Church Briefs

Posted: Friday, October 28, 2005

Halloween festival set

Our Lady of Perpetual Help will hold a Halloween carnival and fall festival from 5 to 9 p.m. today and Saturday at O’Neil Hall at 222 W. Redoubt Ave., Soldotna. Dinner will be available today and hors d’oeuvres and refreshments only on Saturday.

Children’s activities will include cake walks, scary stories, photos and carnival games. Children ages 1 to 12 are eligible to participate.

Bingo, silent and out cry auctions, raffles and a country store that will offer collectibles and toys for purchase are also planned. It is open to the public. Tickets are $15 per individual or $72 dollars for a table of six and must be purchased in advance. For more information or to purchase tickets, call Terri at 262-4281.

Winter clothing sought

Coats for the Community is collecting used coats and winter gear to be given away to those in the community who are in need. Donations can be dropped off at Kenai and Soldotna Safeways or at Peninsula grace Brethren Church at Mile 19.5 Kalifornsky Beach Road.

Donated items will given away free of charge from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 5 at the church. For more information, call 252-5249 or e-mail at

Nikiski Bible study offered

North Star United Methodist Church Disciple I Bible study class continues from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. Mondays at the church. The course is based on a model of Jesus and his 12 disciples. For more information, call Laura Skiba, pastor, at 776-8732.

Revelation study in progress

The Kenai Church of God Bible study on the Book of Revelation continues from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. This study is open to the community.

Topics include views on the timing of the rapture, the major players of the last days and understanding the judgments. Free child care is provided. The church is at 14143 Kenai Spur Highway. For more information, call Pastor Greene at 283-4720.

Soldotna Bible study continues

Soldotna Day Aglow continues Beth Moore’s 11-week Bible study course “A Woman’s Heart: Gods Dwelling Place” at 10 a.m. Wednesdays downstairs at Peninsula Christian Center.

For more information, call Patty at 260-8011.

Clothes Quarters open

Clothes Quarters, in the back of Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church parking lot at 225 S. Spruce St. in Kenai, will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 5 and 19 and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through November, except for Thanksgiving Day.

For more information, call 283-4555.

Bible study group to meet

Nikiski Aglow’s 11-week Bible study classes titled “A Heart Like His” meets at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at North Star Methodist Church and from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturdays at Nikiski Nazarene Church. It is open to area women.

For more information, call Bev at 776-8022, Elaine at 776-8613 or Wanda at 776-8691.

Kenai Bible study class set

The First Baptist Church of Kenai is holding an ongoing Beth Moore Bible study class called, “The Patriarchs: Encountering the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob,” at 10 a.m. Thursdays at the church. Child care is available.

For more information, call Joy at 283-7672 or Carole at 283-7772.

Addictions group to meet

Reformers Unanimous, a national Christ-centered addictions program meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays at the Immanuel Baptist Church. Also being offered is "Kids RU" a children’s program that teaches children of Reformers Unanimous participants how to avoid addictions. For more information on either program, call 283-9361.

If you have an upcoming function for your local church, fax your information to 283-3299, e-mail it to or bring it by the Clarion office in Kenai.

For more information, call 283-7551. The deadline for Friday submissions is 5 p.m. Tuesday.

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