"WELCOME TO OUR WORLD," an evening of praise and worship, congregational singing, and a cantata combining adult and children's choirs and solos, 6:30 p.m. tomorrow, Mount Ka'ala Baptist Church, Wai'anae; 696-4089.
ST. MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS EPISCOPAL CHURCH, Líhu'e, Kaua'i, special Christmas Eve events: Children's Christmas Pageant, 5:30 p.m.; festival candlelight services, with piano, trumpet and the church choir, 6 and 9 p.m., champagne reception, 7:30 p.m.; 808-245-3796,
CHRISTMAS EVE AT THE CATHEDRAL, Episcopal Cathedral of St. Andrew; 524-2822:
• Family eucharist with children's pageant, combined program with St. Peter's, 4:30 p.m., St. Peter's Episcopal Church (next door to the cathedral, on Queen Emma Street).
• Christmas Festival of Lessons and Carols, 5:30 p.m.
• Eucharist with carols, 7:30 p.m.
• Christmas Vigil and Midnight Mass, 10:30 p.m.
BIBLE STUDY/DISCUSSION OF DICKENS' "A Christmas Carol" from a Christian perspective, facilitated by the Rev. John Heidel; 11:30 a.m. Sunday; Christ Church Uniting, Kailua; public invited; 262-6911.
BOOK STUDY CLASS, studying Imelda Shanklin's book "What Are You?" a "journey of self-identity"; 6 p.m. Monday, Unity Church of Hawai'i, Room 201, Diamond Head; information, 735-4436, www.unityhawaii.org.
ADVENT CANDLE LIGHTING, music and reflection, and worship service; 10 a.m. Sunday; Christ Church Uniting, Kailua; information, 262-6911.
UPDATE: WEEKLY MIDEAST BIBLE PROPHECY UPDATE, by the Rev. J.D. Farag of Calvary Chapel Kaneohe; 9:30 a.m. Sunday, at the church; followed by a verse-by-verse teaching from the Bible; information, 262-8800.