A Message from Kahu Alan Akana

Love and Gratitude On Sunday, I talked about how expressions of gratitude impact people around us. In her book, Grateful: The Transformative Power of Giving Thanks, Diana Butler Bass writes about the impact that gratitude has on the people who observe it in others....

Weekly News of the Church

CELEBRATION SUNDAY IS SEPTEMBER 30! Board of Blessings  As you arrive, you will receive a sticker on which you may write a one-or-two-word blessing you intend to see our church share with others in the coming year. Blessing of Commitments  During our worship service,...

Weekly News of the Church

A Season of Gratitude September 2018 With gratitude, welcoming all and sharing our blessings   WORLD GRATITUDE DAY September 21, 2018 World Gratitude Day began in 1965 in Hawaii when an international gathering decided to have one day each year to formally express...

A Message from Kahu Alan Akana

Gratitude: More Than a Feeling On Sunday, I shared a story from Diana Butler Bass’ most recent book, Grateful: The Transforming Power of Giving Thanks. Diana was working as a professor of religious studies and history at the college where we both attended as...

A Message from Kahu Alan Akana

A Time for Gratitude and Rainbows   I want to begin by thanking my church family for taking such wonderful care of me the past week and a half while I have been recovering from vascular surgery on my leg. I am deeply appreciative of the meals, fresh produce and...