Playgroup is in full swing again. We have seven returning families from last year along with two new families attending. With nine two year olds, seven babies plus mommies and daddies it makes for a very active playroom every Thursday and Friday.
We were lucky to have Mary Ann Nemoto talk with the families the first day for our orientation. She also provided the supplies to make a color wheel activity for both adults and children to work together on.
This month we have talked about the Bible, God's Creation and made yummy animal cookies for Noah's Ark. Thank you Debbie Glenn for helping with this activity!!
—April Jessee, Playgroup Leader
We would encourage all who have supported the project to sign up again and those whohave not, to sign up to
We are grateful to the Unity Church in Kailua for supporting us and look forward to their continued efforts with this mission.
—Roy Yamauchi, Trustee
Na Anela is a support group that provides a positive journey for those experiencing (or have experienced) life-threatening illnesses through communication (sharing/feedback), information and prayer, within a confidential, non-threatening Christian environment.
Monthly meetings are held in Room 3 on the fourth Saturday of each month, except for the month of December.
0930-1030: announcements, introduction of first-time visitors, sharing, and prayer requests
1030-1130: guest speaker (as available)
1130-1230: light, healthy refreshments and socializing
Guest speakers throughout the years have kept our group well informed on health and medical issues, healing techniques and strategies, medication and pain management, massage, nutrition, diet, exercise, healthy cooking, music for strengthening the immune system, etc.
All are welcome to attend our monthly meetings. Please call Kailua Christian Church at 261-0125 if you are interested in attending.
—Myra Yamada, Deacon
Overcomers is a group that meets for one hour beginning at 9:00 a.m. on the fourth Tuesday of every month (except during the summer) and is a support group for those whose loved one that has died, whether a spouse or child, etc. Persons are at different stages of grieving and healing, but each has experienced the pain of loss and the journey of healing. Typically we read and discuss a short passage of scripture, perhaps a psalm, and then share how we are doing with one another. Conversation and discussion is never forced. There is much wisdom, experience and compassion from the people in this group. It is facilitated by the pastor and all are welcome.
Wednesday Morning Bible Class meets every week on Wednesday morning from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. winter and summer vacations are observed (we don’t meet at those times). This is a wonderful opportunity for fellowship, which is just as important as the actual Bible study itself. Break and refreshments at 10:00 a.m. are important parts of our time together, as well as opening and closing prayer. There is a custom of ending each semester with an off-site group luncheon, enjoyed by all. The pastor leads the weekly Bible study, which traditionally is a particular book of the Bible. The study is “sharing based” where the movement of the Spirit in those participating is encouraged as we listen to and learn from one another. All are welcome.
We hope to carry on your example of hard work and commitment to the KCC Family!
It has been our friends alongside KCC members who have added to the success of the Plant Sale.