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The LeeShore Center will be hosting a Fellowship Brunch on May 31 at the Kenai Visitor’s Center from 9:30-11:00 a.m. Local clergy are invited, and information about the agency and the services provided to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault will be provided. Suggestions on more effective collaboration to help all of us increase support systems for those individuals and families experiencing violence in our community will be welcomed. Please RSVP by calling Darla at 283-9479 by May 17.


■ College Heights Baptist Church (44440 Kaliforsnky Beach Road, Soldotna) is hosting “Colossal Coaster World — Facing Fear, Trusting God” Vacation Bible School, June 3-7, from 6-9 p.m., ages 4-years-old through sixth grade. Call 262-3220 for more information.

■ Kenai Christian Church at 104 McKinley Street, Kenai will host a SonWest Roundup VBS, July 8-12, 5:30 – 8 p.m. for ages 2 years – 6th grade. Call 907-283-4559.

■ Ninilchik Community Vacation Bible School will be held at the Lindeman Ranch from July 7-11 (Sun-Thurs.) for ages 4 through 8th grade. Sunday: 12:30-4 p.m. Mon-Thurs: 9:30-12:30 p.m. Free. Snacks provided. Outdoor recreation and horse rides offered during break time. Call Delores Lindeman at: 567-3424 to register or for more information.

■ Looking for a place where your children can learn about Jesus? Well here it is! Kingdom Chronicles by Answers in Genesis. This year’s Vacation Bible School theme is “The Armor of God,” June 3-7, 9 a.m. – noon at the First Baptist Church of Kenai, 12815 Kenai Spur Highway, for ages 4 thru 6th grade. Contact Kassy at 283-7672 for more information. Registration starts the first day, so come early to sign up! Come for one or all of the days. Dress comfortably and wear your tennis shoes for lots of fun and adventure in the time of the knights in shining armor!

■ College Heights Baptist Church (44440 Kaliforsnky Beach Road, Soldotna) is hosting “Colossal Coaster World — Facing Fear, Trusting God” Vacation Bible School, June 3-7, from 6-9 p.m., ages 4-years-old through sixth grade. Call 262-3220 for more information.

■ The Sterling Pentecostal Church will offer a Vacation Bible School with the theme “Kingdom Rock” on June 12-16. It will be an exciting time for the kids with activities, snacks, and interactive lessons. The church is located at the corner of Swanson River Road and Entrada. For more information, call Annette at 262-5252.

■ The Kenai Fellowship will host a Hay Day Vacation Bible School for children in kindergarten through sixth grade. It kicks off June 26 with food and ellowship from 6:30-8 p.m. It continues June 27-28 from 9 a.m.-noon (8:30 a.m. drop-ff available). It wraps up June 29 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. with a petting zoo, more VBS fun and a hot dog roast. The church is located at Mile 8.5 of the Kenai Spur Highway, between Swires Road and Highbush Road. For more information, call 907-283-7682, or email

A teaching and fellowship meeting will take place every Sunday at 11:30 a.m. approximately 4 miles down Funny River Road, call 907-262-9808 for directions.

Learn how to read and understand the Bible. Topics include what parts of the Bible are written for your understanding and what is written directly to you; how to receive and believe — a person can never rise above more than what they have been taught; what is the love of God, how do you love; who are the gospels written to; and how to understand the 7 epistles, Romans, Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians and Colossians. These are power packed teachings that enable you to live a more than abundant life by getting rid of sin consciousness, guilt, and mainly fear. These are taught in the home and kept small for a better personal learning. Those who want to learn are welcome.

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.

The Soldotna United Methodist Church, at 158 South Binkley Street, offers a Food Pantry for residents 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

The Youth Group at Star of the North Lutheran Church is having its third annual Garage Sale on May 31 and June 1 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. They are raising funds to go to the National Lutheran Youth Gathering in San Antonio, Texas. Donations are appreciated. Star of the North is Located at 216 N. Forest Drive in Kenai. Call 283-4153 for more information.

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