Dedication Ceremony o f Chungshim International Middle and High School
Sun Myung Moon
February 24, 2006
After writing calligraphy, True Parents pose with guests and faculty members.
The Dedication Ceremony of Chungshim International Middle and High School was held on 24th of February 2006, with True Parents present. Around 500 people attended the ceremony, which included distinguished guests and Chung Pyung 40 Days Workshop participants.
True Parents flew into the ceremony on his helicopter, and landed in front of the Chungshim Graduate School of Theory. True Parents arrived in the main entrance of Chungshim International Middle and High School, accompanied by Shin Joon Nim, and other distinguished guests. Guests included; President of FFWPU, Rev. Chung-hwan Kwak, President of FFWPU-Korea, Rev. Sun-jo Hwang, President of Washington Times, Rev. Dong-mun Joo, Rev. Hyo-yul Kim (Peter Kim), and Mrs. Won-ju McDevitt and so on. True Parents was truly delighted to be at the ceremony with the guests.
The ceremony consisted two parts. The first part of the ceremony started with True Parents’ prayer followed by tape cutting, sanctification, and calligraphic writing. First of all, True Parents began the ceremony by a prayer:
“Dear Heavenly Father!
I here by dedicate this school to Heavenly Father so please let your children from all nations to stand as owners (of the providence), upon the foundation of your burning heart of expectation and hope of history of providence. Therefore, let us make this place to educate sages and saints. I will thank this day where we can dedicate this school in the center of Chung Pyung, where all blessed families around the world loves.
As a new beginning from this school, I deeply wish that many sages will learn of your deep and wide love. Thus, I wish that you will guide them with your deep loving and wide heart.”
After the prayer, True Parents then cut the tape, and went into the lobby of the main building. Where True Parents sanctified the school, and wrote the calligraphic writing. The calligraphy that True Father wrote was, “Chung-won, Chung-jeong, Chung-hwa, Man-se-ji-bok-ji'” (Clean and far, Clean heart, Clean and harmony, Eternal happiness on earth – unofficial translation) ending the first part of the ceremony.
The second part of the ceremony took place in the gymnasium of the school. Rev. Chung-hwan Kwak gave an address, deeply thanking True Parents. As well as thanking Heung Jin Nim, Dae Mo Nim, and Hoon Mo Nims’ deep efforts, and the path they had to endure on making this school.
Lastly, True Parents gave a word.
“We have to educate successors at this school. It is an educational organization where we educate talents to save the future and create future kingdom of heaven. Creating world leaders is the school’s purpose as well as the reason I made this school. If you have such potential, I will train you.”
After the dedication ceremony, True Parents had lunch at Chungseong Wanglim Palace (Heavenly Palace), and later visited the Original Palace.
On 3rd of March 2006, starting with 203 new students, an entrance ceremony is scheduled to be held. These students will start off with the blessing of God and True Parents, the first step in becoming the world leaders.