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Christmas Parties in the Shichigo Area of Sendai

2012年4月26日
On Dec. 23, 2011, the Kyodan’s Disaster Relief Planning Headquarters dispatched to Sendai Kyodan Moderator Ishibashi Hideo; Kato Makoto, the executive secretary responsible for the Disaster Relief Planning Headquarters; and Maekita Mio, Disaster Relief Planning Headquarters secretary and assistant to Executive Secretary Noda Taku. The four joined in Christmas parties for boys’ baseball teams and t……

Volunteer Work Facilitated by the Tohoku District Disaster Relief Center

The Tohoku Disaster Relief Center was established soon after the earthquake that occurred on March 11, 2011 and has operated out of the Tohoku District Center, which is known as the Emmaus Center. As of Nov. 14, 2011, there were 1,405 volunteers who had registered at the Emmaus Center to help with relief work. Initially, the relief efforts were focused on helping the survivors in Shichigo in the W……

Executive Council Votes to Revitalize Kyodan’s Evangelistic Efforts

The 5th Executive Council meeting of the 37th General Assembly biennium (2011-12) met Feb. 13-14 at the Kyodan headquarters. The opening worship service was led by Executive Council member Okamura Hisashi, who expounded on Romans 8:26-30. He talked about his experiences prior to entering the ministry: how God spoke to him through the sharing of Holy Communion with a brother in the faith on the ver……

Disaster Relief Planning Headquarters Opens — Supported by prayer and hoping to give personal support

2012年2月1日
On July 22, 2011, the Kyodan opened the Disaster Relief Planning Headquarters in Room 11 on the first floor of the Japan Christian Center to restore damaged churches as well as to develop the Overseas Donation Project, aimed at humanitarian support.   A variety of projects are in progress, including the Tohoku District Center for the Support of Victims in Sendai (Emao Ishinomaki, which ……

Founder of Kochi Girls’ School (now Seiwa Jogakuin): An Educator of Love

Annie Dowd was born as the third daughter of a lawyer on Nov. 6, 1861. Her home was so well known that mail was delivered even without a proper address. People only needed to write Dowd, Mississippi on the mail. After graduating from a women’s college, she worked as a music teacher at a church-related school. Later, however, she gradually started having a strong desire to share the Gospel overseas……

"Lord, thank you, thank you, thank you!"

by Reiko Okuma , pastor La Gloria Church Colonia Okinawa, Bolivia   "So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God.  I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand."  Isaiah 41:10 (NIV) It has been 33 years since I was led to come to Bolivia, and during this time, these words of God have continued to support and encourage……

Threat of Invisible Radioactivity Breeds Isolation and Panic

by Kataoka Terumi, member Wakamatsu Sakaemachi Church Aizu Wakamatsu, Fukushima Prefecture, Tohoku District   March 11 was a very important day for my husband and me. It was our wedding anniversary as well as our fourth son’s junior high school graduation day. Being the chairperson of the PTA, I gave an address at the graduation ceremony in the morning and was on my way to Nishinomiya i……

Home Hospice Care, Supported by Words of Faith A Clinical Report by a Christian Doctor

By Mizuta Tetsuaki, the director of Yoshikawa Chuo Hospital,member of Matsudo Church, Chiba Subdistrict, Tokyo District   During the first half of the 1960s, 80 percent of Japanese people died at home, but since then the number of people dying in hospitals has increased so that deaths occurring at home decreased to a mere 14.4 percent in 2005. However, following the establishment of the……

First Christian Bookstore Award Ceremony

0n Sept. 5, 2011, the first Christian Bookstore Award ceremony was held at Christ Shinagawa Church in Tokyo. Winners of the award were chosen by the staff of the 25 nationwide Christian Bookstores that are affiliated with the Christian Publication Sales Association.   All the Christian publications printed and published during 2010 were considered for this award.  Among 87 candidates, f……

Kyodan Commissions Missionary to Seoul, Korea

Following the Kyodan Executive Council meeting’s Oct. 18, 2011 session, a service was held to commission Nag Woon-Hae as a missionary to Korea. He is the associate pastor of Saemoonan Presbyterian Church in Seoul, the first organized church in Korea, and is on the faculty of Presbyterian College Theological Seminary, the most influential seminary in the world.   Nag Woon-Hae is Japanese……
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