Religion Calendar
"Religion" is a list of special services, guest speakers, fund-raisers
and other events that runs Saturdays in the Star-Bulletin. Send items
and photographs, if available, 10 days in advance to: Religion Calendar,
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, P.O. Box 3080, Honolulu 96802.
Items may be faxed to 523-8509. or send e-mail to citydesk@starbulletin.com.

Saturday, January 2, 1999



bullet Central Union Church, 1660 S. Beretania St.: "Leading Our Congregation into the New Millennium" is the topic of the church's weekend events featuring Dr. James A. Forbes, senior pastor of the Riverside Church of New York City, cited in a Baylor University survey as one of the 12 most effective preachers in the English-speaking world. To begin the weekend, Forbes will speak on "But Now . . ." 8:30 a.m. tomorrow, followed by an adult-education hour titled "A People Under Orders." Then, Forbes will lead a preaching seminar for Hawaii pastors, 10 a.m.-noon Monday. Two community forums will be held 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, with Forbes speaking on "The Recruitment of Human Race Activists" on Monday and "The Anointing of the Spirit and the Mission of the Church" on Tuesday. A light supper will precede the forums at 6 p.m. in Parish Hall. For information, call the Rev. Allan Lee at 941-0957.

bullet Christ Lutheran Church, 95-1361 Meheula Parkway: "Twelfth Night Service," the annual Epiphany service with Christmas carols and a coronation, 5 p.m. Wednesday.

bullet First Christian Church, 1516 Kewalo St.: Bible study, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

bullet First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Highway: The Rev. Mike Young will preach on "Re-Membering Ourselves," 10:15 a.m. tomorrow.

bullet Hawaiian Islands Ministries: "Straight Talk" monthly breakfast features Bill McCartney, founder of Promise Keepers and former head football coach at the University of Colorado, 7-8:30 a.m. Friday, Pacific Club. Cost: $15 per person (includes breakfast buffet). Reservations required. Call 988-9777.

bullet Kailua Christian Women's Club: This month's ladies' luncheon is themed "On Consignment: Fashions on Parade" and will be held from 10:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at the Mid-Pacific Country Club. Kim Nyez from Three Generations will have clothing, handbags and jewelry to view; and Leora Heim will share some of her favorite tunes and give a talk on "Fashioning a Great Life." Cost: $12. Call Ann at 262-5895 or Janet at 247-1185.

bullet Lutheran Church of Honolulu, 1730 Punahou St.: "Epiphany Feast of Lights" service features a procession with candlelight, 6 p.m. tomorrow. There also will be morning services at 8 and 10:30 a.m.

bullet Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1404 University Ave.: Wednesday morning Bible study continues with a look at Jacob, 10 a.m. in the Aloha Room.

Beginning Feb. 7, the Sunday service schedule will change. First service will be held at 8 a.m.; family education hour at 9:30 a.m.; and second service at 10:45 a.m. Nursery care will be provided throughout the morning. For information, call 946-4223.

bullet Religious Science Church of Honolulu, 1144 10th Ave.: "It's All God" is the topic of the 10 a.m. service tomorrow in the Carnation Room at the Ala Moana Hotel.

The "Spiritual Mind Treatment: The Nature of Effective Prayer" eight-week program will be held 7-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Feb. 23 at 1144 10th Ave. Cost: $80 for complete program if paid in full by Jan. 19; or $15 per class. For information, call 739-LOVE (5683).

bullet St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane: United Puerto Rican Association of Hawaii's annual "Dia de los Tres Reyes (Three Kings' Day Celebration)" will begin with mass at noon tomorrow. The Nativity program will follow at 1:30 p.m. at the association's office, 1249 N. School St. Lunch and dancing will follow with a no-host bar. Admission to the program: $5 (children under 12 are free). For information, call 847-2751.

bullet Unity Church of Hawaii, 3608 Diamond Head Circle: "Burning bowl" services, 6 and 8 p.m. Monday. Church ritual where members write out their hopes and dreams for 1999, seal them in an envelope and address the envelope to themselves. The church collects and prays over the letters, then mails them back to their owners at the end of the year.

Koa Boyd leads a class titled "Treasurer Mapping for 1999," 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays in January. Meditation begins at 6:30 p.m. Offering.

Dr. Laurie Steelsmith leads a class on herbal and aromatherapy, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, through Jan. 21. Steelsmith will also lead a class titled "Let's Prevent Breast Cancer," 6:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 28.

bullet Windward Unity Church, 38 Kaneohe Bay Drive: Service, 8 a.m. tomorrow.

"Calendar" is a list of special services, guest speakers, fund-raisers and other events that runs Saturdays in the Star-Bulletin. Send items and photographs, if available, 10 days in advance to: Religion Calendar, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, P.O. Box 3080, Honolulu 96802. Items may be faxed to 523-8509.



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