Successor-Designate Daisuke Nakayama and his wife, Nobue, welcomed their second daughter, Shizuku Nakayama, on August 25, 2020. She was born at 7:01 p.m. at Ikoi-no-Ie Hospital, weighing 3,178 grams (7 lbs.).
On August 26, the Shinbashira announced his new granddaughter’s arrival to the Service performers and the head ministers of directly supervised churches who assembled in Church Headquarters’ Assembly Hall after the Monthly Service. Following the announcement, the Religious Affairs Bureau conveyed the happy news to resident staff members of Church Headquarters, directly supervised churches and dioceses, and overseas mission headquarters, centers, and other facilities. The news was posted on Tenrikyo’s official website as well.
The mother and child are both in good health and doing well after delivery. They were discharged from the hospital on August 29.