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Church Briefs

Posted: Friday, May 28, 2010

First Baptist Church in Kenai plans Vacation Bible School

The school will run from June 7 to June 11, 9 a.m. 12:30 p.m. for children ages 3 years old to 6th-grade at 12815 Kenai Spur Highway.

For more information email fbck@alaska.net or visit www.firstbaptistkenai.net .

Vacation bible school

Vacation bible school at Star of the North Lutheran Church, 216 North Forest Drive in Kenai on Tuesday through June 5 at 9 a.m. to noon.

Join us for Bible stories, music, crafts, games and snacks at Planet Zoom: where bold believers ZIP, ZAP and ZOOM for Jesus. Pre-registration is encouraged but not required. There is no charge. For more information call 283-4153 or 283-9224.

Wednesday study, fellowship, worship

Saint Luke Lutheran Church offers several faith strengthening opportunities during the week. The parish's Wednesday 10:30 a.m. fellowship/study is currently focusing on Leviticus. We attempt to cover one chapter a session and meet at 48095 Andrews Avenue for approximately one hour.

Our 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 Holy Spirit's work in directing the Christian life. 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..

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

ALPHA course slated

The Soldotna United Methodist Church at 158 S Binkley Street will host an ALPHA course.

The course is about talking around a table in a non-threatening atmosphere where people can ask faith questions without fear of being challenged. Questions are covered in 12 weekly sessions and a Saturday half-day retreat.

A nursery will be available for those with childcare needs, but there must be a reservation.

Call Karolann at 262-4958 to make a reservation. For more information on the course visit www.alpha.org.

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.

Saturday Bible study on tap

The Nikiski Nazarene Church will hold a Bible study on Esther at 9:30 a.m. Saturdays at the church at Mile 18 of the Kenai Spur Highway. It is open to all women.

For more information, call 776-8022.

Clothes Quarters open

The Clothes Quarters located at Our Lady of the Angels at 225 South Spruce Street in Kenai is open from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Wednesdays and from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. the first Saturday of each month.

For more information, call 283-9371 or 283-4555.

Recovery program offered

The Lighthouse Community Church will hold Recovery Now, a scripturally based recovery program, at 7 p.m. Fridays.

The program is for anyone who is dealing with or has dealt with addiction of any kind.

For more information, call 252-6445.

Thrift store open

The Lighthouse Community Church thrift store, The Sandbox, is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

The store is in the office building next to the church in Nikiski.

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.

For more information, call 260-4806.

Soldotna Woman's Aglow plans events

The following events will be hosted by Soldotna Woman's Aglow on Wednesdays at the Peninsula Christian Center. For more information call 262-9399 or e-mail seizethedayk@hotmail.com

* Study of Esther by Beth Moore is held at 10 a.m. Fellowship begins at 9 a.m. Childcare provided and all faiths are welcome.

* From 10 to 12 there will be a new video series.

Prayer group meets for breakfast

The United Methodist Church of the New Covenant in Kenai hosts a women's prayer and share group at 7 a.m. Mondays at Charlotte's Restaurant in Kenai. It is open to all women. For more information, call 283-7868.

Church news sought

Area churches are invited to submit information on current or upcoming Bible studies, open houses, events or special functions. For more information call Nan Misner at 335-1241 or e-mail news@peninsulaclarion.com.

Photos from events also may be submitted. Please include the date, location, names of people in the photo, a brief description of the activity and a contact name and phone number.

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