Top ministers to appear at Calvary Chapel
Calvary Chapel of Honolulu, now located in Aiea, is hosting nationally known evangelists and ministers Greg Laurie and Chuck Smith in its "How to Walk in 2007" event from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. next Saturday.
The church also is holding a five-night "End Times Outreach" next Saturday to Aug. 15 at 6:30 p.m., featuring Smith, scholar David Hocking and the Ecuadorean-American band Two or More.
The Rev. Bill Stonebraker, Calvary Chapel pastor, also will speak at the "How to Walk" seminar, along with his son, Bud, pastor of South Shore Christian Fellowship and former Hawaii state legislator.
Smith is pastor of one of the 10 largest Protestant churches in the U.S. He was a major part of the "Jesus Movement" and the founder of Calvary Chapel, which has more than 900 affiliated churches throughout the nation and the world, according to a release.
Hocking, of the Hope for Today ministry, writes about the Israeli-Arab conflict.
Admission to both events is free, and the public is invited. The church is at 98-1016 Komo Mai Drive. Call 524-0844 for information or visit www.calvarychapel.com.
Honorees noted for forgiveness
"Forgiveness Heroes" from Hawaii and other parts of the world who have dramatically demonstrated forgiveness in their lives will be honored tomorrow at the fifth annual Hawaii International Forgiveness Day festival.
The nonprofit Hawaii Forgiveness project is sponsoring the free festival at 1 p.m. at Kaimuki High School. Call Roger Epstein at 521-9222 for more information.
Awards will be presented to a representative of U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye, to be honored for his forbearance of racial prejudice during and after World War II; Paula Fuga, a Hawaiian award-winning singer-songwriter who triumphed over tough circumstances as a foster child; Gene and Jan Jones, international aid and disaster workers in Kabul, Afghanistan, who experienced terrorism; and Andrea Przybylinski, a mother from Waianae Valley who has forgiven the murderer of her daughter, Laurene June, 38, who was killed last year in Indianapolis.