Church Briefs

Sterling church hosts dinner
Sterling Lutheran Church in Sterling will host a service at 10:30 a.m. followed by Thanksgiving Dinner. The community is welcome to attend. Call 262-5359 with planned attendance and for directions to the church.

Clothes ministry ongoing
The Clothes 4 U Ministry offers free clothing to benefit the community. The ministry is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at First Baptist Church Soldotna Mission House. Clothes 4 U accepts clothing donations only. For more information, call 262-4304.

Project Hope fundraisers planned
A Christian Men and Women Unite, or C5U, fundraiser for Project Hope will take place Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. at the Trinity Christian Center, the igloo-dome church at Mile 3.3 of the Kenai Spur Highway. The event will feature Jewels 4 God, and Healing Oils of the Bible (the three wise men took frankincense and myrrh -- essential oils -- to Jesus).

Proceeds will benefit young girls and women coming out of sex trafficking world wide. Shop for Christmas, or come for food, fun and fellowship.

A "fun raiser and fundraiser" Christmas Party for Homeless and Community to support a homeless shelter is planned for Dec. 17, from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Soldotna Sports Center. The event will include a silent and live auction, dollar dances, door prizes, food, pictures with Santa and ganes for children. The meal is free; donations are appreciated. A planning meeting will take place at 3 p.m. Nov. 26 at Odie's Deli in Soldotna.

For more information, to schedule another Project Hope or to make a donation, call Velvet at 252-8051.

Baptist church hosts club for kids
Calvary Baptist Church invites community kids to participate in our Awana Kids Club. Children from age 3 up through 6th grade are welcome to join us on Sunday evenings at Kenai Middle School for games, songs, lessons and bible memory verses. Visit for more details, or call CBC at 283-4781.

Youth mission fund raiser announced
Our Lady of the Angels annual "Cookies "buy" the Pound" and "Grassroots Fair Exchange" sale will take place in the church hall at Our Lady of the Angels in Kenai on December 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and December 11 from 1130 a.m. to 1 p.m.  All proceeds go directly to the Our Lady of the Angels youth mission trip fund.

Study, fellowship, worship opportunities
Saint Luke Lutheran Church offers several faith strengthening opportunities during the week. The parish's Wednesday 10:30 a.m. fellowship/study is focusing on Numbers. Wednesday evening activities take place at the Parish Hall. Visit or call 283-5455 for more information.

Kenai church offers support groups
Celebrate Recovery meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Kenai Church of God. Please see the web: or call 283-4009 for details. Alateen Recovery group: This is a support group for teens of parents/guardians with addiction problems. The group meets at the same time/location as the Celebrate Recovery group. "Bible Basics for women." This group meets every Monday at 10 a.m. at Kenai Church of God.

Church offers after-school hangout
If you are one of the several kids in grades 6-12 suffering from boredom after school, well have no fear. The Peninsula Grace Youth Center located at mile 19.5 on K-Beach road is open Monday through Thursday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Soldotna Day Aglow meetings scheduled
Soldotna Day Aglow will meet every Wednesday at Peninsula Christian Center in Soldotna. Coffee and fellowship at 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m. worship, teaching and prayer, babysitting provided. More information contact Judy Risung 283-3534.

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 for more information.

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