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Archive for June, 2009

May Monthly Service Duly Conducted

The May Monthly Service was conducted on the 26th in the Main Sanctuary of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters with the Shinbashira presiding as chief officiant. The Home of the Parent was blessed with clear skies on that day. Many of the worshipers were wearing masks as a precautionary measure to prevent the [...]

Lecture for Mothers Attracts Some 900

The Lecture for Mothers, hosted by the Women’s Association Headquarters, was held on the afternoon of May 26 at Tenri City Auditorium, drawing 898 participants. This lecture, which has been organized every year over the past 38 years, aims to help women who are currently, or in the future likely to [...]

Follower Receives Award from Columbia University for Contribution to Education

Dr. Keiichi Ogawa, 43, a minister belonging to Namai Branch Church in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan, and a professor at the Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies at Kobe University, has received the Early Career Award from the Teachers College of Columbia University, the oldest graduate school of education in the U.S. [...]

Mission Headquarters in Taiwan Organizes Gathering for Followers in Eastern Taiwan

On May 17, Tenrikyo Mission Headquarters in Taiwan, located in Taipei and led by Bishop Yoshiaki Mihama, organized a gathering for followers in eastern Taiwan. The gathering was held at Hualien Church, located in the eastern coastal city of Hualien.
In contrast to the western part of the country, where major cities are [...]

Course Launched for Parenting Trainers

Tenrikyo Federation for Foster Parents held its first “common sense parenting” trainers training course on May 24 and 25 at the Home of the Parent. It was attended by 82 people involved in social welfare work.
The course, aimed at developing knowledge and skills in dealing with various parenting issues, is designed to [...]

Young Men’s Association Holds Seminar for Leaders of Directly Supervised Chapters

The Young Men’s Association Headquarters held a leaders’ seminar on May 26 and 27 at Moya 38, drawing 373 leading members from the association’s directly supervised chapters, including chapter chairmen. The seminar was designed to provide an opportunity for association leaders to reaffirm their role and renew their sense of commitment [...]