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UK: Interfaith Peace Blessing 2018

Prepared by UPF and FFWPU UK As the UK’s second city, Birmingham is relatively small, with a population of just over 1 million. However, from being a haven for Nonconformists in the 1660’s until today, over 350 years later, its capacity to welcome people of all religious, racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds has...

UK: The Role of Arts in Peace Building

  Association of British Clergy By June Darby, UPF UK (June 16, 2018) With the inauguration of the Inter Religious Association for Peace and Development I thought that it would be appropriate to choose a topic connected to the development of peace. Prof Ian Hall spoke on The Role of Arts in Peace...

UK: WFWP Identity of Women Panel and Preparing for the Speech Contest

  by Gianni Raineri, WFWP United Kingdom Following the 1st WFWP Forum titled as “Gender Parity” on March 10th, the 2nd Forum was held for the sake of promoting our youth education project; “Speech Contest 2018” on Saturday 9th June at Kent Room, 43 Lancaster Gate. It started at 2:15 pm at Kent...

UK: Blessing Information Day for Central London FFWPU Youth

  Prepared by FFWPU UK (London, UK, May 27, 2018) My name is Aryan Rai and I am 16 years old, currently studying History, Maths, Chemistry and Divinity at high school. I participated in the Blessing Information Day hosted by Central London Community Church that took place in Lancaster Gate on the 27th...

UK: Annual Meeting of UTS Graduates

  Prepared by FFWPU UK The annual meeting of UTS graduates and friends took place in the Derbyshire Dales, part of the Peak district in central England on May 26, 2018. This was the 15th such occasion, and brought together 20 first and second generation Unificationists, from a range of academic and professional...

United Kingdom: Visit of Dr. and Mrs. Balcomb

  Prepared by FFWPU UK We had the pleasure of Dr Mike and Mrs Fumiko Balcomb’s first official visit to our Birmingham community on Sunday May 27th. Appropriately, there was thunder and lightning in the air, with torrential rain forecast. But timing is everything, and the rain held off just long enough for...

United Kingdom: Family Festival

By Cecilie Fortune, FFWPU UK An enthusiastic gathering of about 50 people attended a Family Festival event which commemorated the UN International Day of Families on Saturday 26th May. The participants enjoyed a stimulating program of talks, group discussions, awards and entertainment, as well as food and fellowship, held under the joint auspices...

UK: Women’s Peace Meeting

Prepared by WFWP UK We had a very large turnout for our last Women’s Peace Meeting about the Middle East, reflecting the genuine feelings of compassion and concern for the on-going suffering and uncertainty of the people there, particularly women and children who are so often the victims of conflict. We heard from...