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Eric H.F. Law

‘Holy Currencies’ title of 2-day class

Eric H.F. Law, an Episcopal priest and founder of the Kaleidoscope Institute, will lead participants May 3 and 4 in a workshop to explore “Holy Currencies.”

The May 3 workshop begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner. The May 4 workshop begins at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast and ends at 3:30 p.m. Lunch is included in the registration. All sessions will be held at Wailuku Union Church, 327 S. High St. in Wailuku.

A copy of “Holy Currencies” is included and should be read before the workshop.

A “currency” is something that moves or circulates, and Law identifies six: gracious leadership, truth, money, time and place, wellness and relationships. They interact with one another to create healthy and faithful communities.

The workshop, sponsored in part by the Tri-Isle Association of the United Church of Christ, is open to all who want to register, read Law’s book and participate in the workshop.

The cost is well over $100 per participant. Organizers ask that participants give at least $50 or more if they are able to help others. If the fee is beyond one’s means, they may offer to help and add their service as a “Holy Currency.” Contact Jack Belsom at 283-7900 for more information and to volunteer.


Weekly Keiki Hula Ministry to begin

A Keiki Hula Ministry will take place on Sundays from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. beginning May 5 at Po’okela Church in Makawao.

Keiki are invited to come and learn to praise the Lord through the art of hula.

The instructor is Kaleo Luna-Schwartz. The church is located at 200 Olinda Road. For more information, contact Jonell Elder at (425) 343-9714 and leave a message.


Discipleship is theme of class

Nancy McCready will teach a class titled “Building a Culture of Discipleship: Personal and Corporate” at the Transformation School of Ministries in Wailuku.

Classes will take place from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. May 4. The classes are open to all who are interested. The school offers an associate degree, which students taking the course for credit pay $150 for three classes. People who sit in just for knowledge pay $50 for three months. The introductory course is free.

McCready is from Houston, and all of the teachers come from the Mainland and spend a week teaching various principles of Christian living, personal and church-oriented. Classes are held at Faith in Jesus Church at 432 Waiehu Beach Road.

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