Over 120 clergy and youth from five states gathered at Dallas-Ft. Worth Family Church on Saturday, July 7th for the fourth ACLC Women In Ministry (WIM) seminar in 2018. Centering on the theme “Women – God’s Heralds of Good News for the Family, the Community, the Nation and the World,” women clergy have presented True Family Values to over 400 guests at events in Chicago, Washington, D.C. and New York. [Read more…]
On May 5, over 80 families and guests gathered at Halau ‘O Haumea, an open auditorium of the Hawaiian Studies Department of University of Hawaii at Manoa for the first annual True Family Values Banquet: “World Peace through True Marriage.” This open auditorium, known as a sacred place among Hawaiian people, was a very appropriate place to hold a celebration banquet for the 58th True Parents’ Holy Wedding Anniversary.
On January 27, the 22nd Annual True Family Values Awards Banquet was held at the Monument of Faith Church in Chicago. 300 clergy members, political leaders, civic leaders, and other guests came from seven states to honor the individuals and organizations who demonstrated the principle of living for the sake of others, particularly as it applies to endorsing family values. [Read more…]
“In the early church there was danger and disunity. But we must make every effort to keep the unity among us, prevent things from dividing us. In practice we sometimes allow secondary things to divide us. If you don’t have love on the inside, you can’t keep that bond of unity… Let us do our part by building that unity not only in the church but also in the wider community…. Jesus revealed that God’s whole effort through human history has been to prepare the way to bring us back into the Garden, to bring marriage back into the Garden.”
A Marriage Rededication Marriage Blessing and holy wine ceremony was held at the AACC-African American Catholic Congregation Imani Temple of the Capital Region, on Sunday March 26, 2017, also observed as “Black Marriage Day.” This Blessing ceremony was very special to the Imani community as a whole as it was held on the heels of the weekend men’s retreat.