View Photos from AHEC 'Aha Halawai

The Spring 'Aha Halawai of the Association of Hawaiian Evangelical Churches was held February 17-18 at Kahikuonalani Church.
 

Church Leaders Event Reminder: Parking Is Limited

For those planning to park at Central Union Church during the Church Leaders Event this Saturday, February 25, please note that there will be no parking allowed on the driveway or lawn fronting Atherton Chapel and the Sanctuary.  View this map for parking directions.
 

UCC Scholarships Deadline Approaches

The United Church of Christ offers a variety of scholarships for individuals engaged in education, leadership, and ministry.  To learn more and to apply, click HERE.  Deadline for most scholarships is March 1.
 

Manage Your Church Assets and Endowments

United Church Funds, the institutional investment ministry of the United Church of Christ, will be in Hawai'i next month to talk to local churches about growing and managing investment and endowment assets.  Attend a free luncheon near you: 
  • Wednesday, March 22, 12-2 p.m., Church of the Holy Cross (440 West Lanikaula Street, Hilo)
  • Thursday, March 23, 12-2 p.m., Lihue United Church (4340 Nawiliwili Road, Lihue)
  • Friday, March 24, 12-2 p.m., Hawai'i Conference Office (1848 Nu'uanu Avenue, Honolulu)
For more information click HERE.  To reserve your place, send an email to matt.wagner@ucfunds.org by March 1.
 

Submit Nominations for Conference Positions

The deadline for submitting nominations for volunteer positions in the Hawai'i Conference United Church of Christ is next Friday, March 3.  Nominating forms and position descriptions may be downloaded HERE.
 

Workshop Examines Bible and Homosexuality

The Bible and Homosexuality” is a two-day workshop to be held on Friday, March 17, 5:30 p.m., and Saturday, March 18, 9 a.m., at Iao United Church of Christ (2371 West Vineyard Street, Wailuku).  The workshop, open to all, is part of the Equipping Tomorrow’s Church Leaders program sponsored by the Tri-Isle Association.  Register by March 10 to jack.belsom@gmail.com
 

PEOPLE

Hokuloa Honors Retired Pastor

Hokuloa United Church of Christ in Puako, Hawai'i Island, will honor retired minister, John Hoover, as Pastor Emeritus during worship this Sunday, February 26, at 9 a.m.
 

Kaua'i Pastor Opens Art Gallery

Alan Akana, Pastor of Koloa Union Church and water color artist, is opening his own art gallery featuring the flowers of Hawai'i.  Visit the grand opening of Alan Akana Gallery (3281 Waikomo Rd, Koloa) this Sunday, February 26, with a reception from 1 to 5 p.m.
 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The national office of the United Church of Christ is seeking a Minister for Congregational & Community Engagement
 
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