Christian Lepelletier

Christian and his wife Hiroko are serving as missionaries with the Unification Movement in Sao Paulo, Brazil, they are working with the small groups ministry - cell - home church - inter-faith harmony, Culture of Peace and Family Values, they were blessed in Holy Marriage by the Rev. and Mrs Moon in 1982, Seoul, Korea. Their son and daughter in law are serving the youth ministry in Brazil and their daughter and son in law are serving the youth ministry in Los Angeles.

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Born in France in 1951, met the Unification Movement in 1976, spent three years in the USA until 79. Attended the Holy Blessing Ceremony of Marriage in Korea, in 1982, with Hiroko from Japan. Lived and worked in Taiwan thirteen years (1981-94). Now living in Brazil since 1998.

Sunday, September 17, 2006

Maria Lucia Alckmin Ex-Governor’s Wife of Sao Paulo State Received the Ambassador for Peace Award

Lu Alckmin first Lady of the Sao Paulo State (until her husband left the post of Governor to run for the presidential election against Lula that will take place on october 1st) and Presidente of the Solidarity Social Fund (taking care of 1900 Associations in the 645 cities of the State), took time out of her busy schedule to participate in the “International Cultural Festival” organized by the Women Federation for World Peace (WFWP) on Sunday 10th of September.

She was invited by two friends of her, also well known women, Rosmary Correa, four terms (16years) State Deputy, running for the fifth term, and Presidente of the Security and Environmental Commission of the Legislative Assembly and Adelina Machado, prominent businesswoman, journalist and President of the World Association of Businesswomen CEO, also running for the Federal Deputy elections.

Adelina on the left, Rosmary on the right, Benedita from WFWP in the middle.

“Lu” arrived around noon time at the end of the Festival when the 100 VIP guests were sitting around the tables to have lunch. Simão Ferabolli, President of the Brazilian Chapter of the UPF gave a few words of welcome and explanation about the activities, and then he offered the Ambassador for Peace Certificate.
“Lu” was invited at the podium and shared a few words about her career, from the humble beginning in her hometown and testified about her husband´s dedication to serve the State. “Lu” has been serving in various social works and activities for many years in the State which are related in the book “Six Lessons of Solidarity.”

“Lu” Alckmin holding the Diploma “Lu” shared about her life in the book “Six lessons of Solidarity.”
And Pres. Simão on her right side.

Then Simão Ferabolli, invited “Lu” and closed supporters in his office, for a blessing prayer for the success of her husband Geraldo Alckmin for the Presidential Election.

“Lu” was moved to tears after Pres. Simão Prayed for the success for the election of her husband Geraldo.

Note 1: The State of Sao Paulo is the largest of 27 States of Brazil, for the population, the
economy, industry and largest number of immigrants of Latin America with 645
cities and 40 millions, is called the “locomotive of Brazil”.
Note 2: Deputy Rosemary Correa has participated to several international and national
events sponsored by the Unification Movement since 1985.