'Spiritual Laws of $$' at Unity tonight
WAILUKU - Spiritual leader Sondra Ray will speak about the "Spiritual Laws of $$" at Unity Church on Friday.
The talk will run from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. and costs $30.
To sign up, call 276-6360.
All can participate in church pageant
LAHAINA - Holy Innocents Church will present a "paper bag" Christmas pageant at its 10 a.m. services Sunday.
Rector Father Bill Albinger says, "Every member of the audience has a role to play." Paper bags will be distributed, congregants will don costumes during the Lessons and Carols service and, on cue, each silently will join the manger scene at the altar.
For this Sunday only, there will be a single service, featuring the Honors Choir from Sacred Hearts School. Refreshments will follow the services.
Christmas Choir Cantata in Kihei
KIHEI - Kihei Lutheran Church's annual Christmas Choir Cantata will be presented Sunday during morning worship, which will begin at 9 a.m.
The program, "Silent Night, Wondrous Sight," will feature the 40-voice church choir, under the direction of Kathy Krueger, and the church youth.
For information, call Pastor Dave Krueger, 879-7979.
Musical event to benefit Keawala'i
MAKENA - Maui Madrigale and the Olinda Chorale will present "A Musical Celebration of Christmas" to benefit the Outreach Committee of Keawala'i Congregational Church.
The event will start at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Keawala'i Congregational Church at 100 Makena Road. Suggested donation is $15.
For more information or directions, call Cameron Keys at 874-6420.
Yoke of Jesus set to offer Christmas play
KAHULUI - The Yoke of Jesus Christ Church will present a Christmas play from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday in the Lihikai Elementary School cafeteria.
The title of the play is "The Birth, the Death, the Resurrection of Jesus Christ." Admission is free.
Upcountry holiday concert on Saturday
KULA - An Upcountry holiday concert Saturday will showcase the new Maui Children's and Community Christmas Choir of Waipuna Chapel as well as Whitney Houston's guitarist, Neil "Shambu" Veinberg.
The 6:30 p.m. event at the chapel in lower Kula also will feature vocalist Lani Star, award-winning fluegelhorn player Jeff Oster and flutist Ann Li Cater.
Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. To reserve a ticket, call 878-8888, or pay online at www.mysticlove.us/ event.html.
'Blue Christmas' at Kihei Lutheran
KIHEI - A special "Blue Christmas" worship service will begin at 7 p.m. Monday at Kihei Lutheran Church.
The service is intended for people who may not find the holidays a time of joy, possibly because they are grieving over the loss of a loved one, are lonely and away from family or are going through a divorce or loss of job.
The service is co-sponsored by Keolahou Congregational Hawaiian Church, Kihei Lutheran Church and Trinity Episcopal Church by the Sea.
The church is at Piilani Highway and Moi Place. For more information, call Pastor Dave Krueger at 879-7979.
Relief mission to P.I. to be discussed
WAILUKU - A presentation on a trip by Valley Isle Fellowship members on a relief mission to the Philippines will be given at 6 p.m. Sunday at the church at 473 S. High St. in Wailuku.
The trip, coordinated by church member Vince Bagoyo, was to deliver medical supplies to the Lying In Clinic recently built in the coastal town of Santa, Ilocos Sur, by the Philippine government. Others making the trip were Pat and Donna McAlister, Junior Asuncion, Pastor Mike Inouye and his wife, Cathy.
Church members say the presentation should be of interest to many Maui residents who have relatives in Ilocos Sur.