September 22, 2022

Mahalo nui loa to our Flower Committee, and particularly to Gail and Bonnie, for the absolutely amazing arrangement on Aloha Sunday in celebration of our honored guests!


September 25

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 Scales"

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

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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.


Every year on the Sunday closest to October 4th, the feast of St. Francis of Assisi*, many people of faith around the world participate in events where animals are blessed.

We will celebrate a blessing of pets on Sunday, October 2nd, in the in-person and online worship services.

Please send the name and a photo of your pet by Thursday, September 29th, to to be included in the online service.


*St. Francis of Assisi lived a life of simplicity, charity and humility in the 13thcentury. He is remembered as a champion of justice and lover of animals.

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In October, our whole Central Union ‘ohana will engage in a stewardship journey. You are invited to join us in moving through our devotional, The Big Secret of Giving: Hidden Treasures in Life and Church, a collection of daily meditations.

Paper copies of the devotional will be made available at the in-person worship services in October and can also be picked up in the church office after October 2.

To receive a digital copy of our stewardship devotional and to reduce paper waste, please sign up by clicking the green button below!

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Give Aloha at Foodland in September!

We benefit tremendously when you Give Aloha at Foodland! Make your money go further 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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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 those who live alone.
  • Pray for those who are looking for work, who are searching for stable shelter, and for those who need access to health care.
  • Pray with gratitude for those who church members who bless us with joy and encouragement.
  • Pray for our church that we may remain focused on the good news of the gospel and on Christ's way of love.


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Coconut Wireless

The Coconut Wireless is a weekly e-newsletter of what is happening in and around the Hawai‘i Conference United Church of Christ. Get word on the latest news, events, learning opportunities, and more. Connect, share news and resources with sister churches.


The due date for articles for the October 2022 Spire is Friday, September 30.

We welcome relevant news and articles for the CUC Website, e-Blast, and/or to post on our bulletin boards. The deadline for each publication is the Wednesday preceding each Sunday.

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