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Saturday, February 20, 1999

Award nominations
are due March 1

A local leader in Christian education is chosen each year as recipient of the Nicodemus Award, presented at the annual Hawaiian Island Ministries Honolulu conference.

Local churches and Christian organizations have until March 1 to nominate a candidate. The nominee must be in a leadership position in a currently operating program of Christian spiritual encouragement and training.

For information call Hawaiian Island Ministries, 988-9777.


Rev. Bernard Lee
will talk tomorrow

The annual Mackey Marianist Lecture at Chaminade University tomorrow will feature the Rev. Bernard J. Lee, a theology professor at the Institute for Ministry at Loyola University in New Orleans.

Lee, who received a Lilly endowment grant to study small Christian communities in the U.S. Catholic Church, will speak about "the Phenomenon of Small Christian Communities in Our Day." Lee holds doctoral degrees in theology and philosophy from the University of California at Berkeley and the Universite de Fribourg in Switzerland. He is the author of 10 books and a frequent participant in theology workshops.

He will speak at 4 p.m. tomorrow at the Eiben Hall multipurpose room. The talk is free and open to the public.

The lecture series, a memorial to Chaminade's founding president, the Rev. Robert Mackey, is sponsored by the university, the Marianist Center of Hawaii and St. Louis School.


bullet Aquarian Foundation, 2440 Kuhio Ave.: A taped lesson titled "Gearing the Mind to Knowing and Living the Truth," will be shown, 11 a.m. tomorrow. Free. Information, 926-8134.

bullet Calvary Episcopal Church, 45-435 Aumoku St.: Join Brenda Abe and the Nursing Homes Ministry as they share their voices in a gift of song, 3:15 p.m. at Ann Pearl and 4:15 p.m. at Kahanaola, tomorrow.

bullet Center For Positive Living, 1144 10th Ave., Suite 203: The Rev. Frank White gives a lesson titled "On Being First" during the 10 a.m. service tomorrow. Information, 739-5683.

bullet First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu, 1822 Keeaumoku St.: Dr. John Hagelin presents a lecture on "The Cosmos Within: Towards a New Science of Personal Growth and Social Governance," 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Hagelin is a quantum physicist. Donation. For information, call Cliff DeVries at 947-2266 or Lauri Clegg at 988-5754.

bullet First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Highway: The Rev. Denise Tracy from Harvard Congregational Church in Massachusetts will be the guest speaker at the 10:15 a.m. service tomorrow. She will preach on "Proud Protestations of Faith: The Life and Lyrics of Oscar Hammerstein II."

New member orientation, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 28. Call the Rev. Mike Young at 595-4047 for an appointment.

bullet Hawaii Satsang Society Inc., 1056 12th Ave., Room 201: Harji dinner and viewing of the video "You Are A Cup of Living Water," 6:30 p.m. today. Information, 735-7719.

Book discussion on "A Modern Prophet," 7:30-9 p.m. Monday.

bullet Honolulu Diamond Sangha, 2747 Waiomao Road: Introduction to Zen Buddhist meditation with lecture, demonstrations, exercises, and question-and-answer period, 9 a.m.-noon next Saturday, Palolo Zen Center, 2747 Waiomao Road. Reservations not needed. Promptness requested. Information, 735-1347.

bullet Island Fellowship of Unitarians, 3242 Kaohinani Drive: Rustam Barbee and/or Daphne Barbee-Wooten will speak on "The Issues Blacks Face in Hawaii Today," 7-8:30 p.m. tomorrow.

bullet Kailua Christian Church, 317 Manono St.: "Truly Great Treasures" is the topic of this months's luncheon from 10:45 a.m.-1 p.m. March 3 at the Mid-Pacific Country Club. Program includes a presentation by Claire Nagata of the Biogime Skin Care Center, music by Helen Marks and Donna Wiitala, and a talk by Rebekah Morimoto. Cost: $12. Child care available for $2 and with reservations. Call Ann at 262-5895 or Janet at 247-1185.

bullet Nuuanu Congregational Church, 2651 Pali Highway: Henry Opukaha'ia Sunday will be observed during the 8 and 10:15 a.m. services tomorrow. Offerings collected during the service will be put into the Opukaha'ia Scholarship Fund. Opukaha'ia is believed to be the first Hawaiian Christian in New England.

Paul Buckley leads a biomagnetic touch healing demonstration, 9 a.m. Wednesday. Free.

bullet Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1404 University Ave.: During Lent, there will be a soup supper at 6 p.m. Wednesdays, followed by a service.

bullet St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, 93 N. Kainalu Drive: Soup suppers, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays in Lent.

bullet St. John Lutheran Church, 1004 Kailua Road: Soup suppers will be held 6 p.m. Wednesdays during Lent. Worship will follow each supper.

Congregational meeting follows the 8 and 10:30 a.m. services next Saturday and Sunday.

bullet St. Peter's Church, 1317 Queen Emma St.: All-Mozart festival featuring members from the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra and the church choir will be held at 9:30 a.m. tomorrow. For information, call 533-1943.

bullet Temple Emanu-El, 2550 Pali Highway: Purim carnival, 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 28. Highlights include a costume contest, food and the reading of the Megillah. Orders are being taken for the "Heavenly Hamantaschen," a pastry filled with apricot, cherry, prune or poppy seed. Cost is $8 per dozen. Call 595-7451.

bullet Unity Church of Hawaii, 3608 Diamond Head Circle: Paul Bucky discusses biomagnetics, 7 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel. Free.

bullet Waipahu United Church of Christ, 94-330 Mokuola St.: The Rev. Christopher K. Eng will preach on "The Temptations We All Face" during the 9:30 a.m. service tomorrow.

The annual congregational meeting will follow at 11 a.m.

Lenten study group will discuss "Understanding Your Dreams," 7 p.m. Monday; "Different Types of Prayers," 1 p.m. Tuesday; and "How to Stop Abuse," 7 p.m. Wednesday. For information, call 677-3317.

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