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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...

Germany: Christmas-Origami and Blessing

By Olaf and Kyoko Dageförde, FFWPU Germany Last year, I initiated a ‚neighborhood action’. At that time there was nothing comparable on the internet site “nebenan.de”, but in the meanwhile more than 350 households have registered. Many different events, outreach actions, church events, walking groups etc, or simply the desire to meet, have...

Germany: First Songwriting Workshop

    By Kazuha Canak,FFWPU Germany From the 22nd until the 25th of November, 2018, Unificationist musicians gathered to learn about, discuss and start writing new songs under the motto “Create.” Each day had its own sub-theme: On the first evening, Kazuha Canak gave an introduction to the workshop motto: The reason and...

Germany: The Blessing of 14 Korean Nurses

   By Stefan and Jae-Sook Schmid, FFWPU Germany On October 20, 2018, we travelled from Bavaria to Berlin,- the International Kultural Center ufaFabrik – to give the Blessing. It was here that 14 talented Korean nurses from all over Germany were taking part in a play with scenes representing 40 years of life...

Germany: An Experience with Mother Teresa

Prepared by WFWP Germany Margret Reinacher-Bellomo was our guest speaker on November 10, 2018, and her topic was Mother Teresa and her own personal experience with this saintly woman. The event attracted an audience of fourteen, and we gathered round a festively decorated table to share refreshments before Gabriele Schickert opened the event...

Germany: Weekend Seminar

by Claus Dubisz, FFWPU Germany The last Divine Principle workshop of 2018 was held on a glorious autumn weekend, 2-4 November, in the Neumühle seminar center. There were thirty-four participants (including staff), of which more than a half were under the age of 30, making for a constellation which we had always hoped...

Germany: Interreligious Worship Service

The Jewish Rabbi Dr. Richard Gamboa Ben-Eleazar from Columbia visits Munich   Prepared by FFWPU Germany On Sunday 4 November 2018, the FFWPU community in Munich had a surprise visitor from Columbia – the Jewish rabbi Dr. Richard Gamboa Ben-Eleazar who made a stopover in Munich on a European trip. Thus we were...