Tagged: norway

Norway: Celebration of the U.N. International day of Peace

By Steinar Murud, UPF Norway We organized the celebration of the UN International Day of Peace in partnership with the mosque Central Jamaat E-Ahle Sunnat on Thursday 19th September, 2019. During the years we have developed a good relationship with this community. This time the secretary in the mosque gave a very good...

Norway: International Day of Families

By Steinar Murud, UPF Norway The UN International Day of Family were celebrated on Diakonhjemmet University College in Oslo on Wednesday 22nd May under the title « The Family as the Fundamental Unit of Society – What does it entail?» The first speaker represented the Mormon Church and he spoke about the sacredness...

Norway: “Pornography Awareness” and “Sexual Integrity”

By Marea Toresen, FFWPU Norway On Wednesday, May 15th, four members of the High Noon team came to Oslo, Norway to give an evening seminar. We are very grateful that Andrew Love, David and Mitsue Wolfenburger, and Sancha Ogden could come to our nation despite how intense it made their schedule to be...

Scandinavian Easter Workshop for Young Families

Strengthening Bonds between 2nd gen Families By Steinar Murud, FFWPU Norway For Easter weekend on April 18 to 22, 2019, a Scandinavian level family gathering was held in Kloten, Sweden. Young families from Denmark, Norway, and Sweden came together for a long weekend to connect as a community, strengthen family bonds, and enjoy...

Norway: Ahmadiyya Annual Peace Conference

“Challenging Intolerance and promoting Moderation” By Steinar Murud, UPF Norway On April 9, 2019, I was invited to the annual Ahmadiyya Muslims’ Peace Conference in Oslo, Norway. Their mosque Baitun Naser is the largest in Scandinavia with a capacity for 5000 people. I have participated several times before, but this time I was...

Norway: World Interfaith Harmony Week – Similarities across Differences

By Steinar Murud, UPF Norway Our annual “World Interfaith Harmony Week” event was organized on the 24th January in partnership with the largest mosque in Oslo, Central Jamaat E Ahle Sunnat. The mosque served as a great venue for our program under the title “Similarities across differences”. After a welcome from the imam...

Norway: Kickoff Event of Interreligious Project

  By Knut Holdhus, FFWPU Norway Marea Toresen and Knut Holdhus of the FFWPU Norway represented the Family Federation at the kickoff event of an interreligious project called «The Dissension Society» on 20th November. This is a project in which 37 different faith communities present their views through recorded videos. Each faith community...

Norway: Celebration of True Children’s Day

  Prepared by FFWPU Norway On Sunday, November 11, 2018, FFWPU Norway celebrated True Children’s Day and The Foundation Day for the Nation of Heaven and Earth with a family Sunday Service. In addition to the regular program, the congregation was energized by singing If You’re Happy and You Know It together and...

Norway: Information Stand – “DP and True Parents”

By Knut Holdhus, FFWPU Norway The Family Federation of Norway held an information stand in the busy main shopping street of Oslo Saturday 3rd November, well stocked with essential tools for winning the spiritual battle. We had a filled book table with all our latest publications and a display with 12 large posters....