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Archive for November, 2004

Concordance to Ofudesaki

Concordance to Ofudesaki, edited by Mr. Damon Smith, a Yoboku belonging to Leeds Mission Station, was recently published. The work, based on the sixth edition of the English translation of the Ofudesaki, shows all occurrences of almost all the words used in the translation. Besides listing their frequency and locations, it [...]

TLI Celebrates 10 Years of Developing Human Resources for Overseas Mission

On October 28, Tenrikyo Language Institute (TLI) held a ceremony in the Home of the Parent to mark its 10th anniversary, which drew 260 people including graduates, students, and staff members.
Following Overseas Department Head Yoshiaki Mihama’s opening address, Director-in-Chief of Administrative Affairs Masahiko Iburi, who was the first principal of TLI, [...]

Overseas Department Seminar Focuses on Oyasato Construction and Missionary Experiences

On October 25, the Overseas Department sponsored a seminar for church head ministers, fellowship heads, and Yoboku who had returned to Jiba from abroad for the Autumn Grand Service. About 180 people attended the seminar held at the newly built Tenri University Furusato Assembly Hall.
Oyasato Fusekomi Committee Chairman Hiroyoshi Shimamura delivered a [...]

Sermon at the Autumn Grand Service, October 26, 2004

May I begin by expressing my heartfelt appreciation for the sincere efforts you are devoting to the tasks of the path each day. We have just been able to duly conclude this year’s Autumn Grand Service. As I wish to take this opportunity to share some of my thoughts with you, may [...]

Young Men’s Assn. Holds 80th Convention Marking 50 Years of Oyasato Construction Hinokishin Corps

On October 27, the day following the Autumn Grand Service, some 15,000 members of Tenrikyo Young Men’s Association assembled in the Inner Courtyard of Church Headquarters to attend the association’s 80th convention, which commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Oyasato Construction Young Men’s Association Hinokishin Corps. The annual convention was [...]

The Autumn Grand Service of the 167th Year of the Teaching

The Autumn Grand Service for the 167th year of the Teaching was performed on October 26 in the Main Sanctuary of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters with the Shinbashira presiding. Despite the cold rain, some 85,000 followers, including many who came from overseas, gathered for the Service, seating themselves in the four worship [...]