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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, April 17, 2010

Faith calendar

Advertiser Staff


WHITE ELEPHANT SALE AND COUNTRY STORE, with bargains, food, craft items, plants and more, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. April 17, Pearl City Community Church; free admission; 839-2056.

"BIBLE BASICS 101," 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Nu'uanu Congregational Church, Kosasa Hall: "Interpreting the Bible," April 18 and "Using the Bible in our Lives," April 24; free, open to the public; reservations, 595-3935.

SPIRITUAL DISCUSSION, sponsored by Eckankar Hawai'i; 2 p.m. April 17, Coffee Talk shop, Kaimukī; free; information, 735-7719, www.eckankar.org.

"TRUE PRAYER" non-denominational worship service, sponsored by Eckankar Hawai'i, 10 a.m. April 18, Kaimukī Community Park, main hall; information, 735-7719, www.eckankar.org.

SPRING THANKSGIVING FESTIVAL ceremony, 3 p.m. April 18, Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha Shinto temple, 1239 Olomea St. (next to Honolulu Ford, Kalihi); free; open to the public; information, 841-4755, www.e-shrine.org.

FOURTH ANNUAL YOUNG ORGANISTS CONCERT, a scholarship fundraiser for Hawai'i chapter of American Guild of Organists, featuring musicians from age 5 to college age, 7 p.m. April 24, Lutheran Church of Honolulu; free, donations accepted; information, 221-9608.

SIX ANNUAL KEIKI KARNIVAL, with bounce house, slide, dunk tank, petting zoo, pony rides, games, face painting , food and drink, cake walk, bake sale, plant sale, balloon twisting and silent auction, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., April 24, Calvary Episcopal Preschool, Kāne'ohe; information, 235-4833.

KAM NAM UNITED METHODIST CHURCH GARAGE SALE, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., April 24, 1650 Kalākaua Ave.; information, 956-1004.

FIRST UNITARIAN CHURCH OF HONOLULU Youth Group Fundraiser, 5:30 p.m. April 24, at the church, with Indian dinner, auction, entertainment and drinks; information, 772-0554.

PRE-GREEK FESTIVAL POT LUCK DANCE PARTY, sponsored by Nisiotes Greek Dance Group at Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 5-10 p.m. (dance instruction, 5-6 p.m.) April 24, at the church, 930 Lunalilo St.; $10 (children's prices available); limited on-site parking; information, 521-7220, www.ssconhelhi.goarch.org.


CATHOLICS RETURNING HOME, ongoing series of reacquaintance gatherings for inactive Catholics seeking answers about returning to the church; 7 p.m. Mondays, St. John Apostle and Evangelist Church, Mililani; information, 275-1601.

HAITI EARTHQUAKE RELIEF, Episcopal Relief and Development, Haiti Fund: donate at www.er-d.org.

GUIDED, SILENT AND WALKING MEDITATION, based on the Thich Nhat Hanh tradition, 7:30-9 p.m., second Fridays monthly, Mililani Hongwanji Mission; 625-1022.

UPDATE: WEEKLY MIDEAST BIBLE PROPHECY UPDATE, by the Rev. J.D. Farag of Calvary Chapel Kāne'ohe; 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. Sundays, at the church; followed by a verse-by-verse teaching from the Bible; information, 262-8800.

WEDNESDAYS AT ST. ANDREW'S, Episcopal Cathedral of St. Andrew; information, 524-2822:

• Holy Eucharist (communion) and short sermon; 11:45 a.m., Parke Chapel.

• Brown-bag concerts of chamber and choral music and recitals on the cathedral's Aeolian Skinner pipe organ; 12:15 p.m.; brown-bag lunches in the cathedral encouraged; free.

• Taize Evensong, contemplative half-hour service; 5:30 p.m., in the cathedral.

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF HONOLULU, national grief and divorce support groups/programs, at the church, 45-550 Ki'ona'ole Road, Kāne'ohe; free ($10 registration/workbook fee); free child care with notice; information, 226-7511:

• GriefShare, for those who have lost someone through death; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays; specific information, 532-1111.

• DivorceCare, an after-divorce series; 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays; specific information, 254-3136.