Church News

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, “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.

Sterling Lutheran plans Good Friday observance

Sterling Lutheran Church is having a Good Friday Meditations on the Cross service at 4 p.m. April 14. All are welcome. The church is located at 35100 McCall Road, behind Sterling Elementary School.

Methodist churches plan Easter services

The North Star United Methodist Church in Nikiski will have a Good Friday Service today at 7 p.m. On Easter Sunday, there will be a Sunrise service at 6:30 a.m., potluck breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and an Easter egg hunt following the service. Call 395-7383 for directions.

The Kenai United Methodist Church in Kenai will have Easter Sunday early service at 10 a.m., breakfast at 10:30 a.m., an Easter egg hunt following breakfast, and worship service at 11:30 a.m.

First Baptist Church of Kenai begins Bible study

A a 12-week Kay Arthur Precepts Bible study on I Thessalonians is under way at First Baptist Church of Kenai, 12875 Kenai Spur Higway, at 12:30 p.m. Fridays through May 26. For more information, call 283-7772 or 283-7672.

Soldotna Aglow plans activities

Each Thursday through April 13 from 10 a.m. to noon, Peninsula Christian Center, join Soldotna Aglow for a life changing LifeChangers development course by Graham Cooke where you’ll find out how to create new mindsets full of unlimited possibilities. Childcare is provided.

You can get your LifeChangers book from Aglow Board member Bonnie Kane. Call/text her at 907-398-4817.

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.

Clothes 4 U at First Baptist Church Soldotna

FBCS Clothes 4 U, located at Binkley and Little streets, is open on the second and fourth Saturday each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Clothes and shoes are free to the public.

United Methodist Church 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 907-283-7868.

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.

‘Celebrate Recovery’ at Peninsula Grace Brethren

Peninsula Grace Brethren Church offers “Celebrate Recovery,” a Christ-centered recovery program offering a safe place where people can be honest about their hurts, habits and hangups. Free meal is at 5:45 p.m. (attendance is optional) and meeting is from 6:3 -8 p.m. in the multi-purpose building every Wednesday. More information is available at 1-662-415-4551.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help sets a place at the table

A Place at the Table, a new outreach ministry at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic church, will offer a hot meal and fellowship, and blood pressure checks to anyone interested. The meal is every fourth Sunday of the month, from 4-6 p.m. at Fireweed Hall, located on campus at 222 West Redoubt Avenue, Soldotna.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help would like to invite other churches who would like to join this ministry, to perhaps pick up one of the other Sunday evenings in the month.

Please call for information: 262-5542.

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