Religion Briefs

Posted: Friday, November 02, 2001

Christian book fair planned

Cook Inlet Academy will host a Christian book fair today from noon to 7 p.m. at the school on Kalifornsky Beach Road in Soldotna. The fair is open to the public, admission is free, and bake sale goods and gourmet coffee will be available. National catalog offerings and area vendors will have items such as books, videos and gifts. Proceeds go to new CIA library shelves and books.

Clothing ministry to open Saturday

The New 2 U Clothing ministry will be open from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at 119 Little Ave. in Soldotna. First Baptist Church of Soldotna sponsors the ministry. Men's, women's and children's clothing is free to those in need.

Donations of good usable clothing are being sought. If you have any questions or would like additional information, call Joy at 262-0641.

Kenai Baptist church to host speaker

Cky Carrigan will be the guest speaker at the First Baptist Church of Kenai, 12815 Kenai Spur Highway, Saturday through Wednesday.

Saturday the topic will be Islam. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday the topic is cults. The meetings are from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information, call 283-7672.

Bragg family to perform Saturday

The North Kenai Baptist and Aurora Heights Assembly of God churches in Nikiski are hosting a visit by the Bragg Family, an international country gospel musical group. A performance will be held Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Baptist church and Sunday at 11 a.m. at Aurora Heights.

For more information, call Anita at 776-8723.

SolFirst offers additional service

Soldotna First Assembly of God Church will begin its daybreak morning worship service Sunday at 8:30 a.m. The service is different from the 10:30 a.m. service and is designed to give worshipers another option for worship. It features a more familiar style of music and unique message designed especially for this service.

For more information, contact the church at 262-7416.

Bible classes to start in November

Kenai Fellowship Church will hold a 10-week Sunday morning Bible class based on Philip Yancey's book, "Where is God When it Hurts?" Class begins Sunday and runs through Jan. 6. It meets from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Worship services begin at 11 a.m.

For more information, call Rick Cupp at 283-7682.

Soldotna church to host missionary

The Rev. Merrill Williams, career missionary to Korea, will speak at the Soldotna Church of the Nazarene Monday at 7 p.m. Soup will be served at 6 p.m. Williams and his wife pastored in Manhattan, Kan., before serving as Bible college teachers in the Philippines. Currently they are training and developing Koreans to serve as missionaries.

Family game night planned

Star of the North Lutheran Church will have a family game night Nov. 9 from 7 to 10 p.m. This event is a fund-raiser to help the church with its building expansion. Refreshments will be available. For more information, call Ruth Lewis at 260-3320 or Linda Swarner at 283-4366. The church is at 216 N. Forest Drive in Kenai.

Lutefisk dinner to be held

The annual lutefisk and lefse dinner at the Christ Lutheran Church will be held Nov. 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. Donations will be accepted at the door. For more information, call 262-4757.

Kenai Aglow sets November meeting

Kenai Aglow will meet Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. at The Salvation Army Chapel, 201 N. Forest in Kenai. The speaker will be Michelle Faumui, a pastor's wife, a mother, teacher and worship leader. Her message will be "Push Until Something Happens." For more information, call 262-2780.

Volunteers sought for breakfast programs

Love INC is seeking church volunteers to help serve breakfast at Redoubt and Sears elementary schools Monday through Friday from 8:30 to 9 a.m. To volunteer at Redoubt, contact Diane Bush at 262-8570. To volunteer at Sears, contact Lynda Yoder at 283-5937.

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. the preceding Tuesday.

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