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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, April 7, 2007

Faith calendar

Advertiser Staff

Events listed below are free or accept an unspecified donation unless otherwise noted.

"The Witness: Upon This Rock," portrayal of Christ's life, death and resurrection through music and drama, presented by Pacific Island Praise, 7 p.m. today, Honolulu Central Seventh-day Adventist Church. 524-1352.

"The Deliverer," an Easter play depicting the story of Jesus by the Sunday school children with scriptures and special musical selections, 7 p.m. today and 10 a.m. tomorrow, The Apostolic Faith Church. 847-5902.

28th Annual Hawai'i Prayer Breakfast featuring Tom Flick, with an inspirational forum to take place immediately after the breakfast for those able to stay, 9-10:30 a.m. Thursday, Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballroom; $26. 486-8986.

Bible Institute of Hawaii, classes offered at various locations on O'ahu including "Launching Out: Basics of Christian Growth," with Bradstreet Smith; "Find Yourself in Jesus' Parables," with Ada Lum; "A Survey of the Old Testament," with Gary Lau; "Uncovering the Koran: A Biblical and Compassionate Response," with Rabbi Daniel Vargas; plus others, tomorrow through May 31; $35 per class. Complete schedule and registration information: 595-4700, www.biblehawaii.org.


Easter Sunrise services will be held tomorrow at these locations:


"Hosanna ia ke Akua," 6 a.m., Magic Island, Ala Moana Beach Park; message by Bill Stonebraker, worship music and hula, water baptisms, with refreshments to follow; sponsored by Calvary Chapel, Komo Mai. 524-0844.

Sunrise Service, worship led by Youth On the Move! with Randy Reynoso preaching on "We Came, We Saw, We Tell," 6 a.m, Central Union Church Sanctuary steps. 941-0957.

106th annual Punchbowl Service, message by the Rev. Charles Buck of the United Church of Christ, Hawai'i Conference, music by the Royal Hawaiian Band; 6:15 a.m., National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific; parking available in the crater or catch specially marked TheBus running between Waikiki, Alapa'i Terminal to Punchbowl (regular fares apply); sponsored by the Hawaii Council of Churches. 384-8701.

"Touch Me and See," 6:30 a.m., hula mound near Duke Kahanamoku statue, Waikiki; message by Dennis K. Sallas, water baptisms to follow; sponsored by Ekolu Mea Nui Ministries and Hope Chapel South Shore, Waikiki. 926-5544.

Sunrise Service, 6:30 a.m., Kauluwila Mission Corps, 296 Vineyard Blvd; sponsored by The Salvation Army. 440-1830.

Sunrise Service, with a message by Pastor David "Waxer" Tipton, 6:30 a.m., Kaimuki High School's baseball field; followed by breakfast in the school cafeteria; sponsored by One Love Ministries. 955-9335.


Oceanfront Easter Sunrise Service, 6 a.m., 5339 Kalaniana'ole Highway, 'Aina Haina; sponsored by Calvary by the Sea Lutheran Church. 377-5477.

Hawai'i Kai Community Sunrise Service, 6 a.m., Maunalua Bay Beach Park, Kalaniana'ole Highway; sponsored by Harbor Church and other Hawai'i Kai churches. 447-9269.

Greet the Risen Christ, 6 a.m., Blowhole Lookout, Koko Head; sponsored by the youth of Nu'uanu Congregational Church. 595-3935.


Easter Sunrise Service, 6:30 a.m., 91-660 Pohakupuna Road, 'Ewa Beach; sponsored by 'Ewa Beach United Methodist Church. 689-0153.

Easter Sunrise Service, 6:30 a.m., 95-801 Kipapa Drive, Mililani; sponsored by Mililani Missionary Church. 623-4469.

North Shore Community Easter Sunrise Service, 6:30 a.m., Kai'aka Park, Hale'iwa; sponsored by First Baptist Church of Hale'iwa, First Brazilian Church in Hawai'i, House of Restoration Church, Lili'uokalani Protestant United Church of Christ, Once-A-Month Church, Sunset Beach Christian Church, Waialua Christian Church and Waialua United Church of Christ. 637-9364.


Sunrise Service, 6 a.m., Kalama Beach, Kailua; sponsored by Windward Unity Church. 262-6731.

Sunrise Service, 6 a.m., 45-550 Ki'ona'ole Road, Kane'ohe; sponsored by First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu at Ko'olau. 532-1111.

Sunrise Service, 6:30 a.m., meadow fronting the church, 51-558 Kamehameha Highway, Ka'a'awa; sponsored by Hope United Methodist Church. 220-3130.

Easter "Sonrise" Service, 7 a.m., Hawai'i Pacific University, Hawai'i Loa campus, Kane'ohe; sponsored by St. Mark Lutheran Church. 247-4565.


Sunrise Service, 6 a.m., 92-611 Makakilo Drive, Kapolei; sponsored by Makakilo Baptist Church. 672-3505.

11th annual Non-Denominational Sunrise Service, music, dance, readings and sharing thoughts, 6 a.m., Makua Valley; sponsored by Hawai'i Ecumenical Council, Malama Makua, American Friends Service Committee, Hui Malama o Makua and others. Register by Wednesday: 696-4677, 695-1267.

Send announcements with contact name and phone number to: Faith Calendar, The Honolulu Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802; faith@honoluluadvertiser.com with "Faith Cal" in the subject line; or fax 525-8055.