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Archive for August, 2004

July Monthly Service Joyfully Performed

The July Monthly Service was performed in the Main Sanctuary of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters on the morning of the 26th. The Service began with the Shinbashira’s prayer in which he expressed gratitude for the constant blessings provided by God the Parent in the course of our daily lives. Referring to the [...]

Brazil Chapter of Women’s Association: President Harue Nakayama Attends 50th Anniversary Convention

On July 10, the Brazil Chapter of the Women’s Association held a convention commemorating its 50th anniversary at the Mission Headquarters in Brazil. Honored by the presence of Women’s Association President Harue Nakayama, the convention drew approximately 3,000 people from all parts of Brazil as well as from other countries.
On the [...]

Tenrikyo Participates in Parliament of the World’s Religions

Representatives of Tenrikyo took part in the 4th Parliament of the World’s Religions, held in Barcelona, Spain, from July 7 to 13. Professor Emeritus Hiroshi Uetani of Tenri University, Dr. Ikuo Higashibaba of Tenri Seminary, and President Koichi Iwakiri of Tenri Japan-France Cultural Association were among some 8,000 people from 75 [...]

2004 Children’s Pilgrimage to Jiba Held

The annual Children’s Pilgrimage to Jiba was held between July 26 and August 4 under the theme “Gratitude, Joy, hinokishin.” During this 10-day period, more than 270,000 children and adult leaders, including 743 from 12 overseas countries, returned to the Home of the Parent to enjoy a wide variety of attractions designed [...]