Tagged: germany

Germany: International Cultural Festival

By UPF Germany, Rosemarie Leja An International Cultural Festival, organized by the Advisory Board for Foreigners and the Office for Cultural Activities, regularly takes place in Wetzlar. This year, it took place on June 5. It is always a very colorful and lively event, at which people of all backgrounds and skin colors...

Angola: Culture of Reconciliation

By UPF Germany The Neumuehle was full to bursting point: 190 participants – about 150 Angolans from all over Germany, as well as members of the Family Federation and the representatives of UPF chapters in Frankfurt, Bonn, Stuttgart and Giessen – had gathered on June 11, 2016 for a family-style get together, inspiration, food,...

Germany: Weekend Seminar

By FFWPU Germany, Claus Dubisz: On May 27-29, 2016, this exceptionally dynamic weekend workshop held under changeable weather conditions with a dozen participants, mostly from Catholic backgrounds, was marked by intensive discussions about questions of faith. At the very beginning, Heidi Wakayama asked each one the question: What is your expectation from this...

Germany: Visit of the Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren of True Parents

By FFWPU Germany: On Sunday, May 22, 2016 the FFWPU community had the beautiful opportunity to welcome the grandchildren and great- grandchildren of our True Parents. Alexander Kang and his wife Shin-Hwa- Nim, daughter of Ye-Jin-Nim, came from Bridgeport, CT, USA, in order to visit their parents, Uk-Je and Agnes Kang. With them...

German Festival: A New Beginning for FFWPU

By FFWPU Germany, Magda Haugen and Hildegard Piepenburg: This year’s Whitsun meeting in Camberg meeting in Camberg was a ‘German Festival’ with the theme: ‘A New Beginning for the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification!’ On May 14-15, 2016, although the weather was cool and changeable, the event attracted more than 450...

Contributions from Religion and Science towards a positive Worldview

By UPF Germany: On April 24, 2016 after a musical performance provided by rhythmical folklore from Benin, Ulrich Ganz, the regional representative of UPF, introduced the topic by quoting from Dr. Eben Alexander’s new book: ‘More than anything else, the future of civilization depends on the relationship between the two most powerful forces...

Germany: International Café UPF Gießen

By UPF Germany: An international Café was held in the rooms of UPF Gießen on the April 24, 2016. One of the goals of UPF is to contribute to a deeper understanding of international relations and an appreciation of the intercultural environment in which we live. With this in mind, an International Café...

Germany: UPF Presentation Weekend in Munich

A mistaken view of the trinity-concerning God’s femininity From Abraham to the Islamic State UPF Germany, Robert Bentele, based on notes by Magda Haugen: These were the topics dealt with on the weekend of 23-24 April by the journalist and author Herbert Giller from Vienna, who spoke at the invitation of Munich UPF....

Germany: What Does Being a Woman Mean to Me?

WFWP Germany: On the occasion of World Women’s Day 2016, the Women’s Federation for Peace, Bonn, organized an afternoon event on Sunday March 13, 2016, in Bonn-Bad- Godesberg with the title: what does being a woman mean to me? Both speakers, Ingrid Lindemann und Christine Sato, committee members of the Women’s Federation for...

Germany: 2-Day Easter Seminar

By FFWPU Germany, Claus Dubisz: Could there be any better time for a Divine Principle seminar than at Easter, the anniversary of when Jesus passed on his mission to Father on a lonely mountain in Korea? And yet, in 2016 we could not simply take it for granted that there would be a...