True Family Values Outreach
The entire Seminary community is currently working to bring ministers to
a series of True Family Values Conferences. Faculty, staff and students
have been divided into outreach teams under the direction of President
Shimmyo who is now the Pastor of the Red Hook Church. President Shimmyo
has also accepted the position of State Leader for Upstate New York at
the request of Continental Director Rev. Joong Hyun Pak.
Reverend Tom Bowers is combining his work as Library Director with his
many responsibilities as assistant pastor and acting state leader in the
absence of President Shimmyo.
Dr. Dietrich Seidel, assistant professor of theology, is organizing prayer
breakfasts, a pot-luck dinner and a coffee hour for local ministers. Currently,
ministers are being invited to a series of weekly conferences in the Pocono
mountains in Pennsylvania.
Divinity student Tony Devine recently returned from a visit to Siberia
where he assisted at a pre-Blessing ceremony for 200 couples. All of this,
of course, is preparation for the 3.6 million couple Blessing later this