Killeen Healing Rooms’ prayer teams available

The Killeen Healing Rooms are open from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. today at the KPLE-TV building at 502 E. Elms Road in Killeen.

Prayer teams will be available.

Anyone interested in training to be part of this ministry on March 22 can go to or call 254-690-8785.

Discussion on spiritual experiences set for today

A discussion on spiritual experiences is from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. today at the Harker Heights Activities Center, Room B, 400 Indian Trail.

It is presented by the Texas Satsang Society Inc. Call Monica Baier with the Eckankar Center of Austin at 254-793-3987.

Singer to perform Christian songs today

Mariachi San Pablo of Ysleta Mission Human Care, El Paso, will perform Christian and popular songs and hymns at 7 p.m. today at Trinity Lutheran Church.

The singer also will perform during Sunday’s 10:30 a.m. worship service.

The church is at 518 E. U.S. Highway 190 in Copperas Cove. Go to

Bible Way Missionary schedules open forum

The Brotherhood Auxiliary of Bible Way Missionary Baptist Church will conduct its annual workshop at 8:30 a.m. today.

An open forum will be conducted by Deacon Lonnie Graves of Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Satin.

The Rev. Chester Jordan of Greater New Light Missionary Baptist Church in Waco will give the message.

Brotherhood Day will be observed during the 11 a.m. Sunday worship.

The public is invited to attend.

The church is at 2306 S. Farm-to-Market 116, Copperas Cove. Call 254-542-2153.

Friends and Family Day service set for Sunday

A Friends and Family Day service starts at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Second Street Baptist Church, 1602 N. Second St., Killeen.

Pastor F. J. Alexander of Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Church, San Antonio, is the speaker.

The public is invited. The pastor is R. M. Harris. Call 254-449-5622 or 254-338-3259.

Agape COGIC to honor pastor, wife Sunday

Agape COGIC members will honor Pastor Michael and Ella Johnson at 7 p.m. Sunday at 3716-C E. Veterans Memorial Blvd., Killeen.

Agape’s Evangelist Sandra Nurse will minister.

The public is invited.

Aglow International meets Tuesday

Aglow International meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the KPLE-TV building, 502 Elms Road, Suite C, Killeen.

The movie for the evening is “Appalachian Dawn,” written and directed by George Otis.

Dinner is pot luck.

The public is invited. Call 254-699-7905.

Free food giveaway scheduled for March 15

Open Arms Outreach will offer its free monthly food pantry beginning at 9 a.m. March 15 at the ministry’s outreach center at 413 Eighth St., between Modern TV & Appliance and the Armed Services YMCA in downtown Killeen.

In addition to the free food giveaway, breakfast burritos will be served at no charge. The food pantry will remain open as long as the food lasts. The free food pantry is part of a community outreach program held on the third Saturday of each month.

This ministry serves the community by providing emergency food, toiletry items, financial assistance and counseling. It also operates an adult literacy program and offers free educational tutoring for school-age children.

To volunteer with the ministry’s program, call 245-291-7387 or email

First COGIC to host youth forum March 15

The First COGIC Youth Department will present a Plant A Seed and Affect A Future forum from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 15 at 5201 Westcliff Road in Killeen.

Lunch will be served. All young people ages 5 and older are invited.

Topics include self-image; education and you; mental health; drug and alcohol; youth and the law; and health, sex and safety.

Call 254-953-3100, Veronica Waddell at 254-368-4741, email or contact Precious Berard at or 254-338-8239.

Golf tournament to benefit Christian school

The Memorial Christian Academy Booster’s Club Golf Tournament starts at 9 a.m. March 29 at Stonetree Golf Course, 1600 Stonetree Drive, Killeen.

All proceeds support the annual sports banquet and the school’s athletic program.

Call Sandra Montoya at 254-368-5262 or email

Women invited to learn about the life of Moses

The Temple-Killeen Bible Study Fellowship Women’s Day Class will have a welcome session for ladies interested in registering for the next year’s study on the life of Moses.

Registration starts at 9:10 a.m. April 2 and 9 at First Baptist Church-Killeen, 3310 S. W.S. Young Drive.

Email Nancy Goodnight, class administrator at

Gospel quartet concert planned March 15

The second annual Central Texas Gospel Quartet explosion kicks off at 4 p.m. March 15 at Bible Way Missionary Baptist Church, 2306 S. Farm-to-Market 116, Copperas Cove.

The explosion features the Divine Messengers of Killeen, the Gospel Holy Tones of Temple, Marylyn Taylor and Co. of Waco, the Gospel Crew of Waco and the Gospel Stars of Austin.

This event is free to the public.

Call 254-702-4769.

Bibleway COGIC to host gospel musical April 5

A gospel musical and workshop are set for April 5 at Bibleway COGIC, 300 W. Jasper Road, Killeen.

The workshop begins at 10 a.m. The musical is at 1 p.m.

Call Elder Curtis Lyles at 254-535-0927.

Ladies in Prayer Station set to meet April 5

Ladies in Prayer Station will meet at 9 a.m. April 5 at Bibleway COGIC, 300 W. Jasper Road, Killeen.

Church pastor is Robert R. Ellis Sr.

Call Mother Lillian Billie at 254-466-7463.

Women’s, men’s weekends planned

A three-day personal walk with Jesus, by The Austin Diocese English Cursillo, for the Women’s Weekend is April 3-6 and Men’s Weekend, April 24-27.

Each Cursillo, for all adult Catholic men and women, begins at 6:30 p.m. Thursday and ends with a ceremony on Sunday afternoon.

Call Robin Spencer at 254-220-3833 or email

Immanuel Lutheran celebrating anniversary

Immanuel Lutheran Church ELCA is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year.

Kicking off the yearlong celebration will be a special church service at 10 a.m. April 6 conducted by Tangled Blue, a husband-and-wife team who performs Christian-based folk and rock music.

Tickets for the Texas barbecue meal catered by “The Settlement” (home of Big Hoss BBQ) and Tangled Blue are $10.

Purchase tickets by March 30 at the church office, 1104 N. Fourth St.

Call 254-634-2772.

Golf tourney to benefit J.A.I.L. Ministry

The annual Harold Ellis Golf Tournament is April 28 at Mill Creek Golf Club.

Hosted by the J.A.I.L. Ministry Inc., the tournament benefits the Jesus Acts in Inmates’ Lives juvenile and adult programs.

The hole-in-one prize is a 2014 vehicle provided by Don Ringler.

Call 254-933-8505 or email

Church planning car, bike show May 17

Crossroads Church presents the annual Car and Bike Show, sponsored by Cleo Bay Honda, on May 17.

Doors open at 9 a.m. Judging begins at noon.

Categories include muscle cars, rat trucks, classic cars, classic trucks, rat rods, low rider import, sport compact, sport bike, chopper/ cruiser under construction.

Help raise money and bring a food item to give to the food bank.

The family event is at 500 S. Interstate 35, Belton. Call 254-939-2122 or email

Church news is published every Saturday. Email items to by 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Contact Teresa Tankersley at or (254)501-7542​

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