Monthly Archives: September 2018

Wake Now Our Vision

How do you see our church in fifteen years? Thirty years? We can make a difference in the life of our church, even for years after we’re no longer here by making a legacy contribution for the future. Through the denomination’s Wake Now Our Vision Collaborative Campaign to make our giving even more valuable, the Shelter Rock UU … Continued

October 28, 2018, 11:30am-1:30pm A.D.O.R.E. meeting

For our October 28, 2018 meeting, we will view and discuss Maribel Apuya’s documentary, “The Sakada Series.” We will learn about the Filipino contract workers who worked on Hawaii’s sugar and pineapple plantations from 1906-1946, as well as gain a deeper understanding of Filipino-American culture in Hawaii. Two guests will join us in our discussion. … Continued

From Contract to Called Ministry

BEYOND CONTRACT MINISTRY Rev. T.J. FitzGerald, our minister, is currently on a contract with us for the second year.  Now the Board and other leaders would like to the congregation to discern whether we would like to proceed to call T.J to become our settled minister.  T.J. must discern if committing to a long-term relationship … Continued

Gallery on the Pali Upcoming Exhibit

Paper, Wood, and Canvas – Art by Carol D’Angelo & Dexter Doi   Honolulu‘s Gallery on the Pali announces an  exhibition of art by Carol D’Angelo & Dexter Doi. The exhibition will run from Sept. 9, 2018, through October 25, 2018, at GOTP, located at the First Unitarian Church at 2500 Pali Highway. Artist’s Reception: Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 from 6 to 8 PM.  The public is invited.   On … Continued

Second Sunday Writing Groups

Sharing Our Stories: A continuing writing group When we open our eyes, life is forever fascinating.  There is significant benefit, as well as enjoyment, when we gather together and share our perceptions and experiences of our lives.  No surprise “Talking Story” is a basic positive cultural practice.  We invite you to take it one step … Continued

FUNdraiser Dec. 1, Volunteers needed

Mark your Calendar THE Fundraiser scheduled to help achieve our goals and enjoy a holiday event.  Dec. 1 we will enjoy our ukulele group, make ornaments, sing, decorate our art tree, eat AND have an auction.  Keep an eye out for updates and think about what you could auction – A fancy dinner, week-end getaway, … Continued

Planned Giving Team formed

Many of you may be aware how critical end-of-life gifts have been to the financial health of this church. In order to encourage and facilitate such gifts in the future the Board has directed the formation of a Planned Giving Team, whose current members are David Davis, Nan Kleiber, and Nancy Young. This is an especially … Continued

Meet the 8th Principle Task Force

Click on the link to meet this new task force, it’s mission and goals for 2018-2019. https://uuhonolulu.org/justice/8th-principle-task-force/ Contact Carla Allison if you have an interest in being part of an action oriented racial justice team with various projects and ways in which to participate.  396-1488  cbm@hawaii.rr.com

Attention Connection Seekers

Are you yearning to:  Connect deeply with others  Engage in substantial questions that  go beyond small talk  Listen attentively & share deeply  Develop & clarify personal values, beliefs and theology  Explore ideas, needs and emotions in a high-trust environment Benefit from being part of a caring community Chalice Circles are always open to new participants.  … Continued