Church news

Peninsula Christian Center hosts Messianic rabbi

Peninsula Christian Center, 161 Farnsworth Boulevard behind the Salvation Army store in Soldotna, is hosting Messianic Rabbi Dale Cohen Oct. 19-22. Sunday, Monday and Wednesday service time is 6:30 p.m. Tuesday there will be a day session at 10:30 a.m. This will be a series of in-depth Bible study that will give you insight to the Scriptures like never before. Call 262-7416 for more information.

First Baptist hosts women’s Bible study

A nine-week women’s Bible study on I and II Thessalonians, called “Children of the Day” by Beth Moore is under way at the First Baptist Church of Kenai. The group begins with lunch at noon, a video and discussion. Childcare is available. For more information, call Carole at 283-7772 or Kassy at 283-7672.

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.

Sterling Pentecostal hosts marriage seminar

Sterling Pentecostal Church will have a Marriage Seminar titled “The Marriage Fog” with Reverend Daniel Sirstad on October 24-25 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. each night. Topics such as “The Marriage Fog,” “Defogging the Marriage,” “Becoming Friends Again,” and “Marriage Fun” will be covered. People who are married or engaged to be married are welcome to attend. Daniel Sirstad is a licensed clinical pastoral counselor who lives in Troutdale, Oregon. Please call 262-7240 or go to sterlingpentecostalchurch.com for more information.

Celebrate Octoberfest in Soldotna

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church is hosting an Octoberfest on Oct. 24-25 at 222 West Redoubt Avenue, Soldotna.

The activities begin on Oct. 24 with a carnival at the Redemptorist Center from 5-9 p.m., and Oct. 25 from 1-5 p.m.

Teen Dance and Activities are Oct. 24 at O’Neill Hall on campus from 6 p.m., all high school students are invited, $10 admission fee for dinner/activities.

Quilt Bingo will feature 25 quilts this year with the event at Fireweed Fellowship Hall on campus on Oct. 24, doors open at 6 p.m., games start at 6:30 p.m. Food is available at all venues.

Octoberfest dinner is Oct. 25 at Fireweed, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

For more information, call the church office at 262-5542.

Calvary Baptist resumes kids club

Calvary Baptist Church has resumed its Awana Kids Club on Sunday evenings. The group meets at Kenai Middle School from 5:15-7:30 p.m. All kids, ages 3 through sixth grade, are welcome. See the Calvary Baptist Awana web page for further details and Club schedule: calvarykenai.org/awana.

Grace Brethren plans Harvest Carnival

Peninsula Grace Brethren Church on K-Beach Road is pleased to announce their fourth annual Kids Harvest Carnival. It will be held on October 29 from 6:30-8 p.m. The carnival features games, candy, hot dogs, temporary tattoos, a costume contest, and a puppet show. Awards for the costume contest will be given at 7:40 p.m. followed by a puppet show. Admittance is free. Supplies are limited to the first 150 kids who come. Please, no scary or inappropriate costumes.

More information can be found at www.peninsulagrace.org or by calling 907-262-6442.

Fear Not at Birch Ridge Community Church

Birch Ridge Community Church is hosting its annual Fear Not Festival on Oct. 31 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. This is a free event featuring games, prizes, candy, and much more.

Truth Time Machine at Soldotna Church of God

Visit Soldotna Church of God at the corner of Binkley and Redoubt in Soldotna for the Truth Time Machine on Oct. 31 from 6-9 p.m. for Bible based adventure, loads of fun and lots of candy. For more information contact the church at 262-4729.

Harvest Festival at Star of the North

Star of the North Lutheran Church is having its annual Harvest Festival Oct. 25 at 6 p.m. at 216 N. Forest Drive in Kenai. There will be lots of games; fishing, bean bag toss, darts, cupcake walk and candy. Call 283-4153 with any questions.

Kenai New Life Church plans Harvest Carnival

Kenai New Life Church would like to invite kids and their families its annual Harvest Carnival on Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m. There will be dozens of carnival games, a bounce house, a cakewalk, a snack bar, and (of course) lots of candy. Please avoid scary or inappropriate costumes. For more information, visit kenainewlife.org or call the church office at 907-283-7752. Kenai New Life Church is located at 209 Princess Street in Kenai. Service times are 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on Sunday mornings.

Food Pantry 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.

 

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