Church Briefs

Posted: Friday, May 06, 2011

Biker blessing planned

Kenai Christian Church, 104 McKinley St. Kenai, will host the Annual Biker Sunday on May 15. Donuts and coffee will be served from 10 to 11 a.m. Worship hour will be from 11 a.m. to noon, with the Biker prayer time following immediately. All bikers are invited to participate. If there are any questions, call 283-4559.

Evolution: science or religion?

Come hear Dr. Arlo E. Moehlenpah, author, teacher, and seminar speaker, present conclusive data, along with fresh insights, that will astound you! He will be the featured speaker at Kenai United Pentecostal Church, Mile 16.5 Kenai Spur Highway, May 18 -- 20, 7 p.m. each evening. For more information please contact Kimberly Churchill at 398-1370.

Church of God begins soccer program

Kenai Church of God is forming a summer soccer program called "Soul Soccer." It is a soccer clinic and girls mentorship program. This is a community outreach event that will combine high level soccer training with life skills from a Christian perspective. Deadline for applications for the summer session is May 25. For more information visit www.kenaicog.com or contact Lynda Bowers at kenaicog@yahoo.com.

Minor repair needs? Help is available

If you or someone you know needs something fixed around the house, there will be teams of missionaries who are willing to help out our community this summer. Please contact Kassy Bittle at First Baptist Church of Kenai, 283-7672 for more information.

Lessons on Everyday Evangelism

The Funny River Road Church of Christ (mile 1/4) will be hosting a gospel meeting with guest speaker Paul Bailey from Burien, Wash., starting Sunday, May 22, and running every weeknight through Friday, May 27. He will be presenting a series of lessons on Evangelism In Every Day Life. Sunday services are 10 a.m., and again Sunday evening at 6 p.m. Services start on the weeknights at 7:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. All are welcome to attend! Come study with us!

Soldotna Aglow studies 'Beautiful Mind'

Soldotna Aglow has started a new session, a Beth Moore DVD entitled "Beautiful Mind." All faiths welcome; safe, fun, and free child care provided every Wednesday at the Peninsula Christian Center (behind the Soldotna Salvation Army), 10 a.m. to noon, fellowship at 9:30. Come see what God is doing in Soldotna. For more information call Karen at 262-9399 or Judy at 283-3534.

Free course on Bible Basics

Ever wonder what the Bible's really all about? Want to brush up on Bible history? Curious why there are so many different denominations and want to know the difference? Join us Saturday mornings from 10 to 11:30 a.m., starting March 26, at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, WELS (1 block off K-Beach on Ciechanski Road) for an informative look at the Bible and what it says to us today. To RSVP, or for more information, email Pastor Rob Guenther at pastorguenther@gmail.com or call 907-283-6297.

Free weight loss and health support group

Christ Lutheran Church hosts a free weight loss and health support group Wednesdays 5:30 -- 7:30 p.m., at the church, Spur Highway, Soldotna. All natural -- detox, raw food, juicing, sprouting, greens, smoothies, alkaline diet and exercises. Bring $2 each week -- $1 goes to the Biggest Loser of the week, $1 goes to the Biggest Loser of the Month and if you gain, and extra $1 to go to Biggest Loser of the Month. For more information contact Maryna Conway, 907-272-2200, 907-362-1340 (cell), or marynaconway@hotmail.com.

Clothes Quarters open weekly

Clolthes Quarters, at Our Lady of the Angels Church, 225 S. Spruce Street, Kenai, is open every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and he first Saturday of every month from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 283-4555 for more information.

Catholicism classes available

Classes for anyone interested in the Catholic Church will be held each Wednesday evening at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. The classes are held in O'Neill Hall on Redoubt Avenue at 6:30 p.m. each week. Those attending will learn about the teaching of the Church based on the teachings of Jesus Christ to His disciples. This process is called the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults or RCIA. Anyone interested in seeking this way of life may call the Rectory to sign up at 262-4725.

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 at 119 Little Ave. in Soldotna. Clothes 4 U accepts clothing donations only. For more information, call 260-4806.

Bible study live or online

A King James Bible study group meets at 7 p.m. on Thursdays on East Echo Lake Road in Soldotna and also offers "live" teachings on Skype video. For more information, call 262-3507 or e-mail kingjamesbiblystudy@gmail.com.

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. The group attempts to cover one chapter a session and meets at 48095 Andrews Avenue for approximately one hour.

Wednesday evening activities take place at the Parish Hall, 43055 Kenai Spur Highway, and consist of a potluck fellowship, Vespers Service and detailed analysis of basic Christian doctrine, currently focusing on the relevance of ancient Christian doctrine for the 21st Century. The fellowship/potluck begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by Vespers at 6:30 p.m. and study from 7 to 8 p.m. The pastor also offers weekly homilies on the website in written and mp3 formats for those who cannot participate in any of the parish activities in person.

Visit saintlukekenai.com or call 283-5455 for more information.

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