An online publication of the

Church of the Holy Nativity, Aina Haina

January 4, 2023

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Service Participants:

Click HERE to view the names and assignments for this Sunday and all the other Sundays of this month.




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, and Sue S.

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

Thrift Shop on break, and will reopen January 17th, 2024!

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 First Sunday


The Epiphany

The Baptism of our Lord Jesus Christ

Holy Eucharist

January 7, 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)

Click HERE for Sunday Bulletin

Click HERE for FAMILY Sunday Bulletin


Octogenarian Celebration!

On Sunday Dec. 31/ New Year's Eve, we celebrated all our congregants who turned 80 in 2023!

Pictured above enjoying cake and the festivities are Carol (L) and Kathy (R) Otani

One of our 80 year olds, Carol Ching is joined by her family (below). Others in the 80's gang include, Jan Jones, James Richmond, Bill Seeley, and Rev. Bob Steele!

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Bishop Bob (and Bea) Fitzpatrick to join us for our formal 75th Anniversary Celebration

The Right Reverend Robert L. Fitzpatrick and his wife, Bea, will visit Holy Nativity on Sunday January 28th. Our service time on that day will be at 10am.

The bishop will confirm several young people and formally receive two adults into the Episcopal Church and join us in celebrating the actual date of our founding. The morning will conclude with a festive luncheon after the service.

Please join us!

Save the Date

The Annual Parish Meeting will be on Sunday February 4th, after service.



Forward Together: African American Prints from the Jean and Robert Steele Collection

JAN 18, 2024 – SEPT 14, 2024 • GALLERY 26

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.

Tentative date on which our Holy Nativity community is invited to go together to see the exhibition: Sunday, Feb 18, 2024. Stay tuned to this space for more details.


Adult Ed Series

Join us in January and February, 2024 for the reading and discussion of

The Lemon Tree

by Sandy Tolan.

This timely and poignant story set in 1967 Israel/Palestine will give us much to consider.

Books are available in the office for a cost of $10

(or whatever you are able to pay).

Date and time to be announced.


Our Stewardship Project this year is to help our Sunday School children fill backpacks for those being released from Halawa Correctional Facility.

The items to purchase are listed in the online signup at


or you may sign up in person on Sunday after church with Chandi, or in the office M-Th 9a-12p.


Rev. Libby is off-island Jan 3-10, visiting her dad and spending two days on retreat. She will be back in the office on Thurs, Jan 11th.


Russian Christmas this Sunday 1/7/24

This Sunday Olga Miller will be bringing us treats to celebrate Russian Christmas.

Счастливого Рождества!

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