Martin Luther King, Jr., Peacemaker Service and Celebration 2018

Please join us on Monday, January 15 for our annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Peacemaker Service and Celebration - 7 PM in the Sanctuary at Church of the Crossroads. Our award recipient this year is long-time peace and justice activist John Witeck; John was founder of the University of Hawaii Students for a Democratic Society, the Resistance [against the draft], the Labor Community Alliance, Hawaii Union of Socialists, Youth Action, and Hawaii Peoples Fund. He is active as a volunteer serving kupuna in Meals on Wheels,

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Sermons are Coming

We are working to bring Kahu David Turner's sermons to you as audio files. Kahu will include a short summary of each sermon and you will soon be able listen to his inspiring words. We know so many of you would like to attend services and we'd love for you join us as you can, when you are in town, or as welcome visitors. When you are unable to be with us in person, we are excited to have these files so you too can hear

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Welcome David!

David Baumgart Turner and Church of the Crossroads have joined hands in a journey. We welcome David and his family. We are happy and proud to have you here. All are welcome to join this journey. Come worship with us on Sunday mornings at 10:30 or join us for many opportunities to volunteer in ways that give back to the wider community. Church of the Crossroads is an Open and Affirming (ONA) congregation in the United Church of Christ (UCC). ONA is a designation for

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David Baumgart Turner's Installation - September 3, 2017

Join Crossroads in welcoming David Baumgart Turner. Service begins at 4:00pm on Sunday, September 3rd with a reception immediately following service. Please RSVP for this event by emailing Kelly at ccrhi@hawaiiantel.net or calling (808)949-2220 - Link to Poster

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Creating a Welcoming Church for LGBTQ

Becoming an LGBTQ Welcoming Church October 9 at 7 – 9pm Why and How to become an LGBTQ Welcoming Church: how to start the discussion, strategies for creating consensus and addressing conflict; insights and strategies from churches who have become LGBTQ welcoming churches. Speakers: Eldon Wegner (Church of the Crossroads, UCC); David Twigg (Ka Hana o Ke Akua, UCC); Pastor Tim Mason (Calvary by the Sea Lutheran Church); Rev. Liz Leavitt (Christ Church Uniting, Disciples and Presbyterian) Too often, a few passages from the Bible are used

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Creating a Welcoming Church for LGBTQ

Topic: The Bible and LGBTQ Save the date: October 7 *10am - Noon * Too often, a few passages from the Bible are used to justify the oppression of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning people (LGBTQ). People of faith often don’t know the historical purpose of those texts or how to respond when those texts are misused. While most churches say “all are welcome,” LGBTQ people are often made to feel very unwelcome. Thankfully, more progressive churches are rejecting oppressive interpretations of our Biblical

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Creating a Welcoming Church for LGBTQ

Growing the Mission of LGBTQ Welcoming Churches October 14 at 10am-Noon Designed for churches who are already LGBTQ welcoming: how to improve our mission, messaging, using social media, community advocacy and hospitality, reaching out to straight and LGBTQ who embrace inclusive Christianity. Speakers to include Andy Lang (Executive Director of the UCC Open and Affirming Coalition, via webcast); Pastor Jeff Lilley (Lutheran Church of Honolulu) and Mark Wilson (Church of the Crossroads). Too often, a few passages from the Bible are used to justify the oppression

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