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Sterling Pentecostal plans Kids Day

The Sterling Pentecostal Church will present a Kids Day on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. Skits, games, puppets, activities, and door prizes will be included in the program. Special speaker is Art Farmer, who was a childhood resident of Sterling. He is currently pastor of River of Life Church in Kiana and Noorvik. A dinner will follow the service. Visit sterlingpentecostalchurch.com or call 262-7240 for more information.

Mission u event upcoming

Consider Creation as a great banquet table filled with people from our communities, businesses, churches, family and world. Who sits with us? Who doesn’t? What are the challenges we face as we meet and welcome others? As people concerned with inadequacies in society with regard to the rights of people with disabilities, we must explore the complexity of our roles and connections to this issue. The intent of this program is to build awareness regarding issues around disability, to call to provide full accessibility to services and opportunities, and to promote advocacy for justice for people with disabilities.

You are cordially invited to attend the “ Mission u” event in Kenai at the Dena’ina Wellness Center March 27-28. This event is for women, men and youth in middle or high school. We will focus on two study topics with three classes available. The Social Justice Understanding Study will have an adult class, “The Church and People with Disabilities” and a youth class, “Welcoming Persons with Disabilities into Our Lives,” and a spiritual growth study, “How is it with your Soul?”

The event begins March 27 at 6 p.m., running until 9 p.m. We gather again March 28 with breakfast at 8-8:45 a.m. with class beginning at 9 a.m. Lunch is also included, and the event will conclude at 4:45 p.m. The youth class is Saturday only. Cost of the event is $60 for adults and $25 for youth. Scholarships are available. You may register online the University of Alaska’s Center for Human Development Trust Training Cooperative at: http://ttclms.org/class_detail.php?z_classid=105907. You will find a link to the program brochure on the registration page or by accessing www.aumwmissionu.blogspot.com. For information please call 776-8555. Please join in this opportunity to discover new ways to open “our hearts, minds and doors” to the ever-changing, ever-challenging world of our neighbors with disabilities. Mission u is a program offering of United Methodist Women.

Soldotna Day Aglow meetings scheduled

Soldotna Day Aglow will meet Wednesdays at Peninsula Christian Center located in Soldotna. There will be prayer at 9:30 a.m. followed by 10 a.m. worship and teaching. Babysitting will be provided if needed. For more information, contact Dawn Croom at 398-9278.

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 April 5.

Starting at 10:30 a.m., the Sunday School has planned a morning of special activities, including a play, “For The Joy”, 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.

Bible study with Nikiski Aglow

Nikiski Aglow meets each Saturday morning from 9-11 a.m. at the Nikiski New Hope Christian Fellowship, Mile 23 North Road. All are welcome to attend. Aglow International is founded on prayer and compassionate outreach. It is global in ministry vision, yet rooted in small groups. Nikiski Aglow is hosting the DVD teaching of Graham Cooke with “Game Changers.” The five themes are: 1. How you are known in heaven; 2. Establishing your internal overcomer; 3. Mind of Christ; 4. Reinventing your walk in the fruit of the Spirit; 5. Law of the Spirit of Life in Christ. For information call Bev at 776-8022 or 398-7311 or Paulette at 252-7372.

Soldotna Food Pantry open weekly

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.

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.

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.

 

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