Greater Peace to host health fair today

A community health fair is from 9 a.m. to noon today at Greater Peace Missionary Baptist Church, 4201 Zephyr Road, Killeen.

The health fair offers free screening for blood pressure, glucose, and vision and dental problems.

This event is presented by Good Hope Western General Association Ushers and Nurses.

Call 254-680-4378.

Gospel ensemble’s soul food feast today

A soul food feast, sponsored by the A.J. Reed Gospel Ensemble, is today at The Tabernacle of Praise and Worship Center, 348 40th St., Killeen.

Most of the soul food is being offered for $8 per plate.

Call in ahead orders to 254-338-5139 or 154-394-1700.

Killeen Healing Rooms are open Tuesday

The Killeen Healing Rooms are open from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the KPLE-TV building at 502 E. Elms Road in Killeen.

The group’s commission is based on Mark 16:17-18, “And these signs shall follow those that believe...they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.”

Prayer teams will be available to seek healing in the Name of Jesus Christ.

If you are interested in being trained to become a part of this ministry, go to the website at or call Pat Galanffy at 254-690-8785.

Anderson Chapel set to host Sister Speaks

Anderson Chapel A.M.E. Church will share in its monthly Sister Speaks at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at 1002 Jefferis Ave., Killeen.

The guest preacher is the Rev. Marjorie Hamilton-Scott, senior pastor of Payne AME Church in Sherman.

Hamilton-Scott was ordained an itinerant elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church in 2007.

She presently serves as the senior pastor of Payne AME Church in Sherman.

Sister Speaks is the fourth Sunday of each month at the church and will feature distinguished women from around the country.

The community is invited to worship and share in the celebration with the congregation.

The Rev. William M. Campbell Jr. is the senior pastor of Anderson Chapel AME Church.

Magnolia First Baptist celebrating anniversary

Magnolia First Baptist Church will celebrate 141 years of service to the Belton community on Sunday.

Magnolia members will also host a fellowship tea Sunday.

All activities will be held during the morning worship hour at 10:30 a.m.

Currently, all services are held at Southwest Elementary School cafeteria, 611 Saunders St., Belton.

The pastor is David L. Norman. Go to

KPLE-TV to host event on Jewish perspective

David Rubin is coming to KPLE-TV from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at 502 E. Elms Road, Killeen.

Rubin, the former mayor of Shiloh, Israel, a region of Samaria known to much of the world as the West Bank, has been asked to address “A Jewish perspective on These Times and How to live our Faith with Balance.”

He will address the urgency of Israel and Christians standing together in the struggle for God’s biblical heartland of Israel, as well as for the eternal values of Judeo-Christian civilization. A question-and-answer session will follow.

Rubin is the founder and president of Shiloh Israel Children’s Fund. He is the author of three books.

The event is open to all interested in hearing more about Israel, ministers and their wives and church workers. Admission is free, but a love offering may be made.

There will be light snacks and some tea. Call 254-554-3683.

Anderson Chapel AME plans revival series

Anderson Chapel AME Church of Killeen continues its special Lenten focus with a weekly Lenten revival series at 7 p.m. Tuesday, 1002 Jefferies Ave.

The guest preacher for this coming week is the Rev. David G. Reynolds, founder and pastor of Greater Vision Community Church in Killeen.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

Church takes clothing donations Wednesdays

Clothing donations will be accepted from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays at East Lake Baptist Church.

Free clothing, school uniforms and miscellaneous items are available during the clothes closet hours of operation from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays.

The church is at 3213 Lake Road in Killeen. Call 254-690-4400 or 254-699-8125.

St. Christopher’s offers special Lenten events

Explore thoughts about living — and dying — Wednesdays during Lent at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church at 2800 Trimmier Road in Killeen..

Wednesdays begin at 5 p.m. with a soup supper. The program is presented at 5:45 p.m. Evenings conclude at 6:30 p.m. with the Holden Evening Prayer.

Planned presentations are:

Wednesday — To Grieve is Human by Chris Tucker of the Sharing Place in Salt Lake City.

April 2 — How Will I be Remembered? the Rev. Janice Jones.

April 9 — Thinking-- Praying- Planning, Robert Edmonson, Scott & White Hospital chaplain.

April 16 — A Service of Reconciliation and Healing. No meal served.

First Baptist-Killeen plans youth activities

Discipleship Now Junior is March 29 at First Baptist Church of Killeen, 3310 S. W.S. Young Drive.

Discipleship training for youth in first and second grade is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and third through fifth grade from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

If registered by Sunday, the cost is $30; after Sunday, the cost is $35. Call the church at 254-634-6262 or email Morgan Perry

A spring fling for preschoolers is from 10 a.m. to noon April 12. There will be crafts, the Easter story, singing, a scripture hunt and a hot dog lunch. Spring fling is hosted by the Preschool Committee.

Vladimir Mitnitsky of Jews for Jesus recreates the traditional Passover service at 6 p.m. Palm Sunday, April 13.

Master Singers Choir to perform March 30

Central Texas Master Singers Choir will perform at 6 p.m. March 30 at First Cedar Valley Baptist Church, 12237 Farm-to-Market 2843, Salado.

Central Texas Master Singers is a vocal performance group specializing in contemporary Christian choral and praise music.

A freewill offering will be appreciated. Go to

Open Arms Outreach to host men’s service

Open Arms Outreach will hold a special men’s service and fellowship beginning at 10 a.m. March 30 at 409 Eighth St. in Killeen.

The service is geared toward men, but it is open to everyone and is part of the regular Sunday morning fellowship.

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

A food pantry is held at 9 a.m. on the third Saturday of each month at the ministry’s outreach center at 413 Eighth St.

For more information about the ministry and its programs or to volunteer or make donations, go to or call 254-291-7387.

The ministry also may be contacted at or at P.O. Box 10654, Killeen, TX 76547.

Open Arms Outreach is between Modern TV & Appliance and the Armed Services YMCA in downtown Killeen.

Community invited to celebration of music

Westside Baptist’s Men’s Choir invites the public to a celebration of music and singing at 6 p.m. April 5 at 711 Stagecoach Road, Killeen. Pastor is Hallie Tolbert,

The theme for the 19th annual Baptist Men’s Musical is “Be Devoted.”

Special guests include the Divine Messengers, the Gospel Holy Tones and the St. James Male Choir of Austin.

At 3:30 p.m. April 6, the guest speaker will be Pastor Eric Lee of St. Paul M.B. Olive Branch, Miss., the guest choir will be Men of Vision of Greater Vision Community Church.

Call 254-702-4769.

Event called Restoring the Generations set

Restoring the Generations with Larry, Kathy and Brandon Burden and Compass Ministries is at 9:30 a.m., 2 and 7 p.m. April 4 at the Holiday Inn, 300 E. Central Texas Expressway, Killeen.

The public is invited.

Call Peggy Butry at 254-466-1414 or email

Women’s program scheduled April 27

A women’s program at Second Street Baptist Church begins at 3:30 p.m. April 27.

The speaker is Pastor Paulette White of Thomas Chapel AME Church, 901 N. Main St., Copperas Cove.

Second Street Baptist Church is at 1602 N. Second St., Killeen. The pastor is Roy M. Harris.

Grace UMC choir to present special music

Grace United Methodist Church’s Chancel Choir in Copperas Cove is preparing for Easter services.

Grace UMC’s Easter service music for the 8:05 and 10:30 a.m. services will be fully orchestrated consisting of professional symphony musicians. The chamber orchestra will accompany both the choir and congregation for each music selection. To participate in the Chancel Choir for Easter, attend rehearsal from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. New singers from the area are invited to join the Chancel Choir for Easter.

The church is at 101 W. Avenue F, Copperas Cove. Call Steven Kirkpatrick, director of music at 254-258-6844.

Living Waters ministry’s food festival is today

Women With A Positive Image food festival is from 1 to 3 p.m. today at Rivers of Living Waters Ministry, 508 N. Gray St., Killeen..

For tickets, call 254-718-1106 or make a small donation at the door.

Cove church to show movie for children

A Christian-based movie for children of all ages with snacks begins at 7 p.m. Friday at Cove Korean Baptist Church, 909 Industrial Ave., Copperas Cove.

Call Jennifer Reinert at 254-661-9071 or email

Heights church plans open house, garage sale

An open house and garage sale is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 29 at Harker Heights Community Church, 202 E. Beeline.

An open house will showcase the church’s ministries. The garage sale proceeds benefit the Harker Heights Food Bank.

Call 254-289-3681.

Academy’s boosters club plans golf tournament

The Memorial Christian Academy Boosters 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

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