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Archive for February, 2012

Donations Delivered to Affected Regions for the Third Time

Donations Delivered to Affected Regions for the Third Time

On January 30 and 31, representing the Post-Disaster Recovery Committee of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters, Mr. Susumu Haruno, executive officer of the committee, visited the government offices of Fukushima and Ibaraki prefectures, which have been severely affected by the nuclear power plant crisis caused by the March 11 disaster, to deliver donations amounting to 120 million [...]

Donating to People Affected by Typhoon in the Philippines

The Overseas Department’s International Network for Mutual Help decided to donate relief money from its fund to those who were affected by Typhoon Washi, which hit Mindanao Island in the southern part of the Philippines last December. The network entrusted the Intercommunication Center for Asia and Nippon (ICAN) with 1,000,000 yen (about US$12,750). ICAN has been [...]

Teaching in Ghana

Teaching in Ghana

The Faculty of International Studies at Tenri University invited Ms. Mayumi Mukuno to give a lecture in order to raise awareness of international cooperation among students. Ms. Mukuno had recently come back after engaging in the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)’s Youth Overseas Cooperation Volunteers program. [...]

Spring Grand Service 2012

Spring Grand Service 2012

On January 26, 2012, the Spring Grand Service—which commemorates the lunar calendar date of January 26, 1887, the day when Oyasama withdrew from physical life—was conducted in the Main Sanctuary [...]

Over 450 People Gather for Summer Festival

Over 450 People Gather for Summer Festival

The 13th “TOC Summer Festival” was held at Tenrikyo Oceania Centre in Brisbane, Australia, on January 13. Over 450 people, the most ever, gathered for the event. The summer festival began in 2000 in order to introduce Japanese culture into the local community. This special summer event seems to have been welcomed and appreciated by [...]

“Pep Rally for Followers” Held Toward the 40th Anniversary in Colombia

“Pep Rally for Followers” Held Toward the 40th Anniversary in Colombia

In advance of the 40th anniversary of the Mission Center in Colombia, which will be held in March, 60 people participated in the 2nd Pep Rally for Followers on November 19 last year. Toward this seasonable time, the mission center is mainly focusing on nurturing future successors of the path through organizing sleepover programs for [...]