"Christians and Philanthropy," with guest Malia Zimmerman and host David Pendleton, Cross Talk Christian Radio Program, 1 p.m., KAIM Radio, AM 870.
"Meditation 101," understanding the meaning of meditation and why it is important, 6:30-8 p.m., Honolulu Church of Light, 1539 Kapiolani Blvd.; $5 donation. 952-0880.
Good News Club for Home Schoolers ages 4-12, spiritual training and socialization, 8:30 a.m. every Thursday, Kaneohe Congregational Church, 45-114 Waikapoki Road.
Divorce Care, seminar/support group for divorcing people, 6:30-8:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1822 Keeaumoku St.; child care available; reservations required; workbook $10, scholarships available. 532-1111.
Foundation Practices of Tibetan Buddhism, weekly class with Lama Rinchen, 7:30 p.m. Kagyu Thegchen Ling, Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Center, 26 Gartley Place, Honolulu. 595-8989.
"The Imperial Hours of Orthodox Christmas," 6 p.m., Holy Virgin of Iveron Russian Orthodox Church, at Epiphany Church, 10th and Harding avenues, Kaimuki. 947-9093.
Hebrew Classes 9:15-10 a.m. Saturdays, Congregation Kehilat haMelech, 277 Ohua Ave., Waikiki; free parking; advanced class ongoing, 8:30-9:15 a.m.; register and order text. 236-0440.
The Power of Tantra, Ritual and Love, a weekend for couples and singles to come experience the power of modern and ancient wisdom to create and maintain a fulfilling relationship, also to learn powerful Taoist and Tantric techniques for strengthening the immune system; call for more information. 572-6006.
Beginning Numerology class by astrologer and numerologist Sue Simmons, 7-9 p.m. Jan. 8 at a Moiliili location; four consecutive Mondays; $15 fee. 942-5626.
"The Trial of Innocence: Co-creating with God and Genesis," graduate credit/noncredit course by Dr. Andre LaCocque, professor emeritus of Chicago Theological Seminary, 6-9 p.m. Jan. 11 and 12, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 13 and by teleconference 1-5 p.m. Jan. 24 and 31, Feb. 7, 14 and 21, Central Union Church, 1660 S. Beretania St. 941-0957.
Harvest Chapel, special service featuring visiting pastor Stephen Sumrall from South Bend, Ind., 7 p.m. Jan. 11, 3650 Waialae Ave.; parking $1 on Wilhelmina Rise, behind 3660 On The Rise restaurant. 734-6881
"Crossing the Wisdom Bridge to Aloha: Learning and Applying the Lessons of the Elders in Todays World," World Wisdom Project conference Jan. 12-15, Kapiolani Community College, Diamond Head Campus, 4303 Diamond Head Rd.; keynote speakers Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and psychologist Eve Ilsen. Speakers/performers include professors Mitsuo Aoki, Rubellite Kawena Johnson, Aunty Genoa Keawe. Registration, hotel information, workshop-proposal materials: (808) 529-0442.
"Quakerism 101," an introduction to the history, tenets and practices of the Religious Society of Friends, at the Friends Meeting House, 2426 Oahu Ave., Manoa, six sessions: 1:30-4:30 p.m. Jan. 13, 27, Feb. 10 and March 10, and 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 18 and March 18; study materials $15; all welcome. 988-2714.
"Is Transformation Possible?" a talk and meditative dialogue by Aryel Sanat, teacher at the American University, department of philosophy and religion, Washington, and author of "The Inner Life of Krishnamurti," 1-4 p.m. Jan. 13, Paki Hale, 3840 Paki Ave. near Kapiolani Park; free. 545-1501.
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