Church Briefs

Randall Pippin to Speak

Randall Pippin will be bringing the message to the congregation of the Kenai United Methodist Church on Sunday, June 1 at 11:30 a.m. Pastor Janice Carlton is attending the Annual Meeting of the Alaska United Methodist Conference in Anchorage and will return to the pulpit the following Sunday. The church is located at 607 Frontage Road across the street from Wells Fargo Bank. All are invited to attend.

Vacation Bible School scheduled

Sterling Pentecostal Church will present a Vacation Bible School called “Weird Animals” June 11-15, Wednesday through Sunday. The games, puppets, crafts, songs, activities and snacks will all present the theme, “Where Jesus’ love is one of a kind.” The daily sessions will be from 12 noon to 3 p.m., except on Sunday which will feature a certificate presentation to participants. For more information, call 262-7240.

Church of Christ hosts gospel meeting

The Church of Christ on mile 1/4 Funny River Road in Soldotna will be hosting a gospel meeting with guest speaker Ron Halbrook from Shepherdsville, Kentucky, starting May 25 to June 1. Sunday services are 10 a.m. and again Sunday night at 6 p.m. Services start at 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday. All are welcome to attend!

Youth group holds garage sale

The Star of the North Lutheran Church Youth Group is having its annual garage sale on June 6-7 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Bring donations to the church at 216 N. Forest Drive in Kenai, Tuesday-Friday or Sunday. For more information call 283-4153.

SALT Youth Group plans hike

The Apostolic Assembly of Jesus Christ, SALT Youth Group, for Jr. High and High School age students, will meet at 1 p.m. June 7 at the AAJC church and then head outdoors for an afternoon of hiking and light snacks. Register by June 4, please call Jeremiah Bergevin, 907-398-1184 for permission slip information. This activity is free.

Vacation Bible school

■ Birch Ridge Community Church will have Vacation Bible School on August 4-8 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Our theme is Flight School, and kids ages 4-5th grades are welcome. Call 260-6705 for more information.

■ An International Spy Academy Vacation Bible School will be held at First Baptist Church of Kenai. Grab your secret decoder ring and put on your rearview mirror glasses because this summer, your kids are heading to the International Spy Academy where they’ll train to become special agents for the one true God! Bible school is June 2-6, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for ages 4 through 6th grade. For more information, call 907-283-7672, visit http://www.firstbaptistkenai.net or email fbck@alaska.net.

■ The Midnight Son Seventh Day Adventist Church proudly presents Son of Treasure Island VBS, June 23-27 at 10 a.m. Open to ages 3 and up. It is free. Church is located at Mile 8.4 Kenai Spur Highway in Kenai. For more information contact Charce Dunn at 260-9331.

■ Ninilchik Community Vacation Bible (non-denominational) Camp will be held July 7-11 (Mon-Fri), 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Kenai Peninsula Fair grounds. Ages 4-15 years. Snacks provided. Call Grace Huhndorf at 907-394-3714 to register or for information.

Food Party open weekly

The Soldotna Food Pantry is open every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for residents in our community who may be experiencing food shortages. The Food Pantry is located at the Soldotna United Methodist Church at 158 South Binkley Street. Non-perishable food items or monetary donations may be dropped off at the church Tuesdays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Thank you for your support.

United Methodist Church provides food pantry

The Kenai United Methodist Church provides a food pantry for those in need every Monday from noon to 3 p.m. The Methodist Church is located on the Kenai Spur Highway next to the Boys and Girls Club. The entrance to the Food Pantry is through the side door. The Pantry closes for holidays. For more information contact the church office at 283-7868 or email kumcalaska@gmail.com.

Clothes 4 U at First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church Soldotna, located at 159 S. Binkley Street, is re-opening its Clothes 4 U program. It is open on the second and fourth Saturday of each month from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. All clothing and shoes are free to the public.

Clothes Quarters open weekly

Clothes Quarters at Our Lady of the Angels Church is open every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the first Saturday of every month from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call 907-283-4555.

Apostolic Assembly of Jesus Christ plans Sunday School Carnival

Apostolic Assembly of Jesus Christ Sunday School is hosting a free end of the summer Carnival 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. August 24 where kids can participate in fun activities like a cupcake walk, face painting, build your own picture frames, and also enjoy hot dogs, chips and ice cream. Register by August 22. The carnival will be at Apostolic Assembly of Jesus Christ Sunday School (Mile Post 89 on Sterling Highway – turn right on Murray Lane by Zimco Construction). For more information, contact Tracey at 262-1423 or Sherry at 262-0853 for registration. If kids need a ride to AAJC Sunday School, please call Jeremiah at 398-1184.

 

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