e-Blast
April 29, 2021
May 2, 2021

In-person Worship at 10 AM
Ken Harding, Member in Discernment

Online Worship
Rev. Dr. John C. Dorhauer, UCC General Minister and President

Online Worship Link
STAYING CONNECTED
Annual Meeting
Topic: Central Union Church - 2020-2021 Annual Meeting
Time: May 2, 2021 11:00 AM Hawaii

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84390510694?pwd=dWxjKzAvWVlMYnpLUmFxWVoybkcwQT09

Meeting ID: 843 9051 0694
Passcode: CUC2021AM

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The Annual Meeting of the members of Central Union Church will be held this Sunday, May 2, 2021, at 11:00AM (or as soon thereafter as registration is complete) online and in the Parish Hall of the Honolulu Campus. Members may choose to attend the Annual Meeting in-person or virtually via Zoom. The information needed to attend the Annual Meeting virtually via Zoom is listed above. If health reasons or governmental restrictions prevent an in-person meeting, the meeting will proceed virtually via Zoom. For the Annual Meeting to proceed, a quorum of not less than 100 members must participate in-person and/or virtually via Zoom.  

The business to be conducted at the Annual Meeting will include the following:

- Member vote on the proposed slate of At Large Council Members and Officers for the 2021-2022 church year.
- Member vote to approve the Minutes of the Annual Budget Meetings for 2020 and 2021, and the Annual Meeting for 2020.

Additionally, reports will be given to the Members by the Chair of the Council, the Treasurer of the Council and the Acting Senior Minister on the activities and the financial condition of the Church.

Document Links:

Join Faith Action's Free Climate Change Webinar
Faith Action’s Environmental Justice Task Force is co-sponsoring a free webinar on climate change, where the most recent research data and what can be done to ensure a livable environment will be presented by national authority and professor of Earth Sciences at UH Manoa, Dr. Charles “Chip” Fletcher. Discussion will follow. Twelve environmental groups are co-sponsoring this event. May 8, 2021, 9:00 - 10:30 AM To register: bit.ly/3guotMF
To view the April edition of the Spire, click here.
CENTRAL UNION WINDWARD MINISTRY EVENTS
Week of April 26 – May 2, 2021
In-Person Worship Service at 10:00AM
May 2, 2021
Sermon by Kahu Richard Walenta 
Music by Tommy Yee, Piano and Organ
 
All attendees will be required to sign in with contact information, have a non-contact temperature check, and certify that you can follow the Covid-19 rules set by Central Union Church. CUW Members and friends will receive the written guidelines and the CUC Covid-19 Certification Notice by email around May 1st. All guidelines will be posted in the sanctuary and should be reviewed before being seated.
 
Phone: 808-254-3802
 
Joda Derrickson invites you to join others for
Contemplative Prayer
Every Wednesday – through May 12, 2021
from 6:30pm to 7:30pm (HST)
 
CUW links to like and follow:
#centralunionwindward
Centering Prayer
All are welcome to join the Centering Prayer groups by Zoom.
Silence is God’s first language, everything else is a poor translation. So, to hear God in God’s language one has to enter into silence too. (Thomas Keating)
Mindfulness Meditation
Come via Zoom every Monday at 5:00 PM to invest 30 minutes with Marion Lyman-Mersereau to learn about and practice Mindfulness. 
The link is 
Mindful Movement with Bamboo Sticks
NOW ONLINE every Wednesday 5:00 - 6:15 PM
Contact Carol Alevizos at carol.alevizos@gmail.com for more information and for the Zoom link to attend.
Stay up to date on all of the happenings at Central Union Church by visiting our website: www.centralunionchurch.org

The due date for articles for the May 2021 Spire is Friday, April 30th. Please email all submissions to news@centralunionchurch.org.

We welcome articles for the CUC Website, News, e-Blast, and/or post on our bulletin boards. The deadline for each publication is the Tuesday preceding each Sunday. Please submit all articles to news@centralunionchurch.org

CENTRAL UNION CHURCH
1660 SOUTH BERETANIA STREET
HONOLULU, HAWAII 96826
(808) 941 - 0957 WWW.CENTRALUNIONCHURCH.ORG
CENTRAL UNION WINDWARD 
38 KANEOHE BAY DRIVE
KAILUA, HAWAII 96734
(808) 254-3802