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Archive for July, 2009

A Fresh Start: Mission Headquarters in South Korea Celebrates a Century

Tenrikyo Mission Headquarters in South Korea conducted its 100th anniversary service on June 30 and was honored by the presence of the Shinbashira and his wife, Mrs. Harue Nakayama. Tenrikyo Mission Administration Office in Korea, the predecessor to the mission headquarters, was established in 1909 in Busan to oversee the [...]

June Monthly Service Performed

The June Monthly Service of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters was conducted in the Main Sanctuary on the morning of the 26th with the Shinbashira presiding as chief officiant. The weather had been hot since the onset of the rainy season, indicating that midsummer was not far off, and the day of the [...]

Tenrikyo Participates in Pre-G8 Interfaith Meeting

Europe and Africa Section Chief Yoshihiko Shirokihara represented Tenrikyo at an interfaith meeting in Italy on June 16 and 17. The “Fourth Summit of Religious Leaders on the occasion of the G8,” as the event was officially called, was held ahead of the July 8―10 Group of Eight summit in order [...]

Head Ministers Seminar in Oyasato Held

Between June 27 and 29, the Head Ministers Seminar in Oyasato was held at the Oyasato-yakata’s South Right Wing 2, drawing a total of 338 participants (211 head ministers and 127 spouses). The seminar is intended for those with three to five years of experience in serving as head ministers as [...]

100th Anniversary Pep Rally for Women’s Association Members Being Held Regionally

In anticipation of commemorating its 100th anniversary next April, the Women’s Association has been holding the “100th Anniversary Pep Rally for Women’s Association Members” regionally since May 1. The association is asking all members to participate in the pep rally, since it is designed to encourage them to return their thoughts [...]