July 4 picnic slated
Sterling Baptist Church invites the community to a celebration and picnic at 11 a.m. Sunday at the church. The celebration will feature "The Spirit of America," a patriotic musical, a military honor guard presentation of the colors and a cookout. For more information, call 262-4711.
Church baseball night planned
Monday is Church Baseball Night at Coral Seymour Park in Kenai when the Peninsula Oilers take on Athletes in Action at 7 p.m. Free admission tickets are available at Good Books and More in Kenai and The Master's Vineyard in Soldotna.
AIA is a Christian organization that seeks to share the message of Christ through sports. Some of the AIA players will give testimonies after the game. For more information, call 262-7416.
Religious poems sought
A $1,000 grand prize is offered in a special religious poetry contest sponsored by the New Jersey Rainbow Poets. The contest is free for anyone to enter.
Fifty prizes in all total nearly $5,000. The entry deadline is Wednesday.
To enter, send one poem only of 21 lines or fewer to Free Poetry Contest, 103 N. Wood Ave., PMB 70, Linden, N.J. 07036. To enter online, visit www.rainbow poets.com.
Judaism workshop planned
A "Taste of Judaism Workshop" will be hosted by Briat Elohim, the Jewish Congregation of the Kenai Peninsula, at 4 p.m. July 17 at the Kenai River Center near the Soldotna Airport.
Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 252-5106.
Women's prayer group to meet
Nikiski Aglow, a praise, Bible study and prayer group for women, meets every Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Nikiski. For more information, call Bev Berdaul at 776-8022, Sharon Nowell at 776-5803 or Wanda Nichols at 776-8691.
Family worship offered
Peninsula Grace Brethren Church on Kalifornsky Beach Road offers "The River at Grace" worship experience for the whole family Thursdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. All are welcome to the informal worship meetings.
For more information, call 262-6442.
The Inlet Faith formerly Aurora Heights Assembly of God Clothes2Go is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays and 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.
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