The Words of the Goldberg Family

The current year, 2010, draws to a close

Matthew Goldberg
December 29, 2010

Sunday Service at New Hope Family Church January 2, 2011
Lovin' Life Ministries Service Reverend In Jin Moon 10-11:30 am
Coffee and Donuts served from 9:30 to 9:45 am.

Small group study of "As a Peace Loving Global Citizen" in the Founder's Room from 9 am -- 9:30 am.

Dear Families,

The current year 2010 draws to a close, now is a good time to pause and reflect on the past, make new determinations and plans for the coming year and just be grateful for what we have been given.

All too often the tradition of this world has been having wild parties and getting drunk at the end of the year. Yet, Jesus was clear in his statement that "My Kingdom is not of this world".

As God's Son, Jesus challenges us all to consider this question: "What are the things that make for true inner peace? "

We are looking at the end of the first decade of the 21st Century. What have we been doing these past 10 years? September 11, 2001 changed our perspective of the world forever. True Parents' immediate response was to hold peace seminars and conferences to bring together those who might see each other as enemies to the table of reconciliation. Many of us recall attending such a seminar where we heard testimonies from those who witnessed "Ground Zero" first hand. It was chilling and disturbing, and yet in our hearts and minds as Unificationists, our determination not to give in to hatred or vengeance was clear and unmistakable. That is the example we have seen from True Father and Mother and that is the standard to which we aspire every day of our lives.

God is always looking for a way to express true love through each and every one of us. Let us take this time to reflect on how much we allowed this to happen in the last decade and let us look forward with confidence to the eternal splendor of the limitless light of love that eminates ever stronger from the throne of God and Our True Parents to us and through us as we move on toward January 13, 2013.

Happy New Year.


NOVA Family Church will hold it's Annual New Year and Global Family Day Celebration Saturday, January 1, 2011 at the Sheraton National Hotel from 4-8 pm. Meet and greet 4:00-5:00 , Dinner 5-6:30, Entertainment and Dance 6:30-8:00 Please feel free to invite Ambassadors for Peace, ACLC Pastors Friends and Family.

New Year's Sunday Potluck Luncheon Extravaganza

New Hope Family Church will be hosting a New Year's Potluck Luncheon Extravaganza on Sunday, January 2 from noon to 2 pm. There will be entertainment from 1 to 2 pm. New Hope will provide the main dish and everyone in the community can bring the side dishes. Please invite your friends and neighbors! For side dishes, if your family name begins with the letters:

A-D, please bring mashed potatoes and gravy.

E-H, please bring stuffing.

I-M, please bring green beans and/or corn and sweet potatoes.

N-R, please bring salad with dressing, cranberry sauce and rolls and butter.

S-Z, please bring desserts.

Bring anything extra, if you like, and don't forget to bring a serving spoon with each dish! And don't forget your appetite and talent! RSVP to Gay Grow. We also need ushers and greeters for this event. Any volunteers for set-up and clean-up would be helpful.

FUSE: Second Generation Workshop

2nd Gen. workshop at UTS in Barrytown, NY, January 4-7, 2011. Register online and contact Teresa Ferrete.

CARP Winter Ball Gala, January 7, 2010

When: Friday, January 7, 2011, Doors open at 7:30pm

Where: Hammerstein Ballroom, Manhattan Center (311 West 34th street, New York, NY 10001) Breaking News: Half Price tickets -- On Sale Now! Details below.

Gala Winter Ball -- Special Discount tickets, $30. This offer is good only until Midnight Thursday, Dec 30.

This Invitation is for HS Juniors and up:

Flash! Important message from Victoria Roomet, Vice President of CARP USA, regarding the upcoming CARP Winter Ball and educational programs on the weekend of January, 7

Hello Everyone,

On Thursday, December 30, 2010, we will have a one-day sale for discounted Winter Ball Tickets.

Here is the deal: purchase 4 tickets for $30 each ticket ($120 total). The sale will go from midnight to midnight this Thursday!

To purchase your tickets during the one-day sale just go to our Winter Ball page on Thursday:

Reminder: regular registration will continue after the one-day sale but it will close after January 1st, 2011. After registration closes, tickets will be available at the door for $60 each. Please let your friends and contacts know about this sale so they don't miss out!

Happy Holidays!

Victoria Roomet

Additional information regarding the Winter Ball is below:

Fast Facts about the Winter Ball:

What is it: CARP's annual Gala celebrating life, filled with fellowship and fun!

The theme is 1950's: A Golden Age of Hollywood Glamour (note: you do not have to dress like you are from the 1950's, but if you want to, find fashion tips at

When: Friday, January 7, 2011, Doors open at 7:30 pm

Where: Hammerstein Ballroom, Manhattan Center (311 West 34th street, New York, NY 10001) Targeted Participants: High school juniors and up What else is happening that weekend?

Ballroom Dance Instructors intensive:

CARP Officers Training School:

Inspiring talks from leaders in our movement

Lovin' Life Ministries on Sunday! (Note: all of the weekend programs are FREE!) For more updates and information on the Winter Ball please refer to our facebook page: and our website:

Question? email:

Ballroom Dance Intensive

Ballroom Dance Intensive: January 7-9, 2011 Register Online Now "Dance is an expression of the universal language." -- Rev. In Jin Moon On August 9, 2009, Rev. In Jin Moon stated in her sermon: "The great thing about ballroom dancing is it's so cultural.... Everyone has formal ways to approach the partner. How wonderful it is in this 'ice age of the heart' for a young man to approach a young woman, saying, 'May I have this dance?' instead of saying 'Want to grind on the dance floor?'… I think it's a healthy way for young people, especially kids going through their difficult adolescent years, to approach the opposite sex in a respectful, beautiful, and enjoyable way, for each other to appreciate the partner and the distance between the partners, as well as the closeness…If you can find a constructive and beautiful outlet where they can learn etiquette and social protocol, and at the same time have a great time, I think it's a beautiful thing."

The Ballroom Dance Ministry was founded by Ms. Ariana Shin Sun Moon in the autumn of 2009, with the inspiration to share the beauty of dance, respectful etiquette between men and women, and build closeness in the community.

The purpose of this Ballroom Dance Intensive is to train inspired leaders from around the country who are committed to sharing the vision and mission of Lovin' Life Ministries' Ballroom Dance to the communities they come from. The intensive will cover advanced steps in the waltz, swing and cha cha; teach the methods of dance instruction; and impact the structure and quality of ballroom dance nationwide. Rev. Moon also hopes that all the parents, husbands and wives, would also be attending these classes. "Sometimes the day-to-day difficulties can leave us feeling isolated, even in a marriage, and lonely and unappreciated. But I hope with different programs like this, not only can the young people enjoy themselves, but this might be an opportunity for married couples to enjoy another spark in their life or find a common hobby or love they can share together."

The Lasting Imprint

Miilhan Stephens will be giving a 45-minute lecture on The Lasting Imprint this Sunday and every Sunday after church in the Korean Room. All congregation and their guests are welcome to attend.

Updated Date For Back On Track Workshop

The next Back on Track/Renew, Refresh workshop for Blessed Children will be held in the New York area on January 13-16. Contact Randy Francis.

Employment And Other Opportunities

The State Department

The State Department is accepting applications for their summer hire program 2011. If interested, go to this link:

Teach English

Teach English: Anyone interested in teaching English in a Pre-K through 3rd grade Christian School 20 minutes from Seoul? It's run by Ms. Ji Hae Han who used to teach Korean and Music at New Hope Academy. Housing and health insurance provided. Salary of $20,000-30,000 clear depends on education and ability. Bi-lingual appreciated, but not necessary. Email resume to

We Buy Cars

Any condition. Free towing. Call Jim Boothby: 410-320-5589. Call me for any automotive advice on purchases, repairs, sales, service.

Snow Plowing

Snow's coming! Commercial-Residential No contract necessary. Call Jim Boothby: 410-320-5589.

Prayer Request:

William and Claire Martinez
Catherine and Gerry Henseler and family
Hanna Bulow and family

Prayer requests should be sent to Gay Grow.

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