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Religion Briefs

Posted: Friday, January 17, 2003

Bible study group meets

An in-depth Bible study called "Beloved Disciple" is being conducted by Beth Moore from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Thursdays through March 20 at the First Baptist Church of Kenai.

Books by the same title also are available for purchase in the church office. Child care is provided during study sessions. For more information, call 283-7772.

Dinner theater planned

The Aurora Heights Assembly of God Church will present an evening of dining and drama at 7 p.m. Jan. 25 in Nikiski. Diners will have a choice of Cornish game hens or halibut. A $15 donation is requested. Tickets should be reserved by Monday. For more information, call 776-8723.

Christian country musician to perform

Christian country musician Dennis Agajanian will perform at the Soldotna Church of God at 6 p.m. Jan. 26.

Nominated for Entertainer of the Year and Musician of the Year by the Christian Country Music Association, Agajanian performs at all Billy and Franklin Graham crusades and Harvest crusades with Greg Laurie.

The church is on the corner of Binkley Street and Redoubt Avenue.

For more information, call 262-4729.

Easter musical practice begins

Practice for the community Easter musical at the Soldotna Church of God will begin at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30. The church is on the corner of Binkley Street and Redoubt Avenue.

Anyone interested in taking part may call 262-4729 for more information.

Trumpet of Faith conference continues

The Kalifornsky Christian Center "Blow the Trumpet of Faith" conference continues through Sunday at the center at Mile 17 of Kalifornsky Beach Road.

The conference includes services daily at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. and features speakers from around the United States and from the United Kingdom.

For more information, call 283-9452.

Homer church gives away coats

Coats will be distributed to those in need from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at East Homer Church of Christ.

Healing Rooms open every weekend

The Healing Rooms, a Bible-based Christian ministry in Kenai, is now open every Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Healing Rooms is located across from the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center on Kenai Spur Highway next to Little Ski-Mo.

Its mission is to bless Kenai Peninsula and other Alaska cities in the area of divine healing. For more information, call Ben Eby at 283-4404.

Friendship closet open Wednesdays

The Aurora Heights Assembly of God "Friendship Closet" is open on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to meet people's clothing needs.

The clothing closet is located at the church on the corner of McGahan and Marie Avenue, near Mile 27 of Kenai Spur Highway in Nikiski. For more information, call 776-8723.

Religious poems sought

A $1,000 grand prize is being offered in a religious poetry contest sponsored by the New Jersey Rainbow Poets, free to anyone who has ever written a poem.

Fifty prizes in all total almost $5,000. The deadline for entering is Feb. 15. To enter, send one poem only of 21 lines or less to Free Poetry Contest, 103 N. Wood Ave., PMB 70, Linden, NJ 07036. Or enter online at www.rainbowpoets.com.

Writers sought for faith anthology

Writers from Alaska are invited to share their own experiences of the power of prayer and faith in an anthology to be published in the latter half of 2003.

The anthology, "A Matter Of Faith," is being compiled by Arrowhead Publishing to provide examples of the positive power of prayer. Writers are invited to submit essays of up to 750 words that share their own experiences of how their faith has helped them meet major challenges in the journey through life.

Anyone whose work is selected will share in the royalties from book sales. Information on this project is available at www.arrowpublishing.net or by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to A Matter Of Faith, Arrowhead Publishing, P.O. Box 1472, O'Fallon, Mo., 63366.

If you have a public service announcement or upcoming function for your local church, fax your information to 283-3299 or e-mail it to clarion-@alaska.net. For more information, call 283-7551.

The deadline for Friday submissions is 5 p.m. Tuesday.



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