RCIA to hold open house
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Soldotna will hold two open houses before RCIA classes start in September. If you have wondered what you would learn in the RCIA class, who teaches the class or have any questions about the Church and the RCIA process, please come to one of the following open houses: Sept. 10, at 6 p.m. (right after the 5 p.m. Mass in the Church); or Sept. 14, at 6 p.m. also in the Church. For more information call Shirley at 262-9654.
Catholic Church to offer RCIA classes
Classes for anyone interested in the Catholic Church will be held each Wednesday evening at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Soldotna starting Sept. 21. The classes will be held in the Church Community Room from 6 to 8 p.m. During the school year those attending will learn about the teachings of the Church based on the teachings of Jesus to His disciples. This process is called the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA). For more information or to sign up please call the Church at 262-5542 or Shirley at 262-9654.
Calvary Baptist launches Awana program
Calvary Baptist Church in Kenai will begin a new year of Awana Club on Sept. 18. Pastor Jon Henry is the Commander this year for the Awana club. Awana is for children from age 3 through sixth grade. The group will meet on Sundays from 5:30-7:15 p.m. at Kenai Middle School. Please make sure that your child arrives no earlier than 5:15 p.m., and that you are waiting to pick him or her up when Awana ends. Use the back door at Kenai Middle School. For more information, visit http://calvarykenai.org/awana.
Kenai New Life to host Beth Moore simulcast
Lifeway Christian Resources is slated to simulcast Bible teacher and author Beth Moore live from Chicago on Sept. 17 from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Kenai New Life Assembly is serving as a host location for the Kenai Peninsula. The event both challenges and encourages women to grow deeply in their faith. Dove award-winning musical artist Travis Cottrell will lead worship for the event.
Tickets are $15 covering one full day of music and worship; sessions led by Beth Moore and fellowship with other women from our community. Tickets for daughters in 6-12th grade are half-price. Beverages and snacks are provided. Lunch is not included; participants are welcome to bring their own, bring one back or go out to eat. Tickets are now available at the church office or online at www.kenainewlife.org / menu / calendar / Beth Moore Simulcast. Kenai New Life Assembly is located at 209 Princess Street, Kenai. Call 283-7752.
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.
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