Church News

World Day of Prayer today

As people of faith in God, we turn to God in prayer not only for ourselves, but also for the many needs we see around us — locally, nationally and in the larger world that we’re a part of. The sufferings, the struggles of so many, the situations of those who recognize their inability to find meaning for their lives without divine assistance and the darkness that threatens to dim the light of hope are just a few of what can motivate us all to seek God’s help. We would invite persons in our area of all faiths to offer prayer on March 3 for the needs that we experience and see around us. As a World Day of Prayer, please join us for a day filled with prayer, either individually or together with others. There are opportunities to gather at various places in the community. Please see posters around town with the information or Contact Father Tom Rush, OMI at 262-4749, option 3, or Leslie Rohr at LOVE, INC, 283-5683.

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.

Any other questions about Aglow, feel free to call/text Soldotna Aglow President, Dawn Croom 907-398-9278.

Revive This Nation at First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church of Kenai welcomes Kody Alvarez from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. on March 12, and 6 p.m. March 13-15 with a special worship service from the Roots Family Church each night! Call 907-283-7672 or go to www.firstbaptistkenai.net for more information. This event is free and open to all in the community.

‘Celebrate Recovery’ at Peninsula Grace Brethren

Beginning March 1, Peninsula Grace Brethren Church will offer “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.

First Baptist Church of Kenai begins Bible study

First Baptist Church of Kenai, 12875 Kenai Spur Higway, will start a 12-week Kay Arthur Precepts Bible study on I Thessalonians starting at 12:30 p.m. March 10. For more information, call 283-7772 or 283-7672.

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.

Awana Club continues

Calvary Baptist Church invites all kids 3yrs-6th grade to join us for another great spring season of Awana Club! We meet Sundays from 5:30-7:30pm at Kenai Middle School. See our web page at calvarykenai.org/awana for details and schedule.

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.

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.

Submit announcements to news@peninsulaclarion.com. Submissions are due the Wednesday prior to publication. For more information, call 907-335-1251.

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