The first Profession Ceremony of the year under the presence of Kyoshu-sama took place at the Tennoji Church in the Hokuriku-Kansai Region on January 17, 2021. Masaaki-sama, Kyoshu-sama’s successor, was also present. Taking safety measures and following guidelines for the prevention of Covid-19 spread and with Director of the Hokuriku-Kansai Region, Rev. Ono, taking the lead, those wishing to become members and those that guided them gathered for the ceremony.
First, Kyoshu-sama offered the Opening Prayer to God, then all together everyone offered their bow of reverence to the Divine Image of Meishu-sama. Continuing on, everyone received Johrei from Kyoshu-sama.
Next, the video “To Become Children of God: To Be Born Anew” was presented.
After a brief interval, Kyoshu-sama presented the Ohikari to each candidate wishing to profess their faith and become a member, ending the ceremony in a solemn atmosphere.
New members impressed into their hearts to aim to be born anew as children of God following Meishu-sama’s example and to serve in the spreading of the gospel of Meishu-sama’s true salvation to as many people as possible.