Tagged: norway

Norway: Information Stand, Book-Table and Street Witnessing

  By Knut Holdhus, FFWPU Norway On July 7, 2018, we had many good conversations with people interested to know more when the Family Federation had an information stand in the busy main shopping street of Oslo in a lovely summer weather. We handed out many leaflets, booklets and Sun Myung Moon’s autobiography.

Norway: Empowering Women Seminar

By Marea Toresen, WFWP Norway On June 30th, WFWP Norway held a seminar on empowering women. There were four presentations all based around empowering women both internally and externally, while showing how the two can be connected. The first speaker, Frøydis Egge- Jacobsen, is an esteemed business coach and UX designer consultant. Her...

Norway: Peace Road 2018

  by Steinar Murud, UPF Norway Eighteen cyclists from Fjellfoten Cycle Club participated in the Norwegian PEACE ROAD that took place on Sunday the 24th June. The event started outside the Town Hall in Nes Municipality where they received encouraging words and wishes for a good trip by the local Mayor. With the...

Norway: Celebration of the UN International Day of Families

  By Steinar Murud, UPF Norway We organized a celebration of the UN International Day of Families on Tuesday 22nd May in a Lutheran College in Oslo, with the theme, The Significance of the Family, new Challenges and how to meet them. Different cultures have different challenges. We wanted to focus on the...

Norway: Annual General Meeting

  Prepared by WFWP Norway WFWP Norway held its annual council meeting on March 25, 2018 in Oslo. Eleven council members attended in person and two attended by proxy. Alecsandra Badri joined the council and was voted in as a new board member. Yun-A Johnson retired from the board and Crystala Wone was...

Norway: World Interfaith Harmony Week

  By Steinar Murud, UPF Norway UPF Norway celebrated “World Interfaith Harmony Week” with an event in the Jewish museum in Oslo on the 15th February, 2018. We have been in churches, mosques and temples before – this time a Jewish surrounding served as our venue. The topic for the event was «World...

Norway: Family Peace Blessing

  By Steinar Murud, FFWPU Norway We have made efforts for a long time to organize the Blessing for three couples who had confirmed that they would attend. Our challenge was to find a date when all were free. Finally, we decided to hold the event on 3rd of February and we began...

Norway: Seong Hwa Ceremony for Ray Dieffenthaler

  By Steinar Murud, FFWPU Norway Our dear brother, Ray George Dieffenthaler, passed away peacefully on September 25th 2017 in Drammen, Norway. Ray was born in 1950 i Curaçao, a small island in the Carribean off the coast of Venezuela and a former Dutch colony. He returned to the Netherlands to begin his...

Norway: Peace Road 2017

  By Steinar Murud, UPF Norway The launch of the PEACE ROAD was arranged as an evening program in the largest mosque in Norway on August 24 and 26, 2017. Four speakers gave their greetings and comments. The imam welcomed us and gave his blessings on the initiative. UPF leader, Steinar Murud, gave...

Norway: United Nations Day of the Family

  By Steinar Murud, UPF Norway The UN International Day of Families was celebrated on Thursday 11th May at the VID Lutheran University, with the topic “Family and Society – our families’ situation in 2017”. Four speakers contributed to the evening’s program that was a co- operation between UPF and WFWP. Jan Harsem,...