The Episcopal Church in Hawai'i Diocesan E-News
HEADER PHOTO: This issue's header photo was taken at Good Shepherd in Wailuku, Maui this past Sunday, where Bishop Robert Fitzpatrick baptized the Revs. Annalise and Ernesto JaR Pasalo's son, Theodore Andrew Castro Pasalo. (Photo from the Good Shepherd Facebook page ..)
January 23, 2020
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Epiphany Evensong at the Cathedral
The Cathedral of St. Andrew's next Evensong will be held this Sunday, January 26, 2020, at 5:30 PM, celebrating the Epiphany of our Lord. Under the direction of Leohone Magno, the Cathedral Choir will be joined by the Orvis Choral Scholars. All are invited. Parking is free. For more information, visit the Cathedral website HERE.
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Quiet Mornings at Christ Memorial: God spoke to me...
A Quiet Morning at Christ Memorial will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2020, from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM. It is an opportunity to check out of the busy-ness of life and spend quiet time with God. This month’s teaching, “God spoke to me….and the message was…..” will be about
writing your spiritual autobiography.

Quiet Mornings at Christ Memorial begin with a Taize-style worship service. Following the teaching,
participants are invited to journal, create a Soul Collage, meditate, walk the labyrinth, draw, create a
poem, or just sit in quiet under the Poinciana tree. Materials and sustenance of coffee and muffins are
provided. Faith offering suggested: $10. E-mail Pastor Gae to sign up at​
NEW! Introducing 3-Day Kalaupapa Service Retreats in 2020
St. Michael and All Angel's ReSource for Christian Spirituality is now offering a new 3-Day Service Retreat to Moloka'i in 2020 for the following dates:
  • April 20-22
  • May 11-13
  • September 21-23
  • October 26-28
It is a condensed version of the 5-Day Service Retreats still being offered. For more information on the 3-Day Retreats, download the event flyer HERE. For more information and to download the flyer for the 5-Day Retreats, click HERE. Contact the Rev. Phyllis Meighen at (808) 647-4346 if you have any questions.
14th Annual All Angels Annual Music Festival
St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church in Lihue will be holding their 14th Annual Music Festival February 7-9, 2020. The event will feature concerts nightly on Friday and Saturday and end with their popular Sunday jazz masses. For more information, download the event flyer HERE or visit their website HERE.
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Tickets now on sale!
Trinity By-the-Sea's 6th Annual Tasteful Benefit 2020
Trinity By-the-Sea will be holding their annual Tasteful Benefit on Saturday, February 1, 2020, from 5:00 - 9:00 PM, at the King Kamehameha Golf Clubhouse Ballroom. Proceeds go towards A Cup of Cold Water ministry and the David Malo Fund. The evening features a lavish buffet, silent auction and great entertainment. Tickets are $110 and can be purchased online HERE. For more information, contact Trinity BTS at (808) 879-0161.
2020 Maui Episcopal Churches Whale Watch Tour
Maui Episcopal churches will be enjoying their annual Whale Watch Tour on Sunday, March 8, 2020, from 2:30 PM-5:00 PM, aboard the Pacific Whale Foundation's Ocean Odyssey at Ma'alea Harbor. All are welcome to take part in this private chartered adventure! Net proceeds will be distributed between all four Maui Episcopal churches. For more information and to purchase online tickets, click HERE.
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Enroll Now for a New EfM year at St. James'
If you are interested in participating in Education for Ministry, please contact our certified EfM mentors Elsbeth McKeen or John Sucke (808) 885-4495), or Father David Stout. Talk to them or any of our priests to learn more and to register. The annual fee for the course materials is $375 payable in advance. That’s just $10.46 per week!. St James’ offers financial help to all who need it to make sure all interested can participate in this course. For more information about EfM, visit the Diocesan website HERE.
St. Jude's Annual Mardi Gras Fundraiser Dinner
St. Jude's Episcopal Church will be holding a Mardi Gras fundraising event on Friday, February 21, 2020. Dinner will feature Jambalaya, red beans and rice, cornbread, dessert and drinks. Tickets are available for $8, $15 for two, and $20 for family. Tickets may be purchased at the door, at Sunday services, or by calling (808) 939-7555. St. Jude's is located at 92-8606 Paradise Circle in Ocean View.
The Episcopal Church & Beyond
Headlining 50th annual Martin Luther King breakfast, Presiding Bishop decries political injustice
Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s keynote address at the 50th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast on Jan. 20 was full of Scriptural interpretation, moral lessons and charismatic preaching reminiscent of King himself. Several times, however, he jokingly reminded the audience of around 1,500 that he had been asked to give a keynote address, not a sermon. READ MORE
Presiding Bishop says Anglican Primates at meeting showed commitment to ‘walking together’
The heads of 33 of the Anglican Communion’s 40 provinces gathered last week in Jordan for the Primates Meeting, with The Episcopal Church’s Presiding Bishop Michael Curry among those seeing opportunities to look beyond the provinces’ theological divisions amid preparations for this summer’s Lambeth Conference. READ MORE
As nation honors Martin Luther King Jr., some churches pay tribute in stained glass
 The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is in good company at St. Edmund’s Episcopal Church on the city’s South Side. For nearly 25 years, the late civil rights leader has held a position of prominence between the Rev. Absalom Jones, the first African American priest in The Episcopal Church, and the Rt. Rev. James Theodore Holly, the first black Episcopal bishop. READ MORE
Puerto Rico earthquakes severely damage churches
Several churches in the Diocese of Puerto Rico have suffered severe damage from the series of earthquakes that have struck the island in recent days, killing at least one person and injuring at least eight. hundreds of minor earthquakes have hit Puerto Rico’s southwest coast since Dec. 28, ... READ MORE
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Sybil Nishioka, Editor & Communications Contractor
The Episcopal Diocese of Hawai'i
229 Queen Emma Square, Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 636-7776
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