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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...

Tribal Messiah Blessing and Community Building in Central Africa Republic

  By Mathias Monzebe and Annegret Landwehr, FFWPU Germany The Central African Republic (CAR) is one of the poorest nations in the world right in the heart of Africa. The rate of analphabetism is very high: 75%. Infant mortality is the second highest in the world. In the villages there is no electricity...

Germany: Heavenly Tribal Messiah Academy Workshop in Cheong Pyeong

by Ulrich Ganz, FFWPU Germany When we arrived at the Cheong Pyeong resort on Saturday night it was very quiet, as it was the start of the New Year in Korea, according to the lunar calendar. So we had some time to walk around and take photos of the impressive new buildings and...

Germany: Family Festival and Marriage Blessing in Stuttgart

Prepared by FFWPU Germany We had known for a long time that there was to be a Blessing in Stuttgart on 4 February; what we did not know was how we would find the guests! Even just 4 weeks before the date, the only thing that was certain was that the choir „Heimatmelodie“...

Germany: Interreligious Harmony Week Event with World Peace Blessing

  By Ulrich Ganz, UPF Germany Our cultural festival in Hamburg drew about sixty participants, representing Islam, Christianity, Hinduism and other faiths from a wide variety of countries of origin such as Iran, Afghanistan, India, Japan and various African and European countries. This interreligious audience had been invited by two of our Ambassadors...

Germany: Family Blessing Festival

  By Mathias and Begona Monzebe, FFWPU Germany On Saturday, January 20th, the communities of Berlin and Hamburg hosted a Family Blessing Festival in the Friedenau Neighborhood House. This event attracted over 90 participants, 24 of whom -including one couple and one other guest – had made the journey from Hamburg to attend....

Germany: HARP Winter Workshop

  By Josephine Jensen, FFWPU Germany This year‘s winter workshop which was held from December 28 2017 to January 4 2018, attracted 86 participants from all over Germany, and along with the staff, about 120 people filled the Seminarhaus Neumühle, in Bad Camberg. In this intense time, we had morning lectures on the...