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On November 11, 2017, the New Jersey Chapter of WFWP held an assembly under the banner of the “Global Rally for Peaceful Unification.” Inspired by Chapter Chairwoman Denneze Nelson and hosted by Monika Lewis, the Women’s Federation volunteers organized a group of speakers who shared their impressive knowledge and experiences to explain the desire and need for unification between the South and the North. Ideas from Korean culture, such as the emphasis on family and society, permeated the two-hour presentation. The following is a brief description of the talks given that cannot do justice to the full details and documentation that the speakers shared that morning. The speakers were members of the WFWP New Jersey chapter. Mr. Philip Soai-Van gave a succinct description of the Korean War in the 1950’s…
On the occasion of the International Day of Peace on September 21, 2017, the New Jersey chapter held a candlelight prayer. To start off the evening, WFWP New Jersey member Olga Tobin spoke, empowering us to remember that we are incredibly precious to God and the world. She reminded us that we are building a new peaceful and loving world, and that if you think about it, the world we are living in is in many ways a fake or superficial world that lacks love. After that, WFWP New Jersey Chairwoman Denneze Nelson asked us to come together in groups of three and each describe one deep experience they’d had in their life. When we had done that, she asked, “was this hard?,” and most answered no. Denneze then elaborated…
In Elizabeth, New Jersey on Saturday, September 16, 2017, WFWP Girls had their first event in partnership with the WFWP Elizabeth Chapter. Through the help and generosity of Pastor Darryl and Sara Franklin, they hosted a spaghetti dinner fundraiser at the Elizabeth Family Church (EFC). The girls and women hoped to raise $300-$500 to send through WFWP USA to the communities affected by the recent hurricanes. All in attendance had a wonderful time, especially the girls. The WFWP Elizabeth officers, members, and parents invested their hearts and time to prepare an appetizing spread of different kinds of pasta, salad, and fruit. Ms. Sun Mee Atay, Youth Pastor of EFC, graced us with her excellent MC skills. The WFWP Girls entertained the audience with a praise dance they’d been working hard…
Hello to all the supporting families of the Cambodia Foster Parent Project! For those of you who are not familiar with this project, it allows donors to support the education, books, and school meals for children in Cambodia for $150 a year. Each foster parents receives regular updates on their adopted child. For more information on this project and how WFWP New Jersey became involved, please read this article: https://wfwp.us/national/new-jersey/be-a-foster-parent-for-children-in-cambodia. The Japanese missionaries left for Cambodia on August 24, 2017. They are planning to see all of our foster children soon. Please pray for their safe trip. One more piece of news!We had a ceremony for the new supporters of this project on August 6th at the beginning of the Sunday Service at Clifton Family Church. It is amazing that…
"To spar, the verb, means “to make the motions of boxing without landing heavy blows as a form of training," according to the Oxford American mini-dictionary.WFWP New Jersey Chapter recently had a chance to witness an event where a lot of sparring occurred. On a beautiful but hot summer’s day in June, contestants from five dojos (training studios for martial arts), gathered at the Clifton Boys and Girls Club at 9:30am for a day of form martial arts, sparring, exhibitions, and comradery. The New Jersey Chapter wanted to support this tournament because it emphasizes good sportsmanship, patriotism, and respect for others. We helped keep score, sold refreshments in the lobby, and timed events.Mayor James Anzaldi graced the opening session with greetings from the Clifton Community. Pastor Bob Mansour prayed for…
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