Churches to host special concerts
Honolulu churches will be the scene of musical performances.
» Today, 7 p.m. "Saturday Night at the Movies" is the theme of music at the Honolulu Tabernacle, 1560 S. Beretania St., presented by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Honolulu Hawaii Stake. The stake orchestra, adult choir and children's choir will perform songs from "Lion King," "Wizard of Oz," "Star Wars" and other shows.
» Tomorrow, 9:45 a.m. The Washington National Cathedral Girl Choristers will sing liturgical music at the morning Eucharist service at St. Andrew's Cathedral, Queen Emma Square. The eight singers attend the National Cathedral School in Washington, D.C.
» Next Saturday, 7 p.m. The Honolulu Men's Choir will present contemporary, classical and Hawaiian music at their 20th-anniversary concert "Rainbows and Memories" at St. Clement's Episcopal Church, 1515 Wilder Ave. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Call 341-0965 for reservations.
Forum to look at religious strife
Asian and American journalists who exchanged places to delve into religious-based tensions between Asian countries with substantial Muslim populations and the United States will speak June 27 at an East-West Center forum.
"Media Challenges: Politics Through the Lens of Religion," will be the topic of the senior journalists at the noon luncheon meeting at the Hawaii Imin International Conference Center, 1777 East-West Road.
June 24 is the deadline to reserve tickets. The cost is $22, with a reduced price available for members of several sponsoring organizations. Call 944-7111 or write to email@example.com.
Participants from India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines and Singapore took a study tour of several U.S. cities, where they met with journalists and religious leaders. The six American journalists visited several countries and talked with leaders of Islam, Hinduism, Judaism and Christianity.
Choices' spiritual ties to be probed
The experience of recognizing life choices and making decisions and the spiritual component in the process will be explored in workshops this month at the University Catholic Center, 1941 East-West Center Road.
The Rev. Randy Roche, former pastor of the campus center who is now with the Center for Ignatian Spirituality at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, will lead the free workshops at 7:30 p.m. June 24 and July 3. At the first session, the Jesuit priest will lead discussion about discernment during prayer. The second will consider the process outside of prayer. For information, call Catherine Low at 988-6222 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.