About Kingdom Families Hawaii

 

Chaz Umamoto

Workshop: Praising God with Words & Music: Worship Songwriting

Chaz Umamoto is a 3-time Na Hoku Hanohano award-winning songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and music producer. Chaz is the co-founder of the startup music production team, Craft Brewz Music LLC. Prior to this Chaz performed in the group Streetlight Cadence. He is also the co-founder of Artists Hawaii a pastoral care ministry for artists. He also serves on the Advisory Council of the Hawaii Songwriting Festival a songwriting and music licensing conference.  Recently moved home from Los Angeles, CA with his wife Sarah, and son Joseph. In his spare time, you can find Chaz at your local coffee shop or surfing. Chaz is the Coordinator of Worship Support at First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu.

Jocelyn Sasaki

Visions of Freedom Creative Installation

About the artist: Jocelyn Sasaki, by the grace of God, founded the prophetic arts ministry at Bluewater Mission church as one of its founding leaders. Jocelyn is currently pioneering a prophetic art ministry at her church, King’s Chapel. She specializes in photography, sculpture, glass work, and prophetic art installation experiences. Jocelyn also professionally sells her work at different galleries and has been commissioned to create pieces for organizations. Jocelyn holds a B.A. in Theology and Christian Ministry from Wheaton College, Illinois. Jocelyn uses her art as a means to communicate the whispers of the Spirit and hopes that others will find a deeper place in the Lord as they experience it.

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Joshua Tory, First Baptist Church Wahiawa

Workshop: Seeing Through the Lens of God: Photography

Michael Joshua Tory was born and raised here on the island of Oahu and there is no other place he would rather live. He has been taking photos for the past few years as a hobby but has gained much knowledge about how cameras work, capturing moments, and seeing God through it all. Joshua currently goes to Bible college at Pacific Rim Bible College and serves as Youth Pastor at First Baptist Church of Wahiawa.

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Antonio Anagaran, Bluewater Mission

Workshop: An Actor Prepares

Antonio is an actor and performance maker. Film and television credits include GodzillaHawaii Five-O, and Off the Map. Antonio performed under acclaimed director and theater pioneer Richard Foreman in What to Wear, a world premier opera at The Walt Disney Concert Hall. Recent Hawaii theatrical productions include Honolulu Theater for Youth’s The Tiny TreeKu A Mo`o, and Apollo to the Moon. Theater Found’s The Last Days of Judas Iscariot. Hawaii Shakespeare Festival’s Hedda Gabbler. TAG’s The Grave Digger’s Lullaby. Antonio enjoys surfing, mountains, cooking and sharing a meal. Most of all he enjoys time with his wife. Antonio helps lead Bluewater Mission, a creative church, in Palama.