|The first week of March: True Parents opened Hyojeong Cheonwon, Cheongpyeong Holy Ground Date : 2017.03.18|
In the first week of March, the beginning spring of 2017, the year of the rooster, the True Parents of Heaven, Earth and Humankind led us with amazing grace. With great grace, participants were devoted in preparing for the day when the light of Hyojeong (filial piety) rises all over the world with hope. During this week, a total of 4,000 people from around the world attended various workshops and events held at the Cheongpyeong Heaven and Earth Training Center. I would like to share some testimonies of grace in this weekly report.
1. The 1359th Cheongpyeong 2-day Workshop:
On 2.7-8 of the heavenly calendar in the 5th year of Cheon Il Guk (solar calendar, Feb. 7-8, 2017), The 1359th Cheongpyeong 2-day Workshop was held. A total of 3,600 people from all over the world applied for the Chanyang Yeoksa and Ancestor Liberation Ceremony. There were about 3,200 applicants for Ancestor Liberation Ceremony for the 2-day Workshop. For the Blessing Ceremony for Unmarried 1st Generation Spirits scheduled for June this year, many family members came for collateral liberation for each unmarried spirit. They were unified in their testimony of their gratitude to True Parents who have opened the path of blessing of unmarried spirits.
2. The 211th Cheongpyeong 40-day Workshop/ the 118th 40-day Workshop for Blessed Wives
With the grace of the True Parents of Heaven, Earth and Humankind, the '211th Cheongpyeong 40-day Workshop and the 118th 40-day Workshop for Blessed Wives' began on January 28th, followed by 'Cheongpyeong Special Great Works in Commemoration of True Parents' Birthday and 4th Anniversary of Foundation Day. We were able to feel the love of True Parents in the skin while attending these events. Currently, a total of 141 people from around the world are attending. I will introduce some of the testimonies.
3) Holy Ground Pilgrimage in the Commemoration of True Parents’ Birthday and the 4th Anniversary of Foundation Day.
On Mar. 3-5, the "Holy Ground Pilgrimage in the Commemoration of True Parents’ Birthday and the 4th Anniversary of Foundation Day", which was organized by FFWPU-Korea, was held. On the first day, they made the pilgrimage to the Cheonghaegarden and the Gyeryongsan Gapsa Temple, and on the afternoon of the second day, they joined the Heukseok-dong former Church headquarters. On the third day, after the pilgrimage to the Cheon Jeong Gung Museum, The pilgrims who arrived at Jongsimwon had time to inherit the deep love of True Parents through earnest prayer. At the closing ceremony, Kyeong-suk Ryu, President of FFWPU, said, "Now, we should think deeply about how we are going to open a new providential era centering on the Cheon Jeong Gung Museum and Cheongpyeong Heaven and Earth Training Center in Hyojeong Cheonwon Cheongpyeong Holy Ground, and how we should prepare for the Vision 2020 and the next era.” In the afternoon, the first team visited Yamok Church and the 2nd team visited Paju-Won Jeon.