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Soldotna Church of God hosts Destiny Conference

Soldotna Church of God’s annual Destiny Conference runs through Sunday. Come listen to speakers from across the country, including Rick Benjamin, Stan Holder, Kent Redfearn, Kevin Goff, Shon Burchett and Worship music with Frank Montgomery from Christian Faith Center in Seattle. Learn about Loving God, Loving Others and Loving Life. The church will be hosting its Weird Animals VBS during this time, so bring your kids and let them have some wild and wacky Weird Animals fun while you Invest in yourself. The Soldotna Church of God is located at the corner of Redoubt and Binkley. Conference and VBS events are Sunday evenings at 6 p.m. and weekdays at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Call 262-4729 for more information or visit ahopeforthefuture.org.

Feeding of the 5,000 updated

Janice Nightingale and Kathy Kane Lobell will leading the worship service, along with other United Methodist Women, at the North Star United Methodist Church and the Kenai United Methodist Church Sunday. The service will focus on a modern day version of the Feeding of the 5,000 based on Mark 6:38-44.

North Star United Methodist Church is located at mile 25.5 on the Kenai Spur Highway in Nikiski. Their Sunday worship begins at 9:30 a.m. Kenai United Methodist Church is located at 607 Frontage Road across from Wells Fargo Bank in Kenai. The Kenai United Methodists begin their worship service at 11:30 a.m.

A Blue Grass jam will follow the Kenai service beginning at about 1:00 p.m.

Free snow boots available

Peninsula Christian Center at 161 Farnsworth, Soldotna, will be giving away free snow boots for kids kindergarten through high school at 1 p.m. on July 26 on a first come, first served basis.

Vacation Bible schools

■ Birch Ridge Community Church will have Vacation Bible School on August 4-8 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Our theme is Flight School, and kids ages 4-5th grades are welcome. Call 260-6705 for more information.

Food Pantry open weekly

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.

United Methodist Church provides 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 283-7868 or email kumcalaska@gmail.com.

Clothes 4 U at First Baptist Church

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 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.

Apostolic Assembly of Jesus Christ plans carnival

Apostolic Assembly of Jesus Christ Sunday School is hosting a free end of the summer Carnival 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. August 24 where kids can participate in fun activities like a cupcake walk, face painting, build your own picture frames, and also enjoy hot dogs, chips and ice cream. Register by August 22. The carnival will be at Apostolic Assembly of Jesus Christ Sunday School (Mile Post 89 on Sterling Highway – turn right on Murray Lane by Zimco Construction).

For more information, contact Tracey at 262-1423 or Sherry at 262-0853 for registration. If kids need a ride to AAJC Sunday School, please call Jeremiah at 398-1184.

 

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