0 12 mins
Family Federation for World Peace and Unification International HQ
Prepared by FFWPU USA
At the World Summit, there were many great speakers from around the world who all spoke about Mother Moon’s efforts and the foundation for which peace can be made a reachable reality everywhere. I was so impressed to hear that these leaders were willing to foster peace in different countries.
/

Prepared by FFWPU USA

The Family Federation for World Peace and Unification (FFWPU) USA observed the 100th birthday of FFWPU co-founders Rev. Dr. Sun Myung Moon and Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon, affectionately known as True Parents, in the five American regions; Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest and West, with a concurrent celebration of the 53rd True Heavenly Parent’s Day on January 25. Clergy were also invited to Korea from February 2 to 9 for a week filled with peace conferences and festivities.

Here are some reflections from clergy who joined the celebrations:

REFLECTIONS FROM KOREA

Rev. V.J. Smith – Shiloh Temple International Ministries, Inc.

Rev. V.J. Smith, ACLC Minnesota convener and key pastor, has a passion to help young people on the wrong path turn their lives around. Since the 1980s, he has offered a listening ear and caring support to communities throughout Minneapolis, concentrating on building civic bonds with the help of concerned parents. As the National President and Minneapolis President of Men Against Destruction, Defending Against Drugs & Social disorder (MAD DADS), an organization formed to mobilize strong, drug-free men of faith, Rev. Smith has ushered over 100,000 MAD DADS volunteer hours to bring positive and proactive advice and involvement for the youth. Rev. Smith is also a minister at Shiloh Temple International Ministries in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

“It has been an absolutely amazing and emotional journey through ACLC, the…

MORE ARTICLES

True Parents

Life Course of Rev. Sun Myung Moon and Dr. Hak Ja Han
Family Federation for World Peace and Unification International HQ

Part 1

Part 2

Video: Firm Settlement of Cheon Il Guk
Family Federation for World Peace and Unification International HQ

A video about True Parents’ works to stablish cheon il guk, which was created on the Occasion of True Parents’ Centenary and 60th Holy Wedding Anniversary – February 2020

HJ Global

News

15
Feb
Prepared by Peace TV This week we cover: 1. True Parents News Victory Celebration for 2020 and Launch of 2027
45 secs 0

HJ Global News (February 8, 2020)

FFWPU / Feb 9
Prepared by Peace TV This week we cover: True Parents’ Centenary and 60th Holy Wedding Anniversary -One human family under God Please click on your preferred language to watch this

HJ Global News (February 1, 2020)

FFWPU / Feb 1
Prepared by Peace TV This week we cover: 1. True Parents The 53rd Heavenly Parent’s Day Celebration and Special Morning Meeting to Start the 8th Year of Cheon Il Guk

HJ Global Nes (January 25, 2020)

FFWPU / Jan 25
Prepared by Peace TV This week we cover: 1. True Parents True Mother’s Meeting with Participants of the TOP GUN Seminar and HJ Youth Camp 2. HyoJeong Festival Commemorating the

Press

Center

Pope Francis Meets With Universal Peace Federation
Family Federation for World Peace and Unification International HQ

 

VATICAN CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On July 1, a delegation from UPF International had a short private audience with His Holiness Pope Francis at his office in the Vatican.

Pope Francis has been a leading advocate for many of the…

Early Members

Tell Their Stories

0 view 12 mins
Family Federation for World Peace and Unification International HQ

Name of missionary and country withheld

This original short testimony was written by an American missionary in Africa, at a time when not a few of the continent’s governments were attracted to or taken over by socialism or communism, and had a deep-seated mistrust of Westerners representing a potentially competing worldview. As this missionary withheld his name, and the name of his mission country, when he wrote this story (some 30 years ago or more), we honor his decision made then. This story provides insight into the experience of a number of our missionaries and members who were shocked by the strong response of an ideologically-driven regime to their open-hearted pioneering work. Perhaps there is a helpful lesson for us all here.

The presence and control of the military was obvious everywhere. The streets were constantly patrolled by armed soldiers. Anyone entering the post office was searched by armed soldiers and questioned as to what business they had in the post office, which was the building that also housed the telecommunication system.

All the public buildings and…

How One Family Was Caught Up in God’s Providence – Part 3

FFWPU / Jan 21
God calls us at times when we are not expecting it. Many of us who joined the church can attest to this. Yet sometimes when people respond to God’s call,
God calls us at times when we are not expecting it. Many of us who joined the church can attest to this. Yet sometimes when people respond to God’s call, He brings them to a front line they could never have imagined because He is entrusting that person, or in some cases a whole family, with special providential responsibilities. by Dr. Joon-Ho Seuk Part 2 of 3 (Click to read Part 1) After I became
FFWPU / Jan 14
God calls us at times when we are not expecting it. Many of us who joined the church can attest to this. Yet sometimes when people respond to God’s call, He brings them to a front line they could never have imagined because He is entrusting a family with special providential responsibilities. by Dr. Joon-Ho Seuk Part 1 of 3 I was born in 1944, the year of the monkey (the same as Father). I
FFWPU / Jan 11
The Blog of Unification Theological Seminary By Franco Famularo Where are we and where do we want to be? By month’s end, the global Unification Family will celebrate 100 years since the birth of Rev. Sun Myung Moon and 60 years since his marriage to co-founder, Hak Ja Han, in 1960. It might be helpful for us to take an honest look at where the Unification Community is at currently in relation to where it
FFWPU / Jan 14

Best

Practice

True Peace Magazine
FFWPU IHQ Published on Feb 13, 2020
0 17 secs
Family Federation for World Peace and Unification International HQ

Prepared by True Peace Magazine team

Main Contents

ARTICLE ONE – Forging the Way to the Vision from Africa to Seoul

TRUE PARENTS’ MESSAGES

  • 04 Our Homeland for the Sake of the World
  • 08 The Clergy Rally: A New Hope for a WORLD CLERGY LEADERSHIP SEARCH FOR SOLUTIONS Heavenly Unified World
  • 10 True Parents and a Revived Christianity
  • 14 The Importance of Pace in the Years Ahead
  • PICTORIAL SECTION – PHOTO MEMORIES

    MORE ARTICLES

    True Peace Magazine December 2019 issue
    Prepared by True Peace Magazine Team This issue we cover:
    True Peace Magazine November 2019 Issue
    Prepared by True Peace Magazine Team Main contents of this
    True Peace Magazine October 2019 Issue
    Prepared by True Peace Magazine Team Main Contents 1. ARTICLE
    True Peace Magazine August/September 2019 Issue
    Main Contents 1. ARTICLE ONE: The Spirit of Beomnetgol 2.
    True Peace Magazine July 2019 Issue
    Main Contents 1.     Article One: The True Hope for Korea
    True Peace Magazine June 2019 Issue
    Content: Article One: Be Exemplary People The opening ceremony of
    True Peace Magazine May 2019 Issue
    Click on your preferred language to read online or download:
    True Peace Magazine April 2019 Issue
    *Main Contents Article One: Peace Starts with Me: True Mother
    True Peace Magazine March 2019 Issue
      Click on your preferred language to read online or

    Vision

    2020

    True Parents’ Providence for the Settlement of Cheon Il Guk – Part 8
    IV. Revolution of the Culture of Heart in the Arts 1. HyoJeong Culture Center True Parents emphasized that the Cosmic
    True Parents’ Providence for the Settlement of Cheon Il Guk – Part 7
    III. The Three Great Strategies for the Settlement of Cheon Il Guk 3. Raising Capable People for the Future 1)
    Field NEWS
    FFWPU IHQ 19, Feb 2 mins
    0 2 mins
    Family Federation for World Peace and Unification International HQ

    Prepared by YSP Zimbabwe

    IAYSP Zimbabwe held inauguration ceremony at Allan Wilson High School on 15th of February 2020. The attendance at the inauguration was composed of government ministries, civil society, politician, religious leaders, local authorities and students. 900 students from 25 high schools participated, 43 high school teachers, 42 religious leaders, 3 representatives from the ministry of primary and secondary education, 3 representatives from ZUNA (Zimbabwe United Nations Association) gathered at the inauguration. The theme of the inauguration was “Be ambitious centering on True Love”. Each participant got an opportunity to create the platform of the youth movement.

    Kenta Kishi, Secretary General of YSP-Zimbabwe explained the vision and activities of IAYSP. He proposed to create character education council to work on promoting character education in local level together with the school teachers. Callisto Mushati, President of YSP- Zimbabwe mentioned the importance of youth education. He said youth education is the key agent to build the future of Zimbabwe.

    A lot of students were excited to join IAYSP education programs. Keynote address was given by Dr. Susan Sibanda, Secretary of Ministry of Education. She appreciated IAYSP’s vision and dedications and told all the participants to join in YSP. She was inspired especially by the service projects IAYSP promotes.

    Mr. Koji Matsuda, President of IASYP International, gave the inaugural speech. He introduced YSP activities in other countries and emphasized the importance of filial piety for the internal development. Following his speech, all the teachers and religious leaders signed on the resolution of YSP launching and everyone determined to cooperate on youth education to solve…

    MORE ARTICLES IN THIS CATEGORY

    Prepared by FFWPU USA More than 120 Generation Peace Academy (GPA) participants arrived in Korea on February 2, 2020 for their two-week pilgrimage. Participants stopped by historic locations visited by co-founders of Family Federation for World Peace and Unification (FFWPU) Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon and her late husband Rev. Dr. Sun Myung Moon, affectionately referred to as True Parents, and attended key peace events spearheaded by True Mother, including True Parents’ Birthday celebration, the
    FFWPU / Feb 18
    Prepared by FFWPU USA Dedicated young Unificationist Joshua Holmes arrived fresh off the west coast to assume dual Family Federation for World Peace and Unification (FFWPU) ministry positions in the ‘Big Apple.’ At only 23 years old, he now serves as assistant pastor for the Family Church of New York City (FCNYC) and Young Tribe Coordinator for the Youth and Young Adult Ministry (YAYAM), a division of the FFWPU National Ministry Team. “I was praying
    FFWPU / Feb 5
    Prepared by CARP Los Angeles On January 2rd to 5th, CARP Los Angeles hosted their 4th Turning Point Workshop at the Los Angeles Family Church with the theme, “Owning a Principled Life.” The purpose of the workshop was to commit to building a life of faith by understanding God’s heart and learning about how CARP’s Founders, Rev. Sun Myung Moon and Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon, lived their lives for God and for world peace.
    FFWPU / Jan 29
    Prepared by FFWPU USA The Bay Area Family Church, in collaboration with the Collegiate Association for the Research of Principles (CARP), the American Clergy Leadership Conference (ACLC), Oakland Service for Peace and Oakland District 5 Councilmember Noel Gallo, hosted a day of service, prayer, peace messages and a prayer march in Oakland, California. Over 70 participants gathered for the event on Saturday, January 18, initiating the “40 Days of Peace,” a time for families, individuals,
    FFWPU / Jan 29

    Link

    Site

    News

    Letter

    We keep your data private and share your data only with third parties that make this service possible. Read our Privacy Policy.

    North America

    Reports

    USA: GPA Arrives in Korea
    Family Federation for World Peace and Unification International HQ

    Prepared by FFWPU USA

    More than 120 Generation Peace Academy (GPA) participants arrived in Korea on February 2, 2020 for their two-week pilgrimage. Participants stopped by historic locations visited by co-founders of Family Federation for World Peace…

    USA: Clergy Reflect on True Parents’ Birthday Celebrations
    Family Federation for World Peace and Unification International HQ

    Prepared by FFWPU USA

    The Family Federation for World Peace and Unification (FFWPU) USA observed the 100th birthday of FFWPU co-founders Rev. Dr. Sun Myung Moon and Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon, affectionately known as True Parents,…

    USA: Young Unificationist Brings New Energy to Tribal Messiahship
    Family Federation for World Peace and Unification International HQ

    Prepared by FFWPU USA

    Dedicated young Unificationist Joshua Holmes arrived fresh off the west coast to assume dual Family Federation for World Peace and Unification (FFWPU) ministry positions in the ‘Big Apple.’ At only 23 years old,…

    Asia

    Reports

    Thailand: Asian Leadership Conference
    Family Federation for World Peace and Unification International HQ

    By Robert Kittel

    In the second week of the New Year, despite our very busy schedules preparing for the World Summit in February in Korea, our regional group chairman Dr. Chung-sik Yong still wanted to have an…

    Philippines: World Clergy Leadership Conference
    Family Federation for World Peace and Unification International HQ

    Prepared by UPF Philippines

    Building on the successful World Clergy Leadership Conference (WCLC) held in New York at the end of 2019 which concluded the 40-day Cosmic Canaan Course of True Mother, the Philippine movement organized…

    Bhutan: Peace Road 2019
    Family Federation for World Peace and Unification International HQ

    Prepared by FFWPU Bhutan

    We hold our Peace Road 2019 on November 12, 2019 in a Buddhist School, in Thimphu.

    We had 31 participants. President of FFWPU-Bhutan Mr. Binod Dangi, gave the short…

    Africa

    Reports

    Zimbabwe: Inauguration of Youth and Student for Peace
    Family Federation for World Peace and Unification International HQ

    Prepared by YSP Zimbabwe

    IAYSP Zimbabwe held inauguration ceremony at Allan Wilson High School on 15th of February 2020. The attendance at the inauguration was composed of government ministries, civil society, politician, religious leaders, local authorities and…

    How to Expand Heavenly Tribal Messiah Mission?
    Family Federation for World Peace and Unification International HQ

    By Stephan and Diana Winter

    My name is Stephan Winter. I am the second son of Kevin and Evelyne WInter, original 1975 missionaries to Africa and direct assistants to UPF Africa Chair Kathrine Rigney for over…

    South Africa: Youth Missionaries Resolve to Inherit the Victorious Foundation of the Johannesburg Declaration
    Family Federation for World Peace and Unification International HQ

    by Jean Augustin Ghomsi

    Johannesburg, South Africa – 46 youth missionaries from six countries in Shin Africa took part in a special 5-Day Workshop to inherit the victorious foundation of the “Johannesburg Declaration” made by True…

    Europe

    Reports

    Israel: The First Israeli Family Festival 2020 celebrating True Parents’ Centenary
    Family Federation for World Peace and Unification International HQ

    By Hod Ben Zvi, FFWPU Israel

    Happy 53rd True Heavenly Parent’s Day!

    On January 24th, 2020, we held our first Family Festival to celebrate True Parents’ Centenary which was held in Daliat…

    Switzerland: Seminar for New Ambassadors for Peace
    Family Federation for World Peace and Unification International HQ

    By Michel Reymond, UPF Switzerland

    On Saturday 18 January 2020, the first Ambassador for Peace seminar of the year took place in Geneva UPF Office, in the presence of 12 attendees, with the skillful and teaching…

    Austria: HARP Winter Workshop 2019
    Family Federation for World Peace and Unification International HQ

    Prepared by FFWPU Austria

    From the 27th of December until the 2nd of January a Harp Winter WS took place in Gaflenz. It has been a great opportunity for a lot of second Gens to spend…

    Latine America

    Reports

    Paraguay: End of the Year Meeting
    Family Federation for World Peace and Unification International HQ

    Prepared by FFWPU Paraguay

    On November 30, 2019 WFWP, UPF and ACLC had the end of the year 2019 meeting. Even though a big Storm came over Asunción, 80 people gathered for this event. The event…

    Brazil: Heavenly Tribal Messiah Blessing Festival
    Family Federation for World Peace and Unification International HQ

    Prepared by FFWPU Brazil

    We held a Blessing Festival for the Family (TCM) at the Headquarters of Grand Orient Freemasonry in Brasilia on December 7, 2019.

    Heavenly Latin America Subregion 1…

    Argentina: Bridge of Peace
    Family Federation for World Peace and Unification International HQ

    Prepared by WFWP Argentina

    On November 27, 2019 WFWP Argentine Chapter organized the traditional Sisterhood Ceremony “Bridge of Peace” in the city of Buenos Aires.  The event, that took place in the Alhambra Hall of the Spanish…

    Japan

    Reports

    Nagoya, Aichi 2017 Hyo Jeong Culture Festival
    Family Federation for World Peace and Unification International HQ

    The program begins with video of a young and a woman running swiftly through a park. In the video, they arrive at a stadium, and in real life they run out onto the stage. They are the two opening MCs and…

    True Mother’s Message at the HJ Peace-Loving Festival Kanagawa
    Family Federation for World Peace and Unification International HQ

     

     Distinguished guests from Japan and abroad, all members, globally, watching the broadcast to celebrate this day, and especially Family Federation blessed families from Kanagawa Prefecture, it is nice to see you all. I heard that Kanagawa Prefecture has especially opened the…

    Mother Welcomed in Kanagawa, Japan
    Family Federation for World Peace and Unification International HQ

    A year or so ago Mother told the Japanese members that whenever one region could gather 10,000 people for an event in one local area or prefecture, she would come personally and speak. Yesterday’s HJ Peace-Loving Festival in Kanagawa…