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The Way Café, located at the Merit Inn, 260 South Willow Street in Kenai, will continue serving free meals to youth 18 and under from 5:30-8 p.m. Monday through Friday. Meals for adults are $3.


For more information, call 907-283-7672.

All are invited to a monthly Blue Grass Jam held at the Kenai United Methodist Church. The Jam for July will be held on Sunday from 1-4:00 p.m. in the downstairs Fellowship Hall. Bring your instrument to join in. Listeners are welcome.

For more information call Jim Evenson at 776-8060.

Soldotna Church of God on the corner of Binkley and Redoubt Ave. is hosting its annual Destiny Conference titled “I am a follower not a fan” through Friday, with a service on Sunday as well. Sunday services will be held at 9 and 11 a.m. with a Sunday evening service at 6 p.m.

During the week morning services will be held at 10:30 a.m. and evening services at 7:00 p.m. Guest speakers this year include Kevin Goff, Pastor of The Rock Church (Ariz.), Kent Redfearn, Pastor at Muldoon Community Assembly (Alaska), Mitch Maloney, Pastor at North Cleveland COG (Tenn.), Rick Benjamin, Chaplin for Hope Center (Alaska), and Stan Holder, Administrative Bishop AK/BC Church of God (Alaska).

Frank Montgomery, Worship Pastor from Christian Faith Center, has traveled from Seattle to lead praise and worship during this year’s conference.

Destiny Kids VBS will be held for ages 4 years-6th grade through Friday mornings at 10:30 and evenings at 7:00. Additional activities include a water baptism on Sunday, a ladies luncheon, and a potluck. 

For more information about the conference or any activity listed please call 262-4729 or send an email to:

Christ Lutheran Church will be hosting VBS July 29-Aug. 2, 9 a.m.-noon for children ages 3-11 years old. the theme this year is ATHEN’S.

There will be games, crafts, snack, music and celebration as we study Paul and all his dangerous journeys. Come join the fun! Christ Lutheran Church is located at 128 Soldotna Lane, Soldotna. For more information, call 907-262-4757

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

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