Local Religion / In Brief

Blue service today at Iao church

Iao United Church of Christwill hold a Blue Christmas Service tonight at 6 and a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service on Monday at 7 p.m.

The Blue Christmas service is a quiet service for people who may have suffered a loss and find it hard to be festive.

The church is at 2371 W. Vineyard St. in Wailuku.


Musical, services at Pukalani Baptist

Pukalani Baptist Church invites the community to a “Peace has Come” musical presentation at 6 p.m. Sunday.

On Christmas Eve, Monday, there will be a candlelight service starting at 6 p.m.

The church is located at corner of Loha Street and Old Haleakala Highway, across from Pukalani Superette.

For more information, call the church at 572-7968.


St. Theresa sets Christmas services

St. Theresa services include:

• Saturday, Misa de Gallo (dawn Mass), 5 a.m. (No reconciliation on Saturday.)

• Sunday, Mass, 7 a.m.

• Monday, Misa de Gallo, 5 a.m.; (No 7 a.m. Mass.); Christmas vigil, 6 and 9 p.m. and midnight; Midnight Mass, church doors open at 11 p.m., caroling begins at 11:30.

• Christmas: 8 and 10 a.m. Masses. (No evening Mass.)

• Dec. 29, reconciliation at 4 p.m.; Mass at 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. (in Spanish).

• Dec. 30, Mass at 7 and 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

St. Theresa Church is at 25 W. Lipoa St. in Kihei. 879-4844, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Christmas Mass at Maria Lanakila

Christmas Mass will be offered at Maria Lanakila, 712 Wainee St., Lahaina:

• 6 and 11:30 p.m. Monday: Mass with carols.

• 7, 9, 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Tuesday: Christmas Day Mass.


Emmanuel Lutheran worship services

Emmanuel Lutheran Church, l520 One St. in Kahului and 655 Wainee St. in Lahaina (Seventh-day Adventist Church), announces its Christmas worship services:

• 6 p.m. Monday: Sunday school, Kahului.

• 9 p.m. Monday: Candlelight Communion, Lahaina.

• 10 a.m. Tuesday: Lessons and carols, Kahului.

For more information, visit www.elc-maui.org.


Kapalua church announces Masses

Christmas Mass will be offered at Sacred Hearts Mission Church, Office Road, Kapalua:

• 6 p.m. Monday: Christmas Eve Mass.

• 7 and 9 a.m. Tuesday: Christmas Day Mass.

For more information, call the church office at 661-0552.


Services planned at St. Anthony

St. Anthony of Padua, 1627 Mill St., Wailuku, offers holiday services:

• 6 p.m. Monday: Christmas vigil Mass.

• 11:30 p.m. Monday: Caroling and midnight Mass.

• 7 and 9 a.m. Tuesday: Christmas Mass.

• 9 a.m. Jan. 1: New Year’s Day Mass.


Christmas services set at Ala Lani

Ala Lani United Methodist Church, 50 S. Papa Ave. in Kahului, announces services:

• 7 p.m. Monday: Carols and lessons.

• 11 p.m. Monday: Candlelight and communion.

• 10 a.m. Tuesday: Christmas Day Tongan service.


Candlelighting at Pookela Church

Pookela Church will hold a Christmas Eve candlelighting service at 7 p.m. Monday.

The church is at 200 Olinda Road above Makawao. Call 573-0903.


Caroling to open Trinity service

Trinity Episcopal Church in Kihei will hold Christmas Eve services beginning at 7 p.m. with carol singing, followed by celebration of the Holy Eucharist at 7:30 Monday. At 9 a.m. Christmas Day, there will be a quiet service at the church, 100 Kulanihakoi St.  

For more information, 879-0161 or www.trinitybts.org.


Christmas Eve at Grace Church

Grace Church will be holding Christmas Eve candlelight service at 7 p.m. Monday.

The service will be held at 10 Kupaoa St. under the tent next to the Longs in Pukalani.

At 10 a.m. Sunday, there will be a tent worship service at the same location.

For more information, call 572-8384 or go to the website www.GraceChurchMaui.com.


Calvary Chapel candlelight service

Calvary Chapel South Maui will hold a Christmas Eve candlelight service beginning at 6 p.m. Monday.

The church is at 320 Ohukai Road, Suite 416. For more information, call 868-2400.


St. Joseph in Kaupo holds Mass Dec. 30

Father Drexel Ramos will celebrate the Dec. 30 Mass at St. Joseph Mission in Kaupo at noon; a potluck will follow.

The church is located between Mile Markers 33 and 34 on Piilani Highway.

* Local Religion in Brief welcomes news from churches and religious organizations. The deadline for submitting releases is 10 a.m. Tuesday for publication the following Friday. To submit material, call 249-6846 or email community@mauinews.com.


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