Conference Office Closed August 17

The Hawai'i Conference Office will be closed on Friday, August 17, Admissions Day, and will reopen on Monday, August 20.


Fall Youth Camp Packets Mailed

Registration packets for the 2012 Fall Youth Camp at Camp Homelani, from September 30 to October 3, were mailed to churches last week.  Deadline to register is August 31.  Click HERE for information.

Attend UCF Investor Conference

United Church Funds will host an Investor Conference on January 18-19, 2013, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Click HERE for information and to register.


Crossroads Hosts Pre-Watada Lecture

Church of the Crossroads presents Richard Tillotson speaking on "Financing War" on Friday, August 17, 6-8 p.m., in Weaver Hall at Church of the Crossroads (1212 University Avenue, Honolulu).  This event is a lead up to the church's annual Watada Lectures in November. 

Ka'ahumanu Celebrates 180 Years

Ka'ahumanu Congregational Church (103 South High Street, Wailuku) will celebrate and commemorate its 180th Anniversary on Sunday, August 19.  For information click HERE.  

Immigrant Rights Workshop

A free informational workshop on President Obama’s Deferred Action Program is scheduled on Wednesday, August 29, 6:30 p.m., at First United Methodist Church (1020 S. Beretania Street, Honolulu).  The Deferred Action Program will enable certain undocumented young adults to avoid deportation and apply for a work permit.  Click the links below for more information.
  ~ Memo regarding Deferred Action Program
  ~ Workshop Information

Talkstory Project Addresses Domestic Violence

Leeward O'ahu residents of Filipino descent are needed for a "Talkstory" group to address the problem of domestic violence.  Participants in the project, sponsored by the Office of Women's Health of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will receive a $20 stipend and must attend all three sessions on September 19, 26 and October 3.  To find out more and to participate, click HERE.

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