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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 ...

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Guest pastors teach at Wailuku churchTransformation School of Ministries at Faith in Jesus Church (formerly Door of Faith Wailuku) at 432 Waiehu Beach Road in Wailuku will be hosting Pastor John Youell, accompanied by his wife, Pastor Anne Youell, on Wednesday, Thursday and Aug. 6. They will be ...

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Fifth Sunday Mass at Kaupo churchThe Rev. Arwin Rebollido, pastor of St. Mary's Church in Hana, will celebrate Mass at noon July 31 at St. Joseph Mission Church at Kaupo (between Mile Markers 33 and 34 on Piilani Highway.This special Mass at the remote church occurs every month that has a fifth ...

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Grant helps free meal programThe Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Wailuku was presented with the Monsanto Fund Grant Award to support its Ka 'Ohana Kitchen feeding program.Ka 'Ohana Kitchen has been serving the community for 13 years. It partners with nonprofit organizations and families to ...

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Convention to include 2 moviesTwo feature-length movies highlighting trust and loyalty will be shown during the three-day annual Jehovah's Witnesses convention at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center.The first video drama, "Hope for What We Do Not See," will be shown at 3:25 p.m. Saturday. ...

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John Tomoso will be ordained as a priestJohn Hau'ouli Tomoso, who is in his 39th year as a professional social worker on Maui, will be ordained at 2 p.m. July 30 as an Episcopal priest at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Wailuku.Born and raised on Maui, Tomoso currently serves as transitional ...

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Bible school to begin June 27Emmanuel Lutheran Church invites keiki, age 4 through those who have completed 4th grade, to participate in Surf Shack Vacation Bible School. The school will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 27-July 1.Each night will start off with an opening assembly where students ...

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Convention to begin July 1 at the MACCMaui and Lanai Jehovah's Witnesses will hold their annual convention at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center from July 1 to 3.The event is open to the public.The theme of this year's program is "Remain Loyal to Jehovah!" Clifford Mukai, a convention ...