The Words of the Yang Family

Upcoming Second Generation Blessing Workshop in Maryland

Chang Shik Yang
May 1, 2007

TO: District Directors, All FFWPU Leaders, BFD Representatives, and All Blessed Central Families
FROM: Dr. Chang Shik Yang, Rev. Michael Jenkins
DATE: May 1, 2007
RE: Upcoming Second Generation Blessing Workshop in Maryland

Dear Blessed Families,

There will be Blessing in July 5th in Korea during the World Culture and Sports Festival and we expect that True Parents may match Second Generation prior to the Blessing. In addition, there are many who have been matched by their parents, and would like to participate in the Blessing ceremony in July 5th.

Second Generation youth who intend to participate in the Blessing ceremony are required to have completed a Blessing Workshop no more than 2 years prior to their Blessing.

Therefore, we are happy to announce an additional 2nd Generation Blessing Workshop in Maryland for upcoming Blessing candidates, those who have been matched by their parents and any Blessed Child 17 years of age or older who wishes to participate. We would like to invite parents as well to attend the entire workshop with their children.

The details are as follows:

A. Workshop Place and Time
Mar-Lu-Ridge Conference and Educational Center
Address: 3200 Mar-Lu-Ridge Rd. Jefferson, MD 21755

DATES- Friday, June 15th to Sunday June 17th.

SCHEDULE- Workshop will begin Friday at 6PM and end on Sun. at approx. 3:00PM.

Transportation- Airport is Washington Dulles (IAD) and those who need transportation from the airport, please contact Luis Patino at 202-462-5700 ext 34 For driving directions visit:

Accommodation options: All Participants will be sleeping at the workshop site. There are lodges that accommodate 14 people each with 2 restrooms and 2 showers each. All participants need to bring sleeping bags or other bedding. Meals are prepared by the camp staff.

B. Who can attend: 2nd Generation blessing candidates, those who have been matched by their parents or any second generation 17 years and older is invited to attend, and their parents are invited as well.

C. Workshop fee: $120 per participant.

D. What to prepare: Clothes and toiletries, pen and notebook and sleeping bags.

E. Workshop Registration: All participants MUST register IN ADVANCE.

Register online at

F. Program and Presenters- main presenter will be Rev. Phillip Schanker, VP for Education of the FFWPU, with testimonies from elder 2nd Generation couples, some special guest presenters, and lots of time for recreation, discussion and fellowship as well.

G. For further information contact:
Luis Patino 202-462-5700 ext 34
Rev. Inguk Seo, Director of 2nd Generation Blessing Department

Most sincerely,

Dr. Chang Shik Yang
Continental Director|

Rev. Michael Jenkins

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