View Photos of Events on Website
- Fall Youth Camp: Over fifty youth and adult leaders spent a memorable time at Camp Erdman last week. Click HERE for photos and videos.
- AHEC 'Aha Halawai: The Fall 'Aha Halawai of the Association of Hawaiian Evangelical Churches met at Haili Congregational Church (Hilo) on October 2 and 3.
- O'ahu 'Aha Mokupuni: On October 10, the O'ahu Association welcomed Tuvalu Fou Congregational Christian Church and affirmed “four-way covenants” with Deborah Ball, Chaplain of Islands Hospice, and Pearl Misa-Lau, Chaplain at Hospice Hawai'i Pacific Health Ministries.
Download Latest Issue of The Friend
The October 2015
edition of The Friend
, the newsletter of the Hawai'i Conference United Church of Christ, is now available online.
Read New Issues of Parish Paper
New issues of the Parish Paper
have been posted on the Conference website. Feel free to copy and share these with your congregation as part of the Hawai'i Conference subscription.
November 2015: "Navigating the Currents of Endowments and Reserve Funds
December 2015: "Improving Church Communication
Find Advent Resources Online
Links to resources for Advent and Christmas are available on the Hawai'i Conference website
. If your church would like to post Advent or Christmas events or worship service resources, send submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Webinar Discusses Stewardship Trends
Learn about current stewardship trends, year-round stewardship programs, and resources available from the Ecumenical Stewardship Center in a one-hour webinar
taking place on Tuesday, October 20, 7 a.m. (Hawai'i time).
Do You Have a Sabbatical Story?
Ministerial Excellence, Support and Authorization Team of the United Church of Christ is seeking unique stories of clergy sabbaticals to share with churches and ministers. Both successful experiences and those that fell apart are needed to help share best practices, common pitfalls, and ways to navigate situations with grace and clarity. Send stories to Elizabeth Dilley, Minister for Ministers in Local Churches, at email@example.com
Research Shows Significant Church Changes
The latest research
shows significant shifts within the UCC, especially increases in the number of bi-vocational ministers, female pastors, and churches engaging with other faith traditions. Learn more in a webinar
to be presented on October 21, 4-5 a.m. (Hawai'i time).
Transition House Holds Fundraiser
Transition House will hold its annual fundraising dinner
on Thursday, November 12, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Makiki Christian Church (829 Pensacola Street, Honolulu). All are invited to support this ministry for women and children survivors of domestic violence.