Find Resources for Lent and Easter
Lent and Easter resources, as well as a listing of Lenten and Holy Week events, can be found on the Hawai'i Conference website
. Click HERE
to send an email with your church’s event to be listed in the Coconut Wireless
and posted on the website.
Pacific Peace Forum Remembers Bravo Anniversary
Pacific Peace Forum, a monthly gathering around peace and non-violence training, will meet on Friday, March 7, 6 p.m. to observe the anniversary of the H-bomb test in the Marshall Islands known as “Bravo” and to discuss keeping the nation of Palau nuclear-free. The gathering will take place at St. Andrew’s Cathedral (229 Queen Emma Square, Honolulu). For more information contact Kaleo Patterson at 808-330-3769.
Apply for Neighbors in Need Grants
Neighbors in Need (NIN) provides funding for church programs that address issues of injustice. Grants of up to $3,000 each are available to UCC churches and organizations. Funding comes from the NIN special mission offering received each year on World Communion Sunday. Deadline to apply is March 31. For more information and an application, visit the Neighbors In Need webpage
Deadline Approaches for 'Aha Resolutions
Resolutions for consideration at the upcoming 'Aha Pae'aina must be submitted by March 15 for review by the Conference Council. For more information, including instructions on proper form and submission, click HERE
Webinar Discusses Maintenance of Churches
The Insurance Board (IB) will offer a webinar, “Maintaining Your Church with Volunteers and Contractors,” on Wednesday, March 12, at 5 a.m. and repeated at 9 a.m. (Hawai'i time). The webinar will address the use of independent contractors, the implications of using volunteers for seemingly "simple" maintenance projects that can be more dangerous than you think, and strategies for staying out of trouble. Visit the IB website to register
and to see a list of upcoming webinar topics
Tony Campolo to Speak at Waiokeola
Waiokeola Church (4705 Kilauea Avenue, Honolulu) hosts Tony Campolo, popular author, speaker, and theologian, on Wednesday, March 19, at 7 p.m. For more information, click HERE
Nu'uanu Church Offers Summer Internships
Nu'uanu Congregational Church offers a ten-week internship program for college students interested in exploring the connection between faith and vocation as they learn to serve God. The internship runs from May 25 to August 3, 2014. Click HERE
for more information and to apply. Deadline is March 15.
Pearl City Member Will Receive Recognitions
Daniel Shockley, member of Pearl City Community Church, will be recognized by Governor Neil Abercrombie and Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa during Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month for helping to raise awareness of the disease. To read his story and see copies of the proclamations he will be receiving, click HERE
Punahou School Seeks Chaplain
Punahou School is looking for a Chaplain for the first semester of the 2014-2015 school year. For a position description and to apply, click HERE