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Archive for March, 2007

Headquarters Leads Services at Noon on Sundays and Holidays

Between March 4 and late December this year, Tenrikyo’s headquarters officials are leading the seated service at noon on Sundays and public holidays by playing the wooden clappers. This is part of the Mission Department-led drive to encourage as many followers and others as possible to return to Jiba with their [...]

Tenrikyo School Marks 20 Years of Japanese Language Teaching in Hong Kong

Tenri Japanese Language School of Hong Kong celebrated its 20th anniversary on February 11 by holding a ceremony in the presence of Tenrikyo’s Director-in-Chief of Administrative Affairs Masahiko Iburi, Bishop of Tenrikyo Mission Headquarters in Taiwan Yoshiaki Mihama, Consul Kuniyuki Nakahara from the Consulate-General of Japan in Hong Kong, and [...]

Hinokishin School Sponsors Symposium on Global Warming

Implementing policies and measures to tackle global warming has become an important task on a worldwide scale. On February 25, Hinokishin School sponsored a symposium entitled “Living in the Bosom of God the Parent–What Is Happening around Us” at the Home of the Parent to discuss global warming and the teachings. [...]

Joint Concert of Music from East and West–Two Michigan Choirs Perform at Home of the Parent

On March 3, students and guests affiliated with Saginaw Valley State University (SVSU), a sister college of Tenri University, visited the Home of the Parent and performed at a joint concert at Yoki Hall. The Saginaw Valley State University Concert Choir and Collegium and the Bay Chorale of Bay City, Michigan, [...]

Students Training Course Attracts 518 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 518 university, junior college, and technical school students from all over the country. Participants spent the week seeking the path through various programs. They learned the [...]

2007 Graduation Ceremonies Held in Tenri

Tenri Seminary
A joint graduation ceremony was conducted on March 9 for the 121 graduates of Tenri Seminary’s three courses: Graduate Seminary (6), Junior Seminary (91), and Daini Junior Seminary (24). Tenri Seminary, whose principal goal is to nurture human resources who can take the lead in single-hearted salvation, has a history [...]