Tagged: norway

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....

Norway: Family Workshop

By Heidi Toresen, FFWPU Noeway Our workshop this time, on September 29 – 30, 2018, was created as a means for us to come closer to each other brothers & sisters, not just as 1st, 2nd & 3rd gen, but rather to put those labels aside and just to connect as a community....

Norway: A Visit to Bring True Mother’s Message

  By Steinar Murud, FFWPU Norway Our continental leader couple Dr. Michael and Fumiko Balcomb visited Norway from September 8th-10th. After their arrival on Saturday from New York, there was time for some sightseeing. We went to the Holmenkollen Ski Jump, from which we enjoyed a spectacular view over Oslo from 400 meter...

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.