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In This Issue:
+ Congratulations Reverends Castro Pasalo!
+ Convention XLIX
+ Camp Mokule'ia Seeks Executive Director
+ Christ, Culture Ministry
+ St. Paul's Summer Bazaar
+ Hui Pu 2017: S.W.A.G.
+ Honor Choir USA to Visit the Cathedral of St. Andrew
+ St. Jude's Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser
+ Organ Concert at St. John's, Kula
+ EYE17 Youth Delegation Countdown!
+ Dreaming Creation: A Women's Overnight Retreat
+ Hui Ho'omalu: Foster Care Needed
+ Presiding Bishop's Message for World Refugee Day
+ Apply Now for Stewardship of Creation Grants
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This issue's header features some of the participants at the recent ABCD Called to Transformation Facilitator Workshop, held at the Cathedral of St. Andrew on June 8-10, 2017. Be sure to read more about this event in an upcoming issue of the E-Chronicle. (Photo by Rev. Shannon Kelley)


Proper 7
O Lord, make us have perpetual love and reverence for your
holy Name, for you never fail to help and govern those whom
you have set upon the sure foundation of your loving-kindness;  through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you  and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.  Amen.

Book of Common Prayer
p. 230

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Saturday, July 15, 2017
The Cathedral of St. Andrew

Commission on Ministry 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bishop's Reading Room

Standing Committee
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bishop's Office 

Diocesan Council
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Diocesan Conference Room

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HUI PU 2017: S.W.A.G
Summer Youth Camp
July 2 - 7, 2017
Camp Mokule`ia, Waialua

August 27-29, 2017
Location TBA
More info coming soon...

49th Annual Meeting of Convention & Education Day
October 20 & 21, 2017
'Iolani School, Honolulu
More info coming soon...

Parish Happenings

Na Himeni Sing Nights
Ongoing every third Sunday, 6:00 PM
St. Stephen's, Wahiawa
For more info: (808) 330-3769

Harmony Health & Wellness
Ongoing Mondays, 3:30 PM
The Cathedral of St. Andrew, Davies Hall, Honolulu

Healing Mass at St. Mark's
Ongoing Tuesdays, 12:00 PM 
St. Mark's, Honolulu

Aina Haina Farmer's Market
Ongoing Tuesdays, 5:00 - 7:30 PM
Holy Nativity, Aina Haina

Tri-church Bible Study
Ongoing Wednesdays, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
St. Mary's, Honolulu
(808) 735-5944

Evensong & Benediction 
Ongoing Wednesdays, 6:15 PM
St. Mark's, Honolulu

Free Yoga, Zumba & Tai Chi at St. Mary's
Ongoing days as shown:
Yoga - Tuesdays, 10:00 AM
Zumba - Saturdays, 8:30 AM
Tai Chi - Sundays 8:00 AM
St. Mary's, Honolulu
(808) 949-4655

Moʻiliʻili Service Center
Free medical & legal services, clothing, food, bus passes
Ongoing every last Thursday, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
St. Mary's, Honolulu
(808) 949-4655

Makiki Farmers Market
Ongoing Thursdays, 4:30 - 7:30 PM
St. Clement's, Honolulu
(808) 955-7745

Centering Prayer
Ongoing Thursdays, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Cathedral of St. Andrew, Honolulu
For more info:  E-mail

Jazz Vespers at St. Peter's
Ongoing Thursdays, 
6:00 PM (Soup & Salad served after the service)
St. Peter's, Honolulu

Pacific Peace Forums (with Potluck)
Ongoing every first Friday, 6:00 PM
The Cathedral of St. Andrew, Von Holt Room, Honolulu
Contact: Dr. Haʻaheo Guanson, (808) 330-3771

Breakfast for Houseless
Ongoing Saturdays, 6:00 AM
St. Elizabeth's, Honolulu
(808) 845-2112

Tai Chi at Epiphany
Ongoing Saturdays, 9:00 AM
Epiphany, Honolulu
(808) 734-5706

Meal Prep for IHS
Ongoing every second Saturday, 12:00 PM
The Cathedral of St. Andrew, Honolulu
E-mail:  Melvia Kawashima

St. Paul's Summer Bazaar
June 24 & 25, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM both days
Davies Hall, The Cathedral of St. Andrew, Honolulu


Centering Prayer Group
Ongoing Saturdays, 9:00 AM
St. Paul's, Kekaha

Christ Memorial Food Pantry
Ongoing Saturdays, 3:30 PM
Christ Memorial, Kilauea

Saturday Market and Swap Meet
Ongoing every second Saturday of the month, 9:00 AM
All Saints', Kapaʻa
For more info...

Saturday Evening Jazz Vespers Communion Service
Ongoing Saturdays, 5:15 PM
St. Michael's, Lihue

ReSource for Christian Spirituality Centering Prayer Group
Ongoing Tuesdays, 8:00 AM
St. Michael's, Lihue
Ongoing Wednesdays, 9:30 AM
St. John's, Ele'ele

Holy Listening
Ongoing second Tuesdays, 4:30 - 6:30 PM
St. Michael, Lihue
Call Rev. Dr. Phyllis Meighen (UCC): (808) 647-4346

Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry
Ongoing Wednesdays 8:30 AM
St. Michael's, Lihue

Laundry Love Kauai
Ongoing first & third Wednesdays, 5:30 PM
Kapaa Laundromat, Kapaʻa

Soup Kitchen at St. Paul's
Ongoing last Saturdays, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
St. Paul's (ECWK), Kekaha

Dreaming Creation
July 14-15
Wainecke Lodge, Kokee


Team Outreach Sandwich Making
Ongoing Sundays, 8:30 AM
Holy Innocents, Lahaina

Centering Prayer Group
Mondays, 6:15 - 8:00 PM
Trinity By-the-Sea, Kihei

Adult Lectionary Study Group
Wednesdays, 9:00 AM
Trinity By-the-Sea, Kihei

Centering Prayer Group
Ongoing Thursdays, 4:00 PM
Holy Innocents, Lahaina
For more info: E-mail

Organ Concert at St. John's
Saturday, July 8, 6:30 PM
St. John's, Kula
For more info: (808) 878-1485


Teen Tech at St. James'
Second & fourth Sundays, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
St. James' (Spencer Building), Kamuela

St. Jude's Free Hot Showers and Soup
Ongoing Saturdays, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
St. Jude's, Ocean View

Free Community Meal
Ongoing every 4th Saturday, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
St. Augustine's, Kapaau

St. James' Men's Bible Study
(On break during the summer)
Ongoing Mondays, 8:30 AM
St. James' Parish Office, Waimea
(808) 885-4923

St. Jude's Women's Bible Study
Ongoing Tuesdays, 10:00 AM

A Scholarly Exploration of Sunday's Scriptures
Ongoing Wednesdays, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
St. James', Kamuela
(808) 885-4923

Ka'u Food Pantry 
Ongoing last Tuesdays, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
St. Jude's, Ocean View
Call Karen:  (510) 778-5500

St. Augustine's Bible Study
Ongoing Wednesdays, 12:00 PM (Bring a sandwich)
St. Augustine Vicarage, Kapa'au

St. James' Community Meal
Ongoing Thursdays, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
St. James' Pavilion, Waimea
For more info:  (808) 885-4923

St. Jude's Men's Bible Study
Ongoing Fridays, 9:00 AM
McKinney Place
For more info:   (808) 939-7000

St. James' Women's Bible Study
Ongoing, First Fridays, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
St. James', Waimea
For more info: (808) 885-4923

The Labyrinth Book Group
Ongoing Tuesdays, 10:00 AM
Christ Church, Kealakekua
For more info:   (808) 323-3429

St. Jude's Spaghetti Dinner
Friday, July 7, 5:30PM (doors open); Dinner 6:00-8:30 PM
St. Jude's, Ocean View
For more info: (808) 939-7555

Vacation Bible School
July 24-28
St. James, Kamuela
For more info: (808) 885-4923

Queen Liliu'okalani Centennial Memorial Service
Saturday, November 11
Holy Apostles, Hilo
More info to come... 

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June 23, 2017


Congratulations Reverends Castro Pasalo!

Congratulations to Reverends Ernesto "JaR" and Annalise Castro Pasalo, who were married at the Cathedral of St. Andrew on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.  Bishop Robert Fitzpatrick officiated.

The two, who met at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Honolulu while attending the University of Hawai'i, also answered the call to priesthood after graduation and received their Master of Divinity degrees from Virginia Theological Seminary a year apart. Rev. Ernesto was ordained in January of 2016, and currently serves as Vicar at St. Nicholas Episcopal Church in Kapolei. Rev. Annalise was ordained in January of this year and is serving as Chaplain at the St. Andrew's Schools.  

Congratulations and best wishes for a most blessed marriage and ministry together!  

49th Annual Meeting of Convention

The theme and logo for the 49th Annual Meeting of the Convention of the Episcopal Church taking place on October 20 and 21, 2017, is from Colossians 2:6-7: 

So live in Christ Jesus the Lord in the same way as you received him.
Be  rooted and built up in him, be established in faith, and overflow with thanksgiving just as you were taught.

The image of the full mature kalo (taro) plant represents the Church being offered up in gratitude (ho'okupu). The side shoots represent the next generation and new growth. 

Up-to-date information will be posted on the Convention webpage HERE  as it is made available. 

In conjunction with the annual meeting is the annual Education Day on Friday, October 20, some of which will involve continuing work and discussion on the new Strategic Plan being developed for the Diocese that was introduced at last year's meeting. Mutual Ministry Review sessions around the Diocese have already begun, and input from these gatherings will be a part of the process.  All in the Diocese are welcome to attend Education Day, and lay leaders from all churches are encouraged to attend. More information and registration will be coming soon.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!  The Office of the Bishop is seeking volunteers to help prepare and assist with these events We are asking that all volunteers register ahead of time so that enough meals and badges are ordered.  To view the different opportunities available, visit the Volunteer webpage HERE.

If you have any questions, contact Rae Costa at (808) 536-7776, ext. 326, or e-mail her.
Camp Mokule'ia Seeks Executive Director
camp mokuleia
Camp Mokule'ia is currently accepting applications for Executive Director, open to both clergy and lay persons. The Executive Director will provide leadership and oversight for overall operations, and work collaboratively with the Board to develop and implement the mission and vision for this year-round camp and conference center. The Director will insure safe, effective management of camp land, facilities, personnel, and develop exciting programming for diverse groups, families, faith groups and individuals.  For the detailed job posting and qualifications, download the document HERE. For more information and to apply, e-mail Camp Mokule'ia Human Resources.  To learn more about Camp Mokule'ia visit their website HERE.
Christ, Culture, Ministry: Contextual Theologies for Social Transformation

Pacific School of Religion will be offering a course on  Christ, Culture, Ministry: Contextual Theologies for Social Transformation, led by the Rev. Jay Emerson Johnson, PhD. The classes will be held both online and in-person from July 10--August 5, for full 3.0 credit hours (CEUs available). You may also attend just the in-person portion (July 17-21, 5:30 - 8:30 PM) at the First Chinese Church, 1054 S. King St., in Honolulu, without earning CEUs or academic credit. For more information, download the course flyer HERE .
This Weekend! St. Paul's Summer Bazaar
St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Honolulu will be holding their summer bazaar on June 24 and 25, 2017, from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM both days,  at Davies Hall located next to the Cathedral of St. Andrew.  For more information download the flyer HERE , or contact Phyllis Miller at (808) 497-5848.
Don't miss out on this!
Hui Pu 2017: S.W.A.G. (Saved With Amazing Grace)

Hui Pu 2017 will be a huge event with all three camps for the different age groups taking place simultaneously. Our theme is "S.W.A.G. (S aved W ith A mazing G race)" and will be full of new experiences, re-kindled friendships and most importantly full of praise and worship with unconditional love! Although the camp will begin on the same date for all age groups, it will end on different days.  The camp dates and costs are as follows:
  • AHE (9-12 years): July 2 - July 5, $350 
  • LOKAHI (13-24 years): July 2 - July 6, $450 
  • `OPIO (15-18 years): July 2 - July 7, $550
Volunteers Needed We are looking for volunteers to help staff our summer camp. You must be 18 years and older, experience working with children/youth, and must supply three references. Please send your resume to programs@campmokuleia.com.

For more information, visit the Camp Mokule'ia website HERE, download the flyer HERE, or if you have any questions, contact Seini Lino, Programs Director, at (808) 637-6241, or e-mail her .
Honor Choir USA to Visit The Cathedral of St. Andrew

The Honor Choir USA is a select choir of All State Singers from ten different states on the mainland, and is led by Dr. Joey Martin, Director of Choral Studies at Texas State University in San Marcos, TX.  The 56 member choir will be performing at several sites while in Hawai'i and will be performing at the Cathedral of St. Andrew at the 10:30 AM service on July 2, 2017.  
St. Jude's Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser
St. Jude's Episcopal Church on the Big Island of Hawai'i will be holding a Spaghetti Dinner on Friday, July 7, 2017. Doors open at 5:30 PM and dinner will be served from 6:00 PM until 8:30 PM.

Tickets are available at the door for $8 per person, or $15 for two, or $20 for a family, and can also be purchased ahead of time at Sunday services. Proceeds from this event helps cover operating expenses for their community service programs such as Free Hot Showers, Free Hot Lunch, and Free Wifi.  For more information call (808) 939-7555.  St. Jude's is located at 92-8606 Paradise Circle in Ocean View.
Organ Concert at St. John's, Kula
Returning to St. John's Episcopal Church in Kula, Maui, is award-winning organist Joey Fala, who will be putting on a concert on Saturday, July 8, 2017, at 6:30 PM.

Fala  will be playing the music of Bach, Buxtehude, Hindemith, Howells, Vaughan Williams, and others on the church's Oberlinger pipe organ.
Fala, who attended 'Iolani School, was inspired by the rich East Coast organ culture while attending Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York. He continued his organ studies, coaching independently with Harvard University organist Christian Lane, and Westminster Church Albany's Alfred Fedak. He has accumulated numerous awards and accolades for his organ playing. This past spring, he completed his master's degree in organ performance under full scholarship at Yale University. He will head to Durham, NC in the fall to begin a new post as organ scholar at Duke University.

The concert is free (calabash offering) and a reception will follow in the parish hall.  Seating is limited. Fala will also be playing at the 7:30 AM and 9:30 AM Sunday services at St. John's the following day. For more information, contact the church at (808) 878-1485. St. John's is located at 8992 Kula Highway.
EYE17 Youth Delegation Countdown!
The Hawai'i youth delegation is getting ready for the triennial Episcopal Youth Event being held at the University of Central Oklahoma, July 10-14. They are staying on for a few more days to do mission in the area from July 14-18, visiting a variety of food banks, shelters, soup kitchens, and helping with a local church's mobile food program.  

You can follow along through EYE17 social media and apps:
(@EpiscoYouth - Use #EYE17 & #PathToPeace)

Please keep them in your prayers as they share the Spirit of Aloha with over 1,000 Episcopalians and the Oklahomans they will be serving.  Mahalo to all who supported them through their fundraisers, donations, grants and prayers!
Dreaming Creation: A Women's Overnight Retreat

ReSource for Christian Spirituality is offering a women's overnight retreat at the Waineke Lodge in Kokee State Park on Kaua'i, on July 14-15, 2017. Judith Tripp leads this "gift of spacious time with God" offering song and chant, labyrinth walking, sharing in trusted circle and more. Experience healing on a personal level and clarity about the next steps in your spiritual journey.  

The retreat begins on Friday, July 14 at 5:00 PM, and ends on Saturday, July 15, at 6:00 PM. Cost is $85 and is limited to 15 people. For more information, download the flyer HERE or contact Rev. Phyllis Meighen (UCC), at (808) 647-4346. 
Hui Ho'omalu: Foster Care Needed

There are approximately 1,200 children in foster care statewide who are not able to live with their caregivers due to abuse and/or neglect. The State of Hawaii Department of Human Services places the children in the homes of Resource Caregivers who have volunteered to provide temporary care while the families work towards reunification. Resource Caregivers provide safe, nurturing environments. There is a need for families from all geographical, socio-economic, cultural backgrounds to be able to meet the diverse needs of children in foster care.

Partners In Development Foundation works with the State to train, screen and assess families interested in becoming Resource Caregivers. Contact them at (808)441-1117, and go to to their website HERE for more information.

What's Happening in The Episcopal Church? 

Announcements from around The Episcopal Church & beyond 

Presiding Bishop's Message for World Refugee Day
In the late 1930s, as the world was on the verge of being plunged into an apocalyptic Second World War, Episcopalians and the Episcopal Church gathered together  and began work to resettle those who were refugees fleeing terror in Europe, helping to resettle families, helping to resettle young people, helping to resettle people in this country in safety and security.

Since the 1930s, Episcopalians have been involved in the work of resettling families and people who are refugees-- some 80,000.  To view the Presiding Bishop Michael Curry's video message in observance of World Refugee Day that took place on June 20, 2017, click HERE.
Apply Now for Stewardship of Creation Grants
[June 19, 2017] The  Episcopal Church Advisory Council for the Stewardship of Creation is accepting applications for grants that focus on local faith-based projects for mitigating climate change and safeguarding the integrity of Creation.

This marks the next cycle of grantmaking by the Episcopal Church Advisory Council for the Stewardship of Creation, enabled by Resolution  A030,  Create Task Force On Climate Change, approved at General Convention 2015 and charged with the responsibility to develop a grant process to support local ecologically responsible stewardship of church-related properties and buildings.

Recommendations will be made for grants up to $10,000.

Further information regarding this grant process and how to submit an application is available  HERE.  Deadline for applications is August 20.   READ MORE


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Did you miss an edition of the E-News? Listed below are the titles of some recently published announcements. To see the complete article, click on the linked issues below or visit the Diocesan website's 

Costa Joins Office of the Bishop

Convention XLIX

Farewell Faithful Servant Dot Shigemura

A Call to Prayer, Fasting and Advocacy

St. Timothy's Offers Summer Music Program

Jennifer Baskerville Burrows Becomes 11th Bishop of Indianapolis and First Black Woman to Lead an Episcopal Diocese

Bishop Todd Ousley Names Bishop for Office of Pastoral Development

April 13, 2017: Bishop's Easter Message 2017

April 11, 2017:  Special Announcement on The Rev. Robert E. Walden

St. John the Baptist's new Saturday Free Store

Holy Innocents Welcomes Alice Haulani Crowe

EYE17 Delegation Receives Huge Boost from Holy Nativity



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