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Archive for September, 2016

Congo Brazzaville Church Marks Its 50th Anniversary

Congo Brazzaville Church Marks Its 50th Anniversary

On September 10, Congo Brazzaville Church in the Republic of the Congo conducted a service to mark its 50th anniversary [...]

This Month’s Message: Chestnut Bur

Oyasama once said to a follower:
“The bur of the chestnut is rough and prickly. Take away the bur and inside it there is a shell and then there is a bitter coating. Shell it, then peel the coating, and you will find a tasty nut. If a man listens to the truth and discards his [...]

The 28th Young Women’s Convention

The 28th Young Women’s Convention

Sponsored by the Women’s Association, the 28th Young Women’s Convention, which is being held regionally between August 28 and December 18, began [...]

August 2016 Monthly Service

August 2016 Monthly Service

On August 26, the Monthly Service was performed at the Main Sanctuary of Church Headquarters with the Shinbashira presiding as chief officiant.
In the Service prayer, the Shinbashira expressed his gratitude for the unchanging blessings and deep parental love of God the Parent, who constantly guides us along the path of spiritual growth. He then said, [...]

Participants Cultivate a Sense of Gratitude and Foster Friendships

Participants Cultivate a Sense of Gratitude and Foster Friendships

The High School Division of the Students Training Course was held in the Home of the Parent between August 9 and 15 with a total of 1,015 participants from all over Japan as well from Denmark and Taiwan.

Announcement for the Seminar for Successors

During the monthly meeting of the Kaname-kai (the association comprising the head ministers of all directly supervised churches) held on August 27, Daisuke Nakayama, the successor-designate to the Shinbashira, announced that the Seminar for Successors will be held. Intended for successors of the path between the ages of 20 and 40, the Seminar for Successors [...]