Lauhala Pāpale Sunday
Sunday, April 13th, 2014
Palm/Passion Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week. The tradition of members and friends wearing their finest lauhala pāpale or hats woven out of pandanus leaves continues.
On Palm/Passion Sunday, April 13, 2014, women and men will have an opportunity to once more not only commemorate the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem but to commemorate the events of the week that will lead to his arrest, trial and crucifixion.
Maundy Thursday Service
Bread of the World
Thursday, April 17th, 2014
The annual Maundy Thursday Service will be held on Thursday, April 17, 2014 beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the sanctuary of the church. Nā Leo Nahenahe, the adult choir, will be singing “Bread of the World” by Reginald Huber and Ron Klusmeier as well as Mozart’s “Ave Verum” in Hawaiian.
Stephen Haines, Director of the Music Ministry Program, will direct the choir. Members of the music team include Danny Brown, organist and Ellen Caringer, pianist.
Easter Sunrise Service
Lord of the Dance
Sunday, April 20th, 2014
The annual Easter Sunrise Service will be held beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 20, 2014 on the grounds of the church. The outdoor service will again include the sharing of The Lord’s Supper and the Easter floral cross.
Members of Nā Leo Nahenahe, the adult choir, will sing “Lord of the Dance.” They will also sing “Easter Fantasia” - a medley of “Christ Arose,” “Christ the Lord is Risen Today,” and Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy” - with members of the Children’s Ensemble.
Members and friends are invited to bring single stem flowers or lei for the cross. These will be placed on the cross during the sharing of The Lord’s Supper. Come and worship!