Tagged: norway

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,...

Norway: Information Stand to Introduce True Parents

prepared by FFWPU Norway The Family Federation of Norway, holds regularly on every Saturday an information stand in the busy main pedestrian shopping precinct in downtown Oslo. We hand out many leaflets about Christ’s Second Coming and their lecture series on Life’s Big Questions. Usually, several interested persons receive booklets and books such as...

Norway: Book Launching of True Father’s Autobiography

  By Steinar Murud, FFWPU Norway The launch of True Father’s autobiography in Norwegian language was held in the premises of the Eldorado Bookshop and Culture Center in Oslo on 28th February. The translator, Knut Holdhus, shared his reflections on the challenges involved in translating the book from the original language, Korean. A...

International Day of Peace in Norway

  By UPF Norway, Steinar Murud The UN International Day of Peace was celebrated together with the Wat Thai Buddhist Temple in Oslo on September 22, 2016 with the theme. The Temple staff deserves credit for their generous preparation of Thai food, refreshments and all decorations for the event. The UN topic for...

Peace Road 2016 in Norway

By UPF Norway, Steinar Murud   The PEACE ROAD project 2016 was organized (On July 23, 2016) on a short notice but gathered more participants than last year. As an alternative to academic or more theoretical events, the PEACE ROAD seems to inspire many new people in a different way. It is a new...

Norway: Un International Day of Families

By UPF Norway, Steinar Murud: On May 22, the UN International Day of Families were celebrated under the topic: «From a child’s perspective – good environment for children’s development». Knut Holdhus welcomed the audience and gave an orientation on the UN day program. The background for the choice of topic is that many...

Norway: A Religious Contribution to the UN

UPF Norway: The UN is 70 years old and new sustainable goals has been set for the next coming 15 years. This is worth celebrating. The UN Day was celebrated on October 27, 2015 with the program «A religious contribution to the UN». Representatives from the UN communication office, the Philippine embassy, as...