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Hyojeong Cosmic Blessing & Korea Blessing Experience

August 25 - 29th


Hyojeong Cosmic Blessing & Korea Blessing Experience


The upcoming Hyojeong Cosmic Blessing will take place in conjunction with the 6th Anniversary of True Father’s Seonghwa on Monday, August 27, 2018. The Cosmic Blessing is an opportunity for us to respond to True Parents’ vision to share our Heavenly Parent’s love, life, and lineage with America and the world through the Holy Marriage Blessing.

Matched couples and married couples are invited to receive the Marriage Blessing directly from our True Mother in Korea at the CheongShim Peace World Center on August 27, as well as at various locations in the United States on the evening of Sunday, August 26. Communities throughout the USA are encouraged to host a Blessing Ceremony on August 26 in conjunction with the main event in Korea.

Online Application

All couples planning to attend the Blessing Ceremony must complete the online applicationprior to Sunday, July 29, 2018. More detailed information about participating in Korea or the USA is below.

The Korea Blessing Experience

A fun and memorable program will be prepared for couples and their families from the USA, including the Cosmic Blessing Ceremony, sightseeing in Korea, marriage education, and activities for couples and families from August 26 to August 29. The Korea Blessing Experience will be an event worth the travel for anyone who attends, especially for matched couples, who will have the opportunity to begin their Blessed marriage in an unforgettable way. In addition, expenses for transportation within Korea, meals, accommodation, and activities will be covered by the Blessing Offering for participating couples.

The Hyojeong Cosmic Blessing will be officiated by True Parents at the Cheongshim Peace World Center in Cheong Pyeong, Korea on Monday, August 27, 2018. True Mother is looking forward to welcoming many couples from around the world to Korea for the celebration. Participants and their families should plan to arrive in Korea on Saturday, August 25 and depart Korea on Wednesday, August 29. Additional information, including an FAQ, can be found here

Exclusive Mailing List
Sign up for the exclusive mailing list to join the Korea Blessing Experience.

Korea Travel Grant
We are excited to announce that we will be offering the Korea Travel Grant this year for the 2018 Cosmic Blessing! To support couples that will travel to Korea, the Blessing & Family Ministry is offering the opportunity for individuals residing in the USA and Canada to apply for a Travel Grant of $500 per individual towards their travel expenses. With this Travel Grant, the expenses of attending the Cosmic Blessing in Korea will be significantly reduced to a similar cost of attending in the USA. Click here for more info. 

The USA Blessing Experience

The main Cosmic Blessing Ceremony in Korea will be broadcast live at locations throughout the USA on the evening of Sunday, August 26. Local communities throughout the nation are encouraged to prepare beautiful Blessing Ceremonies for the couples in your area.

For Tribal Messiahs & Pastors

This will also be a key opportunity for us to invite married couples to receive the Marriage Blessing from True Parents. To register to host a local ceremony click here.

We wish you the very best in your preparations for this upcoming Hyojeong Cosmic Blessing! Our national Blessing & Family Ministry team can be contacted at to answer any questions.

Crescentia DeGoede
Director, Blessing & Family Ministry

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to Jul 22

Level 3 Blessing Workshop for Matched Couples

July 20-22

Unification Theological Seminary New York


The national Start Smart: Level 3 Blessing Workshop is happening July 20-22 in New York at the Unification Theological Seminary for matched couples preparing to receive the Marriage Blessing and start their married life. 

The content is designed to support couples in preparation for married life and includes content on the value of the Marriage Blessing and practical guidance on relationships, communication, male-female differences, and building intimacy. The content will be presented by marriage educator and counselor, John Williams, and the marriage educator and relationship coach, Debby Gullery.

Join other matched couples in a fun and healthy atmosphere to experience and learn the following:

  • Love Languages
  • Managing Expectations
  • Handling Differences
  • Talking Clearly & Safely
  • Beginning a Sexual Relationship as Newlyweds
  • Spiritual Intimacy

NOTE: Level 3 Blessing Education is required for matched couples to receive the Marriage Blessing.


Dates: July 20-22, 2018
The program will begin with registration at 5:00 PM on Friday, July 20 at the UTS in Barrytown, NY.  The program will conclude at 4:00 PM on Sunday, July 22.

Early Bird Registration
The participation fee is $150 per individual for those who register by Monday, June 18. For those who register after June 18, the fee will be $160.

We strongly encourage all matched couples to receive the Level 3 Blessing education in person at the national workshop in order to experience the full impact of the educational content. However, for those who cannot participate in the workshop in New York, there is an option to receive the education via an online course.

NOTE: Each individual must register separately.

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