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

During the COVID-19 outbreak, we are not gathering in person for worship. We are sharing an online worship experience only so that we can slow the rate of infection and further the health of our community and all our neighbors.

Online Worship for May 24, 2020

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Online Worship for May 17, 2020

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Online Worship for May 10, 2020

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Online Worship for May 3, 2020

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Recorded Service for April 26 Now Available

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Online Worship for April 26, 2020

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Online Worship for April 19, 2020

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Online Worship for April 12, 2020: Easter Sunday

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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:
Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa, Hilo – the Rev. Ausage Lelili’o and Rev. Rae Lelili’o: Sunday at 12:00 pm (in Sanctuary).
The Bedesta Church – Pastor Edmes Edwin: Sunday 1:30 pm (Building of Faith).
The United Church of Christ, Pohnpei – Hilo – the Rev. Bermenso Santiago and the Rev. Bensis Henry: Sunday 3:30 pm (Sanctuary).
Muslim Community Group: Friday at 1:00 pm (Building of Faith Meeting Room).

 

Worship Bulletins

2020
2019

December 22, 2019 - God With Us
December 15, 2019 - Christmas Pageant
December 8, 2019 - Guest Pastor, the Rev. Dr. David Popham
December 1, 2019 - What Does It Take to be Ready?
November 24, 2019 - Today
November 17, 2019 - Lions, Lambs, and a Living Wage
November 10, 2019 - Since You Asked
November 3, 2019 - I Think I'll Climb a Tree
October 27, 2019 (All Saints Sunday) - Starting Honestly

October  20, 2019 - Still Hoping
October 13, 2019 - The Root of Thanks
October 6, 2019 - Christian Conditions
September 29, 2019 - Getting the Points
September 22, 2019 - Puzzling Parable
September 8, 2019 - Counting the Cost
September 1, 2019 - To Choose the Place of Honor
August 25, 2019 - Keeping the Sabbath
August 18, 2019 - Division
August 11, 2019 - The Unexpected Hour
August 4, 2019 - God's Heart
July 28, 2019 - Questions of Prayer
July 21, 2019 - Distracted or Disaster
July 14, 2019 - Temple of the Kingdom
July 7, 2019 - Peace to this House
June 30, 2019 - Guest Pastor, the Rev. Ronald Kent
June 23, 2019 - Guest Pastor, the Rev. Ronald Kent
June 16, 2019 - Oh, To Be Wise
June 9, 2019 - Another Language for Rejoicing
June 2, 2019 - Annoying People
May 26, 2019 - Holy City
May 19, 2019 - What Has God Cleansed?
May 12, 2019 - Please Come to Us
May 5, 2019 - Guest Speaker, The Rev. Tracy Barnowe
April 28, 2019 - We Must Obey
April 21, 2019 - First Apostle
April 14, 2019 - Palm Sunday
April 7, 2019 - God's Not Done With Me
March 31, 2019 - This Fellow Welcomes Sinners
March 24, 2019 - Fresh Figs
March 17, 2019 - Steadfast
March 10, 2019 - Change the Test
March 3, 2019 - Guest Speaker, the Rev. John Madsen-Bibeau
February 24, 2019 - Hard Love
February 17, 2019 - Now Wait a Minute
February 10, 2019 - Caught!
February 3, 2019 - Tough Call
January 27, 2019 - Guest Speaker, The Rev. Dr. David Vasquez-Levy
January 20, 2019 - What God is Like
January 13, 2019 - Like a Dove
January 6, 2019 - For a Guiding Star

2018

December 30, 2018 - And Yet We Learn
December 23, 2018 - Christmas Pageant
December 16, 2018 - Words of Salvation
December 9, 2018 - Guide My Feet
December 2, 2018 - Changes Are A-Coming
November 25, 2018 - To Testify to the Truth
November 18, 2018 - Thanks Be To God
November 11, 2018 - Two Coins on the Pledge Card
November 4, 2018 - And After That
October 28, 2018 - Let There Be Mercy - Oh, Let There Be Mercy
October 21, 2018 - Guest Pastor Rev Linda Petrucelli
October 14, 2018 - Jesus Loved Him, Too
October 7, 2018 - Children, Come
September 30, 2018 - Scandalous
September 23, 3018 - Higher Ground
September 16, 2018 - Beyond Us

September 9, 2018 - Dominion
September 2, 2018 - Oh, My Goodness
August 26, 2018 - Is It Too Easy?
August 19, 2018 - This May Need a Song
August 12, 2018 - Just Plain Good Advice
August 5, 2018 - One Bread, One Body
July 29, 2018 - Helping Hands
July 22, 2018 - Stone by Stone
July 15, 2018 - Dance Lessons - Guest Preacher, the Rev. Linda Petrucelli
July 8, 2018 - I Think I Can, I Think I Can (Not)
July 1. 2018 - Stretch Out Now
June 24, 2018 - Very, Very Special
June 17, 2018 - Let Me Take a Closer Look
June 10, 2018 - Just a Leader - That's All We Ask
June 3, 2018 - What is Right?
May 27, 2018 - The Mystery of Call
May 20, 2018- Come, Holy Spirit, to Aid Us!
May 13, 2018 - Choices, Choices

May 6, 2018 - Making Friends with God - Guest Preacher, the Rev. Linda Petrucelli

April 29 - 2018 - The Right Connection - Guest Preacher, the Rev. Linda Petrucelli

April 22, 2018 - Shepherds of Compassion

April 15, 2018 - Understanding and Testimony

April 8, 2018 - Forgiving Others for God

April 1, 2018 - Easter Sunday - Their Story Became Our Story

March 29, 2018 - Maundy Thursday
March 25, 2018 - Palm Sunday / Reading of the Passion

March 18, 2018 - Is It Well with Your Soul?

March 11, 2018 - God So Loved the World

March 4, 2018 - Can I Be a Little Foolish?

February 25, 2018 - When Safety Brings No Safety

February 18, 2018 - Never Again

February 11, 2018 - Guest Preacher, the Rev. Gabrielle Chavez

February 4, 2018 - The Muddle of Discipleship

January 28, 2018 - Guest Speaker, the Rev. Linda Petrucelli

January 21, 2018 - Catch and...?

January 14, 2018 - The Discomfort of Faith

January 7, 2018 - Guest Preacher, the Rev. Dr. Chris Davies

2017

December 31. 2017 - Recognition
December 24, 2017 - (Morning Service) - Just a Brief Pause
December 17, 2017 - Christmas Pageant
December 10, 2017 - The Best Highway
December 3, 2017 - Attention, Distraction, Attention, Distraction

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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