Church News

— Kasilof Community Church, next to the Kasilof Mercantile, will host Camp Kilimanjaro Vacation Bible School, an epic expedition through Proverbs from 10 a.m.-1:00 pm., August 3-7 for ages 4 years through 6th grade. Call 907-262-7512 or visit www.kasilofchurch.com.

A rummage sale to help with orphanage and mission work in Oaxacan villages will take place Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. in front of the Merit Inn on Willow Street in Kenai. Volunteers and donated items are needed, as well as donated baked items to sell. For more information call Maria at 690-0048.

Classes for anyone interested in the Catholic Church will be held each Wednesday evening at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Soldotna starting September 2. The classes will be held in O’Neill Hall, 238 W. Redoubt Ave. from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. During the school year those attending will learn about the teachings of the Church based on the teachings of Jesus to His disciples. There is also a daily prayer book to help guide you to a closer relationship with the Lord. This process is called the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA). For more information or to sign up please call the Church at 262-5542 or Shirley at 262-9654.

A garage sale with wide variety of new items will take place at the Redemptorist Center, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 222 West Redoubt Avenue on July 31 and August 1 , 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The proceeds will benefit the parish goal of purchasing an entire Heifer International Ark of animals to help impoverished families to lift themselves out of hunger and poverty by placing livestock and passing on knowledge and training of sustainable farming practices to them.

Nikiski Aglow is hosting author and teacher Jeanette Strauss at a 7 p.m. meeting on Aug. 5. All are welcome. The meeting is at the Nikiski New Hope Christain Fellowship, at Mile 23 of the Kenai Spur Highway turn on Coringa to access. Jeanette will be testifying and teaching on “Throne Room Prayer” and intercession.

The Apostolic Assembly of Jesus Christ church youth group will be hosting events for middle school and high school kids.

August 8 — Music and bonfire at the Kenai beach from 6:30-8:30 p.m. For more information, contact Jeremiah Bergevin at 907-398-1184.

The Soldotna Food Pantry is open every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for residents in the community who are experiencing food shortages. The Food Pantry is located at the Soldotna United Methodist Church at 158 South Binkley Street, and all are welcome.

Non-perishable food items or monetary donations may be dropped off at the church on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. or on Sunday from 9 a.m. until noon.

For more information or if you have questions, please call 262-4657.

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 907-283-7868.

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 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.

Submit church announcements to news@peninsulaclarion.com.

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