New Sunset plans special events

“Christ in the Passover,” presented by Karol Joseph with Jews for Jesus, is from 6 to 7:15 p.m. today at New Sunset Community Church.

Joseph will present the Passover elements as revealed in the Old Testament and demonstrates how Jesus fulfilled them all in His birth, ministry, death and resurrection.

Special worship music is by “Anointed” from First Baptist-Killeen.

This event is free to all.

Easter egg hunts, hot dogs, music, bouncy houses and door prizes are from 2 to 5 p.m. March 30.

Live music features Renegade Redeemed and Unscripted.

The event is free to the public.

The church is at 814 W. Avenue C, Killeen.

Gathering to focus on spiritual issues

Out-of-body and near-death experiences, inner light or sound, sense of living before, and dreams of departed loved ones are among the topics to be discussed today at the Killeen Community Center.

The free discussions are from 12:30 to 2 p.m. today in room 110, 2201 E. Veterans Memorial Blvd.

Texas Satsang Society Inc. of San Antonio will present the session.

For more information call (254) 319-7739 or go to or

St. Joseph offering citizenship classes

Citizenship and English classes begin today at St. Joseph Catholic Church from 1 to 3 p.m.

The instructor is retired Staff Sgt. Rudy A. Calooy, a combat infantry platoon sergeant who fought in the Korean and Vietnam wars. Calooy became a U.S. citizen after serving in the Korean War.

The free classes will continue every Saturday in the church’s recreation hall, 2903 E. Rancier Ave., Killeen.

For more information, call (254) 699-2568.

First COGIC to host spring fashion show

A fashion show, Jump Into Spring Extravaganza, is at 3 p.m. today.

Hosted by the Women’s Department of First COGIC, the show’s tickets are $10 per person and $5 for children 12 years of age and younger.

For more information, email or call (254) 338-6639.

Free clothes, hot dogs available

Clothes giveaway and free hot dogs will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Temple of Faith Apostolic Ministries at 808 N. Eighth St., Killeen.

For more information, call (254) 247-1904.

Gospel group plans dinner sale today

All-you-can-eat and carry-out dinner sale begins at 11 a.m. today.

Food will be served until sold out.

Sponsored by the A.J. Reed Gospel Ensemble, the dinner sale is at 3702 Griffin Drive, Killeen.

For more information, call (254) 338-5139.

Pastor, wife marking 30th anniversary

Simmonsville Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the final hour of their pastor and wife’s 30th anniversary at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Helping to close out the final hour will be Pastor Gary Wood and his congregation from Pentecost Missionary Baptist Church of Slidell, La.

Pastor H.E. DeBose and Sis Mildred DeBose would like everyone to join them.

The church is at 509 S. 42nd St., Killeen. For more information, call (254) 699-1951.

Author to preach at LifeWay Fellowship

LifeWay Fellowship and Pastor Jimmy Towers welcome his mentor and pastor, Dr. George Harris, expositor and author, to preach Sunday at the 8, 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship celebrations.

LifeWay Fellowship is at 4001 E. Elms Road, Killeen.

Public invited to gospel sing

Community Baptist Church is having an old-time gospel sing Sunday.

A covered-dish luncheon starts after the 11 a.m. worship service.

The church is 10 miles south of Killeen at State Highway 195 and Briggs Road.

The community is invited to attend. Bring a musical instrument.

Easter musical at First Baptist-Trimmier

The First Baptist Church of Trimmier’s Sanctuary Choir will perform an Easter musical during morning worship services beginning at 10:45 a.m. Sunday.

The church is at 6405 Chaparral Road in Killeen. For more information, go to www.

Healing rooms open Tuesday

The Killeen Healing Rooms will be open from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the KPLE-TV building, 502 E. Elms Road, 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.” We will have prayer teams available.

Train to be a part of this ministry by going to or call Pat Galanffy at (254) 690-8785.

Ministry to host spring revival

The Rivers of Living Waters Ministry will host Spring Revival 2013 at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday.

On March 30, an Easter treasure hunt for children begins at 1 p.m.

“The Resurrection Experience” is at 10:30 a.m. Easter Sunday.

The ministry is at 508 N. Gray St. in Killeen across from the 1st National Bank.

For more information, call (254) 690-9673.

Youngsport ladies to study Bible April 13

The ladies of the Youngsport Church of Christ invites all ladies to join them for a fun-filled day of inspiration, fellowship and Biblical study April 13.

Marie Frith leads a discussion on the topic of Faith, centered around Hebrews 11.

Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. Lunch is provided. 

Share spiritual enlightenment in God’s word and fellowship. 

For more information, call Rose Ann Lawler at (254) 793-3290.

Live Action founder to share her story

Hope Pregnancy Center’s 33rd annual banquet fundraiser will take place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. April 16 at the Bell County Expo Center, Garth Arena.

Keynote speaker is Lila Rose, an advocate for life and founder of the organization Live Action. Rose shares her story of investigative journalism in abortion clinics across the country.

Individual tickets are $35.

Table sponsorships begin at $250 and include seating for eight people for the buffet style dinner.

In addition to the program and meal, all sponsorships will receive two tickets to a VIP reception with Rose.

For more information or to reserve a table, call Hope’s administrative office at (254) 501-4181.

Golf tournament to benefit ministry

The annual Harold Ellis Memorial Golf Tournament is April 22 at the Mill Creek Golf Club in Salado.

Cost is $100 per player.

Hole in One prize is a 2013 Chevrolet Camaro donated by Don Ringler Chevrolet-Toyota.

Other prizes will be awarded.

Lunch and range balls are at 11 a.m.

Putting contest with details and sign up at registration site begins at noon.

Shotgun start, scramble format, is at 1 p.m.

The fundraiser benefits the juvenile and adult programs of the Jesus Acts in Inmates Lives, J.A.I.L., Ministry Inc.

For more information, contact the JAIL Ministry at (254) 933-8506 or email

Recovery program meets Tuesdays

Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered recovery program, meets from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Hillside Ministries.

A nursery is provided.

The church is at 2602 S. Farm-to-Market 116, Copperas Cove. For more information, contact Don Chennault at (254) 317-8184.

Celebrate Recovery also meets from 6 to 8:30 p.m. each Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Copperas Cove.

Child care and a meal are provided. For more information, call Dave McKee at (254) 458-3109.

Coffee, Bible study at Kempner church

Free coffee, conversation, prayer and Bible study are open to all at Kempner Oak Hill Baptist Church on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to noon each week.

English and Korean are spoken.

The church is at the corner of Farm-to-Market 2657 and County Road 4934, Kempner. For more information, call Dennis or Suk Wichelt at (254) 542-4210.

Public invited to Simcha Sinai service

Congregation Simcha Sinai (Reform Jewish congregation) meets the second and fourth Friday of each month.

The temple/synagogue service is at 102 Cattail Circle in Harker Heights.

Doors are open and the public is invited to share their time with the congregation.

After the service, there will be a light meal (dairy).

For directions or any questions, call (254) 231-4938, email, or call (254) 702-2648.

Bibleway COGIC to host conference

Sisters of Zion Conference 2013 is set for May 1-5 at Bibleway COGIC,

The conference is hosted by the Women’s Department.

The church is at 300 W. Jasper Road in Killeen.

For more information, call (254) 220-7183 or (254) 251-7911.

Ensemble searching for new members

The A.J. Reed Gospel Ensemble is recruiting new members.

The group meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Thursday of the month at Adams Chapel AME Church, 120 Arlo, Harker Heights.

For more information, call (254) 338-5139.

Church news is published every Saturday. Send church news items to Dave Miller, P.O. Box 1300, Killeen, TX 76540; fax them to (254) 200-7640 or email them to by 5 p.m. Wednesday the week of publication.

Contact Teresa Tankersley at or (254)501-7542

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