Peninsula Clarion - Religion

Posted: Friday, November 30, 2007

Women's Christmas brunch set

Kenai Aglow will host its annual Christmas brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Alaska Christian College, 35109 Royal Place (off West Poppy Lane.) Activities include a catered brunch, local entertainment, door prizes and a Christmas message by Nancy Haney. An onsite bookstore will be open during the event. The cost is $10 per person, and it is open to area women.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call Patti at 262-6287, Tresh at 283-3615, Lisa at 260-3159 or Evelyn at 283-7375.

Cookie fundraiser continues

The Apostolic Assembly of Jesus Christ Church is taking orders for assorted Christmas cookies. The cost is $4 per dozen. For more information or to place an order, call Liz at 262-5525, Diane at 262-1714 or Rick at 262-1763 by Tuesday. Cookies will be ready for pick-up or delivery Dec. 12.

Cookies 'buy' the pound available

Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church will hold its 13th annual cookies "buy" the pound holiday bake sale from 10 a.m. until cookies are gone Dec. 8 at the church at 225 S. Spruce St. in Kenai. Proceeds will benefit the youth group activities. For more information, call Mary Kennedy at 776-8328.

Christmas event slated

Grace Lutheran Church and School will host "Christmas for Kids" for children, age 3 to sixth grade from 9:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Dec. 8.

Kids will learn the meaning of Christmas, make a Christmas tree decoration, sing and learn a few carols, decorate cookies, make a Christmas card, have a hot dog lunch with chips, play holiday games and be in a 15-minute Christmas concert for parents at 1 p.m.

Parents are welcome to drop off their kids and go Christmas shopping. For more information, call Pastor Tom Schmidt at 283-6297.

Spaghetti dinner, auction fundraiser set

The Sterling Lutheran Church will hold a spaghetti dinner and silent auction for baked goods from 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Sterling Senior Center. Proceeds will assist Kent Aslett's village mission work and radio ministry in Nicaragua.

The cost is $8 for adults, $6 for children or a donation of $25 for families. For more information, call 262-5359.

Graf becomes interim pastor

Herbert Graf will be the interim pastor for The Star of the North Lutheran Church at 216 N. Forest Drive in Kenai through January. He wife, Harriet, will join him. For more information, call the church office at 283-4153 or his cell phone at 953-1036.

Grief support group to meet

Soldotna United Methodist Church holds a life, love, loss support group from noon to 1 p.m. on the first and third Monday of the month at the church at 158 S. Binkley St. Any type of loss is open for discussion in the group. Attendees are asked to bring a brown bag lunch.

For more information, call Richard at 262-4657.

Children's group planned

The Soldotna United Methodist Church will have an after-school program from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Children may arrive as early as 3:30 p.m. Children in grades kindergarten through fourth may attend. Youth in grades five and up will be used to help.

For more information, call 262-4958.

Children's Bible club offered

Sterling Baptist Church will begin a weekly children's Bible club from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at the church on the Sterling Highway and the corner of Swanson River Road. Some of the planned activities include games, prizes, Bible stories and songs. Youth in grades kindergarten through sixth may attend.

For more information, call 262-4711.

Soldotna Bible study slated

Soldotna Day Aglow's Beth Moore Bible study on Daniel final meeting will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Peninsula Christian Center. Coffee and fellowship will be held at 9:30 a.m. Baby-sitting will be provided. The center is at the corner of Cohoe Avenue and Farnsworth Boulevard in Soldotna. For more information, call 262-2569 or 260-4980.

Nikiski Aglow meeting set

Nikiski Aglow meets at 10 a.m. Wednesdays at North Star United Methodist Church at Mile 25.5 of the Kenai Spur Highway. Women are invited to attend Bible study, prayer and worship. For more information, call Bev Berdahl at 776-8022.

Thursday Bible study set

Kenai First Baptist Church holds the Bible study, "A Woman's Heart: God's Dwelling Place," at 10 a.m. Thursdays in the church fellowship hall. Child care will be available. For more information, call 283-7772 or 283-7672.

Clothes Quarters open

The Clothes Quarters is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays at 225 S. Spruce St. behind Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church in Kenai. The store sells clothes and free trade coffee.

For more information, call Margaret at 283-9371 or Joan at 283-4555.

Church news sought

Area churches are invited to submit information on current or upcoming Bible studies, open houses, events or upcoming special functions.

Photos from events also may be submitted. Please include date, location, names of people, a brief description of the activity and a contact name and phone number. Photographs with address on the back will be returned.

For more information call 335-1241, e-mail, fax to 283-3299, drop it off at our office at 150 Trading Bay Drive in Kenai or mail information to P.O. box 3009 Kenai AK 99611.

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