Conference Office Closes for Holy Week

The Conference Office will be closed on Holy Thursday, March 24, and Good Friday, March 25.  The office will reopen on Monday, March 28.
 

Easter Sunrise Service Features Kawaiaha'o Member, Senator

Daniel Akaka, member of Kawaiaha'o Church and retired U.S. Senator, will be the preacher at the Easter Sunrise Service at Punchbowl this Sunday at 6:15 a.m. (gate opens at 4:30 a.m.).  This annual ecumenical service, now in its 115th year, is sponsored by the Hawai'i Council of Churches, which includes the Hawai'i Conference UCC.
 

UCC and Episcopal Church Speak Out against Violent Rhetoric

In a faith-filled response to divisive political rhetoric targeting the marginalized in society this election cycle, conference ministers and national officers of the United Church of Christ have publicly affirmed a prophetic Holy Week statement released by Episcopal Church bishops.
 

Volunteers Needed to Help Restore Camp Mokule’ia

Two weeks ago, ferocious waves engulfed Camp Mokule'ia on the North Shore of O'ahu, devastating the camp’s sea wall and grounds.  Volunteers are needed for restoration efforts this Friday, March 25, and Saturday, March 26, anytime from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 

Scholarship Supports Windward O'ahu Students

The Holmes Fund Scholarship of Windward United Church of Christ provides aid to college-bound students from Windward O'ahu.  For information and to apply visit www.windwarducc.org or call 808-254-3802.  Application deadline is April 18.
 

EVENTS

Event Supports Women Transitioning from Prison

"Celebrating Freedom,” a Pu'a Foundation fundraiser benefiting women transitioning out of prison, will be held this Friday, March 25, 5:30-9 p.m., at Kapi'olani Community College’s Ohia Dining Room.
 

Claremont President Discusses Book of Job

Jeffrey Kuan, President of Claremont School of Theology and Professor of Hebrew Bible, will lead a class on the book of Job on Friday, April 15, 9 a.m.-4 p.m, and deliver a lecture on Saturday, April 16, 9-11 a.m., both at Wesley United Methodist Church (1350 Hunakai Street, Honolulu).
 

Maui Church Holds Fundraiser

Ka'ahumanu Church will hold its annual Pulehu Steak Plate Fundraiser on April 16 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased by calling 808-281-8711.
 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Kalaupapa National Historical Park is looking for Teacher-Ranger-Teachers to assist with developing curriculum.  Preference will be given to teachers from Moloka'i. 


 
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