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Posted on: Saturday, January 2, 2010

Faith calendar

 • A look at religion in '09


SAGICHO CEREMONY, consecrated omamori, ofuda, ema, kumade and hamaya (no kadomatsu, New Year's decorations, dolls or stuffed animals) may be returned to the Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha-Hawaii Dazaifu Tenmangu temple by Jan. 5 for purification and burning in the shrine's annual Sagicho ceremony, Jan. 17; information, 841-4755.

QUEEN EMMA EVENSONG SERVICE, to honor the founder of the Episcopal Cathedral of St. Andrew, St. Andrew's Priory School and The Queen's Medical Center, featuring the cathedral choir; 5:30 p.m. Jan. 2, at the cathedral; 524-2822.

TENTH DAY OF CHRISTMAS EVENSONG, 5:30 p.m. Jan. 3, Episcopal Cathedral of St. Andrew; 524-2822.

"GATE: A TRUE STORY," documentary film on a Buddhist peace pilgrimage in which three monks returned an ember from the Hiroshima atomic blast to its origination point, Trinity, N.M., making some of the journey on foot; 12 p.m. Jan. 3, Honpa Hongwanji Temple lounge; free; 536-7044.

FUTURE LIGHT ORPHANAGE AND E-MAIL FOSTER PARENT PROGRAM, presentation on project linking orphaned children in Southeast Asia with donors, with founder Rob Hail and former orphanage resident Srey Srash; one of the First Wednesday religion dialogue series; 7-8:30 a.m., Jan. 6, Harris United Methodist Church; 779-3606.

CATHEDRAL EPIPHANY SERVICE, marking the day the three kings arrived at Jesus' birthplace, Jan. 6 at Episcopal Cathedral of St. Andrew, 11:45 a.m. communion in Parke Chapel, 12:15 p.m. concert in the cathedral ; 524-2822.

CALVARY EPISCOPAL CHURCH CAR WASH, fundraiser for church family camp, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Jan. 9 and 23; church's lower parking lot, Käne'ohe; sedans $7 (others slightly higher); information/to volunteer, 941-1722.


UPDATE: WEEKLY MIDEAST BIBLE PROPHECY UPDATE, by the Rev. J.D. Farag of Calvary Chapel Kaneohe; 9:30 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), 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.