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Bridgeport International Academy Receives Official Citation from City of Bridgeport

  Prepared by FFWPU USA Founded 20 years ago by True Parents, Bridgeport International Academy (BIA) is a private, nonsectarian, college preparatory, boarding and day high school with an international student body and faculty. Located adjacent to the seaside campus of the University of Bridgeport, the Academy offers a strong college preparatory curriculum...

USA: Broaden Your Vision, Heighten Your Dreams

  by by Susan Munsell, FFWPU USA The Los Angeles chapter of the American Clergy Leadership Conference (ACLC) organized a prayer breakfast on Saturday, January 27, 2018, at the Word of Encouragement Community Church. Dr. Cecil “Chip” Murray delivered the keynote address, entitled “Broaden Your Vision, Heighten Your Dreams.” For 27 years, Dr....

USA: Inauguration of the IAPD

Prepared by FFWPU USA With the encouragement of Continental Chairman of Family Federation North America Dr. Ki Hoon Kim, the American Clergy Leadership Conference (ACLC) and Universal Peace Federation (UPF) collaborated to inaugurate the American chapter of the Interreligious Association for Peace and Development (IAPD) on January 27 in Chicago. At the inauguration,...

USA: The 22nd Annual True Family Values Banquet

  Prepared by FFWPU USA On January 27, the 22nd Annual True Family Values Awards Banquet was held at the Monument of Faith Church in Chicago. 300 clergy members, political leaders, civic leaders, and other guests came from seven states to honor the individuals and organizations who demonstrated the principle of living for...

USA: CARP Bay Area Serves on Martin Luther King Day

  by Gabriela Von Euw, CARP Bay Area  “Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. Every year on the third Monday of January, Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday is celebrated nationally through service projects, as a way to honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s efforts to stand up...

USA: Rev. Emiljun Rapada Awarded for Excellence in Religious Ministry

  by Christine Rapada, FFWPU USA Rev. Emiljun Rapada (second from right) receives the Excellence in Religious Ministry award from the Garden State Filipino-American Association. With him are (left to right) Judge Sir Victor Sison of Knights of Rizal; Consul-General Ma. Theresa Dizon-De Vega; and Sir Francis Sison, president of GSFAA. Rev. Rapada...

USA: The Pursuit of Purity for Youth and Young Adults

  Prepared by FFWPU USA On December 27, 2017, over 40 youth and young adults gathered at the Omaha Family Church in Nebraska for their end-of-year winter workshop. Recently, True Mother has been emphasizing to younger Unificationistist the value of becoming like pure water. Thus, the theme of the workshop was “The Pursuit...

USA: Clifton Family Church Rings in the New Year

Prepared by FFWPU USA On January 1, 2018, 150 people gathered at the Clifton Family Church in New Jersey to celebrate the New Year. Over a third of those in attendance were new to the Divine Principle and True Parents’ teachings. The annual party was sponsored by Japanese Unificationists and featured performances such...

USA: Young Adults Delve Deeper Into Divine Principle

Prepared by FFWPU USA From January 2-9, 48 Unificationists from all over the country and Canada gathered at the International Peace Education Center (IPEC) in Las Vegas for a 7-day Divine Principle retreat designed especially for young adults, “Going Deeper.” The intention of the retreat was to explore practical applications of the Divine...

USA: Turning Point 2017

  Prepared by CARP USA DAY SIX – DECEMBER 31st On the last full day of the workshop, the participants were determined to end strong, so, despite being tired from a rigorous schedule, they came in this morning ready to “cut the dove,” a reference from the story of Abraham meaning to finish...