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The Episcopal Church in Hawai'i
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June 19, 2019

Diocesan Events & Special Announcements
HEADER PHOTO: This issue's header photo was taken at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Honolulu this past Sunday, where they celebrated the baptism of Nathanael on Pentecost. At far right and far left are the parents Tim and Theresa Valadez, and flanking the Rev. Paul Lillie are godparents Colleen and Irene Kendig-Sullivan. (Photo from the St. Mark's E-newsletter)
O'ahu
Fundraiser for St. John's By-the-Sea features Portland Symphonic Girl Choir
All are invited to attend a very special concert at St. John's By-the-Sea in Kaneohe, on Sunday, June 23, 2019, beginning at 1:30 PM. The Portland Symphonic Girl Choir will be joining the St. John's By-the-Sea 'ohana for service followed by lunch and a performance. The Choir will be singing “Siyahamba” (We are marching in the light of God), a South African a cappella, “There Is A Balm” a Gilead traditional spiritual, “The Storm Is Passing Over” by Charles Albert Tindley, “Sing Hodie,” by Noel Douglas E. Wagner, and many more! Admission is free and donations are greatly appreciated. For more information, download the flyer HERE.
Attention All Young Adults!
Are you the only young adult in your parish, stuck between Sunday school and adult forum? Looking for a way to connect with your peers, and deepen your faith? We want to hear from you! We are interested in putting together a Bible study for young adults (18-35), as a way to deepen our connections to one another and to God. We think we’ll meet once a month, possibly the first Tuesday of the month at 4:30 PM, beginning August 6, 2019. If you are interested, please contact the Rev Jazzy Bostock at revjazzybostock@gmail.com or Niambi Mercado at nmercado@antioch.edu.
St. Luke's Annual Summer Rummage Sale
St. Luke's will be holding their annual Summer Rummage Sale on Saturday, July 13, 2019, from 8:00 AM-2:00 PM. Lots of great bargains and items for sale. All proceeds will go to support St. Luke's ministry and outreach.
Eucharistic Minister/Visitor Training: O'ahu
There will be a training for Eucharistic Ministers and Eucharist Visitors on Saturday, July 27, 2019, at the Cathedral of St. Andrew, Von Holt Room. Training will begin at 9:00 AM for both until lunch. After lunch, those intending to become Eucharistic Visitors will stay until 3:30 PM. More information and registration can be found HERE. People from the neighbor islands may attend this training, but airfare will not be covered by the Diocese. Neighbor island trainings are being scheduled.
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
Healing Prayer and Bible Study at St. Elizabeth's
Ongoing Wednesdays, 9:30 AM
St. Elizabeth's, Honolulu
Healing Mass at St. Mark's
Ongoing Tuesdays, 12:00 PM 
St. Mark's, Honolulu
Healing Prayer Service and Bible Study at St. Luke's
Ongoing Wednesdays, 10:00 AM
St. Luke'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
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 
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
Breakfast for Houseless
(Volunteers welcomed & needed!)
Ongoing Saturdays, 6:30 AM
St. Elizabeth's, Honolulu
(808) 845-2112
Kaua'i
Save the date! Invite-Welcome-Connect coming to Kaua'i
All Saints' Episcopal Church will be hosting a special presentation, Invite-Welcome-Connect, on Saturday, August 31, 2019, led by its founder, Mary Parmer. The Diocese of Hawai'i is bringing Parmer to O'ahu for an event on September 7, and All Saints' is arranging for her to come to Kaua'i beforehand so that people on the Garden Island will be able to learn about this new ministry. Stay tuned for more details!
KAUA'I ONGOING PARISH HAPPENINGS: (Listed by day/time)
North Shore Centering Prayer Group
Ongoing first & third Sundays, 4:00 PM
Christ Memorial, Kilauea
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
Kapaa 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
Register Now for Camp Keanae
The staff at Camp Mokule'ia will be offering youth camp sessions on Maui, July 16-20, 2019, at Camp Keanae in Haiku. There will be an Elementary Camp (finished grades 2-5) and a Middle School Camp (finished grades 6-8). Cost is $345 per child. Remember that Camp Mokule'ia has offered all churches in the Diocese, four $250 scholarships! For more information and to register, visit their website HERE.
A Cup of Cold Water Volunteer Appreciation
The annual A Cup of Cold Water (ACCW) appreciation event will take place on Saturday, August 17, 2019, from 4:00-6:00 PM, at Trinity By-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Kihei. The gathering of ACCW volunteers and friends is to honor and thank all for their hard work, support, and prayers for our outreach mission to serve the neediest of Maui with the essentials for life—especially served with compassion.
SPECIAL REQUEST FROM ACCW: Supplies are low in large and XXL t-shirts, board shorts and rubber slippers... bottled water is always appreciated! Mahalo nui!
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
Kanikapila Saturday at Holy Apostles
Letʻs play music! Come on down for a grass-roots style, Hawaiian music experience on June 22, 2019, from 3:00 PM-5:00 PM, on the church lanai. Holy Apostles is located at 1407 Kapiolani Street in Hilo. For more information, contact the office at (808) 935-5545. E Kanikapila Kākou!
St. Jude's July Spaghetti Dinner
St. Jude's Episcopal Church will be holding a Spaghetti Fundraiser Dinner on Friday, July 12, 2019. Doors open at 5:30 PM, and dinner is served at 6:00 PM. Tickets are available at the door for $8 per person, $15 for two, or $20 for a family. You can also pre-purchase your tickets at Sunday services beginning at 9:30 AM. The event contact number is (808) 939-7555 (leave a message). St. Jude's is located at 92-8606 Paradise Circle in Ocean View.
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
A Scholarly Exploration of Sunday's Scriptures
Ongoing Wednesdays, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
St. James', Kamuela
(808) 885-4923 
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
The Episcopal Church & Beyond
Presiding Bishop's Message for World Refugee Day

“When we welcome the stranger, we welcome the Lord God himself. We welcome Jesus,” commented Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry in his 2019 World Refugee Day Message. “On World Refugee Day, pray, learn about refugees, learn about what you can do, and do whatever you can to help the strangers in our midst.”

The Presiding Bishop’s video message can be found HERE.
Presiding Bishop's Pride Month Statement Honors LGBTQ Episcopalians

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry today offered the following statement:

Jesus said: “I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” (John 13:34-35) READ MORE
BLESS: The Episcopal Church 2019 Annual Appeal

The Episcopal Church's Annual Appeal has begun. Presiding Bishop Michael Curry encourages us to give generously to support the many ministries being supported, including Episcopal Migration Ministries, Young Adult Service Corps, the federal Chaplains, and more. To view the Presiding Bishop's letter, click HERE.
Visit the Appeal website HERE to make a donation.
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Contact Information
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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