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32nd Anniversary of the 118 Couples Blessing

Congratulations to the 118 couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on May 21, 1978! On May 21, 1978, in London, True Father with Ye Jin Moon (representing True Mother) Blessed 118 couples in holy matrimony. Of the 118 couples, 106 were international; only 12 couples were matched…

In Memory of Heng Kiat Lim

Heng Kiat Lim was born on July 15, 1963 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia as the youngest of five children, with one older brother and three older sisters. His father was a businessman who passed away at a young age and his mother has lived as a housewife. Heng Kiat was…

57th Anniversary of the 36 Couples Blessing

Congratulations to the 36 couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on May 15, 1961!

In Memory of Anne Cantrell

Anne Lord Cantrell, wife of David R. Cantrell of Pottstown, PA, passed away on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at home in the company of her family and close friend. She died of breast cancer and was 66 years old. Born on August 20, 1951 in Morrisville, Vermont, she was a…

16th Anniversary of the 144,000 Clergy Couples Blessing • April 27, 2002

Congratulations to the 144,000 clergy couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on April 27, 2002!

14th Anniversary of the 400 Million Couples Blessing • April 26, 2004

Congratulations to the couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on April 26, 2004!

In Memory of Takeshi Yashiro

Takeshi Joshua Yashiro was born in Kobe, Japan on November 24, 1949 to Rev. Michael Hinsuke Yashiro and Fumiko Suzumura Yashiro. Through his upbringing in the Anglican Church, he developed a deep love for Jesus. He was the youngest of eleven children and a beloved uncle to many nieces and nephews.…

In Memory of Mal Sook Lee

Our beloved elder sister, Mrs. Mal Sook Lee, of the 36 couples and a very early disciple of our True Parents, ascended to the Spirit World on Sunday morning, April 15, in Pasadena, Maryland at the age of 86. Mrs. Lee has been one of the early pioneer members in…

58th Anniversary of the 3 Couples Blessing • April 16, 1960

On April 16, 1960, five days after True Parents’ Blessing, the Three Couple Blessing was held at Chung Pa Dong, the original church headquarters in Seoul, Korea. On April 16, 1960 at 10:00 AM,…

In Memory of Anita Wells

Our beloved sister Anita Wells ascended to the spirit world on March 14, 2018. She was born on March 25, 1940.  Contributed by Mitch Dixon and Lilly Tadin Anita was loved by all that knew her. She was very kind and a very positive sister. I was often impressed by how…

32nd Anniversary of the 36 Couples Blessing for Second Generation • April 12, 1968

Congratulations to the 32 couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on April 12, 1968 in Seoul, Korea! Below is the Benediction Prayer for the second-generation couples in attendance of the Marriage Blessing…

26th Anniversary of the 1265 Couples Blessing • April 10, 1992

Congratulations to the 42 and 138 couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on April 7, 1989 in Seoul, South Korea! On April 10, 1992, forty-two Muslim couples took part in the 1,265 Previously Married Couples’ Holy Blessing in Seoul, South Korea. Their Blessing was the culmination of…

29th Anniversary of the 42 & 138 Couples Blessing • April 7, 1989

Congratulations to the 42 and 138 couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on April 7, 1989 in New York!

In Memory of Kimiko Freund

Kimiko Freund was born on January 6, 1946 in Manchuria, China. Along with her four siblings, she was raised by Iwao and Masumi Ogawa in Fukuoka, Japan. Throughout middle school and high school, Kimiko was always seen with a smile on her face as she always exuded such strong and…

In Memory of Ernest Stewart

Ernest Stewart and Gladys Hubbard Stewart, parents of three daughters, prayed for a son, promising to dedicate him to God if He heard their prayer.  On February 9, 1932, a son, Ernest, was born to the Stewarts. They named him Ernest Clair after his father and an uncle,  Clair Stewart.…

In Memory Ronda Flowers

Ronda Flowers was born July 16, 1948, in Greensboro, NC, to Aiden and Jeanetta French. She graduated from Smith High School in 1966 and received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1970. A yearning to see the world led Ronda…

6th Anniversary of the 2012 Blessing Ceremony in the Era of Liberation of True Parents • March 24

Congratulations to the couples that received the Marriage Blessing at the 2012 Blessing Ceremony in the Era of Liberation of True Parents!  The Holy Marriage Blessing Ceremony on March 24, 2012 held great significance. With…

In Memory of Angelika Cutts

One neighbor said Angelika’s smile radiated across her whole face “and even made her eyes twinkle.” Another couple recalled the day they first met Angelika. She was in the front yard with our youngest son, Atombo, launching water rockets when the couple drove by. One swooshed up several hundred feet,…

In Memory of Yukiko Miura

Our dear sister Yukiko Miura ascended to the Spiritual World on March 13, 2018. Yukiko was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer last year, and after a year-long battle, she ascended to the spiritual world. Yukiko has been with our True Parents and with our Unification Movement for more than 40…

16th Anniversary of the 400 Million Couples Blessing in 2002 • March 16

Congratulations to the couples that received the Marriage Blessing on February 16, 2002!

In Memory of Marcella Quinones Perez Nanod

Marcella Quiniones Perez Nanod was born in November 9, 1928. She ascended on February 15, 2018 after collapsing due to a heart condition while on a trip with her daughters, Sharon, Sandy, and Donna.  Marcella loved True Parents and when her daughters Debbie and Sharon joined the Unification Movement in 1974, she was very supportive.…

In Memory of Dale Frandsen

Dale Frandsen was born in Iowa on Aug 12, 1947 to Leona Sophia Jensen, a housewife, and Louis Frandsen, a plumber. Dale’s parents owned some apartments which planted a seed of home ownership in him. Dale earned a teaching degree, but while in his twenties his father passed away. Dale…

Prayer Request for Anne Cantrell

Please pray for Anne Cantrell as she is currently battling breast cancer. Let us send healing energy, love, and spiritual support. Anne's family and community are particularly asking those in Anne's life to offer…

In Memory of Armi Sirkkala-Barnes

Seija Sirkkala-Eck, Armi's younger sister Armi Sirkkala-Barnes was born August 1954 in Lapland, Finland as the ninth child of a lively family of 12 children. She was a very sensitive child and had many intensive experiences. She left Lapland after finishing schooling in economics and looked for work in Helsinki,…

In Memory of Melvin Mouton

Melvin "Myung Bin" Joseph Mouton is the fourth oldest out of seven other siblings (James Mouton, Shirley Hollier, Gwend Mouton, Robert Mouton, Anthony Mouton (deceased), Cherro Ann Lafontaine, and Linda Spurlock). He was born on July 17, 1951 in Lafeyette, Lousiana to Kenry Mouton and Theresa Journet. Myung Bin served…

3rd Anniversary of the 2015 Foundation Day Blessing • March 3

Congratulations to the couples that received the Marriage Blessing on March 3, 2015 Foundation Day Blessing!  3,800 couples said, “I do” on March 3, 2015 at the Cheongshim Peace World Center in Gapyeong, Korea. Eight hundred…

In Memory of Stephen Bokor

Contributed by Stephen's Mother, Sandy Boker Stephen Li Aaron Bokor was born in Kodiak, Alaska on June 12, 1988. The family continued living there until coming to Astoria, Oregon in 1992. Stephen was a happy child, full of energy, and had a strong circle of good friends. His passion was…

11th Anniversary of the Cross-Cultural Blessing in the Sacred Reign of Peace • Feb. 22, 2007

Congratulations to all those who participated in the Cross-Cultural Marriage Blessing Ceremony in the Sacred Reign of Peace 10 years ago! February 22, 2007 The Cross-Cultural Marriage Blessing Ceremony in the Sacred Reign of Peace On February 22,…

50th Anniversary of the 430 Couples Blessing • Feb. 22, 1968

We want to wish a happy 49th anniversary to the 430 Couples of the 1968 Holy Marriage Blessing! The 430 Couple Blessing was held at the Seoul Civic Center on February 22, 1968. According to…

41st Anniversary of the 74 Couples Blessing • Feb. 21, 1977

We want to wish a very happy 41st anniversary to the 74 couples of the 1977 Holy Marriage Blessing! On February 21, 1977, True Parents officiated at the largest Holy Marriage Blessing ceremony yet held…

2nd Anniversary of the 2016 Foundation Day Blessing • Feb. 20, 2016

We want to wish a happy 2nd anniversary to the couples that received the Marriage Blessing on February 20, 2016!

16th Anniversary of the 400 Million Couples Blessing • Feb. 16, 2002

We would like to celebrate the 16th anniversary of the 400 million couples Blessing in 2002! Congratulations to all the couples that received the Holy Marriage Blessing from True Parents on February 16, 2002.

In Memory of Herbert Mayr

Herb Mayr ascended on December 29, 2017 in  Herb is survived by his mother Marjorie Mayr, wife Shizuka, daughter Elisa, four brothers: Rick, Time, Brian and Oliver and six sisters: Rachael, Brenda, Peggy, Connie, Patricia and Linda. Herb was the oldest son and third child. Herb was an exceptional brother…

In Memory of Dolores Gordon

Dolores Marie Hedrich Gordon was born on February 14, 1931 in Tonawanda, NY to Charles and Viola Hedrich. In 1950 she married Donald C. Gordon of Buffalo, NY and they had three children: Gregory, Bruce and Debra. In 1963 the family moved to Oakdale, CT and put down permanent roots…

18th Anniversary of the 400 Million Couples Blessing • Feb. 13, 2000

We would like to celebrate the 18th anniversary of the 400 million couples Blessing! Congratulations to all the couples that received the Holy Marriage Blessing from True Parents on February 13, 2000.

Prayer Request for Rev. Haruki Kimura

Let us pray for Rev. Haruki Kimura, Pastor of the Atlanta Family Church.  Rev. Kimura was admitted to the hospital on Thursday, February 8 after spending 24 hours in the emergency room examining the…

Prayer Request for Haydee Figueroa

Please pray for Haydee Figueroa, as she is facing surgery this morning (Friday, Feb. 9 at 11:30 AM). Haydee has been battling diabetes for many years and was recently admitted to Robert Wood Johnson…

43rd Anniversary of the 1800 Couples Blessing • Feb. 8, 1975

We want to wish a happy 43rd anniversary to the 1800 Couples of the 1975 Holy Marriage Blessing! On February 8, 1975, our True Parents officiated over the historic 1800 Couples’ Marriage Blessing Ceremony in…

19th Anniversary of the 360 Million Couples Blessing • Feb. 7, 1999

Congratulations to the couples that received the Holy Marriage Blessing from True Parents at the 360 million Couples Blessing in 1999. True Parents blessed couples on a mass level during the 1990s. This was…

17th Anniversary of the 400 Million Couples Blessing on Jan. 27, 2001

We would like to celebrate True Parents' spiritual victory of the 17th Blessing Anniversary to the 400 million couples! Congratulations to all the couples that received the Holy Marriage Blessing from True Parents. 400…

In Memory of Richard Hunter

Richard Read Hunter was born on May 26, 1946, in Memphis, Tennessee, to Walter and Levenia Hunter.  Shortly after Rick was born, the family moved to Northern Virginia.  Rick had an older brother, Bryson, who died just weeks after he was born. Rick’s parents were devout Christians.  Reading and studying…

29th Anniversary of the 1275 & 72 Couples in 1989

We want to wish a very happy 29th Blessing Anniversary to all 1275 couples and 72 couples! 1275 Couples Blessing - Jan. 12, 1989 On January 12, 1989, True Parents officiated the Marriage Blessing for 1,275 couples…

In Memory of Paul Rosenbaum

Paul Laurence Rosenbaum was born in Manhattan, New York on February 20, 1952. Paul spent his childhood living with his parents, Richard and Muriel and his sisters, Lisa and Margaret, in Flushing, Queens. As a young boy, Paul enjoyed attending movies, adding to his record collection, and attending sleep-away camp…

In Memory of Nomnandi Bengu

Nomnandi Bengu was born in South Africa on June 8, 1975, attended primary and secondary school where she met the Unification movement via CARP activities. In 1995, she committed herself to join after studying the Divine Principle. With enthusiasm she engaged herself in missionary activities in her hometown, Johannesburg, until…

Prayer Request for Dr. Mose Durst & Mrs. Onni Durst

Our former Family Federation President Dr. Mose Durst and his wife Mrs. Onni Durst had a car accident a few days before Christmas. Dr. Durst received bruising but unfortunately, Mrs. Durst broke seven ribs…

12th Anniversary of the International Inter-Cultural Blessing for World Peace

Congratulations to the couples that received the Holy Marriage Blessing from True Parents at the International Inter-Cultural Blessing for World Peace on December 29, 2005.

13th Anniversary of the 123 Couples Blessing Ceremony

Congratulations to the couples that received the Holy Marriage Blessing from True Parents at the 123 Couples Blessing on December 26, 2004!

20th Anniversary of the 3.6 Million Couples Blessing • Nov. 29, 1997

Congratulations to the couples that received the Holy Marriage Blessing from True Parents at the 3.6 million Couples Blessing on November 29, 1997! True Parents conducted the 3.6 Million Couple Holy Marriage Blessing at…

In Memory of Roger Gossement

Our dear brother Roger Gossement has ascended to the eternal world on October 26, 2017, after suffering a stroke. Roger Albert Gossement was born on April 8, 1953 in Nantes, France, to Rene and Augustine Gossement. In the early 1970's he met the Unification movement in his home country. He…

In Memory of Hiromi Kitchens

Our beloved sister, Hiromi Kitchens, of the Belvedere Family Community in New York, ascended to the spiritual world at 12:30 AM on Sunday, November 19, 2017. She was born February 29, 1956 in Hokkaido, Japan and lived there until she was 2 years old. She then moved to Miyazaki, the…

8th Anniversary of the Cosmic Blessing Ceremony Couples • Nov. 16, 2009

Congratulations to the couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on November 16, 2009! November 16, 2009 On November 16, 2009, a magnificent Holy Marriage Blessing Ceremony was held at the Cheong…

29th Anniversary of the 6500 Couples Blessing • Oct. 30, 1988

We would like to congratulate the couples celebrating their 29th anniversary of the 6500 Couples Blessing! Congratulations to all the couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on October 30, 1988. 6,500 Couples Holy Marriage Blessing Unites Korean and Japanese in Marriage October 30, 1988 On October 30th, 1988,…

47th Anniversary of the 777 Couples Blessing • October 21, 1970

We would like to congratulate the couples celebrating their 47th anniversary of the 777 Couples Blessing! Congratulations to all the couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on Oct. 21, 1970. "You, the 777 Couples, are worthy of our pride. Thus, you should stand at the forefront as we…

35th & 8th Blessing Anniversaries • October 14, 1982 & 2009

We would like to congratulate the 6000 couples of the 1982 Holy Marriage Blessing Ceremony who are celebrating their 35th anniversary and the couples of the 2009 Cosmic Blessing Ceremony who are celebrating their 8th anniversary. Congratulations to all the couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on Oct.…

Prayer Request for Caroline Patton

Let us pray for 13-year old Caroline Patton. Earlier this year Caroline suddenly began suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, causing pain and swelling in her wrist, knee, elbow, and ankle joints. Caroline Patton is the beloved…

Kona, Hawaii Hosts Hyojeong Cosmic Blessing

Contributed by Rev. Chuck Frumin This month, the Kona Family Church held two local Blessing Ceremonies in conjunction with the Hyojeong Cosmic Blessing.  A ceremony was held on September 8 for my son, Kanoa…

Bay Area Family Church Remembers Terry Watanabe

Terry Watanabe worked for many years at True World Foods, volunteered in the Bay Area Family Church, the Boy Scouts, and National Rifle Association, and had his own hiking ministry. When he was killed…

Los Angeles Holds Cosmic Blessing Ceremony

On a still hot and sunny day in September in Southern California, five beautiful couples attended the Hyojeong Cosmic Blessing Ceremony at the Los Angeles Family Church. Peter and Klara Chen, Representatives of Blessing…

Hyojeong Cosmic Blessing Ceremony in New Jersey

Two couples were blessed including 1 Unificationists couple (in full wedding dress). Pastor Darryl Franklin and his wife Sara, officiated the blessing on behalf of True Parents. Also, we invited a guest speaker, Dr.…

Amidst Threat of Hurricane Irma, Charlotte Holds Hyojeong Cosmic Blessing

A few days before the local Hyojeong Cosmic Blessing Ceremony scheduled for Sept 10, the weather reports warned all in Charlotte to prepare for Hurricane Irma. Despite this warning, we kept our promise to…

Philadelphia Celebrates the Hyojeong Cosmic Blessing Ceremony

Philadelphia held the Hyojeong Cosmic Blessing for 1st generation Unificationist couple Kevin Maher and Ana Dequiros. 50 of their family and friends joined the ceremony along with the Unificationists of the Philadelphia community. The…

Tampa Family Church Holds Hyojeong Cosmic Blessing

The Tampa Family Church held a local Hyojeong Cosmic Blessing on September 6, 2017. Mihoko Gonzalez, the organizer for the event, shared "I met the couple three years ago and kept in contact with…

Chicago Holds Local Hyojeong Cosmic Blessing

The Chicago Family Church held a local Hyojeong Cosmic Blessing at a Holiday Inn. With approximately 100 participants in attendance, the Holy Wine Ceremony and Cosmic Blessing Ceremony for three participating couples and their…

In Memory of Laura Nabetani

Our beloved Sister, Laura Nabetani, of the Belvedere Family Church, ascended to the Spirit World on August 1, 2017. Laura has been part of the Belvedere community for many years, and has been instrumental in creating and developing the curricula for the Jacob House Sunday school, which she managed for…

In Memory of Hitoshi Onishi

Hitoshi Onishi was born in Mei, Japan on August 24, 1954. He was the youngest son of Rei and Kiyoko Onishi, and he has one brother and one sister still living in Japan. Mr. Onishi grew up with a love for animals and dreamed of becoming a veterinarian. However, that…

In Memory of Harue McCracken

On August 31, 2017 we are celebrating the life of Harue Hosono McCracken. She was born in the beautiful city of Nagoya, Japan on February 3, 1951. She recently visited Japan with her daughter Haruko and remembered how beautiful it was in Japan, and it's still beautiful.As a child, Harue…

In Memory of Edward Abendroth

Edward was born on October 12, 1988 in Fairfax, Virginia to Bob and Diane Abendroth; he was the eldest of their 5 sons. His family moved around several times during his childhood, finally settling in Bowie, MD, where he lived from age 11 to 27. Edward was Blessed in Korea…

In Memory of Betty Lancaster

Betty Lancaster passed away peacefully at her residence in Las Vegas on July 25, 2017.  Betty is one of the early American members, who has been dedicated to God and True Parents since joining the Unification Church in the 1960s in Arlington, VA. Betty’s deep faith in God and True…

In Memory of Connie Dehen

Our dear sister Connie Dehen passed away Friday, June 30 in a hospital in Oregon City, Oregon with her husband Fred by her side. Connie was born in Germany on Oct. 24, 1954. She was raised in a Lutheran family; her father was a minister. She is the youngest of…

35th Anniversary of 2075 Couples’ Marriage Blessing

We wish a happy 35th anniversary to the 2075 couples of the 1982 Holy Marriage Blessing! A very happy anniversary to all those celebrating the 35th anniversary of the 2075 Couples' Blessing in Madison…

In Memory of Nathan Terrell

Nathan Dean Terrell was born in Gary, Indiana on July 3, 1959 to Nathaniel and Irene Terrell and has 7 sisters. Nathan served in the U.S. military in the 1970s and then left it to join the Unification movement in Las Vegas. He later worked with the fish business in…

In Memory of David Coryell

David was born October 23, 1953, in Pocatello, Idaho. He is the middle child of John and Doris Coryell and he has an older brother, Eric, and younger sister, Judy. He was married to Kelly for 35 years and they have five children: Amerika, Benjamin, Sharon, Rebekah, and Elizabeth and…

Update on Keiko Burton’s Kidney Transplant

Contributed by Doug Burton Keiko Burton would like to thank the hundreds of brothers and sisters who prayed earnestly for her to get a kidney transplant. The good news is that she got her transplant…

Prayer Request for Laurie Shoultz

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Please pray for Laurie Shoultz. She recently discovered that she has rectal cancer, and is undergoing chemotherapy. Laurie has been a role model, loving “aunt”, and caretaker for hundreds of…

In Memory of Nathan Hunter

Nathan Andrew Dana Hunter was born on June 7, 1983 to Richard and Elizabeth Hunter, members of the 1800 couples Blessing.  Just before his sixth birthday, the Hunter’s moved from Annandale, VA, to Maryland, first living in Beltsville, where Nathan learned to ride a bike.  Several years later, the family…

In Memory of Joseph Coyne

Joseph Coyne was born on November 20th, 1954 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Joseph and Theresa Coyne as the oldest of four children. He was raised in Gibbsboro, NJ and attended Bishop Eustice Preparatory School in Pennsauken Township, NJ. Joseph began attending Rutgers University, New Brunswick in 1972 where he studied…

In Memory of Charles Spacek

Charles Spacek was a true son of God and True Parents. He left a successful career in the Merchant Marines when he met the Unification Church in Oakland, California in 1977. Once he knew God had called him, he gave up his wealth and savings and fully dedicated himself. He…

In Memory of Dennis Taylor

Dennis Taylor was born in 1952 and is a rare third-generation Arizonan. After serving in the Navy, he joined the Unification Church in 1975. He fundraised in Arizona and Utah to support his brothers and sisters and was soon called to New York City to assist then UC President Neil…

16th Anniversary of the Inter-Religious, Interfaith Blessing

Congratulations to the couples that participated in the Inter-Religious, Interfaith Blessing on May 27, 2001.

31st Anniversary of the 118 Couples Blessing

On May 21, 1978, in London, True Father with Ye Jin Moon (representing True Mother) Blessed 118 couples in holy matrimony. Of the 118 couples, 106 were international; only 12 couples were matched with the same nationality. Most of the Germans present were matched with their age-old enemies, the French.…

In Memory of Bryan Lopez

Bryan Lopez was born in Brooklyn, New York on January 10, 1954, son of a Cuban American seaman and a North Carolina African American woman. He delighted in telling stories about his early years growing up in the city and in Wilmington, North Carolina--one nuclear family, but two locations he…

In Memory of Robert Ouellette

Robert Ouellette ascended on April 30, 2017 from a stroke. He was diagnosed with cancer and during an operation in September, he suffered a stroke which left him paralyzed. Bob joined the Unification Movement in New Hampshire in 1973. He was active in witnessing in New Hampshire and Arizona, bringing…

56th Anniversary of the 36 Couples Blessing

True Parents conducted the 33 Couple Holy Blessing in the Chungpa-Dong Church Headquarters on May 15, 1961. Together with the Three Couples whom True Parents blessed on April 16, 1960, they comprise the 36…

Revival and Blessing Ceremony Among Native Americans of Oklahoma

Contributed by Reiko Jenkins A small group representing FFWPU and American Clergy Leadership Conference (ACLC) had an unforgettable experience meeting and giving the Holy Marriage Blessing to Native Americans in Oklahoma during a five-day…

Richmond, Virginia Shares the Marriage Blessing at the Imani Temple

A Holy Wine Ceremony and Blessing Ceremony were held on Sunday, May 26, after regular weekly Sunday 10:30 AM Temple Mass, at the AACC-African American Catholic Congregation Imani Temple of the Capital Region, 2420…

Columbia, South Carolina Shares the Marriage Blessing

Contributed by Rev. Randall Reeves On Saturday, April 15, seven couples received the Holy Wine along with three single individuals at a local minister's church. The participants also included single individuals who made commitments…

Elizabeth, New Jersey Shares the Marriage Blessing

Contributed by EJ Rapada We recently shared the Holy Wine and Blessing Ceremony with two couples in a local Marriage Blessing Ceremony: Walter and Ellie Wysocki, who are Filipino-American, and Liza and Aniwan Camacho,…

Clifton, New Jersey Shares the Marriage Blessing

Contributed by Atsushi Akino My tribal messiahship trinity group held a Marriage Blessing Ceremony on March 25, 2017. For ten years, our family used our family church as a base to witness by connecting…

Tampa, Florida Shares the Marriage Blessing with Assi & Muyen

Contributed by Rev. Gary Chidester It is indeed a glorious occasion as our first couple of 2017 was Blessed on April 22, 2017. Assi and Muyen Tifuh, originally from Cameroun in Africa, have been…

Columbus, Ohio Shares the Marriage Blessing

Contributed by Rev. Frank Sanchez Our Columbus Re-dedication Marriage and Blessing transcended boundaries and religious affiliations and created a shared experience as one family under God. The eight couples reflected diversity, representing the Philippines,…

In Memory of Marlene Trenbeath

Marlene (Dudik) Trenbeath ascended to the Spiritual World two years after receiving the diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Marlene was born on November 21, 1942, and the only child of Stephen and Rose Dudik. She ascended to the Spiritual World on April 25, 2017. Marlene graduated from McKeesport High School…

In Memory of Jacob YoonMyung Park

Jacob YoonMyung Park’s Biography 1969 Date of Birth: August 14 (solar) July 2 (lunar) Place of Birth: YeonCheon, GyongGi Do 124 Blessed Couple Parents – Do Hee Park & Hee Seok Kwak Third of 5 children 1984 December 27: Immigrates to Seattle, Washington with family 1988 Graduates from Roosevelt High…

In Memory of Michiko Kawasaki

Michiko Okubo was born on July 28, 1966, in Tochigo, Japan to Seiji and Sachiko Okubo. She graduated from a two-year college in Chiba, studying Nutrition. When Michiko was twenty-one years old, she met the Holy Spirit Association for World Christianity. In 1992 she was blessed with Kazuyuki Kawasaki as…

Interfaith Peace and Marriage Blessing in Richmond, Virginia

Contributed by Rev. F. George & Chiyomi Russell A joyful spirit greeted Richmond, Virginia as the sun broke through several days of cloudiness to welcome the Interfaith Marriage Blessing. In the outreach efforts to…

In Memory of Anthony Lehrer

Anthony "Tony" Tadaichi Lehrer was born on November 11, 2000, as the first child of PJ and Moe Lehrer, nay Ito. Throughout his life, Tony faced prominent physical challenges due to his genetic disorder, Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome (WHS). He developed very slowly and was unable to talk or walk unassisted. He…

Nebraska Families Commit to Sharing the Marriage Blessing

Unificationists in Nebraska are working toward their state goal of sharing the Marriage Blessing with 430 couples build spiritual foundation and momentum. After Dennis & Mayuri Hoffman came to Nebraska and demonstrated how to…

Prayer Request for Delia Javanasundara

Let us pray for Delia Javanasundara from Thailand, who suffered from a recent stroke. She has been under operation and has been in a coma. Please pray for her speedy recovery and for those…

Prayer Request for Ricky Joswick

Our brother, Ricky Joswick, husband and father of one young daughter, is fighting bladder cancer and needs our fervent prayers and financial support. Ricky is the founding member of the "Prayer for Revival" movement…

In Memory of Steven Vogel

My husband Steven Vogel was born in 1952 in Louisville, Kentucky to a family of seven children. They were raised Catholic, but he began searching and researching different religions right after high school. He heard the Divine Principle while still living at home, and quickly decided to move to the…

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