Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Welcome to the Community Church of Honolulu

Community Church of Honolulu (CCH) was established in 1934 by college and high school children of first-generation Chinese immigrants, with the intent of being a congregation-based, inclusive community of faith that would reflect Hawai‘i's diversity.

We celebrate God's presence in our lives through inter-generational Sunday worship at 9 a.m., followed by fellowship and Christian Education opportunities. We seek to serve the wider community in Christ's love and humility. We invite you to join us in a community of faith, sharing the love of Jesus Christ with each other and all people.

Community Church of Honolulu is a member of the United Church of Christ, whose congregational ancestors brought Christianity to Hawai‘i in the early 1800's.

The purpose of this website is to invite you to come to know who we are as a people of faith. Please contact us if you would like to know more about Community Church of Honolulu.

We trust, if it is God's will, that you will come and enjoy a personal experience of how God is at work with CCH through Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit.

Pastor's Greeting

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    Message from our Minister

    The add states: To Whom it may concern. Search for the brave few who find value in serving others and showing mercy. This is not a program to participate in but a new way of being. A life dedicated to intentional community, humble service, and the steward-ship of grace. Measurement is empathy. There will be no credit or accolades, this is not a box to check. Only apply if you are poor in spirit. You morn. You’re meek. You’re a peacemaker, persecuted and insulted, but also blessed, made righteous and redeemed. Only apply if you believe in    giving not taking. When the world tells you to consume, collect, gain, and prove – you choose to share, help, heal, and love. Be a part of a generation of healers, not those who harm; of those who are here to serve not to be served. Join us. Sincerely, the brokenhearted, the bruised, the weary, the redeemed. Now the add is an invitation from a ministry of Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission. It’s for people who want to dedicate at least one year of their lives helping the mission serve the greater Seattle area. 

    But the add, is actually an invitation to true discipleship. How wonderful it would be to live and work around people who have this perspective on life. But that’s actually the kind of life all who follow Christ are called to live. And it’s the kind of life that I see beginning to bud in the lives of many who are actively involved in the ministries of our church.

    I’ve seen such attitudes in the parents of our youth who are willing to work hard to raise funds so their kids can be involved in our youth Mission trips. I see it in our folks who participate in our ministry with Family Promise. Where-by we are helping houseless families build the resources they need to pro-vide homes for their families. I see such selfless giving in the attitudes of those who serve during worship. Giving of their time and talents to make our worship a place where we can truly encounter the living presence of God. I could go on and on.

    We might not state it as intentionally as the ministry of Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission does in their add. But being a part of Community Church of Honolulu is also being a part of the same concepts that their add lays out. May God empower us to continue to develop such a life giving community.  Even to the point that when someone reads an add, like Union Gospel Mission’s they will inherently think of us. 

    May God allow it to be so.

     

    Pastor Ron 

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Visit Us

Community Church of Honolulu is located in the serenity of the Nu‘uanu Valley, just above downtown Honolulu. It is easy to reach by foot and car. Route 4 of The Bus stops just outside our door, which is always open to you.

Sunday Service Times

 9 am Sunday Worship

10:15 am Aloha Hour

10:45 am Adult Bible Study

* Children are released from the service after the Children's Message for Sunday School in the education building.

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Our Mission Statement

Through God's Grace we enable our members to grow and serve the whole community with Christ's love.

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CE Event Calendar

Sunday School: Every Sunday except the first Sunday of the month.  Children are excused after the children's sermon with Pastor Ron.  

Middle School Sunday: Every third Sunday of the month, the youth group Sunday class is a special class designed specifically for Middle School students.

The Zoo: Middle School youth group partnership with First Pres. Church of Honolulu. 3:30 P.M.-6:00 P.M: Hangout time and 6:00 P.M.-8:30 P.M: Program time 

For more information contact Christian Ed. Director Manu Naeole (595-7541 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Upcoming Events

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  • March 29—Palm Sunday, 9 a.m. service April 2—Maundy Thursday, Jook supper at 6:30 p.m. followed by 7 p.m. worship service
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  • Our first Host Week of 2015 will be March 8-15. Please consider how you can support this ministry. Volunteer sign-up
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