Religion Briefs

Waipahu church fair promises food and fun

When it's a country church bazaar, it's guaranteed there will be plentiful fresh produce and plants at the sales booths.

Garden products are on the menu at the Waipahu United Church of Christ next Saturday, and so are ethnic foods and hot rotisserie chicken. The sale from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 94-330 Mokuola St. will also offer household items, clothing, books and toys.

The bazaar will fund the church's community activities. Call 677-3317 for information on donating items.

Musical extravaganza a free treat for mom

Kawaiahao Church and Leeward Community College School of Humanities offer a free way to entertain the woman of the day tomorrow.

The annual "Mother's Day Musical Extravaganza" at 4 p.m. in the church will feature love songs, show tunes, classics and traditional gospel music.

The Leeward Community College Chorus and Kanikapila Singers will perform.

10 religions take part in Punahou panel

Can people of different faiths work together to build community? Panelists from 10 religions will address that question at a Tuesday symposium.

The 7 p.m. presentation on "Finding Common Ground: An Evening of Spiritual Understanding" will be held at the Punahou School Thurston Chapel. The event is free and campus parking is available. It is sponsored by the school's World Religions class.

Saleem Ahmed, a Muslim and founder of All Believers Network, will give a keynote presentation on "Finding God in All Religions."

University of Hawaii Religion Department Chairman Cromwell Crawford will moderate the panel including Gary Barbaree and George Scott, Christianity; Irene Matsumoto, Buddhism; Raj Kumar, Hinduism; Gregg Kinkley, Judaism; Lynne Ellen Hollinger, Baha'i; Lillian Chang, Taoism; Harendra Panalal, Jainism; Manjit Reddick, Sikhism; and Meheroo Jussawala, Zoroastrianism. For information call the Rev. Robert Ganung, 944-5719.

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