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In Memory of Akifumi Otani

Akifumi Otani, a 777 couple, who has been an adviser of the Unification Thought Institute of Japan ascended on April 18, 2019 at 76 years old.

17th 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!

In Memory of Ronald Pine

Ronald “Ron” Pine ascended to the Spirit World on April 21, 2019 (Easter Sunday). He was born in Stockton, California, as the youngest of three children to Leslie and Nettie “Marie” Pine. During Ron’s early childhood, his mother received a spiritual experience of an Asian man appearing before her, wearing…

15th 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!

33rd 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…

59th 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,…

33rd Anniversary of the 36 Couples Blessing for Second Generation • April 12, 1986

Congratulations to the 32 couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on April 12, 1968 in Seoul, Korea!

30th 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!

27th 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 10, 1992 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…

Prayer Request for Linda Haibara

Please pray for our sister Linda Haibara, who was diagnosed with pancreas cancer. Contributed by Linda’s daughter, Talia A month and a half ago, my mom found out she has Stage Three Pancreas Cancer, which is inoperable. The doctors told her she only has nine months to a year to…

7th Anniversary of the 2012 Blessing Ceremony in the Era of Liberation of True Parents • March 24

The Holy Marriage Blessing Ceremony on March 24, 2012 held great significance. With it, True Father was able to open the gates of victory, liberation and completion of the True Parents of Heaven, Earth…

In Memory of Doris Crompton

Doris Fritsch Crompton was born August 5, 1955, in Hilsenheim, a village on the Alsatian countryside. The oldest of three children, Doris expressed a precocious spiritual sensitivity and dreamed of being a nun. She excelled at languages and mathematics and left high school with excellent marks. She began her studies…

17th 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 Cathy Omori

Cathy Omori was born on December 22, 1948 in the small town of New Haven, Kentucky, as the second daughter among six brothers and three sisters of father Joseph Williamson and mother Nancy Williamson. She was growing healthy, but at age 11, she was diagnosed with cerebral meningitis, and doctors…

12th 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 11 years ago!

51st Anniversary of the 430 Couples Blessing • Feb. 22, 1968

The 430 Couple Blessing was held at the Seoul Civic Center on February 22, 1968. According to True Father, the Blessing of 430 Couples represents the establishment of national indemnity. In the 4,300th year of Korean history, True Father blessed the 430 Couples. It also represents the number of years…

42nd Anniversary of the 74 Couples Blessing • Feb. 21, 1977

On February 21, 1977, True Parents officiated at the largest Holy Marriage Blessing ceremony yet held outside Korea. Seventy-four couples from eleven nations took part in the ceremony, which was conducted in the Terrace Room of the World Mission Center (New Yorker Hotel) in New York. True Parents previously had…

3rd Anniversary of the 2016 Foundation Day Blessing • Feb. 20, 2016

We want to wish a happy 3rd anniversary to the couples that received the Marriage Blessing on February 20, 2016!

17th Anniversary of the 400 Million Couples Blessing • Feb. 16, 2002

We would like to celebrate the 17th 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 Judy Skarsten

Judy Ann Skarsten (Scott) was born near Dallas, Texas in 1942. Her young parents soon moved to California, when she was about three years old. From a young age, Judy took on a lot of responsibility taking care of her younger sisters, Jackie and Janie while her mother was working.…

19th 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.

44th Anniversary of the 1800 Couples Blessing • Feb. 8, 1975

We want to wish a happy 44th anniversary to the 1800 Couples of the 1975 Holy Marriage Blessing!

20th 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 referred to as the “globalization” of the Holy Marriage Blessing and focused largely on previously married…

In Memory of Michael Escobar

Michael Akira Escobar Iwasaki was born in Newark, New Jersey on July 29, 1999. He was the second son of Humberto and Makiko Escobar, who received the Marriage Blessing in 1992 as part of…

In Memory of Treven Woolery

Treven is the third child and second son of Steve and Mie Woolery. When he was three years old, he was diagnosed with autism. He was very active and liked swimming, swinging, and jumping on the trampoline. He was very affectionate and had a sweet personality. In his life, so many…

18th Anniversary of the 400 Million Couples Blessing on Jan. 27, 2001

We would like to wish a happy 18th anniversary to the 400 million couples that received the Marriage Blessing on January 27, 2001! Congratulations to all the couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True…

Prayer Request for Caroline Patton

Ernest and Keiko Patton are dedicated and loving parents and leaders in the Family Federation for World Peace. They have lived with their family in Arlington, Virginia since 1989. In early 2017 after a Guardisil vaccination …

30th Anniversary of the 1275 & 72 Couples in 1989

We want to wish a very happy 30th anniversary to the 1275 couples and 72 couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents in 1989!

In Memory of Debra Loew

Debbie was born in Seattle but lived most of her young life in Yakima and Selah, WA. From middle school till she graduated high school she lived on a ranch with a small farm. She often reminisced on how she learned the value of hard work and living in nature…

13th 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!

14th 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!

In Memory of Roger Wise

Roger Alan Wise was born in Goldsboro, North Carolina on November 7, 1949. He, along with his five brothers and one sister, were raised by his mother, Edna Beck Wise. After graduating from high school, Roger enlisted in the United States Navy. He served the country as a Propulsion and…

In Memory of Chihiro Wylie

12-year old Chihiro Wylie, a beautiful and precious second-generation daughter of heaven, passed away suddenly, but peacefully in her sleep on December 12. Chihiro is remembered by family and friends as a young girl bubbling with love, joy, and happiness. She lived each day with cheerfulness and the desire to…

In Memory of Antonietta Mundula

Antonietta was born in Southern Italy in 1935. She was the second of five children. She attended the University of Bari where she graduated with a doctorate degree in French literature. Following her graduation, she taught French for over twenty years. She and her husband, Andrea Mundula, joined the Italian…

In Memory of Boon Jo Kim

Mrs. Boon Jo Kim joined the Unification Movement on February 27, 1955. In 1963, she had accomplished a great achievement by participating in a three-year witnessing period. Because of her achievement, she received a special hand-written award from True Father. She had walked and lived a life of absolute faith and absolute…

21st Anniversary of the 40 Million Couples Blessing • Nov. 29, 1997

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

9th 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!

In Memory of Junko Dean

Junko Kimura Dean was born on March 19, 1955 in the city of Kumamoto, the capital city of Kunamoto Prefecture on the island of Kyushu, Japan. She is a first-born child with one brother Tetsuya and one sister, Kazuyo. Junko was always an adventurer. She left home at 17 after…

In Memory of Karin Wilson

Karin was born in Bremen, Germany. Her parents are Wilhelm and Johanna Schmidt. She has two older sisters, Ulrike and Elfriede. Karin had a very happy childhood, growing up in a small village near Bremen, surrounded by beautiful nature. In her youth, she liked sports, especially rowing, swimming, biking, and…

Prayer Request for Satomi Adshead

Please pray for our dear sister Satomi Adshead and former co-director of Next Gen Academy. Satomi is having a very specialized surgery on her hip bone on Wednesday, November 7. It is not regular hip…

In Memory of Inseok Shin

Inseok Joey Shin was born on February 14, 1970 (January 9 by the Heavenly Calendar) in Seoul Korea as the second child of Mr. Yang Ki Shin and Mrs. Sook Ki Kim, a 430 Blessed Couple. He has an elder brother and a younger sister. Inseok attended Dong Myoung Elementary School,…

In Memory of Monica Ishioka

Monica joined the Unification Movement in Argentina in December of 1980. She was witnessed to by a Korean missionary. In the Summer of 1981, she went to New York for an international 40-day workshop. She became a leader in Mar De Plata in 1983. In January 1984, she attended Heung…

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

Congratulations to the 6500 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, True Parents blessed in marriage 6,516 couples in a Holy Marriage Blessing Ceremony conducted in…

In Memory of Lawrence Criner

Lawrence David Criner joined the Unification Movement in Oakland, California in 1975 after having walked across America in search of God and a better understanding of the underlying moral character of America. His first mission was on MFT after which he was called to study at Unification Theological Seminary in 1977.…

48th Anniversary of the 777 Couples Blessing • October 21, 1970

Congratulations to the 777 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 enter the 1980s and take pride in bequeathing our tradition to all families. Who among…

36th & 9th 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.…

8th Anniversary of the 10.10.10 Cosmic Blessing Ceremony • Oct. 10, 2010

Congratulations to the 10.10.10 couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on October 10, 2010! On October 10, 2010, they extended the previous year’s Holy Marriage Blessing in conducting the “10.14 Blessing Ceremony Based on the Completion of the Settlement of the True Parents of Heaven, Earth and…

Prayer Request for Jeremiah Tobin

Our brother, Jeremiah Tobin, has been diagnosed with lung cancer and is going through chemotherapy and radiation therapy. He started receiving treatments on October 1 and received treatment five days a week for six…

In Memory of Hirofumi Ando

Hirofumi Ando was born on February 21, 1957, in Gifu, Japan at his family house. He was the youngest child of Yukio and Kaku Ando. He grew up with an older brother, Kazuo who survives him, as does their mother. As a child, he dreamed of becoming a professional golfer and…

In Memory of Evelyne Drake

Evelyne Drake was born on June 16, 1953 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the first child of Jacqueline (Estinvil) Chaumette and Edgar Chaumette, both now deceased. She would later have one brother and four sisters. Evelyne came to the United States in 1970 together with her family. She lived in Queens, New…

1st Anniversary of the 2017 Hyojeong Cosmic Blessing

Congratulations to the couples who received the Marriage Blessing at the 2017 Hyojeong Cosmic Blessing!

In Memory of Isamu Haibara

Isamu Yong David Haibara was born June 30, 1988. He was the eldest of three siblings. One of them didn’t survive more than a day after birth. The second was Talia. After she was born, they moved to Japan. She and Isamu were enrolled in a Christian school. Talia was…

12th Anniversary of the Third-Generation Couples

Congratulations to the third-generation couples who received the Marriage Blessing on August 28, 2006!

26th & 23rd Anniversaries of the 30,000 & 360,000 Couples Blessing

Congratulations to the 30,000 couples and 360,000 couples who received the Marriage Blessing on August 25, 1992 and 1995.  "The 360,000 Couples Blessing is unprecedented in history. Since the 30,000 Couples Blessing, we have conducted global Blessing ceremonies open to the public. Even the second highest official of a nation…

In Memory of Betsy Rukunyu

Our beloved and precious wife, mother, and sister, Betsy Rukunyu, ascended into the spirit world on Thursday, August 2, 2018 after a long battle with cancer, one month after her 58th birthday. Betsy was born to Eliezari Rukunyu and Ednance Bayomba in Bushenyi District, Uganda and was one of nine…

14th Anniversary of the 5th Phase of 400 Million Couples Blessing

Congratulations to all the couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on July 26, 2002!

55th Anniversary of the 124 Couples Blessing

Congratulations to the 124 couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on July 24, 1963. True Father noted that the 36 Couples, 72 Couples and 124 Couples “are one team which cannot be…

Prayer Request for Eric Feldt

Please pray for Eric Feldt, who has been fighting prostate cancer for the last six months. After striving to overcome the cancer through natural means for several months, it was deemed wise to fight…

15th Anniversary of the 4th Phase of 400 Million Couples Blessing

Congratulations to all the couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on July 13, 2003!

In Memory of John Cullen

Our dear brother, John B. Cullen, ascended after a battle with Pancreatic Cancer on July 9, 2018 in Montefiore Hospital at Bronx NY.  John has been a part of our Unification Movement since 1973 and lived in Rockland County, NY in recent years after being a longtime member of the Long…

In Memory of Nathan Lowe

Nathan was born on September 26, 1949 in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He grew up with an older sister, Marian, and younger brother, Jerry. His family and friends called him “Richie.” As a child, Nathan loved fishing, Scrabble, the beach, and working hard. Raised in the Jewish faith, he became a born-again…

11th Anniversary of the Cross-Cultural Blessing Ceremony

Happy anniversary to the cross-cultural couples that received the Marriage Blessing in 2007! Cross-cultural Marriage Blessing Ceremony in the Sacred Reign of Peace As part of the 2007 World Culture and Sports Festival (WCSF 2007), True Parents officiated an international marriage blessing at Yoo Gwan-soon Indoor Gymnasium in Cheonan, Korea…

16th Anniversary of the 180,000 Couples Blessing of World Religious Leaders

Congratulations to all the couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on July 3, 2002!

In Memory of Jeffrie Heuft

Jeffrie Carl Heuft ascended to the spirit world early in the morning on Friday, June 29, 2018 at the age of 65. Jeffrie was born in Detroit, Michigan on August 1st, 1952 and was the fourth child of John and Mary Heuft. He has seven siblings; John, Jackie, Jarard, Judy,…

Prayer Request for Jason Anglin

Please pray for the full recovery of Jason Anglin, who underwent a heart transplant on Sunday, July 1 at Washington Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. Let us pray for Jason's speedy recovery, complete healing,…

36th 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 Il Yong Heo

Mr. Il Yong Heo, age 80, ascended peacefully on Sunday, June 17, 2018 in Rockville, MD. He was born in Namwon, South Korea, a city three hours Southwest of Seoul and famous as the site of a Korean folk story (Chunhyang) dating back 400 years ago. Raised by his parents…

New York Tribal Messiahs Organize Blessing Ceremony for 10 Couples

On Sunday, June 24, 2018, the Family Church of New York City held a Tribal Messiahship Blessing Ceremony for ten couples and nine singles. Pastor Tanya's objective for hosting this Blessing Ceremony was to…

Prayer Request for Kim Roth

Dear Brother and Sisters, Please pray for Kim Roth, who was recently diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. This was a sudden and unexpected turn of events. Kim is currently in Australia (his country of…

In Memory of Susan Starr

Susan Starr, Las Vegas Family Church Pastor's Wife for many years, passed at her home in Las Vegas, NV in June 2018 following a long bout with cancer. Since moving to Las Vegas in 1996, Susan Starr was active in the Las Vegas community. She assisted her husband William who…

20th Anniversary of the 1st Phase of 360 Million Couples Blessing • June 13, 1998

Congratulations to the couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents at the 360 million Couples Blessing in 1998!

56th Anniversary of the 72 Couples Blessing • June 4, 1962

The 72 Couples Blessing was held on June 4, 1962 at the Old Headquarters Church in South Korea. Couples entered the hall in sets of three, and separate ceremonies were held for each set. As the couples entered, a congratulatory poem and song were offered, wedding vows were recited and…

In Memory of Charles Mike Thacker

Charles Mike Thacker was born to Charles and Sarah Thacker on June 22, 1956. He grew up with his sister, Cindy, in Nashville, TN. His mother passed away at the age of 33 due to a heart attack and his stepmother, Nancy Thacker from Lebanon, took good care of them. …

In Memory of Marcelle Stephen

Marcelle Stephen ascended to the spirit world on Thursday, May 24, 2018, at home after battling diabetes, heart disease, and kidney failure. Born in Georgetown, Guyana, she joined the Unification movement at 16 years of age. She moved to the United States where she served True Parents at Belvedere, NY…

In Memory of Laurie Shoultz

Born on May 5, 1965 in San Diego CA, Laurie Kimberly Shoultz is the 9th child of 9 children, 4 brothers and 4 sisters. By the age of 14 years old, Laurie learned the Divine Principle from her sister Jeri Wade Tamayo, but she wasn't ready to commit to the LoSA…

17th Anniversary of the Inter-Religious, Interfaith Blessing

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

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, 1986

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…

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…

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