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EARLY KCNA HISTORY   1960-1969

1960

 
January 22
Konko Church of West Los Angeles changed name to Konko Church of Hollywood.
May

Rev. Michihiro Yuasa was transferred to Sacramento Church.

November 9
Rev. Hisaye Tamura came to America for missionary work.
 

1961

 
May 11

Konko Church of Fresno established.
Rev. Masaru Okazaki, Head Minister.

June 10
Mrs. Matsu Nishimura ordained as Konkokyo Minister.
December

Konko Church of Toronto established.

Rev. Matsu Nishimura, Head Minister.

 
1962
February 16
Rev. Takeo Kimura came to America for missionary work..
June 10
Mrs. Haruko Ishiwata ordained as Konkokyo Minister.
July 16

Mr. Yoshihisa Tsuyuki ordained as Konkokyo Minister.

November 16
Rev. Takao Kishii came to America for missionary work.
Konkokyo - A Japanese Religion published by Dr. Delwin B. Schneider.
   
1963
September 10
Mr. Umezo Morishita ordained as Konkokyo Minister.
October 24

Rev. Fumio Matsui installed as bishop of Konko Churches of America.

 
1965
June
First Konko Youth Organization (KYO) Seminar held at Pacific Grove, Asilomar.
 
1966
January
Rev. Michihiro Yuasa replaces Rev. Fumio Matsui as Head Minister of Seattle Church.
March 31

Konko Church of Vancouver established.

Rev. Matsui, Head Minister.

 
1967
November 20
Rev. Chikao Hasegawa came to America for missionary work.
 
1968
March
Rev. Michihiro Yuasa replaces Rev. Fumio Matsui as Head Minister of Vancouver Church.
 
1969
April 17
Rev. Hiromichi Kimura installed as Head Minister of Sacramento Church.
October 15
Konko Churches of America incorporated.

 

   
 

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