Koloa Union Church News

Weekly News of the Church

BREAKFAST & BINGO AT POIPU BEACH! Our church family and friends will gather for good food and fun this coming Saturday, September 23, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Join us at the big pavilion across Nukumoi Surf Company for a delicious breakfast followed by a rousing game of bingo! Bring your lawn chairs for additional seating and swimsuits for those who want to swim. Donations for food costs are much appreciated. If you have not signed up yet and plan to attend, please RSVP calling Bonnie Kakinami BY WEDNESDAY so we know how much food is needed.
FALL CHOIR There will be NO rehearsal on September 21 or 28!
HURRICANE RELIEF The United Church of Christ has established a fund to support Harvey and Irma relief and recovery efforts. Donations may be made online by clicking HARVEY or IRMA. Gifts may also be made through Koloa Union Church; please indicate “Hurricane Harvey,” “Hurricane Irma,” or “Hurrican Relief” (for both) on the note line; checks will be then forwarded to the Hawaii Conference for Wider Church Missions. Donation will be accepted through October.
PRAYERS & SQUARES Contact Angela Dressel if you would like to get involved in praying for people in crisis or helping to make quilt squares for those in crisis.

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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!

Weekly News of the Church

HURRICANE RELIEF The United Church of Christ has established a fund to support Harvey and Irma relief and recovery efforts. Donations may be made online by clicking HARVEY or IRMA. Gifts may also be made through Koloa Union Church; please indicate “Hurricane Harvey,” “Hurricane Irma,” or “Hurrican Relief” (for both) on the note line; checks will be then forwarded to the Hawaii Conference for Wider Church Missions. Donation will be accepted through October.
COCONUT WIRELESS The Council of the Hawaii Conference of the United Church of Christ has chosen an Intentional Interim Conference Minister, the Rev. Gabrielle Fackre Chavez, to begin in January 2018. You can check out this and other news on the Coconut Wireless, the regular newsletter of the HCUCC. If you would like to keep abreast on news, opportunities and events, please click HERE. If you like what you see, you may subscribe and get every issue of the Coconut Wireless automatically.
FREE SMOKE ALARMS Click HERE if you or a neighbor on Kaua`i might like a free smoke alarm installed by a volunteer from the Red Cross.
PRAYERS & SQUARES Contact Angela Dressel if you would like to get involved in praying for people in crisis or helping to make quilt squares for those in crisis. The ladies have recently made and delivered two beautiful prayer quilts to two church members.
AND COMING UP…
BREAKFAST, BEACH, BINGO! Saturday, September 23, 9:00 a.m. Join us at the big pavilion across Nukumoi Surf Company for a delicious breakfast followed by a rousing game of bingo! Bring your lawn-chairs and swimsuits. Donations for food costs are much appreciated. Please sign up so we know how much food is needed.
FALL `AHA MOKUPUNI! Kōloa Union Church will host this year’s fall gathering of the Kaua`i Association of the United Church of Christ on Sunday afternoon and evening, November 12. Details are forthcoming. Be sure to save the date on your calendar now, as we will need a lot of volunteers to help us host the Kaua`i churches!

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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!

Weekly News of the Church

HURRICANE HARVEY The United Church of Christ has established a fund to support Harvey relief and recovery efforts. Donations may be made online by clicking HERE. Gifts may also be made through Koloa Union Church; please indicate “Hurricane Harvey” on the note line; checks will be then forwarded to the Hawaii Conference for Wider Church Missions. Donation will be accepted through October.
FALL CHOIR begins on Thursday, September 7 at 7 p.m. Bring your voices and your friends. You will enjoy being part of this melodious group under the direction of Kathleen Dahill.
COCONUT WIRELESS The Hawai`i Conference of the United Church of Christ sends a regular newsletter to people in UCC congregations throughout Hawai`i. If you would like to keep abreast on news, opportunities and events, please click HERE. If you like what you see, you may subscribe and get every issue of the Coconut Wireless automatically.
FREE SMOKE ALARMS Click HERE if you or a neighbor on Kaua`i might like a free smoke alarm installed by a volunteer from the Red Cross.
PRAYERS & SQUARES Contact Angela Dressel if you would like to get involved in praying for people in crisis or helping to make quilt squares for those in crisis. The ladies have recently made and delivered two beautiful prayer quilts to two church members.
AND COMING UP…
BREAKFAST, BEACH, BINGO! Saturday, September 23, 9:00 a.m. Join us at the big pavilion across Nukumoi Surf Company for a delicious breakfast followed by a rousing game of bingo! Bring your lawn-chairs and swimsuits. Donations for food costs are much appreciated. A sign up sheet is on the bulletin board.
COMMITMENT SUNDAY Please bring your completed 2018 commitment card on Sunday, October 1, when we bless our commitments for the coming year. Each year in the fall we ask our members and friends to let us know what they plan to give to the general fund during the following year. This is a great help to our Finance Committee and Church Council in planning the upcoming budget, which is then presented to the congregation in January each year.
FALL `AHA MOKUPUNI! Koloa Union Church will host this year’s fall gathering of the Kaua`i Association of the United Church of Christ on Sunday afternoon and evening, November 12. Details are forthcoming. Be sure to save the date on your calendar now, as we will need a lot of volunteers to help us host the Kaua`i churches!

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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!

Weekly News of the Church

WAINEKE WORKDAYS September 25 & 26.  Koloa Union Church is so fortunate to host several church events at Waineke Cabins throughout the year.  It is time to show our appreciation by volunteering on these workdays.  Please check with Uncle Diki for details.
SALVATION ARMY SOUP KITCHEN
On the 5th Wednesday of the month, our church volunteers to set up, serve lunch and clean up at the Salvation Army Soup Kitchen in Hanapepe. Please talk to Judyth Foley if you are able to help on Wednesday, August 30th. Volunteers typically meet in our church parking lot at 9:30 a.m. to carpool.
UCC PRESENCE AT CHARLOTTESVILLE United Church of Christ ministers, lay leaders and national staff were present in Charlottesville over the weekend. Click HERE to see the article of what is like from the perspective of the Rev. Traci Blackmon, who serves as Executive Minister of Justice and Witness Ministries of the United Church of Christ.
COCONUT WIRELESS The Hawai`i Conference of the United Church of Christ sends a regular newsletter to people in UCC congregations throughout Hawai`i. If you would like to keep abreast on news, opportunities and events, please click HERE. If you like what you see, you may subscribe and get every issue of the Coconut Wireless automatically.
FREE SMOKE ALARMS Click HERE if you or a neighbor on Kaua`i might like a free smoke alarm installed by a volunteer from the Red Cross.
AND COMING UP…

YOUTH SUNDAY The church youth will be conducting the entire Sunday service on August 27.  Any youth wanting to participate, contact Tiffany Marrotte.

CHOIR REHEARSALS begin on Thursday, September 7, at 7 p.m.  Please join us, bring a friend.  You will enjoy being part of this melodious group under the direction of Kathleen Dahill.

 

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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!

Weekly News of the Church

SCHOOL STARTS this week.  Be careful of children walking to and from school.
COCONUT WIRELESS The Hawai`i Conference of the United Church of Christ sends a regular newsletter to people in UCC congregations throughout Hawai`i. If you would like to keep abreast on news, opportunities and events, please click HERE. If you like what you see, you may subscribe and get every issue of the Coconut Wireless automatically.
FREE SMOKE ALARMS Click HERE if you or a neighbor on Kaua`i might like a free smoke alarm installed by a volunteer from the Red Cross.
OFFICE HELP We are looking for a volunteer(s) who can sit in the office while Penny will be on vacation this fall and in the future. We are asking the volunteer(s) to pick up and sort through the mail, pay bills when they are due, answer the phone, do light office work and chat  with visitors. Most of the time, Penny will be available by phone or email if you have questions while volunteering.
PRAYERS & SQUARES Contact Angela Dressel if you would like to get involved in praying for people in crisis or helping to make quilt squares for those in crisis.  The ladies have recently made and delivered two beautiful prayer quilts to two church members.
COMING UP:

YOUTH SUNDAY The church youth will be conducting the entire Sunday service on August 27.  Any youth wanting to participate, contact Tiffany Marrotte.

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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!

Weekly News of the Church

SCHOOL STARTS on August 7.  Be careful of children walking to and from school.
COCONUT WIRELESS The Hawai`i Conference of the United Church of Christ sends a regular newsletter to people in UCC congregations throughout Hawai`i. If you would like to keep abreast on news, opportunities and events, please click HERE. If you like what you see, you may subscribe and get every issue of the Coconut Wireless automatically.

FREE SMOKE ALARMS Click HERE if you or a neighbor on Kaua`i might like a free smoke alarm installed by a volunteer from the Red Cross.

PRAYERS & SQUARES Contact Angela Dressel if you would like to get involved in praying for people in crisis or helping to make quilt squares for those in crisis.  The ladies have recently made and delivered two beautiful prayer quilts to two church members.

Free Smoke Alarm

This is a special announcement.

If you or a neighbor on Kaua`i would like to receive a free smoke alarm installed by a volunteer from the Red Cross, click smoke alarm flyer for Kauai2017 for the details.

Weekly News of the Church

FINAL SUMMER BOOK GROUP GATHERING Kahu Akana will lead our final summer book group at the parsonage, 3281 Waikomo Road in Koloa, on Wednesday, July 19. The group will gather at the parsonage at 6 p.m. for dinner and then discusses the book Convictions: How I Learned What Matters Most, by Marcus Borg. In this book, Borg reflects on his life and how he developed his most bedrock convictions—and why they matter. This week’s dinner will be a potluck. Main dish, rice, dessert and drinks are already planned; side dishes are appreciated! Kahu suggests that you read chapters 10 & 11 for July 19.

OFFICE HELP We are looking for a volunteer(s) who can sit in the office while Penny will be on vacation this fall and in the future. We are asking the volunteer(s) to pick up and sort through the mail, pay bills when they are due, answer the phone, do light office work and chat  with visitors. Most of the time, Penny will be available by phone or email if you have questions while volunteering.

PRAYERS & SQUARES Contact Angela Dressel if you would like to get involved in praying for people in crisis or helping to make quilt squares for those in crisis.  The ladies have recently made and delivered two beautiful prayer quilts to two church members.

SAVE THE DATES for KOLOA PLANTATION DAYS….

Monday, July 24: “Plantation-style Living: An Afternoon of Art, Stories and Refreshments” at the Smith Memorial Parsonage, 3281 Waikomo Road, from 4 to 6 p.m. We are asking church volunteers to greet, host and make and serve refreshments. Please contact Kahu, Palani Akana or Sherry Hines if you would like to volunteer.

Friday, July 28: We again have access to the large golf cart for the parade, and it needs to be decorated. Please let Penny know if you can donate flowers and can help decorate, 4 pm. at the parsonage.

Saturday, July 29: KPD Parade, “Many Cultures, One Community” at 10 a.m. Meet at the church at 8:30, and let us know if you would like to bring something for our continental breakfast (malasadas, donuts, muffins, orange juice, etc.) We will be asking parade participants to  wear and carry items representing your ethnic culture or one that is part of our church and/or community.

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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!

Weekly News of the Church

SUMMER BOOK GROUP Kahu Akana leads our summer book group at the parsonage, 3281 Waikomo Road in Koloa, on Wednesday evenings. The group gathers at the parsonage at 6 p.m. for dinner and then discusses the book Convictions: How I Learned What Matters Most, by Marcus Borg. In this book, Borg reflects on his life and how he developed his most bedrock convictions–and why they matter. Please pick up your book on Wednesday for $10, and sign up on the bulletin board so that Kahu knows how much food to prepare. Kahu suggests that you read chapters 8 & 9 for July 12.

PRAYERS & SQUARES Contact Angela Dressel if you would like to get involved in praying for people in crisis or helping to make quilt squares for those in crisis.

SAVE THE DATES for KOLOA PLANTATION DAYS….

Monday, July 24: “Plantation-style Living: An Afternoon of Art, Stories and Refreshments” at the Smith Memorial Parsonage, 3281 Waikomo Road, from 4 to 6 p.m.

Saturday, July 29: KPD Parade, “Many Cultures, One Community” at 10 a.m. We will be asking volunteers to decorate our float and also wear and carry items representing your ethnic culture or one that is part of our church and/or community.

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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!

Weekly News of the Church

OFFICE CLOSED on Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day!
SUMMER BOOK GROUP Kahu Akana leads our summer book group at the parsonage, 3281 Waikomo Road in Koloa, on Wednesday evenings. The group gathers at the parsonage at 6 p.m. for dinner and then discusses the book Convictions: How I Learned What Matters Most, by Marcus Borg. In this book, Borg reflects on his life and how he developed his most bedrock convictions–and why they matter. Please pick up your book on Wednesday for $10, and sign up on the bulletin board so that Kahu knows how much food to prepare. Kahu suggests that you read chapters 7 & 8  for July 5.

PRAYERS & SQUARES Contact Angela Dressel if you would like to get involved in praying for people in crisis or helping to make quilt squares for those in crisis.

SAVE THE DATES for KOLOA PLANTATION DAYS….

Monday, July 24: “Plantation-style Living: An Afternoon of Art, Stories and Refreshments” at the Smith Memorial Parsonage, 3281 Waikomo Road.

Saturday, July 29: KPD Parade, “Many Cultures, One Community” at 10 a.m. We will be asking volunteers to decorate our float and also wear and carry items representing your ethnic culture or one that is part of our church and/or community.

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3289 Po‘ipu Road
Koloa, HI

Phone: 808-742-6622

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