Religion Briefs

Posted: Friday, July 07, 2000

Kenai Women's Aglow to hold picnic

Kenai Evening Aglow will have a family picnic Saturday at Soldotna's Farnsworth Kiddy Park at noon. It is open to the public.

On Monday there will be a special meeting with speaker Pat Thrasher at 7 p.m. at the Kenai Salvation Army Chapel, 201 Forest Drive.

For more information, call Kenai Women's Aglow at 262-2780.

Kids to star at Kenai Christian Church

Kenai Christian Church will hold its vacation Bible school with the theme, "Where Kids Star in God's Story," from Sunday to July 14, starting at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call Diane at 283-4559.

Methodist church gets new pastor

The Rev. Jon Walters, new pastor at the United Methodist Church of the New Covenant in Kenai, will conduct his first worship service Sunday at 11 a.m. The title of his sermon will be "The City of God."

He and his wife, Mary Glynn, are arriving from North UMC, Indianapolis, where they have been in ministry since 1988. Walter's background includes a degree in music from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, N.J., a master's in voice at Indiana University and a master's in divinity at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis.

Upper Room Ministries to host speaker

Evangelist Sandi Querin, from Kingsburg, Calif., will be featured during revival meetings to be held at Upper Room Ministries Sunday through July 14.

Querin is sought after across the country to hold revivals for a variety of denominations. Plagued with pain and serious illness all her life, she brings a message of healing and hope to her audiences.

Upper Room Ministries is located at the Red Diamond Center on Kalifornsky Beach Road in Soldotna. For more information, contact Sharon Hobbs at 262-9286

Mothers, daughters plan luncheon

The Kenai-Soldotna Christian Women's Club will hold its mother-daughter luncheon July 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Old Town Village Restaurant in Kenai. Nancy Speedy, mother of five and grandmother of 12, will present the special feature -- sharing tips on keeping a youthful appearance, with daughter Linda Stimaker also speaking. Two other daughters, Carol Bannock and Janet Pargeter will sing. Cost of the luncheon is $10.

For more information or to make reservations, contact Margaret at 262-4797 or Linda at 262-4996.

Gospel quartet to visit Soldotna

Liberty, a Southern gospel quartet, will be in concert at Peninsula Grace Brethren Church, Mile 19.5 of Kalifornsky Beach Road, July 23 at 8:30 and 11 a.m.

Keith Jones, Royce Mitchell, John Cotner and Ralph Yerkes serve the Lord through singing. They have a strong church background and are involved in their local church ministries, as well as community service. Being ministry minded, the group wanted to reach a greater number of people with the Gospel -- the plain and simple, undiluted word of God.

To date, Liberty has primarily traveled in the West. This includes trips from as far south as Arizona and as far north as Alaska. The group's focus is to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ to all who will listen. For this reason alone Liberty performs most of its concerts on a free-will love offering basis. This enables all to hear its music.

There is no admission fee for the concert, but a free-will offering will be taken.

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