About us

Blessed Family Association International, (BFAI) is a recognized 501 (c)(3) non-profit educational organization that aids in the development and growth of families and communities based on universally accepted spiritual principles and values, through education and interfaith initiatives.

Our Mission:

BFAI empowers people to raise God-centered families as the foundation for a peaceful ideal world.


Our Faith:

Although our education is rooted in spiritual values, we do not call our community a “church” because we believe God is present in people’s lives beyond the limits of any particular religion.

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Our Programs:

BFAI provides educational curricula and programs for Youth, Couples, and Parents. For more information please click HERE.




Meet our people

  • Howard Self

    International + National President, BFAI-USA. Howard C. Self currently serves as the international and USA national president of BFAI-USA. He was born in Charlotte, NC, where he graduated from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte with a BA in English Literature. President Self later graduated from the Unification Theological Seminary with a degree in Religious Education. ... [Read more...]

  • Kenshu Aoki

    Youth Education Director, BFAI-USA Kenshu Aoki has been working for BFAI-USA for two years. Currently, he develops content and coordinates activities for all youth-related programs. This includes curriculum for CVA as well as directing Jr. LTF. He is also the head educator and mentor for CVL.

  • Namsook Kwak

    Accountant and Bookkeeper, BFAI-USA Ms. Namsook Kwak is currently the accountant and bookkeeper for BFAI-USA. She lives in Lynnwood, WA. (Photo upload in progress)

  • Joy Mito

    Administrative assistant, CVA Principal, BFAI-USA Joy Mito is currently an administrative assistant to BFAI-USA. She also is the Principal of CVA in Seattle and head educator of High School CVA. She graduated from the University of Washington in 2014. She lives in Lynnwood, WA.

Come visit us!

Blessed Family Association International
21010 76th Avenue West
Edmonds WA 98026

Telephone: (425) 361-7108
FAX: (425) 678-0552
E-mail: usa@blessedfamily.com