Obamas Make Trip to Church in Hawaii

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email
Obamas make rare trip to church while in Hawaii.

President Barack Obama arrives with Rep. Mazie Hirono (D-HI 2nd District) Sen. Daniel Akaka [D-HI] at Hickam Air Force base in Honolulu, Hawaii, Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, for the family's holiday vacation. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

KANEOHE BAY, HI-- President Barack Obama and his family
are making a rare Sunday trip to church.

The Obamas arrived at St. Michael's Chapel mid-morning. The
church is located on the Marine Corps base where Obama frequently
golfs and goes to the gym during his Hawaiian vacations.

The Obamas were seated in the first row of the chapel as a band
played "Joy to the World" and parishioners clapped. The celebrant
said he was especially thankful this Sunday to have the Obamas in

Though Obama speaks frequently about his Christian faith, his
family rarely attends church services in Washington. The White
House says the president hasn't joined a parish because his
appearances would be disruptive to the rest of the congregation.

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  • by Anonymous on Jan 1, 2011 at 01:35 PM
    obama is muslim, he admitted it on tv. but maybe him going to a Christian church will convert him. Praise God!
  • by Anonymous on Dec 31, 2010 at 04:10 PM
    Obama the muslim. he admitted it on tv you idiot.
  • by Linda Location: Los Angeles on Dec 29, 2010 at 10:57 AM
    After seeing the distraction a Presidential vist can make to a city or town or meeting I appreciate that he has chosen to worship privately without disturbing a congregation.
  • by To "disgusted" on Dec 27, 2010 at 10:56 AM
    Did you read the same article as me? Where did it say he upstaged God? If anything he is doing the opposite. The article states he does not attend a church in DC because he does not want to be a distraction.
  • by So what if he is on Dec 27, 2010 at 07:47 AM
    So what if he is Muslim? It is not against the law and being Muslim does not prevent someone from becoming president. No where does it say you have to be Christian. And he is a Cristian. You are just showing your prejudice.
  • by Disgusted Location: USA on Dec 27, 2010 at 06:57 AM
    My, my, my, how conceded is Obama as to think he can upstage GOD? Please give us a break. When was the last time he parted water? I knew all along he had a god complex.
  • by Anonymous on Dec 27, 2010 at 05:38 AM
    Good job Obama! Church is so much fun!
  • by shadow on Dec 27, 2010 at 02:48 AM
    C'mon man!
  • by what?? on Dec 26, 2010 at 04:13 PM
    So why would a Muslim like this guy want to go and disrupt a Christian church service??
  • by Anonymous on Dec 26, 2010 at 02:28 PM
    Don't let Obama fool you, he is a muslim
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