POSTED: Saturday, December 06, 2008

Church Women United, 955-6868. Hawaii participants will join people around the globe with a March 7 service marking the World Day of Prayer. “;Let everything that has breath praise God”; will be the theme of the 3:30 p.m. event at the Kailua Christian Church, 317 Manono St., Kailua. It is open to the public.
”;Conversations With God”; workshop. Neale Donald Walsch, author of a series of “;Conversations with God”; books, will lead a workshop tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the University of Hawaii Spalding Auditorium. Tickets are $75 at the door. For information, call Lori Chaffin, 384-8438, or visit http://www.hawaiiwellnessmagazine.com.
Eckankar, 735-7719. A discussion on “;Transforming Your Life Through Soul Travel”; will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow at Coffee Talk, 3601 Waialae Ave.
Interfaith Conversations Windward, 236-7814. “;The Buddhist Way”; will be the topic of speakers at the monthly meeting at 1 p.m. Monday at Pohai Nani, 45-090 Namoku St. The Rev. Richard Tennes and Alan Goto of Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin will speak. The meetings are open to the public.
Lutheran Church of Honolulu, 1730 Punahou St., 941-2566. A Bach Vespers Service at 7 p.m. March 7 will feature the church choir and Bach Chamber Orchestra performing compositions by Johann Sebastian Bach and Heinrich Schutz. The concert is free, and free parking is available at 1817 Poki St. For information visit http://www.lchwelcome.org.
Open Table, 779-3606. The 7 a.m. Wednesday meeting will feature a talk about the Institute for Healing of Memories, an international organization for peace and reconciliation. Elizabeth Nelson and Linda Rich will give a preview of a May workshop by the Rev. Michael Lapsley. The monthly meetings of the interfaith group at Harris United Methodist Church, 20 S. Vineyard Blvd., are open to the public.
St. Andrew's Cathedral, Queen Emma Square, 524-2822. A Sung Compline service will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday and weekly during Lent. Wednesday events at the cathedral also include a 12:15 p.m. concert by cathedral musicians after the 11:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist and a 5:30 p.m. Taize Evensong.
Waiokeola Congregational Church, 4705 Kilauea Ave., 737-0541. Nurse Cheri Shimose-Eng will lead a workshop on “;Palliative Care, Suffering and Pain Control”; at 10:45 a.m. tomorrow. It is free and open to the public.
Waipahu United Church of Christ, 94-330 Mokuola St., Waipahu, 677-3317. The Rev. Norma Nomura DeSaegher will be installed as senior pastor at a 4 p.m. service tomorrow. The Kauai-born minister returned to Hawaii after serving as pastor of the Pioneer Ocean View United Church of Christ in San Diego for nine years.