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May 26, 2024


Trinity Sunday

Graduate Recognition

Sermon by Rev. Mary Herbig

"Holy Smokes!"

7 AM Atherton Memorial Chapel

9 AM – Sanctuary

11 AM Parish Hall

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10 AM - Online

Via Zoom or Facebook

Webinar ID: 871 4936 7567; Passcode: cuc


Children (birth to age 3)

The Nursery will be open during the 9 AM & 11 AM worship services.

Children (age 3 to grade 5)

Sunday School will be available during the 9 AM & 11 AM worship services.


Youth (grades 6 to 12)

Meet for worship in Parish Hall, 11 AM. Youth will gather in the Youth Room.



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Central Union Windward Ministry

Sunday Worship

10 AM - Windward Sanctuary

Sermon by Rev. Rushan Sinnaduray

"Enlarging the Tent"

Lorna Bright, Worship Musician

Are you on Facebook? Follow and "like" Central Union Windward's new Facebook page!

Central Union Pohnpei Ministry

Sunday Worship

11 AM - Atherton Memorial Chapel


The Church Office will be closed on Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day.

This past Sunday, we celebrated the 100th anniversary of our Sanctuary's dedication! One hundred years of worship beneath the truth that “Love Never Faileth.” Our Sanctuary has provided a beautiful setting for countless worship services, weddings, vow renewals, funerals, baptisms, concerts, but we also remember that it’s the people that gather here and what they (we) go on to do beyond these four walls that make the church!

If you missed Pastor Rushan's message “The Vision of Pentecost”, you can view the online service!

CUC Children's Ministry will offer Compassion Camp again this summer for kids ages 3 through grade 5. Sign up your keiki for a week of fun and growth as "God's Global Kids: Learning to Love the World."

July 22-26, 2024

Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 12 PM, at the CUC Honolulu campus

Suggested donation of $40; limited space available

If you're interested in volunteering, contact:


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View the May 2024 issue of The Spire.


  • Pray for all those graduating this year! May they feel celebrated for their accomplishments and supported in their future endeavors.

  • Pray for the preschool keiki as they end the school year, and especially those students who will move on to new schools. May they leave with good memories of their time at Central Union Preschool!

  • As we approach Memorial Day, pray for all the lives lost in combat and for those who lost their loved ones.
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Volunteer at the CUC Thrift Shop

  • Wednesdays and Saturdays, between 9AM3PM
  • Volunteers are needed to assist customers on the sales floor
  • Contact Joanne Matsumoto

Volunteer with the Flower Committee

  • Fridays or Saturday mornings
  • Contact the church office for more info

Volunteer at Serving Aloha

  • Wednesdays, 10 AM 1:30 PM; check in outside Women's Building
  • NEED FOOD? Walk-in: 11 AM – 12 PM; Drive-through: 12 – 1 PM

Volunteer with Community Ministry

  • Second Tuesdays, prep and cook 2:30 – 5:30 PM, distribute meals 5:45 – 6:45 PM

Readers Needed for Worship!

Worship is one of the heartbeats of our church – it is the work of the whole church community in praising God, hearing God's word to us and responding in faith. One way to help each other in our worship is by reading scripture and other parts of our service. It enhances our experience of worship when we can have different faces and voices leading worship.

If you are willing to read in a worship service, please join our pool of readers! Learn more and sign up by clicking HERE.


Virtual Aloha Lanai Zoom Online Fellowship

  • Sundays following the online worship service, around 11 AM
  • JOIN ON ZOOM (Meeting ID: 859 7383 9801; Passcode: Aloha)

Centering Prayer Meditation

  • Mondays, 7 PM • JOIN ON ZOOM
  • Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:00 PM • Music Building, Honolulu campus

Mindfulness Meditation with Marion

Mindful Movement with Bamboo Sticks

Men's Bible Study on Zoom


We welcome relevant news and events to share on the CUC website, e-blast, and/or to post on our bulletin boards. Please submit items to by Wednesday to be published in the following days.

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