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USA: 19 New Ambassadors for Peace Appointed at ALC

  Prepared by FFWPU USA On October 7, 19 more people were appointed as Ambassadors for Peace at this year’s American Leadership Conference hosted by the Philadelphia Family Church.  Among the new Ambassadors for Peace included a state representative, an elected officer, the executive director of a local nonprofit, a peace award recipient,...

USA: Remembering Dr. Kaplan, A Great Supporter of True Parents

  Prepared by FFWPU USA On September 27, one of True Parents’ most beloved supporters, who is also one of their deepest admirers, Dr. Morton A. Kaplan, passed away quietly in Chicago on the eve of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year (5778) at 96 years of age. Dr. Kaplan was the Distinguished...

USA: Disaster Relief, Being Representatives of True Parents

  Prepared by FFWPU USA On their sixth day in Florida, the 13 International Relief Friendship Foundation (IRFF) volunteers were once again focused on house-to-house outreach and needs-assessment in the town of LaBelle. The houses in the low-income neighborhood suffered from major damage after Hurricane Irma but the people were very open hearted...

USA: Reflections from ACLC Pastors’ Forum in Las Vegas

  Prepared by FFWPU USA On Friday, September 22, 2017, religious leaders who had gone to Korea in early September to attend the Peace Starts With Me interreligious conference gathered for a Pastors’ Forum in Las Vegas at the International Peace Education Center (IPEC). The forum allowed the pastors to give their testimonies of attending...

USA: International Day of Peace Celebration Fosters Unity

  Prepared by UPF USA Together We Can Bring Peace was the title of a peace breakfast forum in observance of the United Nations’ International Day of Peace, co-sponsored by the Maryland Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives and the Universal Peace Federation (UPF) of Maryland. Emcees of the breakfast were Ms. Jennifer Gray,...

USA: Native Americans Inspired by the Divine Principle in Dallas

  Prepared by FFWPU USA Twenty people from as far as Oklahoma—including many Native Americans—arrived at the Dallas Family Church for a 3-day Divine Principle workshop from August 25 to 27. Jene Bigfoot, an Oklahoma Unificationist, brought her children and several of her friends. Among them were three young men who had previously...

FFWPU USA President Encourages Self-Value in Queens

  Prepared by FFWPU USA FFWPU USA President Rev. Richard Buessing visited the Queens Family Church on September 17 to an overflowing crowd of Unificationists, many of whom came to meet and greet the new national president of FFWPU USA for the first time.  After Rev. John Kung, pastor of the Queens Family...

An Overview of the Local Cosmic Blessings in America

  Prepared by FFWPU USA In early September, Unificationist communities all around America celebrated the 5th anniversary of True Father’s Seonghwa and held their local Hyojeong Cosmic Blessing Ceremonies. Here is an overview of the Blessing Ceremonies, as Unificationist couples throughout the nation committed to loving their spouses and families centered on God,...

USA: ACLC Women In Ministry Unite In Heart and Spirit

  Prepared by FFWPU USA The heart and spirit of God permeated throughout the Los Angeles Family Church where an ACLC Women in Ministry conference was held on August 12, 2017. With the theme, “Women Stay United in the Heart and Spirit of God Uplifting Marriage and Family,” around 40 people attended the...

USA: Camp KOHOE 2017 Inspires Young Unificationists

Prepared by FFWPU USA From July 7 to 13, 2017, Unificationist-born youth from all around the nation enjoyed the beauty of God’s creation while learning from His words at Camp KOHOE from in Benton Harbor, Michigan. In the following story, Yoshika Iwamoto, who was part of the staff for the workshop, details and...