Religion

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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 ...

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Youth service set at Lahaina churchThe Apostolic Faith Maui Branch Church in Lahaina will conduct its biannual youth service at 10 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Kenneth Alverio invites the public to attend.Misty Griffiths will be the morning preacher. Her sermon title is "When We All Get to Heaven."The ...

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Guest priest returns to Kihei churchThe Rev. Bruce DeGooyer will once again serve as the celebrant and preacher at Trinity-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church at 9 a.m. Sunday.DeGooyer resides in Illinois but has served both as supply and interim clergy in the Diocese of Hawaii during the past two ...

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Vacation Bible School in KahuluiAla Lani United Methodist Church will be offering a Vacation Bible School for ages 4 to 12 from May 30 to June 3.The free program runs from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the church at 50 S. Papa Ave. in Kahului.The theme of the program is "Surf Shack: Catch the Wave of God's ...

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Delegates attend Baha'i conventionSix Maui delegates joined 32 others from Oahu, Kauai, Lanai, Molokai and the Big Island at the 53rd Hawaii National Baha'i Convention April 22-24 on Oahu. Their primary purpose was to elect the National Spiritual Assembly for the nation of the Baha'is of the ...

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Special Mass set at Kaupo churchIn addition to its regularly scheduled Mass on May 29, St. Joseph Mission Church in Kaupo will also celebrate Mass at noon Sunday to observe the Feast Day of St. Joseph the Worker.The Rev. Arwin Rebollido, pastor of St. Mary's Church in Hana, will be the ...

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Passover schedule set at Beit ShalomOn the evening of April 22, Jews around the world will begin celebrating Passover. The Jewish Congregation of Maui will be holding Passover and Shabbat services and its annual Community Seder as follows:* April 22 - 10 a.m., Chametz burning at synagogue; 6 ...

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Celebration set on Buddha's birthdayThe West Maui Buddhist community will celebrate the birth of the historical Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama (observed on April 8), at the Lahaina Hongwanji Mission, 551 Wainee St., with a service beginning at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.Celebrated in the Japanese Buddhist ...

The Rev. Murray retiring after Sunday service

The Rev. Austin Murray will be retiring from Trinity-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church after Sunday's service.The community is invited to his last service and a farewell reception in the church gardens that will follow the 9 a.m. Eucharist.Murray was born on March 21, 1950, in Ireland and graduated ...

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Guest organist to perform at serviceOrganist Mark Thallander will return to Makawao Union Church to perform at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service.While probably best known for his 18 years of ministry at the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, Calif., Thallander also comes with a inspiring ...