Church news

Soldotna Catholic church plans Faith Walk

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church is sponsoring a Faith Walk around town today, Good Friday, beginning at noon at O’Neill Hall, 222 West Redoubt Avenue in Soldotna. Participants will walk around Soldotna and reflect on the Stations of the Cross together.

Apostolic Assembly celebrates Resurrection

The Apostolic Assembly of Jesus Christ is celebrating Jesus’ Resurrection beginning with its annual three day purification fast to be broken with communion at the 7:00 a.m. “Sonrise” Service on Sunday.

Starting at 10:30 a.m., the Sunday School has planned a morning of special activities, including a play, “Jesus Victory”, performed by the 7th and 8th grade and high school classes for children ages 3 through high school, and ending with its annual treasure hunt. In addition, all children will receive treats and participate in other festivities with their respective classes. Please call 260-5916 or 252-1230 for questions regarding Sunday School or to arrange transportation for Sunday morning. An evening worship service begins at 5:30 p.m. and will include the AAJC Choir’s inspiring cantata, “His Last Days”, along with other special music and songs.

Everyone is invited to attend any and all of these services commemorating the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Sunrise service at North Star United Methodist Church

An Easter Sunday Sunrise service will take place in the lower parking lot of North Star United Methodist Church at 6:30 a.m., followed by brunch in the fellowship room (downstairs ) at 8:30 a.m. Church service in the sanctuary is at 9:30 a.m. All are welcome. The church is at Mile 25.5 of the Kenai Spur Highway in Nikiski.

Join ‘Family Revival’ at Sterling church

Sterling Pentecostal Church will host a family seminar called “Family Revival” presented by Gordon and Afton Mallory at 7:00 p.m. today-Sunday. The Mallorys will share their knowledge and experience from marriage and ministry, including being missionaries to the Philippines, pastor in Hawaii, and an international evangelist. A seminar syllabus is $20, and there is no additional charge for the seminar. Call 262-7240 for more information. The church is located on Swanson River Road at Entrada.

Pilgrimage to Mexico City planned

All are invited to come to a presentation about Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church on April 24, at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. An informational meeting will follow the presentation about the planned pilgrimage.

The pilgrimage will take place Jan. 21-27, 2015. For more information call 283-4555.

Author signs new book, ‘Kinsman Redeemer’

Kasilof author Ruth Lawler will be at King’s Treasures in the Old Kenai Mall from noon-4 p.m. Saturday. Lawler will be signing copies of her new book, “Kinsman Redeemer,” a Christian novel of historical fiction.

More in Life

Homer writer Richard Chiappone. (Photo by Joshua Veldstra)
‘Hunger of Crows’ perfect for winter reading

Chiappone’s first novel is set in Homer, Anchor Point.

Fresh dinner rolls made without the addition of dairy. (Photo by Tressa Dale/Peninsula Clarion)
Baking for everyone

Dinner rolls skip the dairy, but not the flavor

Virginia Walters (Courtesy photo)
Life in the Pedestrian Lane: ‘Tis the Season

The Kenai Community Library has always been one of the stars in the crown of the community.

Homer News Ben Mitchell, left, serves spaghetti to helper Pat Wells in the kitchen at a past Share the Spirit spaghetti feed. (Michael Armstrong/Homer News file)
Looking to share some holiday spirit? Here’s how

Share the Spirit serves the Homer community by donating food, essential needs and Christmas presents.

Appease your child’s picky palate with these tasty Tater Tots. (Photo by Tressa Dale/Peninsula Clarion)
On the strawberry patch: Tots to be thankful for

Two years ago, I spent the entirety of Thanksgiving Day in my green rocking chair, cradling my newborn son.

File
Minister’s Message: Keep in step

Sometimes it takes going half way around the world to learn how to “keep in step” as I journey.

Shelli and Mike Gordon pose in October 2011 at their Halibut Cove, Alaska, home in an Alaska Gothic version of Grant Wood’s “American Gothic” painting. (Photo courtesy of Mike Gordon)
‘Dagnabit’ features tales of ’80s wild Alaska

Gordon’s second book also tells of Ruben Gaines, creator of Chilkoot Charlie.

Before boiling, this handmade pasta is rolled, cut and tossed in flour to keep from sticking. (Photo by Tressa Dale/Peninsula Clarion)
On the strawberry patch: Pasta by hand

Learning one of the most important task of the Italian kitchen: making the pasta.

Will Morrow (courtesy)
The Great Thanksgiving dessert debate

Our holiday gathering is going to be smaller than it sometimes is, and it was argued that we didn’t need two desserts.

Dianne Spence-Chorman’s “Fig Study” is one of the works showing in the Homer Council on the Arts “Fun wtih 5x7” show through Dec. 22, 2021, at the gallery in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
‘Fun with 5×7’ offers affordable art

HCOA annual art show presents art in a variety of media, all in 5x7 format.

Make pumpkin chocolate chip with cinnamon buttercream cupcakes for a decadent fall treat. (Photo by Tressa Dale/Peninsula Clarion)
On the strawberry patch: In honor of ‘Cupcake Mondays’

Pumpkin chocolate chip with cinnamon buttercream cupcakes brighten up the dreariest of work.

Nick Varney
Nick Varney
Unhinged Alaska: Back off, Zeus

If this wet-n-warm, freeze, then start again, continues much longer, Kachemak Drive will need a complete redo.