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Archive for August, 2010

2010 Children’s Pilgrimage Attracts 232,536 to the Home of the Parent

Tenrikyo Church Headquarters hosted the annual Children’s Pilgrimage to Jiba between July 26 and August 4. During this 10-day period, a total of 232,536 children and staff members, including 801 people from 15 countries and regions such as Thailand, the Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, the U.S. (mainland [...]

The Shinbashira and Mrs. Nakayama Make a Visit to the United States

The Shinbashira and his wife, Mrs. Harue Nakayama, visited the United States between July 14 and 20 accompanied by Honbu-in Yoshitaro Ueda, Director-in-Chief of Administrative Affairs. The Shinbashira and Mrs. Nakayama made their first visit to the new sanctuary of New York Center, which was completed in December 2008, before attending [...]

2010 Oyasato Seminar Conducted in Four Languages

The 2010 Oyasato Seminar—a summer program geared toward transmitting the faith to mainly high-school-age participants who are to shoulder the tasks of the overseas mission—was conducted in four languages in the Home of the Parent during the period between July 10 to August 17. The opening ceremony was held on July [...]

July Monthly Service Joyously Performed

The July Monthly Service of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters was conducted at the Main Sanctuary on the 26th and led by the Shinbashira. It was a clear and blistering day at the Home of the Parent with a high temperature surpassing 35°C [95°F].
In the Service prayer, the Shinbashira touched on the Children’s [...]

Meeting for Teachers Held in the Home of the Parent

The 53rd Meeting for Teachers Who Nurture the Mind was held in the Home of the Parent on August 7 and 8 under the theme “Connecting.” Drawing 397 teachers, former teachers, and others concerned with education from all over the country, the meeting comprised working sessions, small group discussions, and some [...]