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Archive for July, 2012

2012 Oyasato Seminar Conducted in Five Languages

2012 Oyasato Seminar Conducted in Five Languages

The 2012 Oyasato Seminar began on July 10 with the Spanish, Portuguese, and Chinese courses, as well as English Courses I and III. Launched in 1984, the seminar aims to nurture mainly high-school-aged participants who are to shoulder the task of the overseas mission. [...]

This Month’s Message: Faith in God

Oyasama once said:
“Faith in God is to believe in God just as you do in your own parent who gave you birth. Then your faith will become genuine.”
Anecdotes of Oyasama, no. 104
It is not always easy for parents to please their children. Suppose you are trying to pacify your children. No matter how hard you [...]

Report on Shuyoka 2012

Report on Shuyoka 2012

The 852nd session of Shuyoka (the three-month Spiritual Development Course in Jiba) was held between April 1 and June 27. The 852nd session included classes in Chinese, English, and Spanish. The Thai language class began on May 1 as part of the 853rd session of Shuyoka, which will conclude on July 27. [...]

June 2012 Monthly Service

June 2012 Monthly Service

The June Monthly Service of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters took place in the Main Sanctuary on the 26th with the Shinbashira presiding as chief officiant.
In the Service prayer, the Shinbashira said: “We Service performers as well as church head ministers and other Yoboku will strive to grow spiritually in order to near the intention of the [...]

Disaster Relief Hinokishin Corps Dispatched to Miyagi

Disaster Relief Hinokishin Corps Dispatched to Miyagi

Beginning on May 29, the Tohoku and Hokkaido bloc of Tenrikyo Disaster Relief Hinokishin Corps (TDRHC) assisted in the recovery effort in Miyagi Prefecture in place of conducting its regular training camp. Over 10 days, 1,783 corps members worked in the cities of Kesennuma and Higashimatsushima to respond to requests from local governments and [...]