The largest youth volunteer group ‘We Are One’ launched in Korea
Shincheonji Church of Jesus, Temple of the Tabernacle of the Testimony launched a youth volunteer group with 90,000 people, the largest number in the country, and running an unprecedented volunteer activity of a group blood donation by 70,000 people
Chicago, Illinois Aug 3, 2022 (Issuewire.com) – In this regard, Shincheonji Church of Jesus held a launch ceremony for the youth volunteer group ‘We Are One’ at The-K Hotel convention center in Yangjae-dong, Seoul on July 30, with more than 1,000 representatives of the volunteer group and distinguished guests from various fields. The 90,000 volunteers who were not able to attend also joined through a live broadcast.
The inauguration ceremony is comprised of 2 parts:
Part 1 opening ceremony (performance, opening remarks, national ritual, greetings, congratulatory speech)
Part 2 inauguration ceremony (commemorative video, declaration of inauguration, inauguration speech, special performance, commemorative photo shoot).
To commemorate its launch, We Are One plan to begin its 3-month life-sharing volunteer work with a ‘blood donation campaign’ on August 27 with the world’s largest number of 70,000 people (domestic) simultaneously participating at each blood center located in 17 metropolitan governments including Seoul, Busan, Incheon, and Daegu.
Jae-yong Eom, the president of the southern Seoul blood center of the Korean Red Cross, who gave the congratulatory speech, stated, “Congratulations on the launch of the Shincheonji youth volunteer group We Are One. Also, thank you for choosing the first volunteer activity as a blood donation campaign. It is expected that this will be a great help in coping with the crisis with the resurgence of COVID-19 and the holiday period. I wish you good health and good luck.”
At the event, Chairman Man-hee Lee stated, “We are born in this time and are obliged to illuminate and advance this era. If God the creator is with us, nothing is impossible.” “Jesus said to love your neighbor as yourself. People are the priority. Let’s all unite and make a better world.”
We Are One volunteer group is a social volunteer group consisting of 90,000 domestic and foreign youth members belonging to the Shincheonji Church of Jesus (70,000 domestic and 20,000 overseas). It has 12 domestic branches and young people from 75 countries including the USA, UK, France, and Germany.
In addition to blood donation, We Are One established an activity plan to take the lead in solving national challenges and global crises by practicing love for the community and neighbors, focusing on the four core areas of volunteer support, creating a sustainable environment, world peace, and education.
Jun-su Hong, the president of We Are One said, “We discussed a lot about the problems and solutions that young people are facing today. We Are One has many members with various talents, including entrepreneurs, developers, designers, medical personnel, and social welfare experts. Together with them, we will solve the problems of the youth generation and take the lead in creating a better world.” showing determination.
The inauguration ceremony was limited to attendees who tested negative for COVID-19 the day before and on the same day and conducted in compliance with quarantine rules such as the mandatory wearing of a mask, hand disinfection, and temperature measurement before entering, maintaining distance between people, and periodic ventilation. In addition, medical staff accompanied the event so that immediate action could be taken in case of an emergency.
Source :NHNE Midwest
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