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Church Briefs

Posted: Friday, March 05, 2004

Sterling Bible class begins

Lee E. Scaggs, a retired pastor living in Sterling, will begin teaching a Bible class at the Sterling Senior Center at 1 p.m. today.

The first class will look at the book of Romans. Subsequent classes also will be at 1 p.m. Fridays.

The emphasis will be on love and the grace of God. The classes are open to those with sincere questions.

Messianic group to host Purim Party

Mo'adim Messianic Fellowship of Kenai invites all to its Purim Party on Saturday, at about 12:15 p.m., following the regular Sabbath Service.

The fellowship meets in the old Petroleum Club behind the Kenai Merit Inn. The driveway between the Kenai Mall and the shopping center leads to the meeting place.

Participants are encouraged to dress as their favorite character from the Book of Esther. The party features food, fun and games.

For more information, call 283-5621 or 283-6421.

Lenten breakfasts continue

Lenten breakfasts are continuing Saturdays during Lent through April 3. The buffet breakfasts are from 8 to 9 a.m. at Paradisos in Kenai.

On Saturday, Nikiski Neighbors, Samaritans, the Breakfast Program and World Changers will be featured.

On March 13, Alaska Christian College and Bridges will be featured.

On March 20, the Elementary School Breakfast Program and Kenai Alternative High School Breakfast Program will be featured.

On March 27, the senior citizen centers' feeding programs, the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank, Kenai Interfaith Shelter Services and Relief Offered by Congregations on the Kenai will be featured.

On April 3, several theologically diverse lay presenters will address the mutual concern of upholding each other in the love of Christ and reaching out to the community together.

Breakfasts cost $6 per person and reservations should be made by calling 283-7868.

Matrix to feature 'Family Feud'

Matrix Church will feature the Peace family vs. the Anger family in a game of "Family Feud" on March 14 at 4:30 p.m. The service also will feature two dramas, "At Peace with All Men" and "Anger Be Gone."

The Kids' Praise Team will do "The Hallelujah Hop." Prizes and food bags will be given away.

Matrix meets in the Peninsula Christian Center behind The Salvation Army Store in Soldotna.

'Purpose-Driven Life' class under way

"Beginning Life Together," a six-week "Purpose-Driven Life" workbook and video program has begun at the First Baptist Church of Kenai.

For more information, call Carole at 283-7772.

Religious art sought

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Kenai United Methodist Church of the New Covenant is seeking submissions for a exhibition of religious art to be displayed April 1 to May 1.

Artwork from all media may be submitted to Jim Evenson at the church, 607 Frontage Road, by March 27.

For more information, call Pastor Jon Walters at 283-7868.

Nikiski women hold Bible study

Nikiski Women's Aglow has begun a Beth Moore Bible Study, "Breaking Free," on Wednesdays beginning at 9:30 a.m. Nikiski Aglow meets at North Star Methodist Church in Nikiski.

People who have started this study and would like to complete it are asked to contact Bev Berdahl at 776-8022 for more information.

Babysitting will be provided if needed.

Easter program practice held

Practice for the Soldotna Church of God community Easter program continues through March at the church, on the corner of Binkley Street and Redoubt Avenue.

For more information, call 262-4729.

Clothes2Go open Wednesdays, Fridays

The Inlet Faith formerly Aurora Heights Assembly of God Clothes2Go is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays and from 2 to 6 p.m. Fridays to meet people's clothing needs.

Clothes2Go is at the church on the corner of McGahan and Marie avenues, near Mile 27 of the Kenai Spur Highway in Nikiski. For more information, call 776-8723.

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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