Welcome to the website of the World Peace and Unification Sanctuary, also known as the Sanctuary Church of Newfoundland, PA!


Our pastor, Rev. Hyung Jin Moon, and his wife Rev. Yeon Ah Lee Moon, are the appointed heir/successor couple carrying on the providential work of his father, the Rev. Sun Myung Moon, whose encounter with Jesus at age 15 led to his six decade worldwide ministry to fulfill Christ's mission, based on his Biblically based teachings, the Divine Principle.

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August 22, 2016

Cosmic Blessing of 4,300 Couples for Returning to True Father’s Authority (Phase One) Held at the Unification Sanctuary August 19, 2016


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Three significant events took place on August 19, 2016 at the Unification Sanctuary in Newfoundland, PA: the 4th Anniversary of the Cosmic Ascension of True Father Sun Myung Moon, Cheon Il Guk Foundation Day - 1st Anniversary, and the Cosmic Blessing of 4,300 Couples for Returning to True Father’s Authority (Phase One).

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On the following day, on Saturday, August 20, 2016, a one day seminar on the Highlights of the Original Substance of the Divine Principle was held at the same location. On Sunday August 21, 2016, a spirit-filled worship service followed and a fascinating extensive Question and Answer session with Hyung Jin Nim and Kook Jin Nim concluded the three days of events.
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February 13, 2016

2,100 Couples Blessing


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The life and ministry of True Father, Sun Myung Moon, was celebrated on his 96th birthday on February 13, 2016 at the Unification Sanctuary in Newfoundland, PA, followed by a beautifully moving 2,100 Couple Blessing ceremony.

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Hundreds of first and second generation couples from the U.S., Korea, Japan and several European countries, as well as representatives of 172 Clergy, gathered to participate in the Holy Marriage Blessing to Return to True Father’s Authority. As of February 13, more than 2,300 couples worldwide received the Blessing on this special day and since the previous event on August 30, 2015. More than 3,000 couples representing more than 10,000 husbands, wives and family members have been blessed under True Father’s authority in the last year.

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December 7, 2015

1,000 Unificationists at Ancestor Liberation and Blessing

Unificationists from around the world gathered at the Unification Sanctuary in Newfoundland, PA on December 6 to participate in a profoundly moving ceremony conducted by the 2nd King of Cheon Il Guk, Hyung Jin Moon, and his wife, Yeonah Lee Moon, to liberate and bless 210 generations of ancestors. This was the first official Liberation and Blessing of ancestors conducted after True Father ascended in 2012. More...


October 11, 2015

New United States of Cheon Il Guk Constitution Declared!

The Second King of Cheon Il Guk, Hyung Jin Moon, hosted a special ceremony for the “Declaration of the Constitution for the United States of Cheon Il Guk” on Sunday, October 11, 2015 at 11:00 am.
This historical event was broadcast to the worldwide membership as we move forward toward building the substantial Kingdom of God on earth.
On this beautiful Autumn day on Columbus Day weekend, Unificationists from many parts of the U.S. and from many nations around the world gathered at the Unification Sanctuary in Newfoundland, PA to witness the declaration of the Constitution for the United States of Cheon Il Guk by the 2nd King of Cheon Il Guk, Rev. Hyung Jin Moon.

Click here to read the Constitution (PDF file).

To see the video of the event on Vimeo click here (a new window will open).


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Unification Sanctuary
889 Main Street
Newfoundland, PA 18445
Tel: 570-832-4476
Email: sanctuarychurch@sanctuary-pa.org

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Sanctuary Church is short-hand for "World Peace and Unification Sanctuary," which is from calligraphy on a scroll presented to Hyung Jin Moon by his father, Rev. Sun Myung Moon. The purpose of the World Peace and Unification Sanctuary, Inc. is to "preserve and share the teachings of Rev. Sun Myung Moon."