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Day of Service on Saturday

On Saturday (the designated Day of Service for Soldotna), dozens of volunteers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be conducting a variety of service projects. The entire Kenai Peninsula is invited to join! There will be something for everyone to do. Meet at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Soldotna on Marydale, next to Central Peninsula Hospital at 9 a.m., ready to serve.

There will be many opportunities to help including:

— Downed trees will be gathered from the Soldotna Cemetery and other locations and the wood hauled to the Food Bank to be split and stacked.

— Youth will be going to Heritage Place, and working on birthday kits for the Food Bank.

— At the Food Bank they will be making soup kits, and repackaging bulk items for the Food Bank.

— Quilts will be available to be tied.

A community luncheon will take place at noon at the Food Bank. Everyone is asked to bring potluck salad/chips/cookies to go with the hoagie sandwiches and drink the church will provide. Each family is asked to bring at least one cake mix and frosting for the birthday kits and any balloons or candles you may have. Also the children and youth are asked to bring new or gently used books, stuffed animals/small toys for the birthday kits.

The Day of Service is an outgrowth of large-scale volunteer projects done by Latter-day Saints world-wide in conjunction with other faith-based and community organizations.

For any further details, please contact Bill and Christine Carlson at 907-262-5442 or 907- 394-8086; or Matt Wilson, Soldotna Stake Public Affairs Director, 907-953-0385 or countrywil@hotmail.com.

Nikiski Aglow to begin Bible study

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.

Beginning Saturday, Nikiski Aglow will host 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.

Join Sterling Pentecostal for Kid’s Day

On Sunday from 4:00-7:00 p.m. the North Star United Methodist Church is having an old fashioned ice cream social (that means homemade ice cream). The church is located just south of Nikiski at Kenai Spur Highway mile marker 25.5 and has a big red flame and cross on the sign. Karaoke and games will be available along with hot dogs for those who do not want to start with dessert. For more information contact Pastor Janice 395-7383.

Join Sterling Pentecostal for Kid’s Day

Sterling Pentecostal Church has scheduled a Kid’s Day on Sunday. The 11:00 a.m. service will focus on kids with activities, songs, prizes, and message. Following the service a meal will be provided to all families and friends who come. Door prizes will be drawn at that time.

For more information, call 262-7240 or visit sterlingpentecostalchurch.com.

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.

First Baptist hosts women’s Bible study

The First Baptist Church of Kenai will have a nine-week women’s Bible study starting Oct. 1 on I and II Thessalonians, called “Children of the Day,” by Beth Moore. The group will begin with lunch at noon, a video and discussion. For more information, call Carole at 283-7772 or Kassy at 283-7672.

Submit church announcements to news@peninsulaclarion.com.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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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