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Nobue Nakayama gives birth to a girl

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Japan Aug 15, 2018

On August 13, 5:38 a.m., a girl was born to Daisuke-sama and Nobue-sama. The baby is the couple’s first child. Both the mother and baby are doing well. Congratulations to the new parents!

Disaster relief in Hiroshima

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Japan Aug 15, 2018

“Heavy rain in July 2018” that caused extensive damage from June 28 to July 8, mainly in western Japan. As reported, Tenrikyo Disaster Countermeasure Committee dispatched this unit to both Ehime and Okayama prefectures to support Disaster Relief Hinokishin Corps. Prior to this, this unit moved to Hiroshima Prefecture where each branch of the Hiroshima […]

Children’s Pilgrimage in full swing

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Japan Aug 2, 2018

Translation of video narration: Under the new theme, “Gratitude! In joy we are united, to the Home of the Parent,” the 2018 Children’s Pilgrimage to Jiba began on July 26. The Home of the Parent is thronging with returning children. Educational and training activities include corridor wiping hinokishin, lectures, and musical instruments practice. Entertainment activities […]

Children’s Pilgrimage to Jiba begins

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Japan Jul 29, 2018

Translation of video narration: Sponsored by Tenrikyo Church Headquarters, the Children’s Pilgrimage to Jiba began on July 26. The Oyasato Parade is held as the night event, where marching bands, Boys and Girls Hinokishin Corps from each diocese, colorful floats, and character balloons bring joy to watching children. The new Children’s Pilgrimage theme song, Daisuki […]

Disaster Relief Hinokishin Corps (DRHC) dispatched to areas affected by July’s heavy rains

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Japan Jul 13, 2018

The DRHC of Okayama Diocese were dispatched to assist in the recovery effort in the aftermath of an explosion at an aluminum factory in Soja City. The DRHC of Aichi, Gifu, Hyogo, Yamaguchi dioceses were also dispatched to affected areas. Source: https://www.tenrikyo.or.jp/yoboku/news/2018/07/12/27908/

Disaster relief in Northern Kyushu

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Japan Jul 13, 2018

Record rains in Fukuoka and Oita prefecture on July 5 caused rivers to overflow and trigger mudslides. As of July 12, 29 people were found dead and 21 missing. The Disaster Relief Hinokishin Corps of Fukuoka Diocese were dispatched to Asakura City to assist in the recovery effort and distribute water. Women’s members of Fukuoka […]

Disaster relief in Northern Osaka

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Japan Jul 2, 2018

  In response to the earthquake on June 18 the Disaster Relief Hinokishin Corps (DRHC) of Osaka Diocese were dispatched to cover damaged roofs with blue sheets. The Hyogo and Nara Diocese DRHC are scheduled to be dispatched between July 1 and 6.

Tenri High School advances to final four of national tournament

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Japan Aug 21, 2017

Tenri High School advanced to the final four of the 99th National Baseball Tournament held at Koshien Stadium with a 13-9 victory over Meiho High School (Oita) yesterday. It will be Tenri’s third final four appearance, the first in 27 years. Tomorrow, Tenri will be facing powerhouse Koryo High School (Hiroshima) in the semifinal. 甲子園 […]

Tenri schools perform at grand opening of Tenri Plaza in front of train station

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Japan Apr 26, 2017

On April 23, the opening ceremony for Tenri Plaza in front of the train station took place. Named Tenri Plaza CoFuFun, the plaza has stores and a extensive playground. Tenri school clubs such as Tenri University Gagaku Society and Tenri Kyoko Gakuen High School’s Violet Impluse performed at the opening ceremony. Also, Tenrikyo Doyusha set […]

Participation in Kumamoto “prayer for recovery”

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Japan Apr 24, 2017

Followers from Kumamoto Grand Church participate in a “prayer for recovery” event a year after the 2016 Kumamoto quake. Followers made soup and roll sandwiches.