The Words of the Kunkel Family

Upcoming Matching and Blessing in October

Geros Kunkel
September 16, 2010
Dear Blessed Families,

I would like to inform you about the upcoming Blessing in Korea on October 10th 2010. Further details will follow. The Blessing will take place in Asan, Korea at the Campus of the Sun-Moon University.

The Blessing is open to all matched couples of both the first and Second Generation. There will also be a matching by TPs for Second Generation Blessing candidates. This memo is regarding Second Generation Blessing participants only.

All Second Generation Blessing participants must register with the Second Generation Blessing Department by the 1st of September 2010. Blessing participants must complete the full Blessing Application and in the case of Parents matching, they also should hand in the Matching report form.

Requirements to attend the Blessing for ALL Second Generation Candidates:

All Blessing candidates must fulfill the general requirements for the Blessing of 2nd Generation. You will find forms and information here:

Blessing application form

Family Introduction Form

Blessing Interview

Blessing Pictures

AIDs test

Health Certificate

7 day Fast

Blessing Preparation WS (no more than 2 years old)

21 day DP WS (or 21 day mob, Settlement Age WS, 40 day CP WS, 7 day Original Divine Principle WS or 1 year STF)

At least 17 years old (For this Blessing born before the 1st of October 1993)

Blessing fee (1400 USD / 1100 EUR for Europe, 600 USD / 500 EUR for East Europe and Re-blessing candidates, if they paid their original Blessing fee). This fee includes the Blessing donation, the participation fee in Korea, Meals and Accommodation in Korea during the Blessing Program. The Blessing fee should only be paid to the European 2nd Generation Blessing Department and be paid before attending the Blessing. You can pay the money in cash or wire it to the following account at least 1 week before the Blessing.

IBAN: DE74500502010200445138
Bank: Frankfurter Sparkasse 1822

Please send all Blessing Application material, by mail or email here (Pictures need to be in print, otherwise we will charge 10 Euro a page for Color photo prints):

Geros Kunkel
Walter-Hesselbach-Str. 214
60389 Frankfurt

If you have any questions, please contact me directly.

Information regarding those candidates who are matched by their Parents:

Please make sure both sides complete their Blessing application in their region (Europe) in time and that both Blessing Departments (in case matched to a candidate in another region) have been informed about the match (Matching report form).

Blessing participants are expected to arrive in Korea on the 8th of October 2010 and should plan to leave on the 12th of October 2010. We recommend you buy tickets through Wonse ( that way you will be informed about any changes and it may be possible to fly together as a group.

Information regarding those candidates who wish to be matched by True Parents:

Please make sure to complete your Blessing Application in time and register with the European Second Generation Blessing Department. Only candidates who complete the application in time and qualify for True Parents matching will be able to participate in True Parents matching.

Invited to participate in this matching are all Second Generation who meet the Cheon Il Guk Standard and are between 17 and 24 years old. Those who are over 24, but fulfill ALL other qualifications may apply. We will inform you about whether or not it will be possible for you to attend.

Cheon Il Guk Standard:

a. Those who are receiving the matching and blessing for the first time. (A person who has canceled a matching by True Parents or who has been matched by their parents before may NOT participate.)

b. Purity: Those who have had absolutely no girlfriend/boyfriend relationship.

c. Those who have absolute faith to accept True Parents' match without question and who are resolved to not break it.

d. Those who are willing to receive an international Blessing (with a person from any nationality).

e. Those who have no special physical or psychological problems.

Please remember only qualified candidates who have completed the Blessing Application in time and received approval from the European Second Generation Blessing Department will be able to attend.

There will be a Workshop for Applicants of True Parents Matching in Korea between the 6th and the 8th of October 2010 and the matching by True Parents will take place during this time. Only people who are physically present will be able to participate (no picture matching). Therefore applicants for True Parents Matching are expected to arrive in Korea on the 5th of October 2010 and should plan to leave on the 12th of October 2010. We recommend you buy tickets through Wonse ( that way you will be informed about any changes and it may be possible to fly together as a group.

Further Information for ALL Blessing Participants

All Blessing candidates should prepare a Blessing ring and a dark (black or blue) suit, with a white shirt and a red tie (brothers) or a white wedding dress (sisters).

To order a Blessing ring through Switzerland, please send you ring size to Tadatoshi. The deadline for ordering rings is the 17th of September 2010.

The prices for rings are (Please note updated prices):

Woman's yellow 18K gold ring- 420.00 CHF (330 EUR)

Woman's white 18K gold ring- 445.00 CHF (350 EUR)

Man's yellow 18K gold ring- 470.00 CHF (365 EUR)

Man's white 18K gold ring- 495.00 CHF (385 EUR)

Concerning Travel:

Please get in touch with Wonse early if you wish them to arrange your travel and wait for further news. There will be the opportunity to fly as a group from Frankfurt.

In any case, please keep us informed about your flight schedule. Please send Flight Nr, Date, Arrival and Departure Date and time to and from Korea, Departing City.

If you have any questions, please feel free to be in touch with me.

Yours sincerely,

Geros Kunkel 

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