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USA: Peace Starts with Me: Bridging the American Divide in Washington, D.C.

Prepared by FFWPU USA A message of peace united different religious leaders, former lawmakers, and various community members from around the country at a special Thanksgiving awards luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, November 16. Hundreds of people gathered in support of the Peace Starts With Me: Bridging...

USA: Educating the next generation – Annual Schools of Africa Benefit

Prepared by WFWP USA More than 50 people gathered at the beautiful LeRoy home in Oakland on November 9th, 2019, for the 17th Annual Benefit for the Schools of Africa put on by the Northern California Chapter of WFWP. The funds raised by these events continue to provide much-needed school supplies, secure scholarships...

USA: Peace Starts with Me Rally- Healing the Divide in Baltimore

Prepared by FFWPU USA It started with a still small voice, as change often does, at a gathering in Washington, D.C., back in September 2019. Family Federation for World Peace and Unification (FFWPU) Chairman of North America Dr. Ki Hoon Kim pulled a few people aside and said, “We really need to help...

USA: “God Is Really Working” in North Carolina

Prepared by FFWPU USA On November 5, the Triangle Family Church hosted 22 people of faith for an American Clergy Leadership Conference (ACLC) prayer breakfast in Durham, North Carolina. Guests traveled from near and far to attend the first prayer breakfast held in the area in years. The program began with a deeply...

USA: Minnesota Workshop Explores the Life of Dr. Moon

Prepared by FFWPU USA From October 12 to 13, the Minneapolis Family Church held a True Mother’s Life Course Workshop featuring special guest lecturer Dr. Tyler Hendricks. More than 50 Unificationists, old and young, attended the two-day event to gain a deeper understanding of Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon, co-founder of Unificationism and...

USA: The ‘Winning City’: Building Peace In Chicago At TFV Awards Banquet

Prepared by FFWPU USA For the last 24 years, a peacebuilding initiative has taken root in Chicago, where violent crime, gang activity, and racial tension has long thrived. But the city is also a wellspring of hope. The True Family Values (TFV) Awards Banquet, an interfaith and intercultural education effort founded in 1996...

USA: One Family Unity Rally Uplifts Atlanta

Prepared by FFWPU USA More than 400 people came together for the One Family Unity Rally at the Connect Point Christian Center in Atlanta, Georgia on October 12, launching a series of regional peace rallies slated for the coming months. These rallies, scheduled for November 9 in Baltimore, Maryland and November 16 in...

USA: WFWP Cascade celebrates International Day of Peace

By RoseAnn Kennett, WFWP Cascade   The International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) is observed around the world each year on September 21st, and as it fell on a Saturday this year, activities were planned globally for the entire weekend. Established in 1981 by a unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a...

USA: ACLC LA Hosts “Blessing America” Dinner

Prepared by ACLC On Thursday, October 10, the American Clergy Leadership Conference (ACLC) in Los Angeles held a “Blessing America” dinner to unite clergy in preparation for upcoming rallies and ongoing initiatives. The event, held in the festival hall of the Church of the Good Shepherd, revitalized guests to implement the Marriage Blessing...