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The Episcopal Church in Hawai'i
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October 24, 2019

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPDATES FOR
CONVENTION 51
O'ahu
Tickets Now on Sale! Emmanuel's 17th Annual Chocolate Extravaganza
Emmanuel Episcopal Church's 17th annual Chocolate Extravaganza is coming up on Saturday, November 9, 2019, and you don't want to miss it! Along with an all-you-can-eat decadent chocolate buffet, the event features a Silent Auction with incredible items for sale, and a VIP pre-event that always sells out quickly. Proceeds benefit Family Promise and the ministries of Emmanuel. To purchase tickets and for more information, including sponsorship forms, visit their website HERE.
The Holy Nativity Thrift Shop Fall Festival
The Holy Nativity Thrift Shop Fall Festival will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2019, from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM in the Holy Nativity Gym. Over 1,000 Christmas Items! Silent Auction! Bake Sale! Proceeds from the festival go to organizations that support the needy in our community. Please contact the thrift shop for more details at (808) 373-3744.
Finding Nemo, Jr. at Tenney Theatre
The St. Andrew's Schools will be featuring its fall production of Disney's Finding Nemo, Jr. on November 15, 16 and 17, 2019, at the Cathedral of St. Andrew's Tenney Theatre. Showtimes are:

November 15 & 16 at 7:30 PM
November 17 at 4:00 PM

Admission is just $10 and children under 3 are free! For more information and tickets, visit the school website HERE.
O'AHU ONGOING PARISH HAPPENINGS: (Listed by day/time)
Bible Sharing in Ilokano-Tagalog-English
Ongoing Sundays, 9:30-10:30 AM
St. Paul's, Honolulu
Evensong & Benediction
Ongoing Sundays, 5:00 PM
St. Mark's, Honolulu
Rector's Bible Study   
Ongoing Tuesdays, 10:00 AM
St. Christopher's, Kailua
For more info: (808) 262-8176
Kay's Cafe Free Hot Lunch
(Volunteers welcomed & always needed)
Ongoing Tuesdays, 10:00 AM
St. Elizabeth's Wallyhouse, Honolulu
(808) 845-2112
Free Yoga at St. Mary's
Ongoing Tuesdays, 10:00 AM
St. Mary's, Honolulu
(808) 949-4655
Bible Study and Healing Prayer Service at St. Luke's
Ongoing Tuesdays, 10:30 AM & 11:30 AM
St. Luke's, Honolulu
Healing Mass at St. Mark's
Ongoing Tuesdays, 12:00 PM 
St. Mark's, Honolulu
Healing Prayer and Bible Study at St. Elizabeth's
Ongoing Wednesdays, 9:30 AM
St. Elizabeth's, Honolulu
Bible Study & Eucharist at the Cathedral
Ongoing Wednesdays:
Bible Study 10:00-11:00 AM
(Von Holt Room)
Holy Eucharist 11:30 AM
The Cathedral of St. Andrew, Honolulu
Prayer & Healing Service at St. Mary's
Ongoing Wednesdays, 12:00 PM
St. Mary's, Honolulu
(808) 949-4655
Tai Chi at Epiphany
Ongoing Thursdays, 9:00 AM
Epiphany, Honolulu
(808) 734-5706
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 
Note: The service center will not be taking place in November and December. It will resume in January 2020.
Centering Prayer (Honolulu)
Ongoing Thursdays, 4:00 PM
Holy Nativity, Aina Haina
(808) 373-2139
Novena to Our Mother of Perpetual Help (OMPH) with Holy Eucharist
Ongoing Wednesdays, 6:00 PM
(Every FIRST Wednesday, healing service follows Novena) St. Paul''s, Honolulu
Makiki Farmers Market
Ongoing Thursdays, 4:30 - 7:30 PM
St. Clement's, Honolulu
(808) 955-7745
Centering Prayer (Honolulu)
Ongoing Thursdays, 5:00 PM 
The Cathedral of St. Andrew, Honolulu
For more info:  E-mail
Centering Prayer (Kailua)
Ongoing Thursdays, 5:00 PM
Emmanuel, Kailua
(628) 400-2644

Jazz Vespers at St. Peter's
Ongoing Thursdays, 
6:00 PM (Soup & Salad served after the service)
St. Peter's, Honolulu
Homeless Outreach at St. Mary's
Ongoing last Thursday of the month, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
(808) 949-4655
Youth Bible Study & Fellowship
Ongoing Fridays, 7:00 PM
St. Elizabeth's, Honolulu
(808) 845-2112
Breakfast for Houseless
(Volunteers welcomed & needed!)
Ongoing Saturdays, 6:30 AM
St. Elizabeth's, Honolulu
(808) 845-2112
Youth Car Wash
Ongoing every second and last Saturday of the month
St. Elizabeth's, Honolulu
808) 845-2112
Kaua'i
One 'Ohana Habitat for Humanity Upcoming Work Date in Anahola
The next work day for the One 'Ohana team in Anahola is on Saturday, October 26, on Holoikalapa Street. For those wishing to carpool from Kapa'a, meet at the All Saints' parking lot before 7:30 AM, or meet at the job site at 7:45 AM. For map and directions, click HERE. Please e-mail Ron Morinishi to let him know you plan to join them so Habitat can plan accordingly. For newcomers, training and registrtation is required.
To learn more about EM/EV requirements click HERE.
Eucharistic Minister/Visitor Training
The Episcopal Church on West Kauai (ECWK) will be hosting a Eucharistic Minister and Eucharistic Visitor Training on Saturday, November 2, 2019, at St. John's Episcopal Church in Ele'ele. Training will be done by Archdeacon Steve Costa. Rae Costa, Diocesan Business Manager, will also be here to help with any business related questions you may have on HR, property and insurance issues, etc.

The training starts at 9:30 AM with Eucharistic Minister training done by noon. Eucharistic Visitor training will continue until 3:00 PM with lunch provided. Please RSVP by Thursday, October 31, by e-mail to ecwk@hawaiiantel.net, or contact Greg Williams at (808) 645-1603.
KAUA'I ONGOING PARISH HAPPENINGS: (Listed by day/time)
North Shore Centering Prayer Group
Ongoing first & third Sundays, 4:00 PM
Christ Memorial, Kilauea
Christ Memorial Men's Fellowship Group
Ongoing Mondays, 9:00 AM
Kilauea Bakery, Kilauea
ReSource for Christian Spirituality Centering Prayer Group
Ongoing Tuesdays, 8:00 AM
St. Michael's, Lihue
Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry
Ongoing Wednesdays 8:30 AM
St. Michael's, Lihue
ReSource for Christian Spirituality Centering Prayer Group
Ongoing Wednesdays, 9:30 AM
St. John's, Ele'ele
Laundry Love Kauai
Ongoing first & third Wednesdays, 5:30 PM
Kapa'a Laundromat, Kapaʻa
North Shore Food Pantry
Ongoing Saturdays, 3:30 PM
Christ Memorial, Kilauea
Saturday Evening Jazz Vespers Communion
Ongoing Saturdays, 5:15 PM
St. Michael's, Lihue
Maui
Eucharistic Minister & Visitor Training
A Eucharistic Minister and Visitor Training will be taking place on Saturday, November 9, 2019, at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church's Parish Hall, from 9:30 AM-12:00 Noon. Those interested should contact the Rev. John Tomoso at (808) 290-1749 or e-mail him.

A Eucharistic Minister and Eucharistic Visitor are licensed ministries of the Episcopal Church that serve at the invitation and/or approval of the clergy in charge of the congregation. In the absence of a clergy in charge, the Senior Warden/Bishop's Warden endorses the applicants for licensed ministries. For more information about licensed ministries, click HERE.
MAUI ONGOING PARISH HAPPENINGS: (Listed by day/time)
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
For more info:  E-mail
Centering Prayer Group
Ongoing Thursdays, 4:00 PM
Holy Innocents, Lahaina
For more info:   E-mail
PBJ Sandwiches for ACCW
Ongoing second Saturdays
9:00 AM
Trinity By-the-Sea, Kihei
West Maui Clothing Swap
Ongoing second Saturdays
9:00 AM-11:00 AM
Holy Innocents, Lahaina

Big Island
St. James' Christmas Bazaar
St. James' Episcopal Church will be holding their annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, December 7, 2019, from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM. Along with great items for purchase, there will be a bake sale, kiddie games, and much mire! St. James is located at 65-1237 Kawaihae Road in Kamuela (Waimea). For more information call the church office at (808) 885-4923.
BIG ISLAND ONGOING PARISH HAPPENINGS: (Listed by day/time)
Lincoln Park Prayer & Feed the Hungry
Ongoing first Sundays
Lincoln Park, Hilo
Holy Apostles (808) 935-5545
Teen Tech at St. James'
Second & fourth Sundays, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
St. James' (Spencer Building), Kamuela
Centering Prayer in Hilo
Ongoing Mondays, 4:30 PM
Holy Apostles, Hilo
(808) 859-3847
The Labyrinth Book Group
Ongoing Tuesdays, 10:00 AM
Christ Church, Kealakekua
For more info: Nancee Cline (808) 324-1192
St. Jude's Women's Bible Study
Ongoing Tuesdays, 10:00 AM
St. Jude's, Ocean View
Ka'u Food Pantry 
Ongoing last Tuesdays, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
St. Jude's, Ocean View
Call Karen: (510) 778-5500
Weekly Community Meal
Ongoing Thursdays, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
St. James' Pavilion, Waimea
For more info: (808) 885-4923
St. James' Men's Bible Study
Ongoing third Fridays, 7:30 AM-8:30 AM
St. James', Waimea
(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 
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
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