Religion

Harrison

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Visiting church president to preach The president of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, the Rev. Matthew C. Harrison, will be preaching at Emmanuel Lutheran Church of Maui at 520 W. One St. in Kahului at 10 a.m. Sunday. Prior to the worship service, he will be leading a Bible study at 8:45 ...

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Purim to be celebrated in Kihei The Jewish Congregation of Maui invites the community to celebrate the festival of Purim at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Beit Shalom Synagogue, 634 Alulike St. in Kihei. To honor the memory of the Persian Jews in strife, Jews around the world refrain from food and ...

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Lent season Mass set in Lahaina Maria Lanakila Church in Lahaina is offering a Mass during the Lent season at noon Monday through Friday through April 12. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will be on Fridays from 7:30 a.m. to noon beginning today at Maria Lanakila. Stations of the Cross will ...

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Good Shepherd will open time capsule Good Shepherd Episcopal Church is celebrating the end of its sesquicentennial year with a special “Homecoming Sunday” celebration and luau beginning at 9 a.m. Sunday. Parishioners will open a time capsule from the cornerstone of the present structure, ...

Cordova

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Iao United Church of Christ invites the community to come celebrate as it votes to call its next settled pastor (a pastor with no term limitation), the Rev. Florentino “Tino” Cordova. Cordova is visiting from California where he has been instrumental in church revitalization and ...

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Pohnpeian church plans events The Rev. Golten Charley, pastor of a newly formed Pohnpeian Protestant Church, United Church of Christ Pohnpei Ministry, has announced that the church will be celebrating multiple events Feb. 17, 18 and 19. First will be a celebration of the Christian ...

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Discussion set on Bible lesson Christian Science Church will be facilitating roundtable discussions on its Bible lesson from 6 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at 160 W. Kamehameha Ave., directly across from the Kahului Public Library. The Bible lesson inspires exploration, exchange of ideas, ...

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Visiting rabbi to lead discussion The Jewish Congregation of Maui is hosting Jerusalem’s Rabbi Gedaliah Fleer as a scholar-in-residence. He will lead a discussion from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday titled “Faith, Prayer and Self-expression” at the Jewish Congregation of Maui, 634 Alukike St. in ...

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Tondo Matsuri at Jinsha Mission Tondo Matsuri will begin at 10 a.m. Jan. 28 at Maui Jinsha Mission, 472 Lipo St. in Wailuku. The Rev. Akihiro Okada of Daijingu Temple of Hawaii will be performing the service. Attendees may bring old oharaisama and omamori to burn. New Year’s mochi and lunch ...

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Courses offered on the New Testament The Transformation School of Ministries at the Faith in Jesus Church on Waiehu Beach Road begins the new year with two courses that will cover the entire New Testament. Bob Cook of Dallas will teach the four Gospels from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday and ...

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Holiday services announced On Saturday, the youths of the Faith in Jesus Church congregation will put on a Christmas pageant titled “Christmas by the Book” beginning at 6 p.m. at the church at 432 Waiehu Beach Road in Wailuku. Veterans will be honored, part of the commemoration of ...

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Christmas choir to perform Sunday The Maui Philippine Baptist Church in Kahului will give a choir presentation titled “Christmas: We Remember, Rejoice, Worship” at 7 p.m. Sunday. The church is at 309 S. Puunene Ave. The public is invited. ***** Christmas services set at St. ...

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Advent service set at Maria Lanakila An Advent Penance Service will take place at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Maria Lanakila Church in Lahaina. Misa de Gallo Masses will be offered at 5 a.m. Dec. 16 to 24 at Maria Lanakila. The Filipino Catholic Christmas tradition features nine dawn Masses ...

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Advent service at Emmanuel Lutheran Emmanuel Lutheran Church is presenting a 5:30 p.m. soup supper and 6:30 p.m. Advent worship service on Wednesday, as well as Dec. 14 and 21. The church is located at 520 W. One St. in Kahului, near the intersection of Papa and Kaahumanu avenues. For more ...

This new Baha‘i House of Worship for South America was dedicated on Oct. 13-16 in Penalolen, near Santiago, Chile. Three Mauians were on hand to join in the event.

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Maccabiah Games rep speaks Sunday A representative of the International Maccabi World Union and the Maccabiah Games will be speaking to the Jewish Congregation of Maui at 5 p.m. Sunday. Macabi Carasso, a representative of the union and the Maccabiah Games, will discuss the games, the third ...

Trinity to install new vicar Saturday

The Rev. Bruce DeGooyer will be formally installed as the vicar of Trinity by the Sea Episcopal Church at 2 p.m. Saturday. The Rt. Rev. Robert Fitzpatrick, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Hawaii, will be the celebrant and preacher at this official celebration of A New Ministry Eucharist. A ...

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Two pastors will share prophetic Scriptures Pastor Jay Freitas of Church Of The Firstborn and Pastor Kipi Higa of New Hope Kahului will share prophetic biblical Scriptures and how they may be unfolding in the near future, from 7 to 9 p.m. today and Saturday at University of Hawaii Maui ...

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Fifth Sunday Mass set at Kaupo church The last fifth Sunday Mass for 2016 at St. Joseph Mission Church in Kaupo will take place at noon Oct. 30. The church is located between Mileposts 33 and 34 on Piilani Highway — the road to Kaupo. There will be a potluck meal and fellowship ...

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“Shadow Empire,” a free DVD Bible seminar series exploring the rise and fall of religious freedom, is being presented by the Kahului Seventh-day Adventist Church at 261 S. Puunene Ave. It begins tonight at 6:30, then continues at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, and concludes at 6:30 p.m. Oct. ...

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“Finding God in All Things,” a time of contemplation and spiritual renewal, will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 22  at Holy Innocents Episcopal Church in Lahaina. This workshop will offer time in the beauty of God’s creation to discern God’s presence and action, experience anew ...