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March 29, 7 p.m. We will celebrate Holy Communion in commemoration of Jesus’ last supper with his disciples. Our choir will sing and we will reflect on the meaning of Jesus words that we should love one another even in times of darkness, fear and suffering, which is a part of all of our lives.



Our children, youth, and their families will gather in Moore Hall on Friday, March 30, at 10:30 a.m. for the annual Easter egg decorating party, which will include hot dogs for lunch this year. Please contact Tiffany Marrotte if you have not already signed up for this event!



On, March 30, 7:00 p.m., Kahu Akana and Karen Johnson will lead the congregation in a time of quiet meditation and Scripture reading of the passion of Christ. In the format of “lectio divina,” period of silence follow Scripture readings, and a time of reflection and sharing at the end.



March 31, 10 a.m. Kahu Akana will be at the church with Bob Vlach, a labyrinth facilitator. Bob will share about the history and purpose of labyrinths. Participants will then have an opportunity to walk on a portable labyrinth while contemplating the life, suffering, death and resurrection of Jesus.


EASTER SUNDAY — April 1, 2018

6 a.m. Sunrise Service at Kukuiolono Park (Kalaheo)

This years sunrise service will be led by Kahu Akana!

Doug will be playing music and singing!

Rose will be dancing hula!


10:30 a.m. Easter Sunday Service

Come early on our best-attended Sunday morning of the year!

Welcome our newest members to our church!

Celebrate the resurrection of Jesus!


11:45 a.m. Easter Egg Hunt & Potluck Picnic

Gather at the Smith Memorial Parsonage lawn for this annual event!

Walk over after church if you can.

Parking at the parsonage is available for those who have difficulty walking.

Parking on the lawn just past the parsonage is also available.

Please sign up for the egg hunt!

Please sign up to bring something to the potluck!


ONE GREAT HOUR OF SHARING The offering will be collected on Maundy Thursday (March 29), Good Friday (March 30) and Easter Sunday (April 1) . A gift to One Great Hour of Sharing enables our church to share God’s love with people in need around the world by providing relief to those affected by natural disasters, provide food to the hungry and help empower the poor and oppressed. OGHS coin boxes are available for children. Thank you for your generous gifts!



Alan Akana Gallery Open House
Easter Sunday, April 1, 1-5 p.m.
Talk Story with Alan
And see what he is working on next!
20% Discount on Purchases!
Door Prizes!
Mahalo Nui for Supporting the Gallery!
The Proceeds Go to the Care and Maintenance Of
The Smith Memorial Parsonage!


This year’s sale will be Saturday, April 7, from 8 a.m to noon, and proceeds will go to support our youth ministry! Please sign up to bring something for the bake sale. We are just about out of storage space; if possible, please hold onto your rummage and bring it to Moore Hall on Monday, April 2. See Judyth Foley or Kahu Akana if you can’t wait until the 2nd and we will do our best to find room for your rummage; and please let Judyth know when you can volunteer during the week of April 2-6, and on the day of the sale. We appreciate your donations and volunteer time setting up and working the sale!


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