Religion Briefs

Posted: Friday, June 06, 2003

Church sponsors inflatable games

The North Kenai Baptist Church invites everyone to its inflatable games including King of the Hill, Moon Bounce and a velcro obstacle course from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free and the church is offering free hamburgers, hot dogs and cotton candy.

Creation seminar offered

The Kenai New Life Assembly of God is offering a creation seminar at the church, 209 Princess St. in Kenai, Sunday at 6 p.m. and Monday at 7 p.m.

Designed to help Christians "refute the godless evolutionary world view," the seminar is for the entire family. Admission is free. The featured speaker will be Hank Giesecke, an engineer, scientist and assistant director of the Creation Research Center in Chino Valley, Ariz. For more information, call 283-7752.

Nikiski Bible study slated

The First Baptist Church of Port Nikiski is planning a vacation Bible school, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at the church on Island Lake Road.

A barbecue and closing program will be at 6 p.m. June 13.

For more information, call 776-8679.

Baha'i hosts interfaith devotions

"Applied Spirituality" is the theme for interfaith devotions hosted by the Kalifornsky Baha'i study circle this month at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Ridgeway Baha'i Center on Knight Drive.

People of all faiths are welcome, and are encouraged to bring their own selections of devotional readings, prayers or music to share. Call 283-6650 for more information.

Basketball camps scheduled

The Soldotna Bible Chapel has scheduled Winning With Christ basketball camps during June.

Camp will be Monday through Thursday from 9 to 11:30 a.m. for boys grades seven to nine, and from noon to 2:30 p.m. for girls grades seven to nine.

For boys grades 10 to 12, camp will be from 1 to 3:30 p.m. June 16 through 19.

Registration can be completed at the church, 300 W. Marydale Ave. The cost is $75. For more information, call Rob Dimick at 262-5095.

Vacation Bible school planned

The Soldotna Bible Chapel invites children ages 4 through sixth grade to participate in a vacation Bible school program June 16 through June 20 at 300 W. Marydale Ave.

The program, titled "Great Global Odyssey Adventure," will study the word of God and includes snacks, crafts, songs and games.

Parents are invited to attend the closing program at 11:30 a.m. June 20.

The Bible study program will be conducted from 9 a.m. to noon each day.

For more information, call 262-4865.

Jews for Jesus musical program slated

Susan Mendelson of Jews for Jesus will share her heritage as a Jewish woman and believer in Christ on June 22 at 6 p.m. at Kenai New Life Assembly, 209 Princess St.

Mendelson's presentation will feature Jewish Gospel music. Admission is free. For more information, call 283-7752.

Summer camp planned

Summer camps are planned in June and July at Camp Maranatha, north of Wasilla.

Boys camp is June 16 to 20, girls camp is June 23 to 27, junior high camp is July 14 to 19 and senior high camp is July 7 to 12.

For more information, call 262-4660.

Sunday school, youth camp slated

The United Pentecostal Church has scheduled youth camps and Sunday school classes for June at the church's campground in Sterling.

Youth camp for children ages 2 to 12 will be June 26 to 29; for people ages 12 to 35, camp will be June 22 to 25. Sunday school classes will be conducted at 10 a.m. every day from June 26 to 29.

For more information, call 260-3107.

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 For more information, call 283-7551.

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

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