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EARLY KCNA HISTORY   1980-1989

1980

 
April
KCA and KMH Joint Conference at Hawaii.
December

Rev. Haruko Ishiwata replaced Rev. Takao Kishii as Konko Churches of America's Chief Administrative Minister.

 
1981
 
  Rev. Takao Kishii transferred from Hollywood Church to Toronto Church.
June 10
Seattle Church's new building dedication ceremony.
  6th KCA Conference; hosted by Gardena
   

1982

 

7th KCA Conference; hosted by Portland.

 
1983
 
January
KCA Research Information Center established.
June 5
Portland Church's new building dedication ceremony.
August 2
Rev. Takao Kishii installed as Head Minister of Toronto Church, succeeding Rev. Matsu Nishimura.
August
8th KCA Conference; hosted by San Francisco.
   
1984
February 7
Konko Churches of America officially changed to Konko Churches of North America.
March 30

Mr. Yomisu Oya ordained as Konkokyo Minister

Mr. Richard Grange ordained as Konkokyo Minister.
Mr. Roderick Hashimoto ordained as Konkokyo Minister.
August
9th KCNA Conference; hosted by Los Angeles.
December
Rev. Michihiro Yuasa appointed as KCNA Chief Administrative Minister, replacing Rev. Haruko Ishiwata.
  Rev. Nobuharu Uzunoe appointed as KCNA Assistant Chief Administrative Minister.
  Prayer Book Committee started.
1985
March 10
Mr. Shiro Takeda ordained as Konkokyo Minister.
KCNA & KMH Joint Conference; hosted by Seattle
December 21
Rev. Alfred Tsuyuki installed as Head Minister of Los Angeles Church.
December 24
KCNA's Constitution and By-laws amended.
   
1986
August
First KCNA Faith Training Institute held at Lake Tahoe.

11nd KCNA Conference; hosted by San Jose.

KCNA's 60th Anniversary celebration.
   
1987
March 31

Konko Church of San Diego established.

Rev. Norikazu Yukawa, Head Minister.

August
Kyoten Gorikai II (Teachings of Konko Daijin) published.
12th KCNA Conference; hosted by Toronto
September
Kyoten Gorikai I (Teachings of Konko Daijin) published.
October
Rev. Shiro Takeda installed as Head Minister of Gardena Church.
  New Finance Committee established for investment purposes.
   
1988
August
13th KCNA Conference; hosted by Sacramento.
  Propagation Material Committee started.
December
Rev. Nobuharu Uzunoe appointed as KCNA Chief Administrative Minister, replacing Rev. Michihiro Yuasa.
   
1989
New Prayer Book published.
August
Rev. Richard Grange appointed as KCNA Assistant CAM
Kyoten Oboegaki (Memoirs of Konko Daijin) published.
14th KCNA Conference; hosted by Fresno.
September 12
Rev. Masato Kawahatsu installed as Head Minister of San Francisco Church.
October 6
Mrs. Joanne Grange ordained as Konkokyo Minister.
October 10
Rev. Roderick Hashimoto transferred from San Francisco Church to Vancouver Church.

 

   
 

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