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Archive for March, 2005

General Plan for Commemorative Activities Announced

At the January 26 meeting of the Kanamekai (association comprising the head ministers of all directly supervised churches), Honbu-in Motoo Matsuda, chairman of the Oyasama 120th Anniversary Commemorative Activities Planning Committee, announced a general plan for the activities to be held in the Home of the Parent next year.
The Service for [...]

Training Course Draws 526 College Students

Tenrikyo Church Headquarters sponsored the College Division of the Students Training Course from March 3 through 9 at the Home of the Parent, drawing 526 university, junior college, and technical school students (299 males and 227 females) from all over the country. The weeklong training course provides participants with opportunities to [...]

Tenri Forum 2006 to Be Held in the Home of the Parent during the Year of the 120th Anniversary of Oyasama

Tenrikyo Overseas Department has announced that “Tenri Forum 2006: New Frontiers in the Mission” will be held between July 15 and 17 next year at the Home of the Parent. This forum, which will be conducted in English, is going to be one of the activities that commemorate the 120th Anniversary [...]

February Monthly Service Performed

The February Monthly Service took place in the Main Sanctuary on the 26th with the Shinbashira presiding.
The day was cold, the weather being cloudy with snowflakes falling now and then, though the red blossoms on a plum tree near the Foundress’ Sanctuary heralded the coming of spring.
The Shinbashira and the other Service performers [...]

2005 Graduation Ceremonies Held in Tenri

Tenri High School’s Day Course
Tenri High School’s day course conducted its graduation ceremony in the school gymnasium on the morning of February 22. After presenting class representatives with diplomas for the 375 graduates (208 boys, 167 girls), Principal Shigehiko Iburi told the graduating class, “Though you may find yourselves in difficult [...]