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Church of the Holy Nativity, Aina Haina

February 1, 2024

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Service Participants:

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The Rev. Libby Berman

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The Rev. Jennifer Latham

The Rev. Robert Steele

The Vestry

Sr. Warden: Bill Seeley

Jr. Warden: Austin Nakoa

Treasurer: Jean Steele

Clerk: Nina Livingston

Members at Large:

Rich Miller, Lila Johnson, Tusi Mayer, Kim Garner, Jack Tonaki, Ginnie Long, Carol Ching, Barbara Coles

Office Hours: M-Th 9-12

(808) 373-2131

In our parish, we pray for:

Agenhart E, Wayne O, Heather, John M, Todd T, Tom, Kate, Michael T, Lucille D, Lance, Ann C, Cynthia K, Joyce H, Sandee K, Doris, Kitten, Cynthia, Ann Y, Ed & Delia M, Olav, Dave K, Raj R, Renu R, Katy, Eric, Leandra, Ethel M, Kurt & Paulina, Linda A, Sue S, Larry K, and Valerie.

AND all who struggle with illness and/or hardship.

Please contact the HNC office with any prayer requests

[email protected] 

We are posting a brief day by day meditation from Forward Movement. It's a great way to start your morning! Just click on the website icon above.

Holy Nativity Thrift Shop

(808) 373-3744

Wednesdays: 9am-12pm

Fridays: 9am-12pm

Saturdays: 9am-12pm

Click here to visit the Thrift Shop webpage

For donations, please donate during store hours, and please do not leave items outside the gate after hours. Mahalo!

The Fifith Sunday


The Epiphany


Annual Parish Meeting

Holy Eucharist

February 4, 2024 at 9am


To join our Zoom service(s) online, Click HERE

Or Dial-in by phone at one of these numbers:

       +1 253 215 8782 

Meeting ID: 537 938 292 (No Password)

For Annual Meeting program Click HERE

Click HERE for Sunday Bulletin

Click HERE for FAMILY Sunday Bulletin


Annual Parish meeting THIS Sunday 2/4 at 9am

Candidates who are standing for election are:

Junior Warden:

Austin Nakoa

Members of the vestry:

Stephanie Ching (2 year term)

Justin Donahue (3 year term)

Jennifer Stikeleather (3 year term)

Lay delegates to Diocesan Convention:

Alison Kittle

Nicholas Livingston

Rafael Lopez

Dan Muenzer

Kathy Otani (Alternate)

Eva Eglinton (Alternate)

Regular service will combine with the meeting's agenda, with coffee hour to follow.


Bishop Bob's Visit Jan. 28th

The Right Reverend Robert Fitzpatrick and his wife, Bea, visited us last Sunday.

Bishop Bob helped us to herald in the 75th Anniversary of our founding.

Five young people were confirmed during the service. Kirin Hino, Carter Holden, Olesya Noerper, Taireva Thompson and Isaiah Zitz are seen here at their breakfast meeting with Bishop Bob.

Catherine Nurmi, one of our newest parishioners, was received into the Episcopal Church on this beautiful morning.



Next week, Sunday, before Lent

Mardi Gras

Pancake Brunch, Sunday Feb. 11

Bring a Pot Luck item to share -- think Fat Tuesday and fun!

After service we will enjoy a yummy lunch and fellowship.


Special Event & Outing!

Honolulu Museum of Art

900 South Beretania Street

Our Holy Nativity community is invited to go together to see the "Forward Together" exhibition:

Sunday, Feb 18, 2024 / 2:00pm (Free)

This exhibition celebrates the museum’s important acquisition of prints from the Jean and Robert Steele Collection, which vastly increases HoMA’s representation of art by women and artists of color.

We will get a tour from Rev. Bob and Jean Steele -- please arrive by 2pm, gallery 13.

Everyone in our Holy Nativity Community is welcome!

The Museum is open and FREE from 12p - 5p the third Sunday of each month.

Free parking can be found across the street, behind the art school, or street parking.


A New Baby Tern

We welcome chick Ame ("Rain" in Japanese, named by HNS teacher Ms. Sakiko) and her proud parents to our Holy Nativity campus!



February 14th is

Ash Wednesday 6PM

Lent Devotionals are in the office and available for pick up. Office open M-Th 9a-12p

The Ash Wednesday service will be at 6pm in the nave.


Lost & Found

Three beautiful straw sun hats were left in the nave after service on Sunday 1/28. Please call the office if they are yours. 808 373-2131


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The Episcopal Church of the Holy Nativity
5286 Kalanianaole Hwy, Honolulu, HI 96821