Killeen church to host guest speaker tonight

Prophet Eugene Timmons will be the guest speaker at St. John Faith Outreach Baptist Church at 7:30 p.m. today, the conclusion of a six-night program that began Monday.

The church is at 3507 Cranford Ave., Killeen, off Veterans Memorial Boulevard and 42nd Street.

For more information, call 254-798-7496 or 254-338-6773.

Killeen church to offer free meal, toy giveaway

Bibleway Church of God in Christ in Killeen will host a free dinner and toy giveaway at 3 p.m. today at the church, 300 W. Jasper Road.

Area residents are invited to come and celebrate the joy of the season.

Public invited to church’s Christmas production

Cathedral of Deliverance and Praise Church of God in Christ will present its annual Christmas production at 5 p.m. Sunday.

The pastor is Bishop LaDell Thomas Jr.

The public is invited.

For more information contact 254-699-4346.

Killeen church to present Christmas drama

What happens when a dying soldier encounters the first Christmas for real? Come and find out at East Side Baptist Church, 500 N. W.S. Young Drive in Killeen.

Performances will be Monday and Tuesday from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The performances will be every 30 minutes (7, 7:30 and 8 p.m.).

Between performances, there will be hot cocoa, treats and a toy giveaway in the fellowship hall.

For more information, contact Floyd Gage at (254) 634-0358 or

Adult Bible study class registering members

The Temple-Belton Community Bible Study adult evening class is registering members for the fall/spring 30-week interdenominational Bible study of Isaiah.

The class meets Mondays from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the small sanctuary of First Baptist Church of Belton, at Sixth and Main streets, Belton.

An introductory class will be held for anyone interested in learning more about Community Bible Study. Individuals may choose to participate in core groups for men, women or married couples.

Each week participants receive a reading commentary on the previous week’s topic and a set of questions to work on each day covering the next week’s reading.

These questions are discussed in small groups of about 15. Following the small groups there is a short teaching over the same section of Scripture.

The class will break for Christmas and spring vacations and finish at the first of May. For more information, call the class coordinator at 254-773-1842.

Killeen church offers ‘Blue Christmas’ service

For those who are far from our loved ones, who have lost someone or are having a difficult time this time of year, First United Methodist Church in Killeen is having a special “Blue Christmas” service.

This service is one of remembrance and hope, a service that looks to the promises of God.

Blue Christmas begins at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday at 3501 E. Elms Road, Killeen.

The public is invited.

For more information, call 254-634-6363.

Cove church to present Christmas cantata

Holy Family Catholic Church invites the public to the presentation of a Christmas cantata at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The Old Testament is full of prophecies or “signs” of the Christ; “For a child is born to us, and a son is given to us” (Is 9:6). And This Shall Be a Sign is a Christmas celebration of the Messiah as seen through the captivating lens of these “signs.”

The church is at 1001 Georgetown Road in Copperas Cove.

Register for training at Killeen Healing Rooms

The Killeen Healing Rooms is sponsoring a one-day “Heal The Sick” training day Jan. 21, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the KPLE-TV building at 502 E. Elms Road (suite C) in Killeen.

Participants will study what the New Testament teaches about healing through the life and teachings of Jesus.

This training is free, but you must register to attend by sending your name, address and phone number to the contact portion at, or you can call 254-681-5823.

Mission needs food, volunteers for free meal

Jesus Hope & Love Homeless Mission will serve a free Christmas dinner to the community on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Everyone is invited

The mission center is in need of volunteers to help with this event, as well as donated food (cooked turkeys, hams, yams, pies, drinks).

The center is also in need of children’s toys (for ages 0-12), and gift items for the homeless and those in need.

The mission is accepting toiletries, hats, gloves, socks, underwear (all sizes) and thermal pants (L, XL, XXL).

Bring toys and gift items (not gift wrapped) no later than Wednesday.

Prepare food items and deliver to the mission center at 818 N. Fourth St. (behind H-E-B in downtown Killeen) on Thursday or Friday between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.

For more information, call Pastor Steve Chae at 254-291-2314. For volunteer information, call Iris Hernandez 254-702-4134.

Church invites public to Christmas services

Skyline Baptist Church, 906 Trimmier Road in Killeen, extends an invitation to its Christmas Eve candlelight service at 6 p.m. Dec. 24 and to its Christmas morning service at 10:45 a.m.

For more information about these services, contact the church office at 254-699-4479 or

 Cove church plans Christmas pageant

Many children will participate in a brief Christmas pageant during Sunday’s 11 a.m. worship service at First Presbyterian Church, 704 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Copperas Cove.

Don’t miss the old, old, story, “When Love Came Down ...” presented by children.

The church will have a Christmas candlelight service at 7 p.m. Dec. 24.

The Christmas story will be read and carols sung. Communion will be served.

Killeen church offers free clothes Wednesdays

East Lake Baptist Church offers free school uniforms and clothing from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays.

The church is at 3213 Lake Road, Killeen. For more information, call 254-690-4400 or 254-699-8125.

Free breakfast offered 2nd Saturday of month

Second Street Baptist Church in Killeen offers a free breakfast to the public every second Saturday of the month at the Moss Rose Community Center, 1103 E. Avenue E, Killeen. The next breakfast is from 9 to 11 a.m. Jan. 14. For more information, call Ryan Bellamy at 254-338-3259.

Compiled by Jennise Colin-Ventura

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