Church Briefs

Posted: Friday, September 08, 2006

Evangelist to speak

Messianic evangelist George Geesey will be featured at New Life Christian Fellowship in Kasilof during the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. Geesey is a representative of The Center for Jewish Ministry, an international organization calling Israel to recognize their Messiah. The center also helps Christians understand the Jewish context of their faith and the Jewish foundation of Scripture. His message, “Priestly Garments of Intercession,” examines the special outfit worn by ancient Israelite priests as they served in the temple, and challenges the listener to be a greater intercessor for Israel and the Jewish people.

Matrix Church gathering Sunday

The Matrix will meet at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the Triumvirate Theater in the Peninsula Center Mall. Kermit and Phoebe will square off over the “Bully in the Swamp.” The skit will deal with being bullied at school and in other areas. “Hootie and the BlowPops” also will perform two numbers. The church meets the second Sunday of every month. For more information, call Jim Duncan at 262-7416.

Addictions group to meet

Reformers Unanimous, a Christ-centered addictions program, meets at 7 p.m. Fridays at Immanuel Baptist Church. For more information, call 283-9361.

Clothes closet opens

The First Baptist Church in Soldotna will offer free clothing from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays in the garage at 119 Little St., off Binkley.

Awana classes set to begin

College Heights Baptist Church will begin Awana classes from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning this week, at 44440 Kalifornsky Beach Road. For more information, call 262-3220, from 8:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.

Nikiski Aglow to start Bible classes

Nikiski Aglow will begin an 11-week Beth Moore’s Bible study series on the life of Paul at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays, beginning this week at the North Star United Methodist Church of Nikiski. It is open to all ladies. For more information, call Bev at 776-8022.

Bible classes slated

Kenai Christian Church will hold fall Bible classes beginning Thursday. Child care for preschool children will be available. For more information or a list of classes, call 283-4559.

Women’s Bible class planned

First Baptist Church of Kenai will hold a women’s Bible study, “Daniel, Lines of Integrity, Words of Prophecy” at 10 a.m. Thursday. Child care will be provided. For more information, call 283-7772 or 283-7672.

Kids’ Night Out slated

The Lighthouse Community Church will host Kids’ Night Out from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sundays. Van rides will be available. Children in grades kindergarten through sixth are eligible to attend. For more information, call 776-8234 or 252-4454.

Women’s group to meet

The Peninsula Take a Break will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Solid Rock Conference Center at Mile 90.5 of the Sterling Highway. Child care is available by reservation only. The featured speakers will be Paul Gray of “Exploring Alaska” and Bob Ramey of Kansas City, Mo. Music will be provided by Jack Will and Sue Biggs. Desserts and door prizes are planned. The cost is $7 per person. For more information or to make a reservation (reservations must be honored), call Carolyn at 262-4214 or Susan 335-6789. The deadline to make reservations is Sept. 15.

Fall Bible study planned

Soldotna Day Aglow will hold a 12-week Bible study called “Hearing the Voice of God,” by Mark and Patti Virkler. Classes begin Wednesday at Peninsula Christian Center behind The Salvation Army. Child care is provided for young children. For more information, call Brenda at 262-2569 or Debbie at 260-5667.

After-school programs offered

Child Evangelism Fellowship will sponsor Good News Clubs. The clubs are one-hour long and teach moral values and character qualities, through Bible lessons, songs and games. Clubs will be held at the following locations: Redoubt Elementary, Soldotna Elementary, Cook Inlet Academy and Aurora Borealis Charter School on the second Tuesday of each month beginning this week; Sears, Mountain View and Kalifornsky Beach elementary schools will be held on the second Thursday of each month beginning Sept. 14. Volunteer leaders are screened for child protection. Parents are responsible for transportation following the meetings. Permission slips are available at those schools. For more information, call Phyllis Yankey at 262-9605.



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