Church Briefs

Posted: Friday, October 03, 2003

Fronk to speak on ancient Scripture

Camille Fronk, associate professor of ancient Scripture at Brigham Young University, will present a class titled "The Four Gospels: Complementary Testimonies of Christ" at 7 p.m. Thursday.

The class will be in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Soldotna Stake Center at 159 Marydale Drive in Soldotna.

Tuition is $6 to help defray travel costs. The public is welcome to attend.

Fall festival continues

The MoAdim Messianic Fellowship fall festival continues with the following events:

Special readings are scheduled for 6 p.m. Sunday for Yom Kippur. On Monday, a dinner is planned for 6 p.m. to break the fast.

A family retreat from Oct. 10 to 19 is planned for Sukkot.

The cost is $75 per person for the weekend or $150 for the entire week.

Everyone is welcome and children under 5 may attend free.

Call 283-5621 for more information.

AWANA clubs begin

The First Baptist Church of Kenai will begin its AWANA clubs from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the church on Kenai Spur Highway.

For more information, call Joy McCaul at 283-7672.

Unitarians discuss fulfillment

The local Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship will discuss fulfillment at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Bridges Community Center.

Bridges is on Kasilof Avenue, across from Fred Meyer in Soldotna. For more information, call Marie at 283-9369.

Christian convention slated

The annual Alaska Christian Ministries Convention will be Sunday through Tuesday at the Kenai New Life Assembly of God.

Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. Sunday and a community kid's rally with puppets, music and storytelling begins at 6 p.m.

Featured speakers during the convention include Jim Wilson, pastor of Lighthouse Baptist Church in California; Cheryl Fawcett from Heritage Christian College; Dale and Liz VonSeggen, named in the top 10 children's ministries in the nation in 2001; and Joe and Michelle Williams, sponsored by Marriage Savers.

For more information, call Jim Pearson at 262-5359 or Chuck Obendorf at 262-9890.

Friendship closet open Wednesdays

The Aurora Heights Assembly of God "Friendship Closet" is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays to meet people's clothing needs.

The clothing closet 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.

Religious poetry contest announced

A $1,000 grand prize is being offered in the New Jersey Religious Poets poetry contest with 50 prizes in all totaling $5,000.

To enter free, send one poem only of 21 lines or less to Free Poetry Contest, 103 N. Wood Ave., PMB 70, Linden, NJ 07036, or enter online at

The deadline for entering is Oct. 29.

If you have a public service announcement or upcoming function for your local church, fax your information to 283-3299 or e-mail it to For more information, call 283-7551.

The deadline for Friday submissions is 5 p.m. Tuesday.

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