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Activities in Each Region

North America

Konko Churches of North America (KCNA)

KCNA works to strengthen relationships between the Konko Churches and the believers through printed matter and various functions and gatherings. These include "The Konko Review" newsletter, Regional Seminars, Missionary Women's Society Seminar, Ministers' Seminar and Education, Faith Training Institute and an annual KCNA Conference. Before the conference, the Konko Youth Camp, Young Adults' Seminar and Family Camp are also held.
KCNA also promotes the propagation of the Faith by providing information, materials, and consultation for people wishing to know more about the Konko Faith.
Each Konko Church holds daily prayer services, monthly services, Spring and Autumn Memorial services, Tenchi Kane No Kami Grand Ceremony, Ikigami Konko Daijin Grand Ceremony and conducts other rituals. Konko Ministers always serve at the Toritsugi Mediation Seat in their worship hall and perform Sacred Mediation to worshippers.
If you would like to know more about North America area, please visit KCNA's website above.


Konko Missions in Hawaii (KMH)

Supporting the Konkokyo believers and churches in Hawai'i, the KMH Administrative Office plans and holds conferences, gatherings, study groups, youth camps, workshops, and publishes the "Malamalama Newsletter," Gaining strength in its diverse and exciting youth programs, the KMH works to develop and educate their youth in order to secure their future. Once every five years, the KMH joins and works with the KCNA at a KCNA/KMH Joint Conference, alternating with a KCNA church as the host for the event.
If you would like to know more about Hawai'i, please visit KMH's website above.

Konko Churches of South America

Believers in Brazil have been growing rapidly in the last few years. The churches hold bazaars, camp-outs, picnics, barbeques, kids' festivals, and various other activities where believers and non-believers alike can get together, discuss experiences, and enjoy life.
They hold the various activities as follows.

Translation project:

A translation team holds meetings regularly to translate materials from Japanese to create propagation materials in Portuguese.

Human resource development project:

A minister in charge of human resources goes to each church every few months and holds a faith enrichment workshop with young believers and minister's children. Also, an annual believer's conference is held on the day before the Spring Grand Service at the Konko Church of Birigui. A female ministers' meeting is also held annually.
To enrich native believers, the Association sends several Brazilian believers to Headquarters for faith study and training.


Some Konkokyo materials have been translated and published in Korean. Native Korean ministers and believers continue to make propagation materials for their community.

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