Workshop on Enneagrams set
KULA - St. John's Episcopal Church at 8992 Kula Highway will present a workshop on Enneagrams from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
The Enneagram has been used by Christians since the 4th century to enhance self-knowledge and provide a deeper understanding of spirituality. Ray and Jean Rachkowski from the Helen Palmer/David Daniels School of the Enneagram will lead the workshop. This is the third Enneagram workshop the church has sponsored.
The cost is $35 and includes lunch. Registration will start at 8:30 a.m. For more information, call 878-1485.
Lag Ba'Omer event to be held Sunday
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KIHEI - The Jewish Congregation of Maui will celebrate Lag Ba'Omer beginning at 6:15 p.m. Sunday at the synagogue at 634 Alulike St.
The holiday commemorates the end of a 33-day plague in the time of exodus from Egypt. During the period of mourning for at least 24,000 lives lost in the plague, men don't cut their hair or shave, and weddings are not performed. Then, on Lag Ba'Omer, 3-year-old boys often get their first haircut and many Jewish weddings take place.
The congregation will mark the holiday at the synagogue with a bonfire, potluck dinner, singing and dancing.
For more information, call the congregation at 874-5397 or go online to www.mauijews.org.
Vendors, groups sought for event
PAUKUKALO - The Yoke of Jesus Church of Maui will hold "Praises in the Islands III" at Paukukalo Hawaiian homestead park from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 21, and is seeking food vendors and praise-and-worship groups from local churches that would like to participate.
For more information, call 463-6173.
Marriage Encounter weekend planned
WAILUKU - Worldwide Marriage Encounter will hold a weekend for couples from Aug. 20 to 22 at Christ the King Church.
The event will include daily presentations and sessions to help couples enhance their communication skills and build stronger relationships. It is open to couples of all faiths, no matter how long they have been married.
An informational meeting on the workshop will be offered at 7 p.m. May 17 at a private home in Waikapu. For information and location, call Rosie and Rocky Johnson at 385-8049 or 385-9408.
Another Marriage Encounter weekend is planned from Oct. 15 to 17 on Oahu.
To register for one of the weekends, call Ray and Anne Matasci at 874-5517, or Jose and Mary Elizabeth Alvior at (808) 391-2045.
For more information about Worldwide Marriage Encounter, visit www.lovemoredeeply.org.