Church News

Soldotna Bible Chapel hosts free event

There will be a free, family-friendly outdoor event from 6-8 p.m. today at Soldotna Bible Chapel, in the lower parking lot. The event includes a bounce house, games for children and adults, crafts, face painting, music and more. Salmon and hot dogs will be on the grill.

For more information, call 262-4865.

Soldotna Church of the Nazarene celebrates 50th

The Soldotna Church of the Nazarene will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a pot luck and covered dish meal following the 11 a.m. service on Sunday. The celebration will include remenbrances of the past 50 years from those who have been part of the church. All are welcome to attend.

Star of the North welcomes new pastor

Star of the North Lutheran Church in Kenai is excited to announce the installation of its new pastor, the soon-to-be Reverend Dustin Carl Atkinson, on July 9 at 5 p.m. A catered meal will be served following the service. RSVP by July 2.

For more information, call 283-4153 or visit www.sotnlc.org.

Colossal Coaster World VBS comes to Nikiski

North Kenai Chapel, 1st Baptist Church of Port Nikiski, and Lighthouse Community Church have joined forces to bring Colossal Coaster World VBS to Nikiski June 26-30 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Lighthouse Community Church.

Kids going into kindergarten through 6th grade are welcome, and dinner will be provided. Register at Family Fun in the Midnight Sun North Kenai Chapel Booth or on June 26 5:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Any Questions? Contact Lighthouse Community Church at 776-8234 or lccnikiski@gmail.com.

Soldotna Aglow plans concert

Soldotna Aglow is having a big event in the Soldotna Creek Park on June 30, 6-9 p.m. Performing on stage is Johnny Lee Hooker Jr., a former red carpet blues and funk artist. Bring a lawn chair! Be inspired by gospel funk style singing and John’s story. He came from the streets; shot, stabbed, overdosed. From the prison yard, to the red carpet, to the pulpit.

Any questions? Contact Aglow President, Dawn Croom at 907-398-9278.

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.

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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