Conference Office Closed Next Monday

The Conference Office will be closed next Monday, March 27, in observance of Prince Kuhio Day. 

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 posted on the website.

Church Announces Name Change

The church formerly known as Trinity Samoan Congregational Church has changed its name to Epenesa Fou Congregational Christian Samoan Church.  The congregation holds worship services at Nu'uanu Congregational Church, and its pastor is Iese Opetaia.

Training Provides Tools for Spiritual Care

Spiritual Care Volunteer Training” will be offered by Pacific Health Ministry over the course of three Saturday afternoons at First Unitarian Church of Honolulu (2500 Pali Highway, Honolulu).  Sessions will provide training to volunteers in congregations for visitation and spiritual care.  For information and to register, call 808-591-6556 or email

Scholarship Supports Windward Students

The Holmes Fund Scholarship of Windward UCC provides aid to college-bound students from Windward O'ahu.  For information, call 808-254-3802 or email  Deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on March 31.  (Last week's announcement had an incorrect email address.)


Waipahu Church Holds Fundraiser

Waipahu United Church of Christ (94-330 Mokuola Street, Waipahu) will hold a bazaar on April 1, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Hoku chicken, andagi, and sushi will be available.  The youth group will hold a car wash throughout the event.

Boundary Training Will Be Offered on O'ahu

Boundary training for clergy will be offered on Saturday, April 22, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Hawai'i Conference Office.  This six-hour session will be led by Gary Augustin, ordained minister and executive director of Samaritan Counseling Center.  All authorized clergy are required to fulfill a minimum number of hours of boundary training every one to three years (varies by association).  To register, send an email to, or call 808-537-9516.  A $20 fee for materials and lunch will be collected.

 UCC Musicians Will Gather in July

The United Church of Christ Musicians Association invites registrations for its biennial conference taking place this summer, July 9-12, at Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts.
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