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If you are a woman seeking more in life and seeking fellowship and encouragement with other women as we share our journeys, come join us! You too are one of the

Most Beautiful Among Women!


So that you too may have fellowship with us; and indeed our fellowship is with the Father, and with His Son Jesus Christ and one another in the power of the Holy Spirit. ~ 1 John 1:3 

No one missing, no one broken and no one alone.

            We are a fellowship of women of all ages– single, married, mothers, daughters, widowed, divorced—from all walks of life with varied talents, strengths, weaknesses, and gifts, yet we all come together in one community of love and faith in Jesus our Lord to share God’s Word as we reflect together on our journeys through life and reach out to those in need in prayer and action.

            We meet once every month from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm for lunch, fellowship, prayer, praise and worship, teachings, and sharing our journeys—and above all to hear from God and to come to know His voice and His ways.

            We care for one another when one is down or needs help and we look for ways to reach out to bless the community starting with the household of faith and going beyond.

            We have a home for the homeless ministry (we have rented an apartment in which we give a home to our members, who through reverses, have become homeless or nearly so and need help to get established again), a prison ministry, a TV, video and evangelization ministry, and a woman’s workshop ministry team. We have a music team and a dance team which are always seeking new participants. Our projects are as varied as the skills and talents of our members led by the Holy Spirit.

            Come meet new friends and experience who you are in Christ as we enjoy fellowship with God and one another. 

For all who are being led by the Spirit of God, these are the children of God.     Romans 8:14

May the LORD Bless you and keep you! The LORD make His Face shine on you and give you His grace! The LORD smile upon you and give you shalom. Shalom, shalom, shalom.


We meet every third Sunday of the month at 1:00 p.m. for lunch and fellowship, except for the month of January, when we have our all day women’s workshop to start the theme of the New Year.  This year, 2018, is the year of God’s goodness. We meet at the Kamiano Center at 1159 Fort Street Mall next to the Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Peace. Parking at Century Square parking lot behind the Cathedral, entrance just below Beretania on Bishop Street. Parking is free on Sundays and we validate on other days. 

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May the love of God, the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all!

Our next fellowship meeting will be Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 1 pm to 4 pm. You do not want to miss this one! The teachings will be on prophecy, and how you all must prophesy, and then on a new way to pray for those in human trafficking using the story of Abimelech and Sarah, and a teaching on doing everything with Jesus! One of our new members, Chung, who is retired from owning a Korean barbeque restaurant downtown is cooking all of us Korean barbeque lunch, even for the children’s ministry upstairs during our meeting downstairs. So bring you children and grandchildren, and our six Shepherds (leaders of the children’s ministry) will give them a wonderful time full of activities. They will learn two more letters of the Hebrew alphabet and watch another Superbook Bible video! And we will have our music team as usual for praise and worship! Come meet new friends! Amala will be there to help you set up our App on your phone or tablet to join our group in prayer each night.

On Friday, March 2, 2018, we had the privilege of hosting Veronica Lamb and her team of Red Light Angels instructing us in outreaching to victims of human trafficking here in Hawaii. So many beautiful, caring people came and just about all signed up to go walking the streets of Waikiki seeking the lost with Veronica, Jo, and the Red Light Angels! If you want to participate, let us know. They go out Tuesdays from 9 pm to Midnight, and Fridays from 10 pm to 1:30 am. You pray an hour first and then go in threes and stay close to the team. You carpool to Waikiki.

We also had the privilege of getting an overview on human trafficking from Veronica Lamb on Saturday, February 24, 2018. Veronica Lamb is a Victim Specialist at the Susannah Wesley Community Center, case managers for the cases of human trafficking in Hawaii, and of Blue Water Justice Ministries. She came with her assistant Jo who came to work here after hearing of Veronica’s work in England, and gave us a workshop on human trafficking in Hawaii, the signs and how it operates and also insights into working with girls saved out of sex trafficking here in Hawaii to bring them to wholeness and fruitful lives of joy. It was truly a day blessed by God for all who attended, everything just flowed so smoothly to the least detail, all the equipment for the presentation and the table arrangement were already set up when we arrived early to set up! There probably was some kind of seminar in the Kamiano Center the night before! And such a committed group came to hear and see what they could do to protect their children and grandchildren and to take this industry down! We stayed past time and all prayed and sang together to close. Here are some photos of the day:

Our February Fellowship had to be the best meeting ever! There was so much joy! and so much interest in the fascinating Word of God as God revealed to us how He moves things and set up His creation to do miracles! And it was all in the exciting teachings of our meeting: A Royal Priesthood, Sacred Fire, the Picosecond and Amazing Faith! The children’s ministry in the upstairs classrooms with six volunteers (shepherds!) leading the amazing lesson and worship was a tremendous success! The children did not want to leave (after more than 3 hours of fun). And they learned the first two letters of the Hebrew alphabet! If you missed the meeting but want the 42 page handout, just email me at and I will send you the pdf.

Our January 20 Workshop was a resounding success– filled with the sweetness of God’s loving presence! We had an amazing time and the young people did an truly beautiful and awesome job with the play “Ruth, a Love Story to the Praise of His Glory” with music and script by Bonnie our President.

The lunch by Mary’s Mediterranean Kitchen in Mapunapuna 99 Ranch Market was perfectly delicious! everyone had a gyros sandwich (pita, lamb, beef, Greek salad), vegetable platters, kebabs (chicken, lamb and beef), rice pilaf, Greek salad, hummus, pita, tabbouleh, egg plant, and baklava. Nehemiah 8:10.

How wonderful it was to be together with the Lord and one another in a day of fellowship, teachings from the Word, gifts, worship and praise, and so much joy!

Here are shots from the day taken by Krossroads Photography!

These shots were from our rehearsals the weeks before the workshop, what a great team!

And Juliet brought her precious infant son, born December 7, 2017, to play the part of Obed, the child of Ruth and Boaz, and the grandfather of King David. Here is Faith Almuena (Ruth) holding Jameson John Torres Hart (Obed) as Victor Carrillo (Boaz) looks on.

The Name Above every other name (held up by Shaun Miguel (Mahlon):

LORD, the Name revealed to Moses from the burning bush:

Lettering done by Juanita Miguel and painting by Shaun and Leilani Miguel.  Below are Juanita (choir) and her daughter Leilani (Rahab)


come to the January workshop to see the world premiere of Ruth!

Our T-shirts with our logo and our totes with our logo, and our bracelets made in Cambodia by the girls rescued from sex trafficking by Agape International Ministries (AIM) in their own manufacturing facility have arrived! They are beautiful and of the highest quality. They will be gifts and available for purchase at our women’s workshop on January 20, 2018. Each participant will receive the high quality, heavy duty tote and a handmade bracelet signed by the girls who made them with their own hands in Cambodia. Here are some pictures of the label signed by the maker (from a T-shirt),  the tote carried by our own Vice President, Kanani Iaea, bracelets, and T-shirt:

Our December fellowship meeting was the best one we have ever had! Everything fell right into place as we unpacked the prophecies of Genesis and Isaiah, and especially Isaiah 9 as we traced the prophecies and the thread for the Child BORN to us and the Son GIVEN us! We also had an amazing adventure through the prophecy of Daniel contained in Chapter 9 and the prophecies from other Prophets that go with it in its fullness, we then looked at where we are now with the moadim (appointed times) to understand the signs of the times. And our worship team helped us explore further as we sang Everlasting Covenant , Love Without Limts and Come, Lord Jesus, Come, which exactly fit the prophecies of which we spoke.

And Colleen and Lisa did the shopping for our Christmas lunch as the food team and made the best lunch, they made the sandwiches fresh themselves with roast beef and turkey, and made the salad, and had chips, hummus, Christmas cookies, fruit, pies and the most delicious punch that Kanani made with limes and ice cream in it. And there were other treats too. Big thanks to Lisa and Colleen who were up until 2 am.

Our prize drawing went so well too, with everyone who won receiving just the right gift that fit them perfectly! Thank you to our lovely mother and daughter teams too. How beautiful to see such holy families. And thank you to Star who sang her beautiful song as a Christmas gift to all of us! And thanks to our wonderful masseuse, Diana! And a big thanks and much love to all who came to share God’s love and God’s Word to create a day of a little bit of Heaven on earth. Come Lord Jesus!

Here is our group photo as we tried to get everyone into the picture, sorry that some got left out:

And some of our prize winners:


November 26, 2017, we had the official blessing of our Home for the Homeless apartment by Msgr. Gary Secor and a most wonderful gathering of MBAW! Oh, it was a sweet time of fellowship like Heaven on earth. It was wonderful and what a circle of powerful prayers we formed. Thank you with all my heart to all who came! And wait till you hear our latest news! Our prayers were already answered!

On Friday, November 24, 2017, we had our first rehearsal of our musical play “Ruth, a Love Story to the Praise of His Glory,”  to be performed at our January 20 workshop.  It was absolutely glorious and filled with the sweetness of God’s pure love! What a stellar cast the LORD has assembled to act and sing the story of His ancestors according to the flesh– Ruth and Boaz! And here are some photos:

Ruth and Boaz – Faith Almuena and Victor Carrillo

Our Three Narrators – Rachel Gochenouer, Ian Gochenouer, and Gariella Carrillo

First Rehearsal

More will be joining our future rehearsals. I will be announcing the dates and times for all who wish to join.

Thank you to all who came to our November MBAW fellowship lunch on Sunday, November 19, 2017, what a wonderful, Spirit-filled time we had! I am so grateful that so many women came and that so many shared their amazing testimonies. And thank you so much for your excited and enthusiastic participation in our study of God’s Word as we explored the topic of this month from the Word: “On Eagle’s Wings.” Our masseuse, Diana, was very busy with all the women who wanted to have a massage and she told me she enjoyed all who came to her so much! The lunch too was delicious and very much appreciated! Wonderful sandwiches, salad, pineapples, fruit, pumpkin crunch and our Lisa’s own pumpkin cheesecake. Thank you to Cheryl and Vanessa for anointed worship and praise music and to all the

This year is going so quickly, and it really has been a year of Significance, just as the LORD told us for our workshop theme at the beginning of the year. So many things have been happening that I need to update you all, at least to some of it, so come to our meeting to learn more.

Our prison ministry team which consists of Janice, Connie, Grace and myself, inaugurated our Most Beautiful Among Women ministry chapter in the women’s unit at Federal Detention Center on Thursday, November 9, 2017. It was a wonderful time of love and fellowship for us all. We had praise and worship, a teaching from the Word, testimonies and sharing, more teaching, more singing, and prayer over each woman there. We sang the entire Shalom song to close with all its verses and after we had cleaned up and were leaving, the women who attended had shared our song with the other women in the common area of the unit and when we stepped out of the chapel room to leave many in the common area of the unit was singing the song, so I stood on the upper balcony and sang it with them so that the whole unit seemed like a scene out of a musical play. It so blessed my heart to be there at that moment singing shalom over the ladies there with so many singing with me.

If you want to join our prison ministry team, you just need to attend a new volunteers’ training they hold regularly one afternoon or evening at the Federal Detention Center and have a background check done by them.

I was praying to our Lord to see what He had in mind for our special gift to the women who attend our January workshop, and now He let me know. It has turned into a real blessing. I happened to turn on KALO TV (channel 25) and saw a CNN report on Agape International Missions (AIM). AIM was started and is still run by a married couple from California who went to Cambodia to do what they could to rescue the girls from sex trafficking there. The mother’s there sell their daughters to that industry as young as 3 years old! The married couple has been successful in rescuing girls and teaching them the love of God in Jesus for them. They have beautiful homes for them and have now built two factories where they employ them and pay them higher than average salaries, give health and child benefits. The girls spontaneously dance for joy and sing to God and it is so precious to see! The girls make bracelets and T shirts (weave them and put the logos) and totes. Well, I was blown away by the good this organization does. I forgot to mention, they also have opened gyms that attract the brothel owners for exercise and body building and the couple and their volunteers and staff have converted many of brothel owners to Jesus and they now work in his gym as trainers for the boys and men to whom they are teaching family values and to honor women.

I wanted for our organization, which is also about the dignity of women in Christ, to help this organization, thus, the gift to each woman who comes to our January workshop will be very meaningful– a braided bracelet made by the rescued young women. I also ordered totes and T shirts made by them with our logo. They do not have digital but only screen printing for the logos, but the wonderful man who oversees the manufacturing worked with me to get our logo down to just four colors so we can have them manufactured by these young women. Though the logo is not quite as beautiful, it makes the shirts and totes so much more meaningful and productive for such a good work. If you want one let me know and the size.

And if that is not enough, our Lord is doing even more. A wonderful girl in Sunday school fell in love with the Word of the Lord and wants to start a group of Most Beautiful Among Women at her public high school. I introduced her to the Equal Access Act and she is getting all the plans together to present to the principal so as to be in the next “club rush” with our t-shirts, totes, and handouts and flyers, so that we will have a chapter of MBAW in the public high schools of Hawaii! She and her mother are joining our meetings and workshop also. And she and her mother came to our November meeting and shared their thoughts with us!

Is it not wonderful? New doors of utterance to let high school girls know how beautiful and unique they are in Jesus and the wonderful plans God has for their life. A life of significance.

Several new MBAW have now joined us that have wonderful skills and loving hearts that the Lord is ready to put to work in the vineyard for the harvest.

We also showed photos of our trip to the farm land soon to be Machsi!

Would you like to let me share my vision with you? It has been in my heart to build a complex that has an entrance hall with a meeting room and theatre on the right, gift shop and café on the left, and a chapel in the back, and behind the chapel a wing for girls we rescue from the sex traffic in Waikiki and Honolulu (I know personally of two young teenagers taken from Pearl Ridge Mall to be trapped in the sex traffic industry in Waikiki hotels, it took the father I knew five years to find his daughter and he had to pay every cent he had to get her out, and the other friend still has not found her daughter to pull her out), and then a wing to the right of the theatre that would house homeless women and women out of prison with children or who are pregnant, and a wing off the café on the left that would house homeless women and those coming out of prison who have no children. I also have envisioned a separate building to house classrooms (for GED and computer training), a recording studio and a video studio, where the residents and young people and our members could learn video making and recording skills and make our own recordings and videos.

And, of course, our residents could all work the land growing vegetables, fruits, and maybe lilac or other flowers to press into essential and aromatic oils to sell in the gift shop! For now, it is all a vision, but do you want to run with it? Nothing is too hard for the LORD.

And the LORD already gave me the name for our home and ministry center: Machsi, which in Hebrew means “My refuge”. Remember our teaching on God as our refuge a couple of meetings ago? Psalm 91: You who dwell in the secret place of the Most High, who abide in the shadow of the Almighty, say to the LORD, “My refuge (Machsi), my fortress, my God in whom I trust.” LORD you are my refuge (Machsi).

And even more! The founder of AIM (his name is Don and he is the husband in the couple who started AIM), talked with the man I am working with to order the bracelets and t shirts and told him to tell us that when we start our work with the young women caught in sex trafficking, that he will come here to us to show us how to work with them and to rescue them. He has learned over the years the best ways to work with all involved and what he does has been such a great success. The girls are so joyful that he works with even though they come from what must have been such a dark, hellish trap. He knows how to help them and reach them. And also a police detective who has worked rescuing girls in this area for five years has offered to join with us and help us in our efforts.

And the Lord has already given us so many of you that will make this work possible. We already have members of MBAW that can make up our staff—a psychiatrist, an ob/gyn, RN and LPN, speech pathologist, counselor of sexually abused children and women (I just met her), counselor, school teacher, lawyer, business manager, real estate broker, property manager, IT and information systems specialist (our group just met her too!), and all of you MBAW with hearts full of love and generosity to be there for those who are lost, alone and afraid. And now we even has one who has been there and lived that life and knows where we can located the girls involved!

All these things are visions and more, so if you are excited to work in any areas, let me know. Let us dream the dreams of the LORD. Nothing is impossible for Him. And all things are possible for those who believe that. We do not have the funds, but we have Him and He has provided for all we have done so far. He alone has brought us where we are today. And He will do even greater things if we only run with Him.

Please register for our January workshop if you have not already. And ask your friends and relatives to come too. We have some exciting things lined up besides the gifts from Cambodia! We are having a musical play on the life of Ruth with our young people and music team singing and acting and dancing! If you want to be in it, or your children, let me know.

And at the Workshop, there will be teachings from the Word on the goodness of God and receiving all His benefits, a time to learn and actually participate in how to spend a prayer time with God, plus breakfast, lunch, snacks, gifts, prizes, surprises and testimonies of those healed, forgiven and loved.

It is just good fun to spend a day together in Jesus.

May the LORD bless you and keep you, the LORD make His face shine on you and give you His grace, the LORD smile upon you and give you shalom! Shalom, shalom, shalom.

Write the vision down so others can read it and all can run together to the sweet order of His anointing as He bears us up on eagle’s wings and brings us to Himself. Habakkuk 2:2; Song of Songs 1:3-4; Exodus 19:4.

God is love, and He sent Jesus to seek out and save the lost, and as the Father has sent Him, so He sends us, Luke 19:10; John 20:21.

And He has a promise for you from Psalm 41, a Psalm of David:

How blessed is he who considers the poor and helpless; the LORD will deliver him in a day of trouble. The LORD will protect him and keep him alive, and he shall be called blessed upon the earth; and he will not be given over to the desire of his enemies. The LORD will sustain him upon his sickbed; in his illness, the LORD will restore him to health. Psalm 141:1-3.

Thank you for your love and generosity,



Other Notes: Thanks to our precious MBAW! All know us by our love for one another and our joy. We had a joyful time of ministering to the women at the Hawaii Convention Center at the Damien and Marianne Catholic Conference at our own MBAW Table. We talked with many women and about 25 signed up for our January workshop right there with Lisa’s help on her PC. I thank all the women of our group who came to sit at our table and hand out our brochures and flyers.  We had such fun, as all of us do when we get together.I would that all the women in the world would join us and know that they are the Most Beautiful Among Women in His eyes. Song of Songs 1:8.  For our Maker has espoused us forever in faithfulness and love. Hosea 2:19-20; Isaiah 54:5. Thank you again for all your generous support, love and willingness to help. I am so thankful and honored that God has begun a great work with us. We are just beginning all the wonderful projects He has in mind for us to do! Thank you to for the good attendance at my talks at the Conference. My presentation of our short film, “Yehudah, the Son Born in Praise,” had standing room only! A full house!

Here are our tables at the conference:

Our home for the homeless continues to flourish and with your outpouring of generosity I think we can start another one soon. I am so grateful for your loving hearts, always reaching out to seek and save the lost! We shall have Msgr. Gary Secor bless our Home for the Homeless on November 26, 2017 at 1:30 pm if you wish to come, let me know.

And all of you are getting very strong bones. Isaiah 58:7-11.

The LORD bless you and keep you! The LORD make His face shine upon you and give you His grace! The LORD smile upon you and give you shalom! Shalom, shalom, shalom.

Here is the story about our home for the homeless if you need some background and have not been following our ministry:

Due to meeting in our MBAW fellowship some very worthy women, who through reverses, illness, medical treatment, divorce, job losses, or other reasons, have become homeless or close thereto, we decided it was time we stopped trying to refer people places where they were not finding what they needed and stop waiting to do something ourselves until we could do something large scale, and do what we could now with the grace, help and blessing of God. So our Board of Directors, which consists of me (President), Anne, Teresa, Johnette, Kanani, Vinessa, and Lisa, went to view two apartments on Saturday, September 23, 2018, that were coming up for rent at Kukui Plaza. The LORD showed us favor and by Thursday we had signed a year’s lease and both of our homeless ladies had moved in! It all happened in less than one week! The apartment is so beautiful with everything new: appliances, toilet, flooring (wood and tile), air conditioner, cabinets and sink tops, and it has become a beautiful home for the homeless. You know both the women who have moved in from our meetings, The apartment is on the garden side in the Ewa Tower of Kukui Plaza (I live in the Diamond Head Tower).  So now God has led us to reach out to our homeless women who are willing to find work with our help and get a new start until they can move to their own places. And when that happens we can move in two new ladies who need our help.
It is wonderful that the owners of the apartments we viewed in making a determination all accepted our organization and preferred it to all other applicants. And we have no source of income. Only your donations. But they loved us and our joyful spirit and received that we all prayed over them and  blessed them with our hands raised over them before we left each unit.
The rent is $1,500 per month, so if you want to get in on this blessed work and be blessed please consider becoming a monthly partner by donating any amount each month, from a dollar to any amount God puts on your heart to be included in the blessings from this work. I attached a picture of us with our new landlord inside the living room of the apartment. Marana tha Ministries, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, recognized in good standing by the IRS, the donations to which are fully tax deductible.
Thanks to your generosity, we now have some beautiful furniture– a leather couch, and then a couch bed and bed, bureau, some chairs, floor and table lamps, microwave, entertainment center and end table. We could still use a dining table and chairs. And we have received a lovely wardrobe that fits one of the ladies perfectly. We bought dishes, pots and pans, silverware, toaster and other household supplies.
If any of you want to help out with more furniture or dishes or other household supplies and food supplies, even gift cards for our ladies to Safeway or Walmart, which are both so close by, let me know.
Let us all  make it a beautiful place for the Most Beautiful Among Women When we do something for the LORD it should be first class all the way. He is a God of excellence, beauty, and grace.
And I was inspired to do this by the following, and I think you will want the promise with it too, for it has already manifested in my life just since Saturday:
Isaiah 58:6-11
Is this not the fast which I choose,
To loosen the bonds of wickedness,
To undo the bands of the yoke,
And to let the oppressed go free
And break every yoke?
Is it not to divide your bread with the hungry
And bring the homeless poor into the house;
When you see the naked, to cover him;
And not to hide yourself from your own flesh?
Then your light will break out like the dawn,
And your recovery will speedily spring forth;

And your righteousness will go before you;
The glory of the Lord will be your rear guard.

Then you will call, and the Lord will answer;
You will cry, and He will say, ‘Here I am.’

If you remove the yoke from your midst,
The pointing of the finger and speaking wickedness,
And if you give yourself to the hungry
And satisfy the desire of the afflicted,
Then your light will rise in darkness
And your gloom will become like midday.
And the Lord will continually guide you,
And satisfy your desire in scorched places,
And give strength to your bones;

And you will be like a watered garden,
And like a spring of water whose waters do not fail.
I am already experiencing these and know all those who have been contributing with goods, prayers and funds are too. We are now thinking of renting a second apartment!
Here are photos of our apartment for the homeless:
And the views from the living room window:

Thank you to all who attended our October fellowship! We were all blessed by our new member Dr. Elenita Alvarez and she made tote bags for everyone and more! What a wonderful day we had! So much love, joy, fellowship and strong prayer, as we accessed by faith all the wonderful things God has freely given us in Christ Jesus our LORD! We rejoiced in our future and our hope! He has sealed us in Christ by the Holy Spirit of promise and made Him to be wisdom for us, and righteousness, sanctification and redemption!

Thank you for your enthusiastic singing, dancing, and receiving of the Word. And thank you to Diana our masseuse who gave such wonderful massages to all who she could fit in, and thank you to all of you who were so appreciative of the massage you received. Our ministry covered all the cost and tips so everyone who fitted in received it entirely free (although I found out some of you generous women gave her a tip too, for which she was thrilled, and she loved our teachings and meeting). We plan on doing it again next month,

Here is a photo of some of the attendees from our September meeting.

Hope to see you all in our November fellowship, November 19, 2017.

We will have our second annual all day Women’s Workshop on Saturday, January 20, 2018! The LORD has proclaimed 2018 the year of His Goodness! Isn’t it time you received it? The Workshop will be from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm and include breakfast, lunch, snacks, handout books, prizes, gifts, lanyard pictures with Jesus, the High Priest, a hands-on how to prayer session, and teachings on how to receive the benefits of Psalm 103, about taking God as our refuge, and a day of resting in the goodness of the Lord for provision, healing, and deliverance. We will have praise and worship with our music and dance team. We need volunteers to help with décor, food, music, dance, audio, registration, hospitality, and more. Let us know if you are willing and able to help. Please bring a friend!


MBAW Dance Team – Pentecost Fellowship- 6-4-17

Most Beautiful Among Women is the women’s fellowship ministry of Marana tha Ministries, Inc.

     It all began when our short film “Yehudah, the Son Born in Praise” was selected for showing at the International Christian Film Festival in Orlando, Florida in April 2016 and a group of four of us women went to represent Marana tha Ministries, Inc., the producer of Yehudah. While there we had so much joy in our fellowship and growth in the Lord that we wanted to keep meeting when we returned home, at least as much as could in our busy schedules, for a time of fellowship in His Word and sharing our journeys. Once we started this, others saw the joy and wanted it too, so they came and joined us and soon we had a whole group of amazing women from different backgrounds and seasons in life to share joys, trials, sorrows and victories. There are sometimes healing tears, and sometimes shouts of joy, there is laughter and there are Words from God that we receive for each other. We pray over each other and over members of our families, spouses, children, our city, state, nation and the nations. God is leading us in how to be effective in our prayers and how to fight the spiritual battles that assail us, our families, our communities and our nation. We can feel the Holy Spirit filling our hearts and anointing our meetings and leading us on to a purpose beyond what we can ask or imagine. We are united in bringing His light, peace and healing to a dark, troubled world filled with sickness and pain. But if we let His Light in and authorize Him to work as we build the bridge into lives by intercession with our High Priest Jesus, our Lamb of Sacrifice, and by His blood, things begin to change and lives become beautiful and filled with the power from on High. We want to let those rivers of living water to flow out from us to a thirsty world so the earth will be covered with the knowledge of His glory as the waters cover the sea! John 7:37-39; John 4:14; Habakkuk 2:14; Revelation 22:1.

     At one of our first meetings, the Lord spoke the name of our group to my heart: “Most Beautiful Among Women.” For that is the first thing He calls all of us in Song of Songs. Song of Songs 1:8. But our title comes from Song of Songs 6:1-3 and so does our logo: “Where has your Beloved gone, O most beautiful among women? Where has your Beloved turned, that we may seek him with you?” “My Beloved has gone down to His garden, to the beds of spices, to pasture his flock in the gardens and gather lilies.  I am my Beloved’s and my Beloved is mine, He who pastures his flock among the lilies.” We want for all to come and seek our Beloved (Jesus) with us, as He draws us by the sweet odor of His anointing. Song of Songs 1:2-4. For He is anointed with the oil of joy, Psalm 45:7 (8), Hebrews 1:9, and His Name is like spreading perfume. Song of Songs 1:2. May we who are filled with His Spirit spread that anointing of joy and the sweet fragrance of love everywhere so He can draw all men to Himself. 2 Corinthians 2:14, Ephesians 5:1-2, John 12:32. Come join our group and share your journey as we run to our high calling in Christ. For the Father calls us all to fellowship with His Son Jesus Christ our Lord and one another, 1 Corinthians 1:9, 1 John 1:3, and to His eternal glory in Christ. 1 Peter 5:10.

     Come so that you too may share our joy and have fellowship with us, as indeed, our fellowship is with the Father and with His Son, Jesus Christ by the Spirit dwelling in us. We are all one in Him yet each so unique. We all have the same call but no two journeys are ever the same. He is always doing something new and there is only one YOU for all time and eternity. And you are loved.

       Aren’t we glad to be His own Most Beautiful Among Women! Let all the great company of women from the Bible call you into fellowship, for a cloud of witnesses of women of faith who came through insurmountable obstacles and fought the good fight of faith surrounds us and all are alive to God.

     The Lord has spoken to me that the year of 2017 is the year of Significance. You have been humbled under His mighty Hand and now is His appointed time to exalt you. It is the year that your light will shine. It is the year that He will light the candle of your spirit and put you on the Lampstand to shine forth to all the world. It is your year of significance. Come and learn how to stand up and make your life one of significance at our monthly fellowship meetings and at our next workshop for 2017, Significance 2017 P5, on July 22, 2017.






bonnieGrace and peace to you! I am Bonnie, the President of Marana tha Ministries, and it is my joy to lead this group of the Most Beautiful Among Women, as well as a group of the Most Beautiful Among Women that I have established in my prison ministry, and it is such a sweet and wonderful fellowship! So many talents and so much love! So much enthusiasm to follow our precious Savior and grow in the love and knowledge of God and His wonderful Word! And He is leading us and giving us so much new revelation and light. Come and let us teach you how to pray and how to fight, for we are not in a battle with flesh and blood but with the spiritual forces of darkness. The good news, however, is we can win by the Blood of the Lamb and the Word of our testimony every time. It is time for you to win back your children, spouses, and our nation!



Hi, my name is Anne.  I was fortunate to grow up in a family that knew and loved God. As an adult, I am always seeking ways to strengthen my faith and experience of God’s love and fullness of joy.  Joining the Most Beautiful Among Women group has allowed me another avenue to grow in God’s ways and love and be blessed by other women with the same orientation.  I encourage you to join us on our journey to fulfill God’s plan.



My name is Grace and I am a mother of 2 children with 2 grandchildren, retired military and an active real estate broker who loves to travel.  I strongly believe in giving back so I spend most of my time volunteering at the church, hospital, prison, and ministry to the homeless.  Being able to share our hopes, dreams, and experience inner peace and happiness as we find our purpose and seek His Will gives me great pleasure that’s why I joined Most Beautiful Among Women fellowship.  So, if you want to experience God’s presence, healing, blessings and learn how to be filled with the Holy Spirit, come and join us!!!!



kananiMy name is Kanani, and I am a wife, a mother and a grandmother so as you can see I am very blessed.  It is also truly a blessing to me to be able to come together and fellowship with this very special group of women to share our love for God; scriptures; our personal journey’s and interests; laughter and sometimes tears.  Yes, tears of happiness and joy; and tears of forgiveness and healing.  All of that makes us His own Most Beautiful Among Women.




My name is Karen and I am a recent revert and my mission is to tell others how my invitation to the Lord to come into my heart meant daily affirming the full humanity and capabilities of God’s beautiful creations and, thus, making me what I am today, a strong woman.  Join us for fellowship in prayer and discussion as Most Beautiful Among Women. Let your light shine before others that may see your good deeds and glorify your Father In Heaven ~Matthew 5:16



new-janiceHi, I am Janice. Join us on this biblical journey and let God transform you from the inside out. Looking forward to meeting you and share with you how, most beautiful among women, has uplifted my spirit through inspiring teachings from the Word of God, as I have formed new meaningful friendships.



camiHi, I am Cami, a wife, mother and grandmother, Respect Life Ministry at St. Jude Church, Kapolei.  Legal secretary. I am so thankful to Bonnie for gathering together women who are so in love with Jesus.  It is so refreshing to be able to freely and joyfully share experiences of God’s love with others. Take a break from the monotony of daily life to live 2017 refreshed to share the Gospel — invite a friend to join you at this grace-filled women’s fellowship to nourish your soul & mind and to meet like-minded women as we journey to our true home in heaven.



susanHi, I am Susan. Wife, Mother, Immaculate Conception Parish, and Respect Life Ministry Coordinator. Please come to fellowship, pray, and sing praise with other faith filled women of God.   Give yourself the opportunity to enjoy times of inspiring talks, fun, music and fellowship.



My name is Teresa Gochenouer and I am blessed beyond compare.  As a wife of 28 years of marriage and home schooling  mother to 7 children that have brought so much joy to my life, I have come to know how good our God is and how much He loves us by sending His precious Yeshuah to redeem us from sin.  Come and learn more about our faith, come and get refreshed from the living waters of salvation; Yeshuah. Come for fellowship and personal growth, love and joy.  You are the most beautiful among women.



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Saturday Morning: 8:00 am

Saturday Vigil: 4:30 pm

Sunday: 7:30 am, 9:00 am, 10:45 am,
12:30 pm, 5:30 pm

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Sunday: 9:00am, 7:15pm

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