Church News

Star of the North hosts speaker


Star of the North Lutheran Church will be hosting a presentation by Jim Presnell from Concordia University, Portland Ore., on Sunday at 5 p.m. Concordia is a Christian University preparing leaders for the transformation of society. All teens and parents are welcome to attend. There will be pizza too! The church is located at 216 North Forest Drive in Kenai. For more information call 283-4153.

Grace Lutheran plans Oktoberfest

Grace Lutheran Church plans an Oktoberfest celebration Oct. 26 from 6-8 p.m. Enjoy crafts and games, contests and prizes. Have a brat or a cup of soup and wash it down in the root beer garden. Costumes are welcome (but nothing scary please). Everything is free and is sure to be lots of fun for kids of all ages. Visit for directions.

Food pantry opens at Soldotna church

The Soldotna United Methodist Church, at 158 South Binkley Street, now offers a Food Pantry for citizens in the community who are experiencing food shortages. The Food Pantry is open every Wednesday from 11a.m.-2 p.m. for anyone in the area who may need extra help. 

To support these efforts, the church is accepting non-perishable food donations, which may be dropped off at the church any Tuesday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Wednesday from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. or Sunday from 9 a.m.-noon. To make monetary donations, mail a check to the address above designating it for the SUMC Food Pantry or drop it by. For more information, contact the church office at 262-4657 or by email at

Kids' activities at Grace Brethren Church

■ Kids Wednesday Night Discipleship is Wedensdays from 6:30-8 p.m. at Peninsula Grace Brethren Church, mile 19.5 Kalifornsky Beach Road, open to kids ages birth to fifth grade. Free, no preregistration required. For more information, call 907-262-6442.

■ Kid Zone is held every Tuesday that there is school at Peninsula Grace Brethren Church for kids ages birth to preschool and a parent/guardian from 10:30-11:30 a.m. with indoor slides and lots of toys! Free!

■ Kids Harvest Carnival, Oct. 31 from 6:30-8 p.m. Free event. Offers prizes, candy, games, refreshments, costume contest, puppet show, and more. Costumes optional, please no scary or inappropriate costumes. Supplies limited. Call 907-262-6442 or visit or email for more information.

Star of the North plans carnival

The public is invited to attend Star of the North Lutheran’s Harvest Festival on Oct. 27 beginning at 6 p.m. There will be fun for all ages including apple bobbing, bean bag toss, balloon dart toss, cupcake walk and more. Pastor Corbie Cross will have a presentation on activities at Star of the North.

The church is located at 216 North Forest Drive in Kenai. For more information call 283-4153.

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 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 283-4555.

AWANA church classes hosted for youth

Calvary Baptist Church in Kenai has started its 2012-13 AWANA year with programs on Sundays at Kenai Middle School, from 5:25-7:15 p.m. Classes available for kids age 3 through grade 6. Please use back entrance. Call 283-4781 for more info.

'Life in the Spirit' Bible study under way

A women’s Bible study, “Life in the Spirit,” by Robertson McQuilkin, will meet from noon-2 p.m. on Thursdays through Dec. 13 at The Way Cafe, by the Merit Inn. Lunch is provided. Call Carole at 283-7772 or Kassy at 283-7672 for more information.

Soldotna Day Aglow to meet

Soldotna Day Aglow will meet every Wednesday at Peninsula Christian Center located in Soldotna. There will be coffee and fellowship at 9:30 a.m., followed by 10 a.m. worship, teaching and prayer. Babysitting provided. Contact Judy Risung at 283-3534.


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