Health Church Group leader to speak
WAILUKU - Randy McWhorter, the leader of the Health Church Group for the California Southern Baptist Convention, will speak at Valley Isle Fellowship worship services at 8 and 9:45 a.m. Sunday in the Wailuku Elementary School cafeteria.
McWhorter holds a doctorate in ministry from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary and has worked for California Southern Baptists since 1999. The goal of his program is to help churches attain and maintain healthy congregations.
Shayna Maydels movie, pool party Sunday
The Shayna Maydels, a newly formed Jewish women's group, will show a movie and have a pool party at 2 p.m. Sunday.
The featured film will be "Arranged," which is about two girlfriends, an orthodox Jew and a Muslim, who are teachers at a Brooklyn public school and are going through the process of getting religiously arranged marriages.
The women's group also offers sisterhood and activities.
For more information and to get directions to the gathering, call Leslie Granat at 891-8020. Participants also may be placed on a mailing list for future meetings.
Pilgrimage informational meeting set
WAIEHU - An informational meeting on a pilgrimage to Israel in March will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Door of Faith Church in Waiehu.
Pastor Barbara Tengan will lead the "Two Tours in One" group, which will leave Maui on March 8.
Usually it takes two standard tours to cover all of the Holy Land but, because Maui is so far from Israel, the tour will be extended to take in all the sights, an announcement said. The 14-day tour will be at a slow place, designed for seniors and to help them take in the sights and culture. It will include a day trip to Mount Sinai, and there will be a three-day extension trip to Rome.
Tengan will give lectures prior to the pilgrimage to help participants learn about the sites they will visit. The tour will include a bus and special guides.
Henry and Darlene Mataritta, former Maui residents now living in Jerusalem, also will assist the group.
For more information, call 244-1286.
Free fellowship meal offered today
KULA - A free fellowship meal will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. today at St. John's Episcopal Church at 8992 Kula Highway.
Members of the public are invited to the free dinner, usually held every month depending on church functions. There will be no fellowship meal in September.
For more information, call Ellen Lundquist at 572-7315.
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