Hawaiian Identity

 

Island Hospitality

A United Church of Christ Serving Kauai Since 1835

United Church of Christ

Come Worship with Us

Sundays at 10:30 AM

 

E Komo Mai! (Welcome!) to Koloa Union Church

We are followers of Jesus with a distinctly Hawaiian identity. Some of us are descendants of the native people of these islands and we celebrate with the language and customs of our ancestors. As an inclusive community of faith, reflecting the diversity of the people of Hawai‘i, we respect all cultures and backgrounds.

Our mission is to embrace, enhance and nurture God’s diverse and unique faith community, all to the glory of God.

Whoever you are and wherever you have been on life’s journey, you are welcome here!

Church Location:
3289  Po‘ipu Road, Koloa, HI

We are located in the heart of Kōloa on Po‘ipu Road between Old Koloa Town and Koloa School and Library. As you are driving along Po‘ipu Road, you’ll see our church set back from the road between the large monkeypod trees. It is a lava rock church with a large white cross in the window. Parking is available in the front of the church.

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 536, Koloa, HI 96756

Directions from Old Koloa Town:
Turn onto Po‘ipu Road by the Chevron Gas Station. As you drive on Po‘ipu Road, look to your right in about a block and a half.

Directions from Kukui‘ula (The roundabout where Po‘ipu Road runs into the Shops at Kukui‘ula):
Exit the roundabout onto Po‘ipu Road towards Old Koloa Town. As you drive on Po‘ipu Road, look to your left just past Koloa School and Library (& Snorkel Bob’s).

Phone: 808-742-6622

A Message from Kahu Alan Akana

 

JESUS AND THE SEA

I enjoyed our worship service at the beach on Sunday! Our theme was “Jesus and the Sea.” We took a look at how people in biblical times felt about large bodies of water, and it was not all positive. We also considered the two passages in Mark’s Gospel where Jesus calmed the sea, and I encouraged us all to consider what we might learn from those passages, even though our feelings toward the sea might be significantly different from the feelings that the original hearers of these stories may have had. The bottom line: God is with us during the times of chaos and fear, and because of God’s presence, we can stand firm with the confidence that God’s love is always with us. My prayer for all is that we will stand firm in the times of chaos and fear in our lives because of our faith in God’s loving presence.

I look forward to seeing you on a Sunday morning again soon!

Kahu Alan Akana

“A Message from Kahu Alan Akana” is provided most weeks by the Kahu (Pastor) of Koloa Union Church, a congregation of the United Church of Christ (UCC), a member of the Kauai Association and Hawaii Conference.

Weekly News of the Church

FOR THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 12TH

COMING UP….

A Workshop Presented By

The Kauai Association of the United Church of Christ
HURRICANES, TSUNAMIS AND MORE:
HOW CAN WE BE PREPARED?Tuesday, September 20, 2016
5:30-7:00 p.m.
Lihue Christian Church
2943 Kress Street in Lihue

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WORLD COMMUNION SUNDAY / NEIGHBORS IN NEED:

Join us in church on October 2 as we celebrate World Communion Sunday

and collect the Neighbors in Need special mission offering.

CHOIR PRACTICE will be starting up. Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. Please come, bring a friend.
WAINEKE WORKDAY September 23-24, 2016. It is time to spruce up our much-used Waineke cabins in Kokee. Lots of cleaning and refreshing to be done. We would appreciate your help. Details to follow.

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“Weekly News of the Church” is provided by Koloa Union Church, a congregation of the United Church of Christ (UCC), a member of the Kauai Association and Hawaii Conference.

Join us at 3289 Poipu Road in Koloa!