Events listed below are free or accept an unspecified donation unless otherwise noted.
Shichigosan, traditional Japanese children's Shinto blessing through Thursday, Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha (Hawaii Dazaifu Tenmangu); $50 donation includes blessing, omamori, gift bag and complimentary kimono rental and dressing. Call for a reservation: 841-4755.
60th Anniversary Service, celebration of the signing of Manoa Valley Church's charter in 1946 with music by the women's chorus, noon tomorrow (preceded by a luncheon that follows the regular 10 a.m. service). 988-3271.
Healing Power of the Blue Light, inspirational reading, small group discussion, songs and contemplation, 10-11 a.m. tomorrow, Kaimuki Community Park's main hall. 737-8819.
"Keonemele O Kaumakapili," dedication and release of Kaumakapili Church choir's CD of Hawaiian hymns and celebration of the life of the late Martha Kamakaokalani Poepoe Hohu, former music and choir director, 4 p.m. tomorrow. 845-0908.
Gospel Concert, praise and worship through song, dance, poetry and live bands, 4 p.m. tomorrow, City of Refuge Christian Church, Waipahu. 228-9310.
Thanksgiving Eve Worship, evening prayer (Rite II liturgy) and hymns, 7 p.m. Wednesday followed by a pie reception, Parish of St. Clement (co-sponsored by the Lutheran Church of Honolulu). 955-7745.
Expressions of Peace, 45th annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service with combined interfaith and individual choirs, worship elements from various faiths, celebration of the 100th anniversary of Gandhi and nonviolent peacemaking, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nu'uanu Congregational Church; offerings will go to organizations that work for peace. 595-3935.
Community Thanksgiving Eve Celebration, honoring O'ahu's emergency responders, 7 p.m. Wednesday with a pie social to follow, St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Kailua; donations of nonperishable food will go to St. Anthony's food pantry, monetary donations will go to the women's prison for a scholarship fund; sponsored by the Windward Coalition of Churches. 262-8317.
Thanksgiving Day Ecumenical Worship, all denominations of faiths are invited to hear a message by Gov. Linda Lingle and singing by the Samoan Gospel Heralds and The Honolulu Boy Choir, 8:45 a.m. Thursday, Central Union Church; canned goods and monetary donation will be distributed to the homeless ministry. 440-3007.
"What Is Karma?" lecture by Yuki Oikawa on how to find your destiny, 7-8:30 p.m. Friday, Ala Moana Hotel's Plumeria meeting room; sponsored by Kofuku No. Kagaku (IRH Hawaii). 591-9772.
Send announcements with contact name and phone number to: Faith Calendar, The Honolulu Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802; firstname.lastname@example.org with "Faith Cal" in the subject line; or fax 525-8055.