A Nation United – Last Week Today – July 12
Every week the National Ministry Team compiles stories and important upcoming events in a quick weekly update video. Here is what we cover this week:
ACLC Attends “Bishop’s Brunch” in Las Vegas
ACLC Leaders and Members joined together for the Bishop’s Brunch at New Jerusalem Worship Center on Saturday June 29, 2019.
Hyojeong Builds Youth Leaders
CARP LA organized an American Hyojeong Trip for CARP USA and YAYAM members from July 6 to 18. A total of 57 participants registered and will travel to Chicago and Washington, D.C. from July 11 to 16, where they will connect with local communities and engage in activities.
National Victory Fund
You can support national Peace Starts With Me events by donating to the National Victory Fund.
7th Anniversary of True Father's Seonghwa Donation
Make your contribution today toward the Special Donation for the 7th Anniversary of True Father’s Seonghwa.
UPF Meets with Pope Francis at Vatican
A delegation from UPF International had a private meeting with Pope Francis at the pope’s office in the Vatican on July 1.
In Loving Memory of Keith Cooperrider
A very successful and moving National-level Seonghwa Ceremony took place for Keith Cooperrider on Saturday, June 29 at The Washington Times Building in Washington, D.C. to honor the source of Keith’s faith and foundation.
Local Leaders Stand Up for Peace in Philadelphia
Rev. Shota Iwasaki, Pastor of the Philadelphia Family Church, hosted the third Ambassadors for Peace Conference in Germantown, Pennsylvania on June 1.
Uplift, Collaborate, Transform: WFWP Leadership Retreat
WFWP met up in Upstate New York, where 23 women aged 18 to 70+ gathered for a transformational and informative Leadership Retreat for WFWP leaders.
Energize Couples Retreat Held in Mobile, Alabama
On June 7-9, an Energize Couples Retreat co-hosted by BMP and BFM was held in Mobile, Alabama. 13 couples participated, with the majority being young couples, another first in the history of Energize Retreats.
WFWP Hosts Yard Sale Fundraiser for Schools of Africa
On June 15, volunteers for WFWP Maryland gathered in Bowie to host their annual yard sale fundraiser for the Schools of Africa.
One “Ohana” Under God
On Sunday, June 9, the Honolulu Family Church hosted its third annual Hyojeong Ohana Undoukai (Family Sports Festival) at the Paki Community Park, located next to the Honolulu Zoo in Waikiki.
Sunhak Scholarship Luncheon with CARP
n Friday, June 21, the Sunhak Foundation co-hosted a luncheon with CARP USA and Yeon Ah Moon at the IPEC in Las Vegas.
Southwest Region Launch of the Global Women’s Peace Network
WFWP USA launched the GWPN in the Southwest region at an event titled “Women as the Turning Point for Peace,” which was held from June 21 to 22 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Projects for Peace and Unity
Around 30 young Unificationists attended a two-day Peace Designer Seminar held by YSP during the 2019 Peace Starts With Me Unity Festival in Las Vegas.
Lunch with Ministers After the Unity Festival
On Thursday, June 27, Rev. Demian Dunkley, Rev. John Jackson and other FFWPU leaders met with 13 local Las Vegas ministers at IPEC to share meaningful testimonies from the Unity Festival.
Register for BCSF!
BCSF is happening August 7-11. Register before July 15 for the super early bird!
Free Maree: When Faith, Family and Freedom Collide
Maree Gauper, a Unificationist and WFWP representative in Northern California, takes a stand against deprogramming in her powerful memoir, Free Maree: When Faith, Family and Freedom Collide.
Audio Book: 4 Essential Keys to Effective Communication
Would you like to improve your communication skills and grow and strengthen your marriage and relationships? If so, this book is for you!