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Wanted – Praying Parents

wantedIf you are a perfect parent, this is not for you!!! All others welcome!

Praying for your adult children

Beginning March 2nd
$10.00 Material Fee

Sign up today

Annual Christmas Trolley Ride

trolleyThe Honolulu Japanese Church annual trolley ride will be December 19, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Cost $8.25 (free for children under 4, sitting on parents lap)
Sign up to reserve your seat.

Gym Night







When: Saturday night, Nov 14th
Time: 7-9 pm
Where: Hawaiian Mission Academy Gym
What: GAMES and FUN for ALL ages

Benefit Concert

An Evening of Praise

A benefit concert for “The Witness”

Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015
6p.m. at Honolulu Central Seventh-day Adventist Church
2313 Nuuanu Avenue

For more information call: 524-1353

Camp Homelani 2015

August 14 – 16, 2015

Join us for the family retreat camp in North Shore at Camp Homelani Waialua, Hawaii
For registration call Joyce Garrigus (808) 223 8386




















Sabbath in the Park

August 1, 2015

Sabbath School, Church, Potluck and Fellowship all in one day at one place.

Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden
45-680 Luluku Rd, Kaneohe, HI 96744
Sabbath in the park


Summer Camp 2015


Sessions at Camp Waianae

Archery, Swimming, Surfing, Stand Up Paddling, Kayaking, Movie making, Carting, Paintball and more!

Adventure Camp: JULY 12-17 (Ages 8-12) Price $240.00
Extreme Camp: JULY 19-24 (Ages 12-14) Price $240.00
Camp Exodus: JULY 26-31 (Ages 14+) Price $240.00

For more information on our Summer Camp programs, please call 808-595-7591 and ask for Pastor Erik VanDenburgh, or Lisa Anderson.

Register here

Easter 2015


The resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, will be celebrated through the presentation of the cantata, “Footprints in the Sand”, a journey to the cross and beyond presented by the church choir and narrators on Sabbath, April 4 starting at 10:45 a.m. in the church sanctuary.


Men’s Ministry




MEN, mark your calendars for May 22-24, 2015 for the annual Men’s Retreat at Camp Waianae.
Our Theme is, “Certain Men – How to be Men of God, through difficult times” based on Daniel 3:12.

Bible Prophecy Seminar


Free Seminar Coming to Honolulu April 10th to May 9th

√ Free Nightly Dinner for Seminar Attendees (Except Opening Night)
√ Free Parking
√ Free Revelation of Hope for Kids ( age 5-10)
√ Free Bible (For attending 10 nights)
√ Free Bible Study Guides
√ Nightly Drawing for Free Books, DVD’s & Bible Resources

Speaker: Taj Pacleb

The Revelation of Hope Bible Prophecy Seminar is a multimedia experience especially designed for busy people, and is presented in a relaxed atmosphere for Christians and non-Christians alike. You are invited to “come as you are” to receive a rich blessing from the study of Bible Prophecy as it relates to our day. Our promise to you is the Bible alone will be our textbook and sole rule of authority, and you will learn more about Bible Prophecy in a few nights than most have learned in an entire lifetime! Guaranteed!

Seminar Location: 2313 Nuuanu Ave. Honolulu, Hi 96817

For more information and to reserve seats call: 888-610-2296

Pathfinder weekend

YOU are invited to Camp Waianae for a weekend of fun, service, and spiritual renewal!

Come witness our very own Pathfinder preach God’s message on Sabbath, and grow mentally and physically as you engage in earning a new Pathfinder honor. There will also be service, a trip to the Wet n’Wild Waterpark an much more!

Come join us

November 6-9 @ Camp Waianae

For registration and fees, please contact your local Pathfinder Director or contact Rudy Botardo at botardorudy@yahoo.com

Food day

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2014 Convocation

4528263675_84bc66a0ee_zIsland-wide convocation

A special time of year when we can come together for spiritual renewal and refreshing.
September 26-27, 2014
Friday Evening 7:00 p.m.
Sabbath School 9:00 a.m.
Divine Worship 10:45 a.m.
Sabbath Afternoon 2:30 p.m.

Speaker: Elder Lonnie Melashenko
Area-Wide Revivalist (Columbia Union Conference)
Former Speaker-Director (Voice of Prophecy)

Honolulu Central SDA Church, 2313 Nuuanu Avenue Honolulu, 96817

Outdoor Sabbath

hoomaluhia-botanical-gardenHo’omaluhia Park

JSDA outdoor Sabbath services at
Ho’omaluhia Park in Kaneohe

July 19

Jaime Jorge

mg_58421In Concert Violin Virtuoso

Come and listen to his marvelous music and his captivating personal story of how God has led him.

This FREE concert will be an unforgettable experience and blessing!

Japanese SDA Church
Saturday, May 3, 2014
Worship Hour

Preventing dementia

By Dr. Harding


Preventing dementia: The importance of brain stimulation & other key factors

  • Proven brain stimulation principles and exercises that strengthen brain function and stop memory decline
  • Current dementia-related risk factors: Learn what risks may be present in your life
  • Strategies to reduce risk factors: Keep more of the brain function you have and the grain made with the brain stimulation exercises

Japanese SDA Church – Sunday, April 27, at 3:00 p.m.

For more information call (808) 218-4497


camp wai'anae

Summer Camp 2014: Transformed

Sessions at Camp Waianae
Adventure Camp: JULY 6-11 (Ages 8-12)
Extreme Camp: JULY 13-18 (Ages 12-14)
Camp Exodus: JULY 20-25 (Ages 14+)

before April 26 to take advantage of some early bird savings.

The Witness


April 10-13 & 17-19  7:00 p.m.

Witness this unforgettable passion play and be inspired as its powerful message takes center stage.

Honolulu Central SDA Church
2313 Nu’uanu Avenue
information: 524-1352 or 343-2953

Bible study hour

carryalongbibleYou are invited to join us in a Bible story hour for kids (0-6)
Presented by Children’s Ministries at the Honolulu Japanese Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Bible story hour dates for 2014
April 23
May 28
June 25
July 23
August 27
September 24
October 22
December 3

All meetings will begin at 7:00 p.m. Feel free to bring your family. Please call or text Kati Wolfsen at (808)292 8356 to register.

Bible study for kids

bible_adventures_for_kids_god_loves_me_28_waysYou are invited to join us in a Bible study for kids (7-13)
Presented by Children’s Ministries at the Honolulu Japanese Seventh-day Adventist Church

Bible study dates for 2014
April 11
May 9
June 13
July 11
August 8
September 12
October 10
November 7
December 12

All meetings will begin at 7:00 p.m. Feel free to bring your family. Please call or text Kati Wolfsen at (808)292 8356 to register.

The 7 last words of Christ

Starting March 29 evening @ 6:15 p.m. Join us in the Kono Room at the Honolulu Japanese SDA Church we are beginning our new Vespers Series, “The 7 Last words of Christ”. While Jesus hung from the cross he was not silent. He made seven short statements. Although he spoke only a few words these famous last words are rich with meaning.

For more information, contact Bro. Monte Newbill, Sr. at 904-517-9492 / newbill.senior83@yahoo.com


20200Concert by La Sierra University

April 12
5 :00 p.m.
All are Welcome

A Prayer Workshop

“Lord Teach us to pray…” Luke 11:1


Hawaii Conference of Seventh-day Adventists
Women’s Ministries Week of Prayer*

Facilitator: Pat Kay

March 10-16, 2014

Hawaii Conference Headquarters 2728 Pali Highway

Evening Sessions Monday – Thursday (March 10-13) at 7:00 p.m.
Four evening sessions will focus on basic principles of biblical prayer, prayer priorities in contemporary life, distinct prayer purposes, overcoming the inevitable distractions, coping with feelings of inadequacy, dealing with lapses in faith, recognizing & acknowledging answers to prayer, taming your fears of praying in public, establishing a realistic prayer schedule, implementing tools for self-assessment, dialogue & personal testimonies.

Sunday Recap & Fellowship Breakfast (March 16) at 9:00 a.m.
Final session will include a fellowship breakfast, recap of evening discussions and personal reflections.

For more information please contact: ngaliza@hawaiisda.com, (808) 595 7591, or pkay@alapaka.com

*Gentlemen welcome!

Do Not Conform



With special guest Pastor Meshach Soli

Youth Bible Camp

April 4-6, 2014  at Camp Waianae

$25.00 registration before April 1, 2014

For more information go to www.hawaiisdayouth.org

Camp Waianae

“As each received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace.” I Peter 4:10


Come Support Camp Waianae
March 30, 2014   –  8:00 am to 3:00 pm

Camp Waianae is holding a work bee, we are looking for help in the following projects: Clearing brush, trash hauling, paint containers and misc. painting, various cleaning of cafeteria, cabins and storage areas, and other special projects.

Lunch will be provided and tree chapel dedication at end of day.

Please contact Faith Cochran at fpcochran@gmail.com or 909 965 1391 if you would like to help.

Cancer Control



Medical Seminar “Cancer Control” – 6 presentations March 1 thru 16 (on Saturdays & Sundays at 2 pm) will be given by medical providers in Japanese, talking about cancer, mainly focusing on Prevention.




















Desire of Ages

A pre-screening of the movie “Jesus – The Desire of Ages” will be shown at Honolulu Central SDA Church on Feb.23 at 6:30 pm. It will be shown in theaters starting in March. The producer is a Seventh-day Adventist Nancy Hamilton Myers.

2014 Prayer Conference

“Let the People Renew their Strength.” Isaiah 41:1


Special Guest Speaker: Pavel Goia

June 27 at the Ministry Training Center, 5:00 pm

June 28 at the Ministry Training Center, 2:00 pm

For more information contact Michele Seibel

ph 222-3968  or  email e2michele@hawaii.rr.com

Two Weeks Bible Seminar

By Daniel Fukuda


The Jesus Care Plan
Eternal life of happiness and purpose.

A two-week Bible seminar exploring the purpose of life, truths about the world, and the character of God. This seminar will be presented in a way that will be easy for anyone to understand.

February 21 – March 8

Every night @ 7:00 p.m. except Monday

Refreshments @ 8:00 p.m.


Come as you are and your life will be changed for better.

Weekend Seminar

By Daniel and Robbie

BibleReadingWhat Dates: Jan. 24 and Jan. 25
Friday Night: 7 p.m.- 8 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30-11:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Saturday Afternoon: 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Saturday Eve: 5:30 p.m.
Contact Info: honolulujsda@gmail.com (209)-505-5428

About: Come and join us in equipping yourself to further the Kingdom of God.
Friday night: The Most Convincing Story is…?

Saturday – 9:30 am: Everyone Can Give a Bible Study
11:00 am: Lifestyle Evangelism
2:00 pm: “Practice What We Preach” – Outreach
5:30 pm: The Smitting Kindness (bilingual)
Where: At the Manoa SDA Japanese Church Address: 2655 Manoa Rd, Honolulu, HI

“The Living church of God will be waiting, watching, and working. None are to stand in a neutral position. All are to represent Christ in active, earnest effort to save perishing souls.” -TM163


International Camporee

CamporeelogoThe “Forever Faithful” International Camporee will take place August 11-16, 2014.

Price per ticket is $195 until January 31, 2014, at which time it will go up to $215 per ticket.
This fee includes a place to camp, access to all nighttime programming and daytime activities, participation in any honors activities, and a patch.

To know more go to www.cye.org/camporee/

Young Adult Retreat

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January 17-20 @ Camp Waianae

Reclaim your relationship with God, Remember your Identity,
Revive your Spiritual Life, Receive your Mission

With Special Guest Speaker – Pastor Troy Fitzgerald

For more information go to www.hawaiisda.com

Bible Workers


Hello! Our names are Robbie Bacolod and Daniel Fukuda, and we are the Bible Workers of Manoa SDA church until mid-way through March. We are very excited to see what miracles God has in store for the community, and already God has been doing amazing things here! We will be reaching people in their homes to reaching people in public places such as the University’s campus. Get more updates and see our personal testimonies by clicking on our website!  www.hawaiibiblework.wordpress.com

“For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.” -2 Cor. 4:6