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Archive for December, 2003

Boys and Girls Association Holds Nurturing Course

Tenrikyo Boys and Girls Association Headquarters held its Nurturing Course on November 25 in East Right Wing 4 of the Oyasato-yakata building-complex. Attending it were 281 people including leaders of the association’s directly supervised church corps and diocese corps. The course sought to provide participants with an opportunity to ponder what [...]

Convention Calls for Reaching Out and Conveying the Joy of Faith to the Youth of the Path

The Student Nurturers Convention, an annual convention sponsored by Tenrikyo Student Advisory Committee, was held in Jiba on November 25, drawing 730 people, including the student advisory committee chairpersons of the dioceses and directly supervised churches.
The convention began with an address delivered by Director-in-Chief of Administrative Affairs Masahiko Iburi. First, with [...]

November Monthly Service Performed

Blessed with mild weather unusual for this time of year–the average temperature in the morning being 56.3F–Church Headquarters November Monthly Service was solemnly conducted on the 26th with the Shinbashira presiding. Followers heading for the Main Sanctuary to attend the Service were greeted by golden ginkgo leaves glittering in the sunshine [...]

Former Shinbashira Speaks at Saitama Missionary House’s 20th Anniversary

On November 30, a ceremony was held at Saitama Diocese Administration Office to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Saitama Missionary House. Honored by the presence of the former Shinbashira, this ceremony was attended by residents and former residents of the missionary house as well as concerned parties from within the diocese. [...]