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Archive for September, 2008

“Gatherings for Tenri Young Men: Unity and Progress” Get Underway

On August 30, the first “Gatherings for Tenri Young Men: Unity and Progress” were conducted at venues in Tokyo, Hokkaido, and Saitama Prefecture. The gatherings are intended to provide all association members with an opportunity to renew their self-awareness as Arakitoryo, pioneers of the path, and resolve to strive for world [...]

Europe Young People’s Convention Held in France

The Europe Young People’s Convention was held at Tenrikyo Europe Centre in Antony, France, between August 29 and 31. The convention was organized in response to the Seminar for Successors held at the Home of the Parent, the Overseas Seminar for Successors held at 17 overseas venues, and the Young Women’s [...]

High School Division of Students Training Course Held at the Home of the Parent

The High School Division of the Students Training Course was held at the Home of the Parent from August 9 through 15. This year, 652 male and 803 female high school students (a total of 1,455 participants) attended the course from all parts of Japan to study the teachings, reflect upon [...]

Congo Brazzaville Chapter of Boys and Girls Association Holds Convention and “Children’s Festival”

The Congo Brazzaville chapter of the Boys and Girls Association held its second convention on July 30. About 150 members participated. The chapter was formed in September 2006 on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Congo Brazzaville Church. The chapter held its first convention last summer and has since conducted [...]

August Monthly Service Performed

Tenrikyo Church Headquarters conducted its August Monthly Service on the 26th in the Main Sanctuary with the Shinbashira presiding.
In the Service prayer, the Shinbashira first expressed his gratitude for God the Parent’s daily blessings. He then said: “We Service performers as well as church head ministers and Yoboku will devote our full [...]

TENRI HIGH AND JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS: New Gymnasium and School Gate Completed

On August 30, Tenri High and Junior High Schools, which both trace their origins to Tenri Seminary, held a joint ceremony–honored by the presence of the Shinbashira and the former Shinbashira–to celebrate the completion of two construction projects that had been underway since last August in anticipation of the schools’ 100th [...]