Women's Bible study begins today
WAILUKU - The Maui Church of Christ ladies meet Fridays, including today, for Bible study at the church, beginning at noon.
Those attending may bring a lunch and socialize at 11:30 a.m.
The current line of study is "Becoming A Woman Who Loves." Women of all ages are welcome.
For more information, contact Judi Shelton at 357-2686. The church is located at 810 Waiehu Beach Road.
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Celebration of the elderly Nov. 6
WAILUKU - Iao United Church of Christ will be holding a "Keiro No Hi," or Respect of the Aged Day, on Nov. 6 at the Maui Beach Hotel, beginning at 11 a.m.
Keiro No Hi is a Japanese tradition that honors and recognizes elderly citizens. Church members who are 80 and 88 will be honored with those 89 and older receiving "honorable mention." The celebration at the church was initiated by the Rev. Teruo Kawata during his tenure as pastor of Iao Congregational Church from 1955 to 1962.
The 80-year-old honorees are Joanne Jones, Evelyn Leavitt and Janet Tomita. The 88-year-old group includes Bill Wimberley, Beverly Kamimoto, Bertram Allen and Masanobu Yamashiro.
The honorable mention awardees are Kimiko Anzai, Katsumi Tadakuma, Sue Gushiken, Hisako Sano, Lillian Maeda, Robert Ohata, Shizuko Fukutomi, Lei Ansai, Helen Hamamura, Umeko Oura, Tom Yamada and Elaine Kanda.
The celebration program includes sharing about the lives of the honorees by family members. There also will be entertainment.
Talks to be shown on big-screen TV
WAILUKU - Live streams of Eckhart Tolle's conversations with Ram Dass and Wayne Dyer in Kaanapali will be shown on the big-screen television at Unity Church of Maui today and Saturday.
These three great teachers will engage in an open conversation about spiritual awakening and transformation of consciousness, a news release said.
The live stream schedule follows: Tolle and Dass, today, and Tolle and Dyer, Saturday. Both showings are from 1 to 3 p.m., and they are free.
The live event will be held at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa.
Unity Church is located at 483 S. High St.