Church news

Church shares ‘The Jerusalem Experience’ this Easter

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, April 12 from 10 a.m. to noon (“tours” leave every 10 minutes and last about 1 hour, the last tour leaving at noon) 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 or call Pastor Rob Guenther at 907-690-1660.

Hunter Safety Education course offered

Whether it’s your first time hunting, or you’re just looking for a refresher course, come learn how to be a safe and responsible hunter. Anyone 10 and older is invited to come to Grace Lutheran Church April 4 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. and April 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $10 to cover the expense of the workbooks that need to be completed prior to the course. For more information, or to register, go to www.GraceLutheranKenai.com/HunterSafety.

Sack Lunch Sunday in Kenai

Star of the North Lutheran Church, 216 North Forest Drive in Kenai, will serve free sack lunches every Sunday starting at 1 p.m. For more information, call 283-4153 or visit www.sotnlc.org.

Sterling church hosts AWANA

Sterling Baptist Church is starting an AWANA program this year, every Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. The club will meet at Sterling Baptist Church. Children 3 years old through sixth grade are welcome. Call Sterling Baptist for more information at 262-4711.

Calvary Baptist hosts AWANA

Calvary Baptist Church in Kenai is offering AWANA for kids ages 3 through 6th grade. AWANA (www.awana.org) is an international kids club. Each week, participants will memorize Bible verses, play games, hear Bible lessons, and earn rewards. Beginning Sunday, the club will meet at Kenai Middle School from 5:25-7:15 p.m. Use the back doors. To register or for more information, call 283-4781 or visit www.kenaicalvary.org.

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.

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.

United Methodist Church provides food pantry

The Kenai United Methodist Church provides a food pantry for those in need every Monday from noon to 3:00 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 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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