Hope Chapel to address science
Hope Chapel in Kihei will be holding a conference titled "Christianity & Science: Enemies or Allies" from July 19 to 21 at the church.
The free conference will feature Paul Nelson, Discovery Institute and adjunct professor in the master of arts program in science and religion at Biola University; and Pat Zukeran, director of The Pacific Apologetics Center.
On July 19 at 7 p.m., Zukeran will speak on "Why I Believe in God." Between 9 a.m. and noon July 20, Nelson will speak on "Chopping Down Darwin's Tree" and "Could Evolution Build the Animals?" and Zukeran will discuss "Three Views of the Age of the Earth."
On the last day of the conference at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m., Nelson's topic will be "Knowing About God vs. Loving Him."
The conference is sponsored by the Bible Institute of Hawaii and The Pacific Apologetics Center.
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Jews to observe Tisha B'Av
The Jewish Congregation of Maui will observe Tisha B'Av, the Ninth of Av, from sundown Monday until Tuesday night at the Beit Shalom Synagogue at 634 Alulike St. in Kihei.
The Ma'ariv/evening service, which will include the recitation of Eicha/Lamentations, will be held at 7 p.m. Monday. On Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. will be the Shacharit/morning service with a Torah reading. At 6:30 p.m. a Mincha/afternoon service will be held where participants will don tallit and tefillin and again read from the Torah.
Call the synagogue office at 874-5397 for more information.