Maria Lanakila schedule provided
Maria Lanakila Catholic Church in Lahaina will hold an Advent reconciliation service at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The church also announced its Christmas schedule:
* Christmas Eve, 6 p.m. and midnight, with carols beginning at 11:30 p.m.
* Christmas Day, 7, 9, and 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., with a 7 p.m. Mass in Spanish.
The holiday schedule for Sacred Hearts Mission Church in Kapalua is:
* Christmas Eve, 6 p.m.
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* Christmas Day, 7 and 9 a.m., with a 6 p.m. Mass in Vietnamese.
On New Year's Day, Mass at both churches will be celebrated at 8 a.m.
AMP Church to host oils, healing class
AMP Church in Kahului will host a "Healing Oils of the Bible" class from May 10 to 12.
The class also will teach the "Raindrop Technique," which is a blending of ancient healing traditions, according to an announcement.
The healing oils class will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. May 10. It costs $40.
A three-day experience costs $700.
For more information, call (916) 436-6149 or visit www.wholebodywellnessfairoaks.com.
St. Theresa holiday services announced
St. Theresa Church in Kihei has released its schedule of Christmas services.
The Misa de Gallo, or Mass of the Rooster, will be celebrated at 5 a.m. daily from Monday through Dec. 24, except on Dec. 22, when Mass will begin at 7 a.m.
The Advent Penance service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
There will be no 7 a.m. Mass on Dec. 24. Christmas Eve Masses will be celebrated at 6 with the children's choir and at 9 p.m. and midnight with the adult choir. (For the midnight Mass, church doors will open at 11 p.m., and carol singing will start at 11:30 p.m.)
On Christmas Day, there will be no 5:30 p.m. Mass. Mass will be celebrated at 8 and 10 a.m. with the Life Teen choir.
On New Year's Day, Mass will be held at 9 a.m.
The church is at 25 W. Lipoa St., at the corner of Lipoa Street and South Kihei Road.
Hope Chapel plans Dec. 24 services
Hope Chapel will celebrate the arrival of Christ on Earth with Christmas Eve services at 4 , 6 and 8 p.m.
Children's ministry for keiki 6 months old to 1st grade will be available at the 4 and 6 p.m. services. The 6 and 8 p.m. services will be candlelight services. The services will include singing and hula.
Light refreshments will be served at the end of the service in the church courtyard.
The church is at 300 E. Welakahao Road in Kihei. For more information, call 879-3853 or go to www.hopechapelmaui.com.
Pageant, soup lunch at St. John's
St. John's Episcopal Church in Kula will present a Christmas pageant and serve a soup lunch at 11 a.m. Dec. 22.
Other Christmas services and events include:
* Greening of the Church, 9 a.m. Dec. 23.
* Christmas Eve, 4 p.m. lessons and carols with communion; 8 p.m. candlelight eucharist; 10 p.m. carol singing; 10:30 p.m. candlelight eucharist with special musicians.
* Christmas Day, 8:30 a.m. eucharist.
Waipuna Chapel announces services
Waipuna Chapel will have Christmas services at 5 and 7 p.m. Dec. 24.
An announcement calls them "family-friendly services in celebration of the birth of Christ with Christmas carol singing, hula, special holiday music and a short message from Pastor Shaun Waite."
Child care will be available for keiki as old as 8. Light refreshments will be served after each service.
The chapel is at 17 Omaopio Road, at its intersection with Kula Highway. For more information, call 878-6343 or visit www.waipunachapel.com.
Dec. 29 Mass set at Kaupo's St. Joseph
Mass will be celebrated at noon Dec. 29 at St. Joseph Church in Kaupo, according to an announcement.
Fellowship and potluck will follow services.
The remote mission church has Mass only when there is a fifth Sunday of the month, or four times a year.
The church is between Mileposts 33 and 34 on Piilani Highway.
For more information, contact Ben Perry at 268-5310 or send email to email@example.com.
Kihei Baptist plans holiday eve events
Kihei Baptist Chapel will hold its "Carols by Candlelight" service at 6 p.m. Dec. 24. All of the church's services for Christmas Eve will begin at 6 p.m.
Those attending the service will sing carols, follow the Christmas story with children, listen to the Kihei Baptist Chapel choir and receive a special Christmas message.
The church is at 1655 S. Kihei Road. For more information, call 875-2112 or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
* This article includes a correction from the original published on Friday, Dec 13, 2013. Service times were incorrect for Kihei Baptist Chapel.