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【KNL No.410】Life under COVID-19(1)

2022年6月1日
—Supporting “Support Groups for Those in Need”— Every year the Kyodan Committee on Social Concerns supports social welfare organizations related to each district. COVID-19 gave us a new perspective, and we consulted about what to do in the new situation facing all the districts and churches as they tried to cope with this pandemic. As restrictions due to the pandemic greatly affected economic a……

Memorandum of Understanding, Japan-North America Mission Forum 2007

2021年12月28日
Memorandum of Understanding, Japan-North America Mission Forum 2007 In response to the commitment made to one another at the final meeting of JNAC in January 2005, we, the representatives of churches in Japan and North America, held the Japan-North America Mission Forum under the theme of “Mission in Japan – Perspectives on Cooperation in Mission,” from March 27 to 29, 2007 at Aoyama Gakuin Unive……

【December 2021 No.409】The Life and Faith of Dr. Nakamura Tetsu

2021年12月17日
The Life and Faith of Dr. Nakamura Tetsu by Numa Shinji, Cooperating Pastor Futsukaichi Eiko Christ Church Peshawar-Society director I first met Dr. Nakamura Tetsu during my college days, while he was a middle school student at Seinan Gakuin. Charlie Fenner, the missionary serving at Kashii Church (now Kasumigaoka Baptist Church), took six or seven middle school students, including Nakamura Te……

【December 2021 No.409】With Gratitude to the United Church of Canada and the Kyodan

With Gratitude to the United Church of Canada and the Kyodan  by Rob Witmer, principal Theological Seminary for Rural Mission In March of 2021, the Theological Seminary for Rural Mission received support from the United Church of Canada through the Kyodan. This support did not come directly from Canada but from funding that the United Church of Canada holds in the Interboard Shadan in Japan. The……

【December 2021 No.409】A Christmas Message

A Christmas Message by Kondo Makoto, pastor Sendai Kita Church, Tohoku District Two months ago, at the church board meeting of Sendai Kita Church where I am serving, we talked about how to celebrate Christmas this year. Usually we invited people in our neighboring area to hold a Christmas service together. However, due to the spread of the Covid 19 virus, we had to suspend various meetings and ……

【December 2021 No.409】Ai no Izumi’s Legacy of Creative Social Work in Saitama Prefecture

Ai no Izumi’s Legacy of Creative Social Work  in Saitama Prefecture by Hanae Ushioda, president Social Welfare Corporation Ai no Izumi The history of the Social Welfare Corporation Ai no Izumi (Fountain of Love) began in autumn 1945. Gertrud Elizabeth Kuecklich, a missionary from Germany, was sent to Japan through the Evangelical Association and worked as a missionary teacher before and during……

【December 2021 No.409】Executive Council Sets Date of 2022 General Assembly

Executive Council Sets Date of 2022 General Assembly —Kato Makoto, executive secretary Four Executive Council meetings were held, including two special meetings, since the last KNL issue of December 2020. So this report omits details of the 12-14th meetings of the 41st General Assembly Period and covers only two main issues discussed there, which were on the agenda of the 42nd General Assembly o……

【December 2021 No.409】Ainu Scholarships to Benefit from The United Church of Canada’s Support

Ainu Scholarships to Benefit from The United Church of Canada’s Support by Miura Tadao, manager of Ainu Peoples Resource Center Secretariat of Christian Cooperative Commission on Ainu Scholarships The Christian Cooperative Commission on Ainu Scholarships has received precious, loving support from the United Church of Canada. It will be used for scholarships and also for the exchange program of ……

【December 2021 No.409】How Kyodan Churches are Handling the Covid-19 Pandemic

From the General Secretary's Desk How Kyodan Churches are Handling the Covid-19 Pandemic —Akiyama Toru, general secretary The Kyodan’s 2020 Annual Report tells how Kyodan churches have been struggling because of the Covid-19 Pandemic. As the pandemic deepened, many countries declared lockdowns and other severe restrictions. Thus churches faced a time of trial. The Japanese Government declared ……

【December 2021 No.409】Ecumenical Groups Meet Unique Challenges of Tokyo Olympic Games

Ecumenical Groups Meet Unique Challenges of Tokyo Olympic Games by Kato Makoto, executive director Multi-Faith Center of Tokyo 2020 In December 2019, the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) and the Japanese Paralympic Committee (JPC) requested the Metropolitan Association of Religious Organizations, of which Yoshimura Masanori was chief director, to undertake management of the Multi-Faith Center of……
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