20, 2019, Stuttgart was host to “Project Phoenix”. There were 76 participants: five staff from the USA (two first generation and three second generation). The German staff were represented by four first generation and five second generation. Why have I stressed this in such...

Germany: Resilience & Reconciliation – How to strengthen our spirit!

By Robert Bentele To commemorate the UN-International Day of Mental Health on 10 October and the week dedicated to this topic, the Women’s Federation Germany and the Universal Peace Federation Munich held a ‘worship service with a difference’ on Sunday 13 October in the UPF center in Munich, which attracted about thirty guests,...