The Words of the DeGeode Family

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Back from Montana 1 week Adventure Workshop! (Leighton DeGoede - Jine 15, 2006)

Crescentia DeGoede is a pastor for Lovin' Life Ministries shares her thoughts on the church (May 11, 2012 - The Daily Pennsylvanian)

Crescentia DeGoede appointed head of Department of Family Ministry (Michael Balcomb - August 16, 2013 pdf)

New Marriage Enrichment Webinar Series for UC Families (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - September 26, 2013 pdf)

Announcing Introductory Training for Matching Advisors at Barrytown (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - October 4, 2013 pdf)

LAST CHANCE to REGISTER for the Parents’ Matching Convocation! (Crescentia DeGoede - October 18, 2013 pdf)

Matching Report Form (October 24, 2013 pdf)

Announcing Personnel Change - Crescentia DeGoede replaces Phillip Schanker (Michael Balcomb - November 5, 2013 pdf)

Information for Matched Couples and Potential Cheon Il Guk Matching Candidates (Crescentia DeGoede and Michael Balcomb - November 27, 2013 pdf)

Timing of the Foundation Day and Blessing ceremony (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - January 9, 2014 pdf)

Deadlines, Applications for the Foundation Day Blessing (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - January 13, 2014 pdf)

Anticipation Grows for Upcoming Blessing Ceremony (Crescentia DeGoede - January 16, 2014 pdf)

Process for Married Couples to Participate in the Upcoming Blessing Ceremony (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - January 18, 2014 pdf)

Getting ready for the Holy Blessing in Korea (Crescentia DeGoede - February 11, 2014 pdf)

New Position Available in National Blessing & Family Ministry (Assistant Director) (Crescentia DeGoede - March 3, 2014 pdf)

Energize Married Couples Retreat (Crescentia DeGoede - March 14, 2014 pdf)

New Blessing Interview Training Webinar (Crescentia DeGoede and Michael Balcomb - March 20, 2014 pdf)

Matching Advisor Pastor Approval form (April 6, 2014 pdf)

Annual 24+ Singles Retreat Ideas Survey (Crescentia DeGoede - April 29, 2014 pdf)

Workshop for Widows and Widowers Seeking Comfort Blessing (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - April 30, 2014 pdf)

Marriage Enrichment Webinar Series (Crescentia DeGoede - May 13, 2014 pdf)

International Parents' Matching Convocations (Crescentia DeGoede - May 16, 2014 pdf)

Parents' Matching Convocation in Columbus, OH on July 11-13, 2014 (Crescentia DeGoede and Michael Balcomb - May 24, 2014 pdf)

Available Now: Japanese Language Version of Family Matching Handbook (Crescentia DeGoede - May 30, 2014 pdf)

Parents Matching Convocation and Matching Advisor Training July 11 to 13, 2014 in Columbus Ohio (Crescentia DeGoede - May 30, 2014 pdf)

Marriage Enrichment Webinar (Crescentia DeGoede - June 13, 2014 pdf)

Getting Back on Track (Crescentia DeGoede - June 13, 2014 pdf)

Upcoming "Getting Back on Track" Retreat on July 18-21, 2014 (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - June 14, 2014 pdf)

Last Chance to Register and Update Candidates Profiles for the Parents Matching Convocation in Ohio on July 11-13! (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - June 27, 2014 pdf)

Parents Matching Convocation & Matching Advisors Training in Columbus, OH (Crescentia DeGoede - July 2014 pdf)

Blessed Marriage Project Couples Retreat in CT (Crescentia DeGoede - July 16, 2014 pdf)

Upcoming – Parents Matching Convocation - Oct. 24~26 - UTS (Crescentia DeGoede - August 22, 2014 pdf)

We are pleased to announce an upcoming Parents’ Matching Convocation on October 24-26, 2014 (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - September 1, 2014 pdf)

Parents’ Matching Convocation Invitation to International Blessed Family Members (Crescentia DeGoede - September 15, 2014 pdf)

Brunch at the Garden (Crescentia DeGoede and Naokimi Ushiroda - September 20, 2014)

70 Unificationists Gather for National Level 2 Blessing Workshop at UTS (Crescentia DeGoede - October 3 - 5 2014 pdf)

Upcoming Blessing Ceremony Date and Preparation Announcement (Crescentia DeGoede and Michael Balcomb - October 11, 2014 pdf)

Announcing the Next Holy Marriage Blessing Ceremony (Crescentia DeGoede - October 14, 2014 pdf)

Blessing Prep Support Webinar for Ministry Leaders - Oct. 30 - 9pm (EST) (Crescentia DeGoede - October 16, 2014 pdf)

Matching Advisor Training - Oct. 24~25 - UTS, New York (Crescentia DeGoede - October 16, 2014 pdf)

Announcement about a Matching by True Mother on March 3, 2015 (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - October 20, 2014 pdf)

Happy 44th Blessing Anniversary 777 Couples! October 21, 1970 (Crescentia DeGoede - October 21, 2014 pdf)

Unificationists Gather for Parents Matching Convocation in New York (Crescentia DeGoede - October 26, 2014 pdf)

Happy 26th Blessing Anniversary 6,500 Couples! October 30th, 1988 (Crescentia DeGoede - October 29, 2014 pdf)

CIG Matching Orientation Virtual Seminar THIS Saturday, Nov. 8 (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - November 3, 2014 pdf)

Weekend of Support for Those Who Experience Same-Sex Attraction with Richard Cohen - Dec. 12 - 14 (Crescentia DeGoede - November 4, 2014 pdf)

Weekend of Support for Those Who Experience Same-Sex Attraction (Crescentia DeGoede - November 6, 2014 pdf)

6th Annual Seonghwa Memorial Celebration in Los Angeles, CA (Tom Akuzawa and Crescentia DeGoede - November 8, 2014 pdf)

Sun Myung Moon's 6th Annual Seonghwa Celebration in Los Angeles (Tom Akuzawa and Crescentia DeGoede - November 20, 2014 pdf)

Blessing Prep Support Webinar for Ministry Leaders - Dec. 18 - 9 pm (EST) (Crescentia DeGoede - November 25, 2014 pdf)

Detroit, Michigan's Level 1 Blessing Workshop (Crescentia DeGoede - November 28, 2014)

Marriage Enrichment Webinar: Sex, Health and Happiness by Lena & Christoph Yasutake - Dec. 16 • 9pm (EST) (Crescentia DeGoede - December 1, 2014 pdf)

Memo Regarding the 2015 Cosmic Blessing Ceremony (Marjorie Buessing and Michael Balcomb - December 12, 2014 pdf)

Marriage Enrichment Webinar: Empathic Awareness: An Essential Foundation for Good Communication - Feb. 26 - 9pm (EST) (Crescentia DeGoede - December 22, 2014 pdf)

Marriage Enrichment Webinar: Conflict: Nothing Like It to Bring Us Closer – by Lynn Walsh - Jan. 22 (Crescentia DeGoede - December 22, 2014 pdf)

Blessing Interview Training Webinar for Ministry Leaders - Jan. 5 • 9pm (EST) (Crescentia DeGoede - December 25, 2014 pdf)

Marriage Blessing Officiator Application (2015 pdf)

Local Blessing Celebration Reimbursement Form (2015 pdf)

Survey for Brothers & Sisters Whose Spouse Ascended (Michael Balcomb and Marjorie Buessing for Crescentia DeGoede - January 3, 2015 pdf)

Important - Cheon Il Guk Matching (Michael Balcomb and Marjorie Buessing (for Crescentia DeGoode) - January 6, 2015 pdf)

New Blessing Application Deadline – February 7, 2015 (Michael Balcomb and Marjorie Buessing for Crescentia DeGoede - January 14, 2015 pdf)

The 24+ Connect Ministry Survey (Michael Balcomb and Marjorie Buessing for Crescentia DeGoede - January 14, 2015 pdf)

40 Engaged Couples Prepare With Excitement for the Marriage Blessing (Crescentia DeGoede - January 26, 2015 pdf)

Lessons from True Parents: How to Be Patient with Children (Crescentia DeGoede - February 2, 2015 pdf)

Holy Marriage Blessing on the second anniversary of Foundation Day celebrated in the USA (Crescentia DeGoede - March 3, 2015 pdf)

Host Your Own “Preparing for Marriage” Level 2 Blessing Workshop (Crescentia DeGoede - March 17, 2015 pdf)

Dissolution of the Blessing form (April 1, 2015 pdf)

Blessing Movement (Crescentia DeGoede - April 15, 2015 pdf)

Marriage Blessing Movement & Upcoming Blessing Ceremony on June 27 (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - May 2, 2015 pdf)

Marriage Blessing Movement & Upcoming Blessing Ceremony on June 27 (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - May 4, 2014 - different version pdf)

Comfort Blessing Information and Guidelines (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - May 5, 2015 pdf)

BFM Memo: Information on Upcoming Marriage Blessing Ceremony on June 27 (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - June 18, 2015 pdf)

Testimony from the Midwest Energize Couples’ Retreat (Crescentia DeGoede - June 23, 2015 pdf)

Holy Marriage Blessings in the USA (Crescentia DeGoede - June 27, 2015 pdf)

Getting Back on Track Retreat, July 31 - Aug 2 (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - July 3, 2015 pdf)

Parents Matching Education - July 10–12 - Dallas, TX (Crescentia DeGoede - July 6, 2015 pdf)

Preparing for Marriage: Level 2 Blessing Workshop - NY - Aug. 9–11 (Crescentia DeGoede - July 7, 2015 pdf)

Getting Back on Track Retreat Early Bird Registration Ends This Friday, July 17 (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - July 14, 2015 pdf)

Level 2 Blessing Workshop on August 9-11 at UTS, Early Bird Deadline on July 26 (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - July 21, 2015 pdf)

24+ Connect Single Unificationists Retreat - Early Bird Registration (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - July 30, 2015 pdf)

67 attend Level 2 Blessing Workshop at Barrytown (Crescentia DeGoede - August 11, 2015 pdf)

Matching Advisors' Training in L.A. - Sept 11-12 (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - August 28, 2015 pdf)

Early Bird Reminder - Parents' Matching Education - Atlanta, GA - Sept. 26-27 (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - September 4, 2015 pdf)

Parents' Matching Education Scheduled for Atlanta, GA - Sept. 26-27 (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - September 4, 2015 pdf)

Guide to the Seonghwa & Wonjeon Ceremonies (Crescentia DeGoede - September 10, 2015 pdf)

The Unificationist View on Cremation (Crescentia DeGoede - September 10, 2015 pdf)

Resources for the Marriage Blessing Ceremony on October 3, 2015 (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - September 12, 2015 pdf)

God’s Hope: The Holy Marriage Blessing (Crescentia DeGoede - September 15, 2015 pdf)

Parents Matching Convocations in Atlanta, Georgia (Crescentia DeGoede - September 27, 2015 pdf)

Latest Course: "Marriage and Family" Postponed! (Crescentia DeGoede - September 29, 2015 pdf)

5 Ways Anyone Can Prepare for the Oct. 3 Marriage Blessing (Crescentia DeGoede - September 29, 2015 pdf)

Early Bird Reminder for Parents' Matching Convocation - Chicago, IL - Oct 17-18 (Crescentia DeGoede and Michael Balcomb - October 2, 2015 pdf)

Matching Advisor Training Chicago Oct 16-17 (Crescentia DeGoede and Michael Balcomb - October 2, 2015 pdf)

Days of Blessing in the United States (Crescentia DeGoede - October 4, 2015 pdf)

Parents Matching Convocations in Chicago, Illinois (Crescentia DeGoede - October 18, 2015 pdf)

Early Bird Reminder - Parents' Matching Convocation - Clifton, NJ - Nov. 7-8 (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - October 23, 2015 pdf)

Matching Advisors' Training - Clifton, NJ - Nov. 6-7 (Michael Balcomb Crescentia DeGoede - October 23, 2015 pdf)

Cheon Il Guk Matching Interest - Virtual Meeting, Sunday, Nov. 15, 9 p.m. EST (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - November 4, 2015 pdf)

Parents Matching Convocations in Clifton, New Jersey (Crescentia DeGoede - November 8, 2015 pdf)

Marriage Blessing Movement Support Webinar (November 24, 2015 pdf)

The Marriage Blessing Movement - Foundation Day Blessing 2016 (November 30, 2015 pdf)

Connecting Our Roots (COR) -- an independent, grass-roots initiative (Crescentia DeGoede - December 5, 2015 pdf)

Start Smart: Level 3 Blessing Education seminar for engaged couples (Crescentia DeGoede - December 20, 2015 pdf)

Foundation Day 2016 - Blessing Ceremony Information (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - December 18, 2015 pdf)

Matching Advisors Training - Seattle, WA - January 22-23, 2016 (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - December 23, 2015 pdf)

Parents’ Matching Convocation - Seattle, WA - January 23-24, 2016 (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - December 23, 2015 pdf)

Application Deadline for Participating in Blessing Ceremony in Korea - this Sun. (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - January 7, 2016 pdf)

Application Deadline - Jan. 31 - for Couples Participating in the Blessing Ceremony in the USA (Crescentia DeGoede - January 19, 2016 pdf)

58 Parents Receive Matching Education In Seattle! (Crescentia DeGoede - January 24, 2016 pdf)

Building Cheon Il Guk (Crescentia DeGoede - January 31, 2016 pdf)

Part Time Opening at HSA-UWC HQ for BFM Webmaster/ Tech Support Specialist (Crescentia DeGoede - February 5, 2016 pdf)

The Blessed Family Ministry seeks a Family Care Ministries Manager! (Crescentia DeGoede - February 12, 2016 pdf)

40 Unificationist leaders joined together with Christians in an Anti-Porn Summit (Crescentia DeGoede - April 7, 2016 pdf)

Marriage Blessing Update - Upcoming Blessing, Memorial Day Weekend (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - April 27, 2016 pdf)

BFM Memo: 24+ Connect Single Unificationists Retreat 2016 (Crescentia DeGoede - May 12, 2016 pdf)

Join the 24+ Connect Retreat - Register Deadline is This Wednesday, May 18 (Crescentia DeGoede - May 17, 2016 pdf)

Retreat for Singles 40+ - Sao Paulo, Brazil - July 15–18 (Crescentia DeGoede - June 3, 2016 pdf)

52 Single Unificationists attend 24+ Connect Retreat in the Pocono Mountains (Crescentia DeGoede and David Young - June 5, 2016 pdf)

About Special Grace and Holy Wine Distribution (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - June 10, 2016 pdf)

Couples Renew Vows at Belvedere Blessing Ceremony (Crescentia DeGoede - July 9, 2016 pdf)

Registration to Participate in a Special Grace Ceremony (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - July 12, 2016 pdf)

Pastors - Registration for Special Grace Ceremony (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - July 12, 2016 pdf)

Community Blessing Ceremony Kit & Blessing Outreach Packets (Crescentia DeGoede - July 18, 2016 pdf)

Reminder - Pastors - Registration for the Special Grace Ceremony (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - July 19, 2016 pdf)

Registration to Participate in a Special Grace Ceremony (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - July 19, 2016 pdf)

BFM Director Crescentia DeGeode speaks at Elizabeth NJ Family Church (Manoj Jacob - July 21, 2016 pdf)

Matching Advisors, dedicated volunteers for the Blessing and Family Ministry (Crescentia DeGoede - July 27, 2016 pdf)

70 at Blessing and Family Ministry's National Level 2 Blessing Workshop at UTS (Crescentia DeGoede - August 16, 2016 pdf)

Date of Next Cosmic Blessing Ceremony Officiated by True Parents (Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - September 22, 2016 pdf)

A Guide to the Four Great Holy Items of Cheon Il Guk (Crescentia DeGoede - September 28, 2016 pdf)

Blessed Marriage Project's Energize! Couples Retreat in New Hampshire (Crescentia DeGoede - October 30, 2016 pdf)

USA's Blessed Family Ministry Launches Offering Children Ministry (Adoption) (Crescentia DeGoede - November 4, 2016 pdf)

A Guide to the Four Great Holy Items of Cheon Il Guk (Crescentia DeGoede - November 7, 2016 pdf)

A Guide to the Four Great Holy Items of Cheon Il Guk (Crescentia DeGoede - November 12, 2016 pdf)

Change to the Guide to the Four Holy Items (Crescentia DeGoede and Michael Balcomb - November 12, 2016 pdf)

Marriage Blessing Officiator Application (Crescentia DeGoede - November 12, 2016 pdf)

Witnessing - Education, Blessed Family - Youth & Students Ministries in the USA (Demian Dunkley, Crescentia DeGoede and Naokimi Ushiroda - December 2016 pdf)

High Noon Summit at IPEC in Las Vegas (Ki Hoon Kim, Michael Balcomb and Crescentia DeGoede - February 10, 2017 pdf)

John Abelseth leads Matching Training at Seattle Family Church (John DeGoede - February 12, 2017 pdf)

Host a Marriage Blessing Ceremony on the weekend of February 25, 2017 (Michael Balcomb and Steve Honey - February 13, 2017 pdf)

Invitation to FAMICON 2017 Leadership Conference (Ki Hoon Kim and Michael Balcomb - March 2, 2017 pdf)

Host a Blessing Ceremony in your local area in 2017 (Michael Balcomb and Steve Honey - March 27, 2017 pdf)

COR “Recharge" Retreat for Young Professionals (Crescentia DeGoede - March 30, 2017 pdf)

Become a Blessing Interviewer - Training Webinar on April 19 and April 22 (Crescentia DeGoede - April 5, 2017 pdf)

Official Announcement Regarding the 2017 Cosmic Blessing Ceremony (Michael Balcomb and Steve Honey - April 17, 2017 pdf)

Family Matching Convocation in New York - May 19-21, 2017 (Steve Honey - April 19, 2017 pdf)

Change to the Guide to the Four Holy Items (Crescentia DeGoede and Michael Balcomb - April 29, 2017 pdf)

Equipping Families to Navigate the Matching Process through the Family Matching Convocation (Crescentia DeGoede - May 20, 2017 pdf)

Internship Opportunity as BFM Field Communications Support! (Crescentia DeGoede - May 26, 2017 pdf)

Internship Opportunity as Blessed Family Ministry Tech Support! (Crescentia DeGoede - May 26, 2017 pdf)

Get a $500.00 Korea Travel Grant for the Cosmic Blessing 2017 on September 7 (Crescentia DeGoede - May 31, 2017 pdf)

Blessing One Million Americans in Marriage Officiators Badge (Crescentia DeGoede - June 14, 2017 pdf)

Blessed Family Certificate - True Family Commitments (Crescentia DeGoede - June 27, 2017 pdf)

Blessed Family Certificate - Purity Pledge (Crescentia DeGoede - June 27, 2017 pdf)

Blessing One Million Americans in Marriage Explanation of the Steps of the Blessing (Crescentia DeGoede - June 27, 2017 pdf)

Blessing One Million Americans in Marriage - Three Steps to the Blessing Card (Crescentia DeGoede - June 27, 2017 pdf)

Blessing One Million Americans in Marriage - True Love Commitment form (Crescentia DeGoede - June 28, 2017 pdf)

Requirements to Participate in a Marriage Blessing Ceremony (Crescentia DeGoede - July 21, 2017 pdf) pdf)

BFM and Evangelism Memo: Cosmic Blessing 2017! (Michael Balcomb, Crescentia DeGoede and Demian Dunkley - July 23, 2017 pdf)

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