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Archive for November, 2016

The Shinbashira’s Sermon at the Autumn Grand Service 2016

May I express my sincere appreciation to you for attending today’s Autumn Grand Service for the 179th year of the Teaching in such great numbers. Having concluded the performance of the Service, I would like to take this opportunity to share some of my thoughts with you. May I, therefore, have your attention for a [...]

Young Men Association’s 92nd Convention

Young Men Association’s 92nd Convention

On October 27, the Young Men’s Association held its 92nd convention in the Inner Courtyard of Church Headquarters. Blessed with warm autumn weather, the convention drew approximately 11,000 association members from all parts of Japan as well as overseas.
At 10:00 a.m., Association President Daisuke Nakayama escorted the Shinbashira, his wife, and other guests into the [...]

Successor-Designate Daisuke Nakayama Engaged to Nobue Kamikawa

At a meeting of Honbu-in (Church Headquarters executive officials) held after the evening service on October 25, it was announced that Successor-Designate Daisuke Nakayama was engaged to Miss Nobue Kamikawa, the second daughter of Shuji Kamikawa, a staff minister of Kawaramachi Grand Church, and his wife, Emiko. The schedule for the wedding ceremony and related [...]

Autumn Grand Service 2016

Autumn Grand Service 2016

On October 26, the Autumn Grand Service commemorating the Teaching’s day of origin was performed in the Main Sanctuary of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters with the Shinbashira presiding as chief officiant. This Service commemorates October 26, 1838, the day when God the Parent received Oyasama as the Shrine of God in order to “save all humankind.”
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