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Archive for December, 2005

Student Nurturers Convention Held in the Home of the Parent

On November 25, Tenrikyo Student Advisory Committee sponsored the Student Nurturers Convention in Church Headquarters’ Dining Hall 2. Honored by the presence of the Shinbashira, the convention drew over a thousand people, including those entrusted with the role of nurturing high school and college students in their respective dioceses and [...]

Donation for Earthquake Victims in Pakistan

On November 17, the Overseas Department’s International Network for Mutual Help entrusted the Association of Medical Doctors of Asia (AMDA) with three million yen toward the rehabilitation and reconstruction of the northern part of Pakistan devastated by the October 8 earthquake, which left over 70,000 people dead. Now, more than two [...]

Ikoi-no-Ie to Open Its Outpatient Center in January

Preparations are in progress to open Ikoi-no-Ie Outpatient Center on January 16, 2006. The construction of the building, which had been underway since November 2003, was completed in October this year. New medical equipment–such as examination tables, medical tables, and MRIs (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)–is presently being installed in the [...]

Honbu-in Zentaro Tanaka Appointed as Director-in-Chief of Religious Affairs

Honbu-in Zentaro Tanaka, 67, received sanction as the Director-in-Chief of Religious Affairs on November 26. He had received sanction as the acting Director-in-Chief on November 16 due to the illness of then Director-in-Chief Tomoo Itakura, who later on that day passed away for rebirth at the age of 67.
Director-in-Chief Tanaka was [...]

November Monthly Service Performed Joyously

The November Monthly Service was solemnly conducted in the Main Sanctuary of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters on the 26th with the Shinbashira presiding. The weather in the Home of the Parent was fine that day, and the temperature in the morning reached as high as 60.6ºF (15.9ºC), which was warmer than the [...]

Young Men’s Association Seminar Raises Awareness About Nurturing the Young

The Young Men’s Association held its Arakitoryo Nurturing Seminar on November 27 at the Home of the Parent, drawing 240 participants from directly supervised chapters including chairmen and other leading members in charge of their chapters’ nurturing activities. The seminar aimed at promoting nurturing activities in directly supervised chapters and [...]