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View Photos from Tri-Isle Association 'Aha Makua
At its 'Aha Makua on September 5, the Tri-Isle Association affirmed a “four-way covenant” with Danette Kong, Chaplain with Pacific Health Ministries serving at Maui Memorial Medical Center, heard reports from General Synod attendees, and discussed lay and clergy boundaries. Click HERE
to view photos of the day.
Churches Can Offer Supportive Ministry for Veterans
is a day-long workshop on ministry with and support of veterans returning home from combat. Stephen Boyd, retired military chaplain and currently UCC Minister for Chaplains and Specialized Ministries, will lead the workshop this Saturday, September 12, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Windward United Church of Christ (38 Kaneohe Bay Drive, Kailua). To register, email email@example.com
or call 808-537-9516. A $20 fee, payable at the workshop, provides lunch and materials.
Youth Camp Deadline Is September 14
Spaces are filling up, so be sure to register for the Hawai'i Conference Fall Youth Camp
before the deadline next Monday, September 14. Camp will take place from Sunday, October 4, to Wednesday, October 7, at Camp Erdman on the North Shore of O'ahu.
Give Aloha in September
During the month of September, you can donate up to $249 to each non-profit organization participating in Foodland’s Give Aloha campaign
. Foodland will then pass on your gift to the organization along with an additional donation. Listed below are donation numbers for UCC churches and affiliates participating this year:
Church of the Crossroads 78783
Church of the Holy Cross 77840
Ewa Community Church 78748
First United Protestant Church 78830
Kailua Christian Church 78524
Kapaa First Hawaiian Church 78529
Kaumakapili Church 78059
Kawaiaha'o Church School 78676
Lili'uokalani Protestant Church 78353
Makawao Union Church 78617
Manoa Valley Church 78558
Nu'uanu Congregational Church 78424
Po‘okela Church 77931
UCC Transition House 78666
UCC-Judd Street 78169
Waiokeola Congregational Church 78600
Waipahu UCC 77893
Windward UCC 77459
Woman's Board of Missions 78471
Church Is Giving Away Hymnals and Bibles
UCC–Judd Street is giving away the hymnal, Hymns for the Family of God
, and the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible to anyone interested. For more information, call the church office at 808-539-8418 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Spinet Organ Available on O'ahu
Richard Chun is willing to give away a spinet organ in good condition (on O'ahu). For more information, contact the Rev. Chun at 808-245-4138 or 808-651-8925.
Film Chronicles Journey from Grief to Hope
The Hawai'i Region of Institute for Healing of Memories will show In Our Son’s Name
, a film about a couple’s transformation of grief when their son died in 9/11 into acts of peacemaking, solidarity and hope, on Friday, September 11, 7 p.m., at Church of the Crossroads (1212 University Avenue, Honolulu).
Participate in Waineke Work Day
The Kaua'i Association will hold a work day
at Waineke Cabins in Kokee on Saturday, September 12. Participants are invited to spend Friday night at the cabins for fun and fellowship. Contact Glenn Frazier at 808-634-0041 for additional information.
O'ahu Association Offers Polity Course
“Ministry in the UCC,” fourth in a five-part series of polity classes sponsored by the O'ahu Association, will be held September 19, 9 a.m. to 12 noon, at Manoa Valley Church (2728 Huapala Street, Honolulu). If attending, contact Anne Findlay-Chamberlain at email@example.com
to get a parking pass.
Recycle Your eWaste
You can recycle your eWaste
—computers, monitors, laptops, printers, fax machines and phones—on Saturday, September 26, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Central Union Church (1660 South Beretania Street, Honolulu).
Puka'ana Rummage Sale Benefits Youth
Puka'ana Congregational Church (Kealia, Hawai'i Island) will host a Rummage Sale Fundraiser
on Saturday, September 26, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., to help send its youth to the Hawai'i Conference Fall Youth Camp.
Kaua'i Association Ordains New Pastor
Kaua'i Association will ordain Mary Herbig
, who has been called as Associate Pastor at UCC–Judd Street, on Sunday, September 27, 3:30 p.m., at Church of the Pacific (4520 Kapaka Road, Princeville).
Register for O'ahu 'Aha Mokupuni
The O'ahu Association Fall 'Aha Mokupuni
will be held on Saturday, October 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Pearl City Community Church (933 Lehua Avenue, Pearl City). Registration deadline is October 8.
Hawai'i Island Licenses Miloli'i Ministers
Hawai'i Island Association has rescheduled the Service of Recognition
for Mahina Kaupiko and Melveen Kaupiko, who were called as licensed ministers at Hauoli Kamana'o Church, for Saturday, October 17, 10 a.m., at the church in Miloli'i village.
Event Promotes Health and Wellness
Journeys to Wellness IV, a day-long event promoting a healthy body, mind and spirit, and featuring speakers, workshops and creative arts, will be held on Saturday, October 31, at Community Church of Honolulu (2345 Nuuanu Avenue, Honolulu). For information and to register, click HERE
In Memory: Masayoshi Wakai
Retired minister Masayoshi (Mas) Wakai died September 4 at the age of 99. The Rev. Wakai was ordained in 1942 and served as minister of Hilo Coast UCC and chaplain with the State of Hawai'i Corrections Division. His family includes sons Eugene and Allan.
Pearl City Community Church
is seeking a part-time Director of Music