Church Briefs

Posted: Friday, July 16, 2010

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. The next gathering is Sunday. For more information, call Jeremy at 394-6449 for more information.

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

ALPHA course slated

The Soldotna United Methodist Church at 158 South 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.

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 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 noon there will be a new video series.



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