Webinar Builds Inter-religious Understanding

A webinar hosted by Religions for Peace USA will discuss what religious and community leaders can do to build relationships and to further inter-religious understanding in the United States.  “The Challenge of ISIS in America: Perspectives of Interfaith Leaders and Peacebuilders” will be held on Monday, October 27, 3:30 a.m. (Hawai'i time).  For information and to register, click HERE.

Hawai'i Island Meets for 'Aha Mokupuni

The Hawai'i Island Association 'Aha Mokupuni will be held this Saturday, October 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Lanakila Congregational Church (79-7352 Mamalahoa Highway, Kainaliu). 

O'ahu Reschedules 'Aha Mokupuni

The Fall 'Aha Mokupuni of the O'ahu Association has been rescheduled for Saturday, November 15, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Nu'uanu Congregational Church (2651 Pali Highway, Honolulu).  If you previously registered and paid your fee, you do not need to re-register.  If you can no longer attend, or if you did not register and would like to attend, contact Lori Yamashiro by phone at 808-791-5645 or by email at lyamashiro@hcucc.org. Deadline to register is November 5.

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The Tri-Isle Association held a Service of Recognition for Miguel Morales, licensed minister of Maui Evangelical Church, on October 19. 


Walk and Support Parkinson’s Research

The National Parkinson Foundation of Hawai'i sponsors Moving Day Hawai'i, a family friendly event, this Saturday, October 25, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at Honolulu Hale Civic Grounds.  The event features a 3K walk, exercises such as yoga and hula, food booths, a kid zone and more.  For more information and registration, visit MovingDayHawaii.org.
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Seminar Addresses Mental Illness and Violence Connection

Mental Health America of Hawai'i presents a seminar, “The Truth About Mental Illness and Violence,” on Tuesday, October 28, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., in the Parish Hall at Central Union Church (1660 S. Beretania Street, Honolulu).  Donations are requested.  Bring a bag lunch.  Click HERE for information and to register.

UCC-Judd Street Hosts 21st Penny Carnival

Youth and young adults of UCC-Judd Street (467 North Judd Street, Honolulu) will host its 21st Annual Penny Carnival on Friday, October 31, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. This year's theme is "Under the Big Top," and participants are encouraged to wear costumes reflecting a favorite circus or carnival moment. Proceeds benefit Lanakila Elementary School.  Contact Randy at 808-286-2103 for more information.

Manoa Church Holds Harvest Fair

Manoa Valley Church (2728 Huapala Street, Honolulu) will hold its 44th Annual Harvest Fair on Saturday, November 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Featured will be food, clothing, plants, produce and white elephant items.  There will also be children’s activities. For more information, call the church office at 808-988-3271.

Fundraiser Benefits Transition House

UCC Transition House’s annual fundraiser dinner will be held on Thursday, November 6, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Makiki Christian Church (829 Pensacola Street, Honolulu).  All are invited to this event, which supports ministry for women and children survivors of domestic violence. 

Women Are Invited to Contemplative Retreat

Church of the Crossroads, with the Center for Courage and Renewal, invites women to “Entering the Heart of Wisdom: Joining Soul & Role for the Second Half of Life,” a spiritual contemplative retreat based on the work of Parker Palmer.  The retreat will be held at St. Anthony Retreat Center on January 20-21, 2015. Click HERE to register by the December 15 deadline.

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