Receiving Kyoshu-sama and his wife Mayumi-sama, Masaaki-sama, his wife Mami-sama and their first daughter Mei-sama, President Shirasawa, Headquarters Office Manager, Rev. Sato, and the entire headquarters staff participated in the ceremony. The gathering took place in a bright atmosphere.
After the ribbon-cutting event, Kyoshu-sama and his family had a look at the office. Moving to the conference room, Kyoshu-sama led the Amatsu Norito prayer facing the Izunome symbol and then channeled Johrei to everyone.
Afterwards, in his greeting, President Shirasawa expressed his gratitude to Kyoshu-sama and his family for their presence at the opening and said, “We who work here at the headquarters office want to take seriously the thoughts and feelings of members all over the country and all over the world and boldly go forward under the guidance of Kyoshu-sama.”
Continuing on, the attendees received a message from Kyoshu-sama.
Kyoshu-sama expressed his gratitude to Izunome Group staff and members who made a decision to move forward together with him and said, “Meishu-sama prepared the path for us to truly seek him.” He then brought his message to a close, saying, “I would like to move forward together with everyone on the path that Meishu-sama is truly wishing for. From here on too, all kinds of things may happen but no matter what may come, like Meishu-sama who proceeded trusting God, let us, too, follow Meishu-sama’s example and trust Meishu-sama. In the name of Messiah, which is one with Meishu-sama, I would like to go forward trusting in God who prepared the name of Messiah for us.”
It was a memorable day in which all the participating office staff resolved to set out on this new path.