Red Cross Trains for Spiritual Care in Disaster

The American Red Cross will hold a training session on providing spiritual care during a disaster on Friday, April 24, 8 a.m. to noon, at the Pagoda Hotel (1525 Rycroft Street, Honolulu).  Click HERE for more information.

Kaua'i and Hawai'i Island Gather for 'Aha Mokupuni

  • Kaua'i Association churches and ministers will gather at Lihue United Church on Friday, April 24, 5:30-9 p.m., and Saturday, April 25, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Hawai'i Island Association will meet at Imiola Congregational Church on Saturday, April 25, beginning at 10 a.m.

Prepare Your Church for Emergencies

Learn from experts how to prepare your church for disasters and emergencies in a webinar to be held on Tuesday, April 28, 8-9 a.m. (HST).  The webinar, sponsored by FEMA and the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, will provide faith-based and community organizations with local, state and national resources.

Tri-Isle Organizes Youth Network

Tri-Isle Association churches are invited to send youth (grades 6-12) and their adult leaders to an organizing retreat of the Pacific Island Youth Empowerment Network on May 15-16.  The network was created to provide mentoring and support to youth of the Association.  For more information and to register, click HERE.


Pastoral Changes

  • Sharon MacArthur will end as Interim Minister of Church of the Crossroads on April 30.  Her last Sunday is April 26.
  • David Hirano began as interim ministry team leader at Kaumakapili Church on April 12.  The team includes Helen Kaupu Kaowili, Kona Mann, Sherman Thompson and Barret Awai.

Waiokeola Honors 50-Year Employee

Congratulations to Joy Yoshimura, secretary at Waiokeola Church, who was honored this last Sunday, April 19, by the church for reaching her 50th year of service!
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