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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, April 24, 2010

Faith calendar

 •  Jewish culture, for kids

Advertiser Staff

FOURTH ANNUAL YOUNG ORGANISTS CONCERT, a scholarship fundraiser for the Hawai'i chapter of the American Guild of Organists, featuring musicians from age 5 to college age, 7 p.m. April 24, Lutheran Church of Honolulu; no ticket price, donations accepted; information, 221-9608.

SIXTH ANNUAL KEIKI KARNIVAL, with bounce house, slide, dunk tank, petting zoo, pony rides, games, face painting , food, cake walk, bake sale, plant sale, balloon twisting and silent auction, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., April 24, Calvary Episcopal Preschool, Kāne'ohe; information, 235-4833.

KAM NAM UNITED METHODIST CHURCH GARAGE SALE, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., April 24, 1650 Kalākaua Ave.; information, 956-1004.

FIRST UNITARIAN CHURCH OF HONOLULU Youth Group Fundraiser, 5:30 p.m. April 24, at the church, with Indian dinner, auction, entertainment and drinks; information, 772-0554.

PRE-GREEK FESTIVAL POT LUCK DANCE PARTY, sponsored by Nisiotes Greek Dance Group; 5-10 p.m. (dance instruction, 5-6 p.m.) April 24, at Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 930 Lunalilo St; $10 (children's prices available); limited on-site parking; information, www.ssconhelhi.goarch.org, 521-7220.

"GOT BREATH" WORKSHOP, on the health and relaxation benefits of proper breathing, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., April 24, Unity Church of Hawaii; $20; information, 735-4436, www.unityhawaii.org.

"EXPLORING THE CALL OF SOUL," open discussion sponsored by Eckankar Hawai'i; 2 p.m. April 25, Coffee Talk shop, Kaimukī; free; information, 735-7719.

QUEEN OF THE MAY celebration by Star of the Sea Early Learning Center, 10:15 a.m. April 30 at Star of the Sea Church. The children will honor patron saint Mary with song and dance.

GALACTIC BLAST: A COSMIC ADVENTURE PRAISING GOD, Harris United Methodist Church summer vacation Bible School (open to those who have completed kindergarten to grade 6), with an emphasis on faith and "green" environmental teachings; 8:30-11:30 a.m. July 19-23, at the church; registration forms at www.harrisumc.org; $5; information, 536-9602.

EREV SHABBAT SERVICE/CONCERT, with Doug Cotler, singer, songwriter, musician and Grammy-winning composer, 7:30 p.m. April 30, Temple Emanu-El; information, 595-7521, www.Shaloha.com.


CATHOLICS RETURNING HOME, ongoing series of reacquaintance gatherings for inactive Catholics seeking answers about returning to the church; 7 p.m. Mondays, St. John Apostle and Evangelist Church, Mililani; information, 275-1601.

HAITI EARTHQUAKE RELIEF, Episcopal Relief and Development, Haiti Fund: donate at www.er-d.org.

GUIDED, SILENT AND WALKING MEDITATION, based on the Thich Nhat Hanh tradition, 7:30-9 p.m., second Fridays monthly, Mililani Hongwanji Mission; 625-1022.

UPDATE: WEEKLY MIDEAST BIBLE PROPHECY UPDATE, by the Rev. J.D. Farag of Calvary Chapel Kāne'ohe; 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. Sundays, at the church; followed by a verse-by-verse teaching from the Bible; information, 262-8800.

WEDNESDAYS AT ST. ANDREW'S, Episcopal Cathedral of St. Andrew; information, 524-2822:

• Holy Eucharist (communion) and short sermon; 11:45 a.m., Parke Chapel.

• Brown-bag concerts of chamber and choral music and recitals on the cathedral's Aeolian Skinner pipe organ; 12:15 p.m.; brown-bag lunches in the cathedral encouraged; free.

• Taize Evensong, contemplative half-hour service; 5:30 p.m., in the cathedral.

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF HONOLULU, national grief and divorce support groups/programs, at the church, 45-550 Ki'ona'ole Road, Kāne'ohe; free ($10 registration/workbook fee); free child care with notice; information, 226-7511:

• GriefShare, for those who have lost someone through death; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays; specific information, 532-1111.

• DivorceCare, an after-divorce series; 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays; specific information, 254-3136.