Bible classes to be offered
WAILUKU - Bible classes on the "Passion of Christ: Seven Last Words of Jesus" will be held Feb. 11 and 18 in Dodge Hall at Wailuku Union Church.
The classes will be taught by Bible Institute of Hawaii teacher Ada Lum, the author of books and Bible studies. She earned her bachelor's degree in history from Wheaton College and a master's degree in biblical literature from Wheaton Graduate School.
Registration costs $20 per session or $35 for both sessions. Registration begins at 8 a.m., and sessions run from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Snacks and lunch are covered by the registration fee.
To register, contact Amy Hanlon at 283-3980, Nancy Alueta at 871-4116 or Edie Tyau at 572-0384.
The church is located at 327 S. High St.
Free Buddhism lecture Saturday
LAHAINA - Professor Soho Machida will give a free lecture on "Buddhism as the Source of Inspiration for Life" Saturday morning at the Lahaina Jodo Mission.
The lecture will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The mission is located at 12 Ala Moana St.
Machida, a prominent religion scholar, teaches at Hiroshima University and is director of the Center for Ecological Peace Studies. He has a master's degree from the Harvard University School of Divinity and a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania. He has taught at Princeton University, the National University of Singapore and Tokyo University.
He has authored "Renegade Monk," "Can Mankind Overcome Religion" and "Why Religion Prevents Peace," among other works.
For more information, call 661-4304.
Two concert workshops planned
WAILUKU - International singer-songwriter Charley Thweatt will be presenting two concert workshops at Unity Church of Maui in Wailuku on Feb. 10 and 12.
Thweatt, who has visited five continents in 30 years, will present the workshop "Flow, Flow, Flow Your Boat, Trust is Not a Dream" from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Feb. 10.
Another workshop, "How to Take Your Power Back," will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Feb. 12.
Donations will be accepted.
For more information, call 242-9327.
Seminar on caring for war veterans set
WAILUKU - A free seminar addressing how to care for a returning war veteran will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Wailuku Door of Faith Church.
The seminar presented by Point Man International Ministries aims to provide training and resources to local churches, pastors and ministry teams on how to care for wounded warriors, veterans and their family members, said Ed Gazmen, one of the event organizers.
Seminar topics include post-traumatic stress disorder, domestic violence, veteran homelessness and suicide prevention.
The speakers will be doctors as well as community leaders.
A continental breakfast and lunch will be served.
For more information, call Gazmen at 276-8373.
Free presentation planned for Feb. 18
KAHULUI - A free presentation by Vassula Ryden on "Prophecies for These End of Times" will be held at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Maui Beach Hotel.
For more information, contact Tim Maher by phone at (310) 569-2096 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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