Church Briefs

Posted: Friday, August 13, 2010

Arctic Barnabas Ministries Open House

Join us at the hangar this Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at 135 N. Willow St., Kenai to see what God is doing in remote Alaska.

Learn about the ministry of Arctic Barnabas to strengthen and encourage pastor and missionary families who serve in our villages. Meet our team, sit in our airplanes and enjoy snacks while watching an exclusive show about ABM filmed for television. Free portraits of children or families in our airplane. Everyone is welcome to this special event.

Dinner Fund Raiser

Mexican dinner fund raiser on Sunday, August 15, 2010, 1:00 pm at the New Hope Christian Fellowship Church, Milepost 23 in Nikiski. Accepting donations. For more information, please call Maria at 398-9387.

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 its coffee shop. For more information, call Jeremy at 394-6449.

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 at48095 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.

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 or has dealt with addiction. 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.

Soldotna Woman's Aglow plans events

Soldotna Womans Aglow on will hold these events 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.

Women invited to gather

EnLa Gloria Ministries invites women seeking God to a Ladies Night Out. It meets at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at 818 Cook Avenue in Old Towne Kenai across from the Oilers Bingo Hall.

For more information, call Maria at 776-3731 or 398-9387.

The Church of Christ Nikiski Bible School

The Church of Christ in Nikiski at Mile 25.5 will host VBS Aug. 9-11 from 5 to 6 p.m. There will be a meal, and from 6-8 p.m. will be singing, classes, crafts and activities. Theme: Jesus' parables VBS for all ages. Call Cy Cox at 776-7660 or 776-3370.

Youth revivals planned

Kalifonsky Christian Center will host a free No Holding Back His Presence Youth Revivals from Aug. 8-13 at the center at Mile 17 K-Beach Road.

Featured speakers will be Ruben Reyes, Isaia Faumui and Arun Michael. The worship leaders will be Shelby Smith and Adam Nath. Event times are 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.

For youth ages seventh grade and up. For more information, call Kelsie Remsen at 252-8423.

Training on Mission Work

Come hear first hand experiences of foreign and local mission work in Alaska, the southern states and Central America. Learn how you can walk out the call on your life to enter the harvest field here at home or away. This is an opportunity to join a team to go or just learn ways to support an all denominational organization serving rural Alaska, southern states and Mexico.

The training will be held at the Nikiski New Hope Christian Fellowship Milepost 23 in Nikiski. Friday August 20th 6:30pm-8:30 pm and Saturday August 21st, 9:00 am-2:00 pm. Bring a sack lunch. There will be a $50 refundable fee, if you join a mission team or volunteer for the ministry. For more information, please call Maria at 398-9387.

FREE garage sale!

Yes, Peninsula Grace Brethren will be hosting a free garage sale where all item collected will be given away for free. Come by Peninsula Grace church Mile 19.5 Kalifornski Beach Road Aug. 28th from 9 am to 4pm to get some freenecessities for you and your family or just come by for free popcorn and conversation. Donations are still being collected so gather your gently used stuff i.e. clothing, school supplies, furniture and all other usefull items. Contact Morgyn or nicole at 907-252-3614 or for drop off times.

Fifth Sunday Community Worship Service

A 5th Sunday Community Worship Service will take place Sunday, August 29th, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church near the 'Y' in Soldotna. All are welcome; please join us for a great time of local churches getting together to sing. For more information contact

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