Religion

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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 ...

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Healing Mass set at St. Anthony ChurchSt. Anthony Church in Wailuku will conduct a Healing Mass at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Church Center. Everyone is welcome to receive Jesus' gift of healing, according to the announcement.*****'Prayer Matters' is title of seminarWomen of all ages are invited to ...

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Buddha Fest 2016 registration openBuddha Fest 2016 will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at Kahului Hongwanji Mission in Kahului. This year's theme is "The Power of Spiritual Values."Keynote speaker Pieper Toyama, founding head of the Pacific Buddhist Academy in Honolulu, will ...

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Brunch to feature guest speakerFaith in Jesus Church will host a free Women's Brunch from 9:30 a.m. to noon Sept. 24. The special guest speaker for this month will be Nora Finberg.Finberg, born in Tehran, Iran, left her homeland after the 1979 Islamic Revolution installed a new government that ...

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McDonald to speak at Grace ChurchDavid McDonald of David McDonald Ministries International will speak at the 10 a.m. Sunday service of Grace Church at the Kamehameha Schools Maui campus.McDonald will also speak at the church's 6:30 nightly tent meetings Sunday through Wednesday on the church ...

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Youths receive confirmationBishop Larry Silva of the Diocese of Honolulu led a Mass celebration at Maria Lanakila Parish in Lahaina on Aug. 19 as 14 youths received the Sacrament of Confirmation, and new sisters from the Missionaries of Faith were formally welcomed and blessed by the bishop. A ...

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Prophetic conference setDavid McDonald of David McDonald Ministries International will be the guest speaker at Prophetic Conference 2016 set for Sept. 15-17 at two Maui churches.McDonald is experienced in developing leaders and establishing churches in South Africa, Australia and the United ...

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Women's brunch planned for Aug. 27There will be a women's brunch from 8:30 a.m. to noon Aug. 27 at Faith in Jesus Church at 432 Waiehu Beach Road in Wailuku.Prayers for the nation will be led by Barbara Ferraro, head of the Hawaii Chapter of Concerned Women for America & Young Women for ...

Jews observe Tisha B’Av this weekend

The Jewish Congregation of Maui will observe Tisha B'Av, the Ninth of Av, from sundown on Saturday until after dark on Sunday.On the ninth day of the Jewish month of Av in 586 B.C., the first great holy temple in Jerusalem was destroyed by invading Babylonians. Seventy years later, the second ...

New priest to lead Hawaiian service

The Rev. John Hau'oli Tomoso, will be the principal celebrant at the 9 a.m. Holy Eucharist at Trinity Episcopal Church by the Sea's monthly Hawaiian service Sunday. The concelebrant will be Vicar Bruce DeGooyer.The church is located at 100 Kulanihakoi St. in Kihei, within the ruins of the ...