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Share in ‘Jerusalem Experience’

Do your kids think Easter is all about chocolate bunnies and ham dinners? Do they get more excited about cartoon reruns than the Easter story? Then make a change in their Easter this year! Bring your children to The Jerusalem Experience where you can use your senses to discover more than ever about the true story of Easter and the depth of Jesus’ love for us. Bring the whole family to Grace Lutheran Church and School (47585 Ciechanski Road, Kenai) on Saturday from ​3-5 p.m. (“Tours” leave every 10 minutes and last about 1 hour, the last tour leaving at ​5 p.m​.) for a multi-sensory learning event that covers the last days of Jesus’ life on Earth. Meet witnesses from the Bible; taste, touch, feel, and be a part of the Passion story; take a walking journey with your passport in hand and be transported back to the time of Christ. Come, celebrate the resurrection in a whole new experience! For more information, visit www.GraceLutheranKenai.com​/JerusalemExperience or call Pastor Rob Guenther at 907-690-1660.

Mission u event upcoming

You are cordially invited to attend the “Mission u” event in Kenai at the Dena’ina Wellness Center today and Saturday. This event is for women, men and youth in middle or high school. We will focus on two study topics with three classes available. The Social Justice Understanding Study will have an adult class, “The Church and People with Disabilities” and a youth class, “Welcoming Persons with Disabilities into Our Lives,” and a spiritual growth study, “How is it with your Soul?”

The event begins today at 6 p.m., running until 9 p.m. We gather again Saturday with breakfast at 8-8:45 a.m. with class beginning at 9 a.m. Lunch is also included, and the event will conclude at 4:45 p.m. The youth class is Saturday only. Cost of the event is $60 for adults and $25 for youth. Scholarships are available. You may register online the University of Alaska’s Center for Human Development Trust Training Cooperative at: http://ttclms.org/class_detail.php?z_classid=105907. You will find a link to the program brochure on the registration page or by accessing www.aumwmissionu.blogspot.com. For information please call 776-8555. Please join in this opportunity to discover new ways to open “our hearts, minds and doors” to the ever-changing, ever-challenging world of our neighbors with disabilities. Mission u is a program offering of United Methodist Women.

Star of the North observes Holy Week

Star of the North Lutheran church will be celebrating Holy week and invites you to join with us. The holy week schedule is Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m.; Good Friday service at 7 p.m.; Easter Sunday there will be a pancake breakfast at 9 a.m. followed by Easter worship service at 11 a.m.

Faith walk in Soldotna

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Soldotna, invites the community to participate in a faith walk around town focusing on the Stations of the Cross on Good Friday, April 3. Beginning at noon at O’Neill Hall, walk around town prayerfully reflecting on this journey. All ages are welcome to join us for this walk. For more information call the parish office, 262-5542.

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 April 5.

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.

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.

Soldotna Day Aglow meetings scheduled

Soldotna Day Aglow will meet Wednesdays at Peninsula Christian Center located in Soldotna. There will be prayer at 9:30 a.m. followed by 10 a.m. worship and teaching. Babysitting will be provided if needed. For more information, contact Dawn Croom at 398-9278.

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