An online publication of the

Church of the Holy Nativity, Aina Haina

November 2, 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

[email protected]

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, Sheri G, Raj R. & Renu R, Eric & Kathy M, Brown, Arthur, Don, Antone, Grace, Kitten, Jamie Y, Pam E, Cynthia, and Ann Y.

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 Twenty-Third Sunday

after Pentecost

All Saints' Day

Holy Eucharist

November 5, 2023 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


Diocesan Convention 2023


A few words from our own delegate Alison Kittle


A mix of clerical and lay people from each parish within our Diocese met last Friday and Saturday at Iolani School for the 55th Annual Convention. 

Rev. Libby, Rev. Jenn, Kathy Otani, Nicholas Livingston and Alison Kittle represented Holy Nativity Church this year.


On Friday, three consecutive plenary sessions were held for Education Day. Racial Reconciliation, Environmental Justice & Creation Care, and celebrating the role of Deacons within the Episcopal Church were the topics of these sessions.


Education Day wrapped up with a Eucharist in St. Albans Chapel that included the ordination of a new Deacon followed by an evening reception of food and fellowship.


The Annual Meeting met on Saturday reviewed & voted on approving a variety of resolutions.

Pictured above:

The cross that stood at the top of Holy Innocents, Lahaina, Maui has been recovered and was present at the convention.

Pictured below:

Floating candles were dedicated to parishioners and clergy who passed away within the past year. 


Halloween Fun on 10/29

The Sunday School and congregation a enjoyed Halloween celebration with costumes and treats. Sunday School children participated in the old tradition at Halloween of offering prayers 

for people and receiving an apple or a pear or a donut in return.

(this was the beginning of Trick or Treat).

Even grown-ups get in

on the costume fun!


Holy Nativity’s Fall Festival & Christmas Sale!!

THIS WEEKEND Saturday, November 4, 2023

located in the gym on the mauka side of our campus


Parking on Osco Field



Holiday Decorations/Jewelry/Artwork Clothing/Handbags/Accessories/ Housewares

and so much more!


All proceeds are given to organizations that serve our community.





New Prayer List

Begins December 3 -- Advent 1

If you have names you wish to submit for the NEW prayer list, which appears in the Sunday Bulletin and the Newsletter, please submit them by Wednesday, November 29th.

First names & last initial only, please.

[email protected] or call 808 373-2131



Save the Date

East Honolulu ecumenical Thanksgiving service at Calvary-by-the-Sea – Tues, Nov. 21 (7pm)



Inviting your help with our Nov. 11 celebration!

If you are able, please volunteer for one a number of needed positions:

Decorating, greeting guests, serving beverages, assisting with set-up or clean-up, or helping out at the Thrift Store that night.

Contact Rev Libby [email protected] or Athena in the parish office [email protected] and we will put you in touch with Quinn Takahashi, our event coordinator.



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