Church Briefs

Posted: Friday, June 18, 2010

Garage sale fundraiser slated

Kasilof Community Church is hosting its 12th Annual Missions Yard Sale to benefit missionary work in Mexico. The sale will be held at the corner of Sterling Highway and K-Beach Road in Kasilof on June 22-26 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For more information, call 262-7512.

Author to speak

Best selling author Don Piper will speak at the First Baptist Church of Kenai at 12815 Kenai Spur Highway on July 7 at 7 p.m.

For more information call: 283-7672 or email:

Kids welcome to gather

Every first and third Sunday of every month, seventh- through 12th-graders are invited to hang out at the Peninsula Grace Brethren Church youth center from 6 to 8 p.m. to showcase their talent from singing to beatboxing and poetry, or simply to hang out and enjoy a beverage from our in house coffee shop.

Dates are 6/20/10- canceled; July dates- 7/3/10, 7/17/10.

For more information, call Jeremy at 394-6449 for more information.

Saddle Ridge Ranch Vacation Bible School planned

Classes are for ages 4 years old to just completed the sixth grade. Saddle up June 21 to June 25 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

We would love to have you at this year's College Heights Baptist Church's VBS.

Call 262-3220 for more information or register online at, click on church events and find us on the calendar.

Wednesday study, fellowship, worship set

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 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 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

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

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.

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.

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

* 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 noon there will be a new video series.

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

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.

VBS events sought

Will your church or youth group be hosting a vacation Bible school this summer?

Send in events, dates, times, themes, activities, ages, cost and contact information.

For more information, call Nancianna Misner at 335-1241.

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