February 2, 2023


Vision Team Informational Meeting

5 PM in the Parish Hall

More info below


February 5, 2023


Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

No Communion

7 AM - Atherton Chapel

9 AM - Sanctuary

11 AM - Parish Hall

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10 AM - Online

Via Zoom or Facebook

Virtual Aloha Lanai

Zoom Online Fellowship

Begins around 11 AM, after online service

(1) Virtual Atherton - Passcode: Aloha

(2) Virtual Sanctuary - Passcode: Aloha

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Our nursery is open once again to serve our families with childcare for children from birth to age 3 during our 9 & 11 AM Sunday worship services!

Contact: cayanna-herrera@centralunionchurch.org

Sunday School is available for children (ages 3 – grade 5)

during the 9 and 11 AM worship services.

Youth (grades 6–12) will meet from 11 AM - 1 PM

Youth will continue their series watching and discussing The Chosen. Meet at 11 AM in the Parish Hall for the opening prayer and song, then head to the Youth Room!

Contact: melissa-thach@centralunionchurch.org


Central Union Windward Ministry

Sunday Worship

10 AM - Windward Sanctuary


Sermon by Kahu Dick Walenta

38 Kaneohe Bay Drive, Kailua, Hawai‘i 96734 • (808) 254-3802 • cuwindward@gmail.com

CUC Pohnpei Ministry

Sunday Worship

11 AM - Atherton Chapel


View the February 2023 edition of The Spire:

The content deadline for the March publication of The Spire is Tuesday, February 28.

Please submit articles to news@centralunionchurch.org.

Vision Team Informational Meetings

In light of what was shared in the January 29th Vision Team presentation and in advance of the congregational vote that will take place on March 5, 2023, the Vision Team will hold informational sessions to get feedback from the entire congregation.

Road to Emmaus art by artist Michael Torevell
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February 2 (TONIGHT!)

Thursday at 5 PM, Parish Hall

February 7

Tuesday at 12 PM, Women’s Building

February 12

Sunday at 10 AM, Women’s Building

February 18

Saturday at 10 AM, Zoom

February 19

Sunday at 11 AM, Windward Campus

February 26

Reflection and Prayer

Please attend. Your voice matters. This is your stewardship in action. Please bring your questions, thoughts, and ideas. And please pray for discernment and unity as we move forward into these discussions as a congregation.

Attending the Punahou Carnival this weekend?

Come park at our Honolulu campus and support our youth!

Volunteers Still Needed for Parking Fundraiser

The CUC youth group's annual Punahou Parking Fundraiser is happening this weekend! Volunteers are still needed throughout the day and evening on February 3 & 4!

If you're available, please come and support our youth! Enjoy some fellowship while you're at it! Food and drinks will be available for volunteers.

If you have any questions about volunteering or if you are willing and able to help on Friday or Saturday, please email Youth Director Melissa (melissa-thach@centralunionchurch.org) or sign up for a shift by clicking here.


Volunteer with the Flower Committee

The flower committee could use your help!

If you have a knack for arranging flowers and would like to learn how the church floral arrangements are done, we would love to have you join us!

For more information, you may contact Dona Hanaike (dona.hanaike@gmail.com).

Lent is Coming

Join us to mark the beginning of the Lenten season:

Ash Wednesday Service

with Imposition of Ashes

February 22, 2023, 6:30 PM

Atherton Memorial Chapel

Beginning on March 1, join Pastor Mary and Pastor Dave on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:00 PM in the Women’s Building! We will share a simple meal with discussion and some tangible exercises to help us cultivate attentiveness to God.

All are welcome! Each week’s gathering will stand alone, so come whenever you are able.


Centering Prayer Meditation

All are welcome to join the Centering Prayer group:

  • Mondays, 7:30 PM on Zoom, contact margie3@mac.com for more info.
  • Wednesdays, 6:30 PM, in person at Central Union Church, Music Building.
Mindfulness with Marion

Mindfulness Meditation

Mondays, 5:00-5:30 PM on Zoom

Join on Zoom

Mindful Movement with Bamboo Sticks

Wednesdays, 4:00-4:45 PM on Zoom

Join on Zoom


  • Pray for the youth and volunteers who are involved in the Punahou parking fundraiser this weekend. May they stay safe and have fun!

  • Pray for discernment, trust, and faithfulness as we gather for the Vision Team informational meetings this month. May we engage with the work of the Vision Team and in the planning for the future of our church.

  • Pray for those going through difficult or scary transitions.
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The due date for articles for the March 2023 Spire is Tuesday, February 28.

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