Tagged: germany

Germany: “When the soul is aching..!”

Presentation for the UN International Mental Health Day by Dr. Catriona Valenta by Magda Haugen WFWP and UPF Germany The Women‘s Federation and UPF hosted a presentation in Munich on Sunday, October 14 to mark the UN International Mental health Day (10.10.18). Dr. Catriona Valenta’s topic was “Wenn die Seele weint…!” (loosely-‚when the...

Germany: Frankfurt Book Fair 2018

By Wilhelm Lichner, UPF Germany This was my first time to experience the entire Book Fair on October 10 – 14, 2018; until this year, I had only attended for one day-either Saturday or Sunday, but this time I was there for the whole four days. Of course, I had reservations as whether...

Germany: Blessing of 58 Couples in Augsburg

By Stefan and Jae-sook Schmidt, FFWPU Germany On October 13th, one day before our 36th Blessing Anniversary, my wife and I were able to bless 58 couples in Augsburg at the traditional Korean Harvest Festival “Chusok” including the Korean consul with wife from Frankfurt and his deputy. Aju! Everyone received the Holy Wine...

Germany: Constructive Communication in the Family

Constructive Communication in the Family –The 7 Steps of Equitable Communication By Ellen van Kampen, UPF Germany One of the most important questions we can ask ourselves is surely: ”How do we communicate with each other?” How can I say something so that the recipient understands correctly and my message comes across clearly...

Germany: UN International Day of Peace

Prepared by UPF Germany On the occasion of the UN International Day of Peace, which is celebrated each year on 21 September, UPF Munich organized an interreligious peace meeting, as they have done regularly over the past ten years. This year the event was held in cooperation with, and on the premises of,...

Germany: Central Region Leaders’ Meeting

By Hanna Piepenburg, FFWPU Germany We held our leaders’ meeting on September 14 – 16, 2018, in Seebenstein, Austria, centering on True Mother’s new direction. Leaders lead, they know about the newest updates, they mediate between different parties and keep a strong vision for the future. But occasionally it is good to just...

Germany: PEACE ROAD in the former East-West German

Border Area (Fourth stage of Peace Road Germany 2018) By Ulrich Ganz, UPF Germany On 15 September we met in the Café Knigge in Hitzacker, a small town at the edge of the former inner German border. Situated on the Elbe in Wendland, it was a special destination for excursions for people in...

Germany: Junior Harp Workshop 2018

By Athalie & Klemens Hoffmann This year’s German workshop for children was held from July 31 until August 4 in the Neumühle, Germany, better known as Bad Camberg. For the first time, the annual German Junior HARP Workshop took place at the same time and place. The two workshops followed the same schedule...

Germany: UN Peace Day Concert in Düsseldorf

By Kasuha Canak UPF Germany UPF Düsseldorf, supported by the Hyo Jeong Arts & Culture Department, commemorated the UN Peace Day (Sept. 21) by organizing a Peace Concert. Every year in the month of September, UPF Düsseldorf organizes events relating to peace. Usually they consist of lectures on the topic of peace but...