Church News

‘One Small Candle,’ ‘The Way He Came,’ at Apostolic Assembly

Apostolic Assembly of Jesus Christ Sunday School Department will present the play, “One Small Candle,” Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. This Christmas message will be performed by the children in story and song. Refreshments will be served in the fellowship hall immediately following the play. Everyone is invited to attend this special service commemorating the birth of our Lord Jesus. Transportation can be arranged by calling 262-9693 or 252-1230.

On Dec. 18 at 5:30 p.m., the Apostolic Assembly of Jesus Christ Choir will present its annual cantata, “The Way He Came.” There will be more special music and a Christmas message concluding the service.

And, in what is an annual tradition, the Apostolic Assembly of Jesus Christ church will hold a birthday party for Jesus with special music and the giving of gifts to the work of our Lord. This celebration of Jesus’ birth will be held on Dec. 21, at 7:00 p.m.

All are welcome to attend these services celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. For questions, please call 252-1230. Located at Mile Post 89.5 Seward Highway (39322 Dudley Avenue, Soldotna).

Scandinavian dinner in Homer

Bring the family for a Homer tradition with lutefisk, lefsa, Swedish Meatballs, pickled herring, lingonberries, Scandinavian cookies and more at 5 p.m. Dec. 10 at Faith Lutheran Church in Homer. Entertainment with the Vheneka Marimba youth group from Homer United Methodist Church. Call Faith Lutheran Church at 907-235-7600 to reserve your tickets. Adults $20, high school $12, children $8.

Join Soldotna Church of God for Christmas play

Come enjoy a side splitting Christmas Play with the Watt Family at 6 p.m. Dec. 18 at the Soldotna Church of God, located at the second roundabout on Binkley Street. Watch this possum eating family as they encounter an urban mall, security guards and greedy moms. It will make you laugh and you’ll learn about the true reason for the season. Contact 262-4729 for more information.

Christmas musical program at Sterling Pentecostal

Sterling Pentecostal Church will present a music program for Christmas on Dec. 21 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 22 at 7 p.m. Refreshments will follow the program both nights. Please come and share the joy and hope of Christmas.

For more information call 262-7240 or visit sterlingpentecostalchurch.com.

Calvary Baptist launches Awana program

Calvary Baptist Church in Kenai has started a new year of Awana Club. 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.

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.

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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