Church Briefs

Posted: Friday, November 19, 2010

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. Clothes 4 U accepts clothing donations only. For more information, call 260-4806.

Aglow International meets

Aglow International meets every Wednesday at the Peninsula Christian Center behind the Soldotna Salvation Army. Childcare is provided for free. All faiths welcome. Coffee and visiting at 9:30, meeting from 10 a.m. to noon. The group is currently reading "The Love Revolution" by Joyce Meyer. The first Wednesday of every month we have a special speaker. Come and see what God is doing in Soldotna. For more information call Karen at 262-9399.

Nikiski Aglow meets

Nikiski Aglow meets at Mile 23 North Road at Nikiski New Hope Fellowship on Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. Contact Beverly Berdahl at 776-8022 for more information.

Kids invited 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 opportunities

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 Numbers. The group attempts to cover one chapter a session and meets at 48095 Andrews Avenue for approximately one hour.

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 relevance of ancient Christian doctrine for the 21st Century. 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. The pastor also offers weekly homilies on the website in written and mp3 formats for those who cannot participate in any of the parish activities in person. Visit or call 283-5455 for more information.

Catholicism classes available

Classes for anyone interested in the Catholic Church will be held each Wednesday evening at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. The classes are held in O'Neill Hall on Redoubt Avenue at 6:30 p.m. each week. Those attending will learn about the teaching of the Church based on the teachings of Jesus Christ to His disciples.

This process is called the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults or RCIA. Anyone interested in seeking this way of life may call the Rectory to sign up at 262-4725.

Christmas cookie sale begins

The Apostolic Assembly of Jesus Christ holds its 31st annual Christmas Cookie sale. Assorted Christmas cookies will be for sale by pre-order only. The cost is $5 per dozen. Orders for 50 dozen or more the cost will be $4 per dozen. Place your cookie order by Wednesday, Dec. 8. Call Liz at 262-5525 or Diane at 262-1714. Cookies are available for pick-up or delivery on Wednesday, Dec. 15. We are limited to how many orders we will be able to fill so call soon. Thank you and have a wonderful Christmas season.

Peninsula Christian seminar and talk

Laurie Vervaeke will be leading an equipping seminar, "Whatcha gonna do about it?" on Friday, Nov. 19, at 6:30 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 20, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Peninsula Christian Center, Soldotna. This is a free seminar to help you help others know Christ through right of relationship, intercession and association. For more information contact 262-7416.

Vervaeke also will be guest speaker at Peninsula Christian Center on Sunday, Nov. 21, at the 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. services.

'Epic Win' coming for New Year's Eve

"The 2011 Epic Win," New Year's Eve Concert, featuring Manafest ( and Chris Wilson (\chriswilsonrock), takes place Dec. 31, from 8 p.m. to midnight, at Peninsula Grace Youth Center and Auditorium, Mile 19.5 K-Beach Road, Soldotna. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Purchase online at, King's Treasures Kenai or at the Peninsula Grace Youth Center. For information, contact Morgyn Huber, 598-3614.

New Missionary Baptist Church to meet

Grace Baptist Church is meeting for services on Saturday at 6 p.m. upstairs in the Superstructures building on Kenai Avenue, just off the Kenai Spur Highway in Soldotna. For more information e-mail

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

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