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Archive for November, 2014

The Shinbashira’s Sermon at the Autumn Grand Service 2014

May I express my sincere appreciation for your efforts in returning to Jiba for the Autumn Grand Service for the 177th year of the Teaching. May I also thank you all most sincerely for the painstaking efforts you are devoting to the cause of the path in your daily lives.
I am truly delighted that we [...]

Visits by Church Headquarters Officials Get Underway

Visits by Church Headquarters Officials Get Underway

On November 1, Church Headquarters set out to conduct the “Visits by Church Headquarters Officials,” which have since been held at directly supervised churches and mission headquarters in overseas countries. Intended for all church head ministers and staff ministers [...]

TLI Renews Resolve to Develop Human Resources for Overseas Mission

TLI Renews Resolve to Develop Human Resources for Overseas Mission

On October 28, Tenrikyo Language Institute (TLI) held a ceremony commemorating its 20th anniversary in the Home of the Parent, drawing more than 300 people including graduates, students, staff members, and directly supervised churches’ officials.

Young Men’s Association Holds 90th Convention

Young Men’s Association Holds 90th Convention

On October 27, the 90th Tenrikyo Young Men’s Association Convention was held in the Inner Courtyard of Church Headquarters, drawing some 17,000 association members from all parts of Japan as well as overseas. [...]

Private School in Sri Lanka Introduces Hinokishin as a School Activity

Private School in Sri Lanka Introduces Hinokishin as a School Activity

As a result of missionary efforts that Tenrikyo followers have made in Sri Lanka, hinokishin has become part of school activities at Royal International School in Kurunegala, the capital city of the North Western Province. Established in 1991, the school has produced many graduates who work in government offices. With a current enrollment of about [...]

Autumn Grand Service 2014

Autumn Grand Service 2014

On October 26, the Autumn Grand Service for the 177th year of the Teaching was performed in the Main Sanctuary with the Shinbashira presiding as chief officiant. Approximately 87,000 Yoboku and followers [...]