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  • Chris Jones

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    Congratulations Mike & Fumiko-look forward to seeing you more. Don’t forget we live only 2 miles from Manchester airport so please take up my standing offer of a lift back home to Yorkshire if you get the chance to visit.

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  • Mary Ann Schaffer-Wigton

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    Congratulations to you all.
    Thanks, Balcomb family for everything. We’ll miss you.
    Welcome to your new Mission, Buessing family!

    Mary Ann & Larry Wigton

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  • Edward Taub

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    Rev. Balcomb, We made it to Europe before you! We’re living in Chisinau, Moldova since July 18, so if you make it here, we’ll see you then. For Richard and Marjorie, good luck and may God bless you in your new mission. Congratulations!

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  • Curtis & Sanae Martin

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    Dr Balcomb, congratulations on your new posting. We are sorry to see you go. We will miss you!

    Sincerely,
    Curtis & Sanae Martin

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  • Katrin McCarthy

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    Thank you, Dr. Michael and Fumiko. I appreciate your enthusiasm and dignity, hard work as a public voice for God’s hope and our True Parents wherever you are. It was a pleasure meeting you at different occasions. You finished your time here with a grand finale with True Mother”s speech and festival at the Garden. Europe is blessed to have you over there, I am from Austria originally and came here in 1973. I appreciate True Mother’s concern to revive Christianity in Europe for it’s fulfillment through the True Parents. Many good people in my family come from that tradition. Best wishes, may God protect and bless your family!
    Best wishes to Richard and Marjory for their new mission and willingness to receive it. May we all bring great progress for God, our True Parents, and our own lives to defeat evil with the actions of sacrificial love. Katrin McC

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  • Norma Battiss

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    Congratulations to you All!!!

    Wishing you many blessings in your new missions!!

    Aju! Amen!

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  • Susan Felsenthal

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    Thank you Michael and Fumiko Balcomb for your wonderful heartfelt service as leaders for our Church.
    Congratulations to Richard and Marjorie Buessing! Thank you for accepting this mission.

    God Bless You.
    Sincerely,
    Susan Felsenthal

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  • Gabriele Schickert

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    Dear Michael and Fumiko Balcomb,
    thank you so much for accepting this big and importnt mission.
    I am so happy and hopeful that you will come to Europe.
    many greetings from gabriele schickert from Germany, Stuttgart

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  • Maria Dumas

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    Welcome to Europe Dr and Mrs Balcomb !!!!!

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  • Klaus

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    Thanks Father Balcomb for all you have done for our American Blessed Families Community and for America . May God bless you and your family so abundantly and good luck in your new mission.

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  • Debra Bruce

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    Everything is so hopeful now…Richard was my first Divine Principle lecturer….in Oklahoma…he was on fire then for God and I know he and his family will do us proud.

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  • Betsy Orman

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    Dear Dr. and Mrs. Balcomb,
    Thank you for taking responsibility to lead America and the Family Fed through one of her darkest storms, the conflict within our own movement. Your unflailing faith and optimism was rewarded as we filled the halls of MSG. It is heartbreaking to know that you’re leaving except that I am very aware that Europe and the Middle East truly can use your spirit as an educator. Your gift to be able to raise up our second gen to lead is precious. You are so needed there. Thank you from heaven, True Parents and all of us. The American movement certainly owes you a debt of gratitude.

    And to the Buessings, God is anointed our movement with the holy spirit by sending you now. I think of this when I think of your coming. “Love can build a bridge, between your heart and mine, love can build a bridge, don’t you think its time, don’t you think its time.” God speed to both of your families.

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  • Liz Brooker

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    God Bless The Balcomb’s in Europe. I’m sure there will be a great wave of success there and the American movement will be missing both Michael and Fumiko. Thank you to the Balcomb’s for your encouragement here!!
    Looking forward to experiencing the leadership of the Buessings. Thank you for stepping up to such a demanding mission.

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  • roberto turconi

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    Thank you so much Mr. and Mrs. Balcomb , you have given a great guidance to the American brothers and sisters for the last 4.5 years and all the best whishes for your new mission and a warm welcome to our new leaders Mr. and Mrs. Buessing !!!

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  • Aldo D'Onofrio

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    Thank you so much for taking this new responsibility!!
    I am the Florence, Italy, City leader, and I hope that here in Europe we can change
    things around.
    Welcome to our huge continent!!
    Aldo P. D’Onofrio

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  • Gloria Laurent

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    For Rev Richard Buessing.Thank you for accepting the responsibility as the USA FFWP leader.May the divine wisdom from Heaven and Parents will give you the strength to lead this amazing nation of God.be healthy in body and spirit.

    Gloria and Pierrot Laurent

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  • Theodore Shimmyo

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    Thank you, Dr. Balcomb, for your tremendous work here in America. I think your absolute faith among others brought forth victory to the Madison Square Garden. We admire you. Best wishes to you new mission!

    Welcome, Rev. Buessing. We are looking forward to working with you.

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  • Gloria Laurent

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    Thank you very much Rev Michael Balcomb and Family.May our Heavenly Parents body be in you wherever you are going.Only God owns our life and body.You have always obedient heart to Them.Bless you with a divinely word of wisdom.Be healthy in body and spirit.
    Thank you Balcomb Family.

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