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Worship

Please join us for Worship Service at 10:00 am on Sundays

Sunday School classes meet in Worship Service at 10:00 am and go to individual classes after the Children’s Word.

Other congregations that meet on this church’s campus:
The United Church of Christ, Pohnpei – Hilo – the Rev. Bensis Henry, Rev. Henry Wilson: Sunday 10 am to noon (Building of Faith).
The Bedesta Church – Pastor Edmes Edwin: Sunday 1:30 pm (Building of Faith).
The Samoan Church – the Rev. Ausage Lelili’o and Rev. Rae Lelili’o: Sunday at 12 pm (in Sanctuary).
The Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga – the Rev. Stiven Pousima; Assistant to Pastor, Tevita Talanoa: Sunday 2-4 pm and Wednesday 6-7 pm (both in Sanctuary).
First Marshallese Assembly of God – the Rev. Brandy Karben: Sunday at 4 pm (in Sanctuary)
Muslim Community Group: Friday at 1:00 pm (Building of Faith Meeting Room)

Worship Bulletins

2017

November 26, 2017 - Compassion is the Standard
November 19, 2017 - Hide It Under a Bushel, No!
November 12, 2017 - Is There Forgiveness?

November 5, 2017 - Guest Pastor: the Rev. Dr. Gary Augustin

October 29, 2017 - Blessed

October 22, 2017 - All You've Got to Do is Be Worth Imitating

October 15, 2017 - Safety

October 8, 2017 - Deceptively Simple

October 1, 2017 - Are You Listening to This, God?

September 24, 2017 - Bright as Crystal

September 17, 2017 - Essentials and Opinions

September 10, 2017 - Fly on the Wings of the Morning

September 3, 2017 - The Known Unknown

August 27, 2017 - Institutional Rebels
August 20, 2017 - Cleansing What Has Been Defiled

August 13, 2017 - The Willing and the Unwilling

August 6, 2017 - It May Not Take Much - But It Might

July 30, 2017 - Deceived

July 23, 2017 - Oil on Stone

July 16, 2017 - How Shall We Stand?

July 9, 2017 - Test of Compassion

July 2, 2017 - Guest Pastor: the Rev Rae Lelili`o

June 25, 2017 - Stressed Disciples

June 18, 2017 - Discipling Light

June 11, 2017 - The Price of Dominion

June 4, 2017 - Wide Ranging Spirit

May 28, 2017 - Jesus' Witnesses
May 21, 2017 - Guest Minister: The Rev. Larry Walter

May 14, 2017 - Sharing by Dr Saeko Hayashi
May 7, 2017 - Wonders and Signs
April 30, 2017 - Hidden Messiah, Visible Messiah

April 23, 2017 - Love Beyond Sight

April 16, 2017 - Easter Sunday - A Simple Story to Change the World

April 13, 2017 - Maundy Thursday, Service of Tenebrae

April 9, 2017 - Reading of the Passion

April 2, 2017 - When Jesus Wept

March 26, s017 - Blessings the Wrong Way

March 19, 2017 - Inviting Questions

March 12, 2017 - Please God: Not a Fresh Start

March 5, 2017 - When the Tempter Quotes Scripture

February 26, 2017 - Dwellings on the Mountain

February 19, 2017 - The Hardest Commandment

February 12, 2017 - Jesus, Wait: You Set the Bar Higher?

February 5, 2017 - Love from a Pure Heart

January 29, 2017 - Blessing of Being and Doing

January 22, 2017 - Board Fair

January 15, 2017 - Who Has Called You?

January 8, 2017 - What Makes a Christian?

January 1, 2017 - A Long and Winding Road

2016

December 25, 2016 - Christmas Day - Instant Christmas Pageant
December 24, 2016 - Christmas Eve Service
December 18, 2016 - Really?
December 11, 2016 - My Soul Rejoices

December 4, 2016 - Reverse the Wor(l)d

November 27, 2016 - I Hope I'm Ready

November 20, 2016 - The King Turned Upside Down

November 13, 2016 - Sing Praise Sunday
November 6, 2016 - Greater than Advertised

October 30, 2016 - Saints Up a Tree

October 23, 2016 - Journey to Humility
October 16, 2016 - Grace to Proclaim

October 9, 2016 - Unrestrained

October 2,  2016 - Honest Spirit
September 25, 2016 - Cosmic Celebration

September 18, 2016 - Enduring the Storm

September 11, 2016 - Wise Abundance

September 10, 2016 - Installation Service of the Rev. Eric Anderson
September 4, 2016 - Waves of Grace Command the Morning

August 28, 2016 - Table Dancing

August 21, 2016 - Bent Souls

August 14, 2016

August 7, 2016 - Faith Measures

July 31, 2016 - What Do You Say to Your Soul?

July 24, 2016 - Don't Stop Praying
July 17, 2016 - To Do, or Not To Do

July 10, 2016 - For the Neighbor

July 3, 2016 - Power, Pride, and Profits

June 26, 2016 - Now You've Invited Me to Ask...

June 19, 2016 - Not in Calamity, but in Silence

June 5, 2016 - Gifts of the Prophet; Gifts to the Prophet

May 29, 2016 - Healing the Centurion's Servant
May 22, 2016 - Where has Wisdom Gone?

May 15, 2016 - That Will Wake You Up in the Morning

May 8, 2016 - A Mother's Prayer

May 1, 2016 - Who Knows What You'll Find by the River?

April 24, 2016 - What Were You Thinking, Peter?

April 17, 2016 - Rising up is hard to do

April 10, 2016 - Breakfast

April 3, 2016 - "And can it be that I should gain?...In dis life...The prayer"
March 27, 2016 - "O death, where is thy victory? O grave, where is thy sting?"
March 20, 2016 - A Contemporary Palm Sunday Skit

March 13, 2016 - 'I count but loss'

March 6, 2016 - Joy in heaven over one sinner

February 28, 2016 - Love to the loveless shown

February 21, 2016 - Words and Music Make a Great Hymn Inspiring a Lenten Meditation

February 14, 2016 - 'Wilderness' in our life

February 7, 2016 - We, too, are being transfigured

January 31, 2016 - Dare to Risk

January 24, 2016 - Anointed for a Purpose

January 17, 2016 - Overflowing Love in Good Measure

January 10, 2016 - Named and Claimed

January 3, 2016 - God Chooses Us

2015


December 27, 2015 - Growing up in the Service of the Lord

Christmas Eve 2015 - Festival of Nine Carols and Lessons

December 20, 2015 - Jesus loves the little children

December 13, 2015 - I give my life for you

December 6, 2015 - I'm Coming! I'm Coming! I'm Coming!

November 29, 2015 - Living and Navigating

November 22, 2015 - The Thanksgiving gift we take is equal to the Thanksgiving gift we make

November 15, 2015 - Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Present, Cleaving the Future [5] I have asked him of the Lord

November 8, 2015 - Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Present, Cleaving the Future [4] In Dis Life

November 1, 2015 - Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Present, Cleaving the Future [3] Honoring our saints

October 25, 2015 - Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Present, Cleaving the Future [2] Let me receive my sight

October 18, 2015 - Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Present, Cleaving the Future

October 11, 2015 - A Tough Decision by any Standard
October 4, 2015 - In Many and Various Ways

September 27, 2015 - the Rev. Take Sunia

September 20, 2015 - the Rev. Take Sunia
September 13, 2015 - The Knowledge of who Christ is - to us - is the Beginning of Wisdom - the Rev Take Sunia

September 6, 2015 - Do Not Rob the Poor

August 30, 2015 - Orphans and widows in our days

August 23, 2015 - My soul yearns, even faints for the Lord

August 16, 2015 - The harvest is plentiful, the laborers few

August 9, 2015 - My soul waits and hungers for the Bread of Life

August 2, 2015 - Have mercy on me, O God

July 26, 2015 - Take nothing for the journey

July 19, 2015 - Reconciliation! Reconciliation! Reconciliation!

July 12, 2015 - It is no secret

July 5, 2015 - The Other Side

June 28, 2015 - A Participatory Sermon for Church Musicians Appreciation Sunday

June 21, 2015 - Now is the acceptable time!

June 14, 2015 - Some boast of chariots, and of horses

June 7, 2015 - Our inner nature is being renewed every day

May 31, 2015 - Go and say to this people

May 24, 2015 - Heart-warming Experiences!

May 17, 2015 - Paying Tribute to Our Seniors

May 10, 2015 - Baptized in the Name of Jesus Christ

May 3, 2015 - Remember the Philip in Your Life

April 26, 2015 - We are Christian by Our Love...

April 19, 2015 - Jesus Ate in Their Presence

April 12, 2015 - There's Quite Enough

April 5, 201 5 - Easter - When is the End a Beginning?

April 2, 2015 - Maundy Thursday

March 29, 2015 - Palm Sunday

March 22, 2015 - And He Went Away Sad

March 15, 2015 - We have Love to Give Away

March 8, 2015 - Who is This Jesus?

March 1, 2015 - No Ordinary Picnic

February 22, 2015 -

February 15, 2015 - Going Up and Coming Down

February 8, 2015 - (with Lenten Covenant)

February 1, 2015 - Showing up in Odd Places

January 25, 2015 - Dare to Love

January 18, 2015 - Are You Serious

January 11, 2015 - Remember Your Baptism

January 4, 2015 - From Darkness to Light

2014


December 28, 2014 - Christmas Story

December 24, 2014 - Christmas Eve Service

December 21, 2014 - Here I am, God - Your Servant

December 14, 2014 - Dare to Rejoice

December 7, 2014 - God's Anyway Love

November 30, 2014 - The Third Coming

November 23, 2014 - Blessed to Be a Blessing

November 16, 2014 - Blowing a Football out your Nose

November 9, 2014 - Risky Business

November 2, 2014 - Loving Kindness

October 26, 2014 - Very Dear to Us

October 19, 2014 - A Model for Praying and Acting

October 12, 2014 - Radical Love

October 5, 2014 - Zesty Disciples

September 28, 2014 - Living in God's Good News

September 21, 2014 - Bread Rains

September 14, 2014 - A Dwelling in our Hearts
September 7, 2014 -

August 31, 2014 - Our Uneasy Relationship with God

August 24, 2014 - Looking Back to Look Ahead

August 17, 2014 - The Faith of a Canaanite Woman

August 10, 2014 - Buoyed by Faith

August 3, 2014 - Table of Plenty

July 27, 2014 - God's Realm is Like...

July 20, 2014 - Becoming a Luke 10 Church

July 13, 2014 - Foolish Farming or Abundant Blessings

July 6, 2014 - An Easy Yoke

June 29, 2014 - Extravagant Hospitality

June 22, 2014 - The Cost and Joy of Discipleship

June 15, 2014- Truer than Mere Facts

June 8, 2014 - Spirit Poured Out-bringing Life

May 25, 2014 - Imagine

May 18, 2014 - Changing Course

May 11, 2014 - What Makes an Attractive Church?

May 4, 2014 - Their Eyes Were Opened

April 27, 2014 - Meeting Us Where We Are

April 20, 2014 Easter Sunday - Do We Dare

April 17, 2014 Maundy Thursday

April 13, 2014 Palm Sunday - In Order to be Filled

April 6, 2014 - Consider the Possibility

March 30, 2014 - Different, Yet One

March 23, 2014 - Water for the Thirsty

March 16, 2014 - Blessed to be a Blessing

March 9, 2014 - Abundant Grace

March 2, 2014 - Holy Encounter

February 23, 2014 - Blooming in Hostile Places

February 16, 2014 -The Heart of the Matter

February 9, 2014 - Briny and Bright

February 2, 2014 - Living Under the Blessing

January 26, 2014 - Call to Adventure

January 19, 2014 - At the Threshold

January 12, 2014

January 5, 2014 - Small Presents, Big Presence

2013


December 29, 2013 - The Faithful Journey Continues

December 22, 2013 - The Glory of the Lord Revealed

December 15, 2013 - Leap for Joy!

December 8, 2013 - Advent, Repentance and Shalom

December 1, 2013 - Her Only Hope

November 24, 3013 - God Does Provide

November 17, 2013 - Who am I?

November 10, 2013 - Remain Faithful and Follow Closely

November 3, 2013 - Reshaped and Transformed by Love

October 27, 2013 - Take Heart and Have Courage to Be

October 20, 2013 - Love for the Journey - the going is not  easy

October 13, 2013 - Doing Our Best

October 6, 2013 - Patient, Enduring Faith in God's Ways

September 29, 2013 - You Will Not Fear

September 22, 2013 - Our Prayerful Living

September 15, 2013 - Welcomed into Repentance

September 8, 2013 - New Identities -Embedded in the Social Consciousness of Our Souls

September 1, 2013 - I Still Contend with You

August 25, 2013 - Let Our Healing Wholeness Begin

August 18, 2013 - Tough Love from Jesus

August 11, 2013 - Walking into Tomorrow

August 4, 2013 - Somewhere Under the Rainbow

July 28, 2013 - Whispers

July 21, 2013 - Whose House is it, Anyway?

July 14, 2013 - Who is My Neighbor?

July 7, 2013 - Freedom for Captives

June 30, 2013 - Pick up the Mantle - Put on Your Working Clothes

June 23, 2013 - Take Courage

June 16, 2013 - Embracing Justice

June 9, 2013 - Getting Your Story Together

June 2, 2013 - An Outsider's Trusting Faith

May 26, 2013 - Wisdom Calls from Generation to Generation...
May 19, 2013

May 5, 2013 - Together in Faith

April 28, 2013 - The God Who Makes All Things New: Ah-ha or Oh-oh!
April 21, 2013 - Life Commitment and Action

April 14, 2013 - Way Forward - Stepping Out

April 7, 2013 -The Easter Beatitude

March 31, 2013 - Easter Sunday - They did not Understand - He had Risen - that Joy Might Abound

March 24, 2013 - Palm Sunday

March 17, 2013 - Indulgence

March 10, 2013 - Embracing Love From Every Angle

March 3, 2013 - Everyone Has An Invitation - BOGO!"

February 24, 2013 - You Got to Know When to Hold 'em, Know When to Fold 'em

February 17, 2013 - Face to Face in Every Wilderness Challenge

February 10, 2013 - Transforming Relationships

February 3, 2013 - Prophet Walking the High Wire of Risk

January 27, 2013 - On Special Assignment

January 20, 2013 - Better than Expected - Extravagant Blessings

January 13, 2013 - Confirmed with Love - Heaven's Blessing Descends

January 6, 2013 - I've got Good News and Bad News

2012


December 30, 2012 - Who is this Child? Who Makes us Ring with Hope?

December 23, 2012 - What Does Mary See?

December 9, 2012 - Go Before the Lord - Light in the Darkness

December 2, 2012 - Make Ready - Get Set - GO!!

November 25, 2012 - Ruler of Wisdom and Truthfulness

November 18, 2012 - We All Need a Pat on the Back

November 11, 2012 - Risk and Restoration - A Legacy of Redemption

November 4, 2012 - Wherever You Go - God Goes - We Journey Together

October 28, 2012 - Come Out! Be Unbound!

October 21, 2012 - Great Service - Beyond Expectations?

October 14, 2012 - What must I DO?
October 7, 2012 - How will God Wager on Our Integrity?

September 30, 2012 - Courage for Community - Born for a Time like This!

September 23, 2012 - First in Caring - Compassionate Acceptance

September 16, 2012 - Who are you, Jesus? Yes you are! And how are you Jesus?

September 9, 2012 - Be Open: Hear This, Insiders and Outsiders

September 2, 2012 - Be Love as the Way to Love

August 26, 2012 - Who or What Shall We Serve? For God Has Blessed Us!

August 19, 2012 - Wisdom Quest - Got Questions?

August 12, 2012 - Shaping Community with Honest Speech and Action

August 5, 2012 - Bread of Life

July 29, 2012 - You Got It!

July 22, 2012 - Holy Leisure
July 15, 2012 - Speak Truth through Power
July 8, 2012 - Powerful Perception
July 1, 2012 - Have No Fear, Only Believe!
June 24, 2012 - Together: In the Same Boat! Why are You Afraid? Peace Be Still!

June 17, 2012 - Grown Up Before We Know It

June 10, 2012 - God's Forgiveness Cannot Deny Itself

June 3, 2012 - Mysterious Encounters

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Service Times & Directions

Sunday School Classes

Sunday 8:45 am

Sunday Worship Service

Sunday 10:00 am

Adult Bible Study

Monday 6:30 pm, Wednesday 9:00 am

IYPP
(International Young Adults Association)
Bible Study

Wednesday 7:30 pm

The Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga

(The Rev. Tevita) Sunday 1:00 pm Wednesday 7:00 pm (Sanctuary)

The United Church of Christ, Pohnpei - Hilo

(The Rev. Ichiro) Sunday 10:00 am (Bdg. of Faith)

The Samoan Church

(The Rev. Sunia) Sunday 4:00 pm (Sanctuary)

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440 W. Lanikaula Street
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 935-1283