Graf becomes interim pastor
Herbert Graf will be the interim pastor for The Star of the North Lutheran Church at 216 N. Forest Drive in Kenai through January. His wife, Harriet, will join him. For more information, call the church office at 283-4153 or his cell phone at 953-1036.
Psalms Bible study set
Kenai First Baptist Church will offer a Beth Moore Bible study on the Book of Psalms beginning at 10 a.m. Thursday. The study continues on Thursday mornings and Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m.
For more information, call Carole at 283-7772 or Joy at 283-7672.
Marriage workshop set
The Rev. Norvell Robertson will lead a marriage communications workshop from 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 11 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Soldotna United Methodist Church at 158 S. Binkley St. in Soldotna.
Nursery and children's activities will be provided. The cost is $20 per family. The deadline to register is Friday. For more information, call 262-4657 or 398-2253.
Parish renewal planned
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Soldotna will have a five-day Parish Renewal from Jan. 13 to 17. Principal instruction will take place each evening in the church at 222 W. Redoubt Ave. beginning at 7.
The renewal theme will be "This Wondrous Love." Participants will learn how God's love for humanity leads through the mystery of the cross, the healing of forgiveness and the challenge of discipleship. The renewal preacher will be Fr. Robert Morin, a member of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate.
For more information, call 262-5542.
Soldotna Aglow plans Bible study
Soldotna Day Aglow will hold a Bible study titled, "Breaking Free," by Beth Moore, beginning at 10 a.m. Jan. 16 at Peninsula Christian Center at the corner of Cohoe Avenue and Farnsworth Boulevard behind The Salvation Army in Soldotna. Fellowship and coffee are at 9:30 a.m. Free childcare is provided. For more information, call 262-2569 or 260-4980.
Free clothing available
The First Baptist Church in Soldotna has a clothes closet, where free clothing is available for the community from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays in the garage at 119 Little St. Participants are asked to use the back door. For more information, call 260-4806.
Grief support group to meet
Soldotna United Methodist Church conducts a life, love and loss support group from noon to 1 p.m. on the first and third Monday of the month at the church at 158 S. Binkley St. Any type of loss is open for discussion in the group. Attendees are asked to bring a brown bag lunch.
For more information, call Richard at 262-4657.
Children's group planned
The Soldotna United Methodist Church will have an after-school program from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Children may arrive as early as 3:30 p.m. Children in grades kindergarten through fourth may attend. Youth in grades five and up will be used as helpers.
For more information, call 262-4958.
Children's Bible club offered
Sterling Baptist Church will begin a weekly children's Bible club from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at the church on the Sterling Highway at the corner of Swanson River Road. Some of the planned activities include games, prizes, Bible stories and songs. Youth in grades kindergarten through sixth may attend.
For more information, call 262-4711.
Nikiski Aglow meeting set
Nikiski Aglow meets at 10 a.m. Wednesdays at North Star United Methodist Church at Mile 25.5 of the Kenai Spur Highway. Women may attend Bible study, prayer and worship. For more information, call Bev Berdahl at 776-8022.
Clothes Quarters open
The Clothes Quarters is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays at 225 S. Spruce St. behind Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church in Kenai. The store sells clothes and free trade coffee. For more information, call Margaret at 283-9371 or Joan at 283-4555.
Church news sought
Area churches are invited to submit information on current or upcoming Bible studies, open houses, events or upcoming special functions.
Photos from events also may be submitted. Please include date, location, names of people, a brief description of the activity and a contact name and phone number.
Photographs with address on the back will be returned.
For more information call 335-1241, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, fax to 283-3299, drop it off at our office at 150 Trading Bay Drive in Kenai or mail information to P.O. box 3009 Kenai AK 99611.
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