September 15, 2022


September 18

As part of our tradition, we will host the Royal Court this Sunday as a reminder of the heritage of our land and its strong Christian foundation. This year’s Aloha Festival celebrates Aloha ʻĀina: Love of the Land. Read more in the September Spire.

In-person Worship

9 a.m. in the Sanctuary

11 a.m. in the Parish Hall

To view the worship bulletins, click HERE on Sunday.

Online Worship

10 a.m. via Zoom or Facebook

Central Union Windward Ministry
In-Person Worship
10 a.m. in the Windward Sanctuary

Sermon by

Kahu Alpha Goto

"Lesson of the Yardstick"

Dr. Sunyong Hwang

Worship Musician

All health guidelines will be posted and should be reviewed before being seated.

Masks are required while in the sanctuary.

The Central Union Windward Ministry gathers at 38 Kaneohe Bay Drive, Kailua, Hawai‘i 96734.
(808) 254-3802 |

CUC Pohnpei Ministry

In-person Worship

11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary

View live-stream online

Virtual Aloha Lanai


Meet, greet, talk story with folks on Zoom!

*Begins around 11 a.m. after online service

(1) Virtual Atherton - Passcode: Aloha

(2) Virtual Sanctuary - Passcode: Aloha

Join Aloha Lanai 1
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Sunday School is available for children (ages 3 through grade 5)

during the 9 and 11 a.m. worship services.

Youth (grades 6-12) meet from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the Youth Room.


The CUC Green Team invites you to this webinar:

Hawaii Environmental Change Agents is pleased to present a webinar that explores public policy strategies and opportunities that can help accelerate our transition to a more sustainable and resilient future.     Our panelists represent various sectors of our community and will share their perspectives, ideas, and actions to effect positive change.  ​​  ​​This ZOOM Webinar is free and open to the public. It will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2022, from 10-1130 AM HST.

Give Aloha at Foodland in September!

Make your money go farther at Foodland during the month of September! For each dollar given through the Give Aloha program, Foodland and the Western Union Foundation will match a portion of that donation. You can pay your September pledge, or donate up to a cumulative total of $249 (per person, per organization).

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Central Union Preschool - #78270

2022 CUC Women's Retreat at Camp Mokule‘ia
Sabbath Sisters: a time to Rest and Recharge
November 4–6, 2022
The Spire

View the September 2022 issue of The Spire.



The Chancel Choir, under the direction of Rebecca Chock, has begun a new season. They meet for practice on Thursday evenings at 6:00 p.m., in the Music Building. If you love to sing, the Choir would welcome your participation!

Questions? Contact

Centering Prayer Meditation
All are welcome to join the Centering Prayer group:
  • Mondays, 7:30 PM on Zoom, contact for more information and the link.
  • Wednesdays, 6:30 PM, in-person at Central Union Church, meet in the music room. We are reading and discussing Richard Rohr's book: The Universal Christ: How a forgotten reality can change everything we see, hope for and believe.
Mindfulness with Marion
Mindfulness Meditation
Mondays, 5:00 to 5:30 p.m. on Zoom

Mindful Movement with Bamboo Sticks
Wednesdays, 5:00 to 6:15 p.m. on Zoom
  • Pray for our Senior Minister Search Committee.
  • Pray for those visiting Central Union, that they would feel God's presence and an abiding Aloha here.
  • Pray for the children and youth of the church, that they would have the support and guidance for the challenges they face.
  • Pray for the ministries of our church (Community, Music, Women's League, World Missions, Pohnpei, and more) that the Holy Spirit would guide their efforts of peace, compassion, justice, and blessing.


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