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Archive for November, 2013

Oyasato Fusekomi Department Conducts Mission Training in Kobe

Oyasato Fusekomi Department Conducts Mission Training in Kobe

The Oyasato Fusekomi Department of Tenrikyo Language Institute (TLI) conducted mission training in Kobe for a week beginning on November 11. This training was designed to provide an opportunity for students to be exposed to and learn Oyasama’s Divine Model and the hardships of early followers through devoting themselves to missionary work.
This year, a total [...]

Overseas Department Seminar Focuses on Building Close Connection with the Everliving Oyasama

On October 25, the Overseas Department Seminar—intended for church head ministers and mission station heads as well as their spouses and others from overseas—was held at the Tenri University Furusato Assembly Hall, drawing a total of 77 participants from 18 countries and regions in the world.
This seminar has been held on a yearly basis around [...]

The Shinbashira’s Sermon at the Autumn Grand Service 2013

May I start by thanking you all most sincerely for all the efforts you are devoting to the work of the path in your daily lives. I also want to express my deep appreciation for the fact that so many of you have returned to Jiba from both within the country and overseas for today’s [...]

Young Women’s Convention Draws 16,000 to the Home of the Parent

Young Women’s Convention Draws 16,000 to the Home of the Parent

On November 4, the 27th Young Women’s Convention, sponsored by Tenrikyo Women’s Association Headquarters, was held in the Inner Courtyard of Church Headquarters under the theme “In gratitude for God the Parent’s blessings, let’s convey the teachings and spread joy. Let’s return to Jiba bringing people to attend the Besseki lectures.” This event was designed [...]

The 89th Tenrikyo Young Men’s Association Convention Held

The 89th Tenrikyo Young Men’s Association Convention Held

On October 27, the day after the Autumn Grand Service, the 89th Tenrikyo Young Men’s Association Convention was held in the Inner Courtyard of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters.
The Young Men’s Association is currently promoting the association guidelines “Develop faith and spread the teachings in single-heartedness with God.” In anticipation of the 130th Anniversary of Oyasama, directly [...]

Daisuke Nakayama Named the Successor-designate to the Shinbashira

On October 24, Daisuke Nakayama was named the successor-designate to the Shinbashira unanimously at a meeting of Honbu-in (Church Headquarters executive staff members). On the 26th, after the Autumn Grand Service, Director-in-Chief of Religious Affairs Hiroaki Yamazawa made an announcement regarding the decision to the officials of Church Headquarters, head ministers of directly supervised churches, [...]