Dance Academy to host conference

Karar International Dance Academy is hosting its fifth annual Worship Arts Conference next month at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center, 3601 S. W.S. Young Drive.

“The King is Coming in All His Glory” is July 18-20, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 6 to 10 p.m., daily.

The conference features word preaching, instructional teaching on choreography, workshop sessions and pageantry.

Other events include: access to market place ministers-for your ministerial and dance needs, garments for purchase, ministerial clothing, flags and other praise instruments.

Tickets range from $25 to $75.

For more information, contact LaVelle Clark at or (254) 616-9111.

Bibleway COGIC plans food giveaway

A food giveaway is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Bibleway COGIC, 300 W. Jasper Road in Killeen.

Bring legal identification card. For more information, call Gean Banks at (619) 410-9191 or Lenora Todd at (254) 220-7183.

Hour of prayer, sponsored by the Evangelistic Department, is from 10 to 11 a.m. today.

Tri City Fellowship will be at 4 p.m. today.

Speaker is the Superintendent Pastor Robert R. Ellis Sr.

All are invited.

Families invited to fatherhood meeting

A Fatherhood Conference is from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Rivers of Living Waters, 508 N. Gray St., Killeen.

Fathers, mothers and youth from the community are invited.

Learn skills, tools and about available resources for improving lives.

The conference is sponsored by Westside Baptist Church.

For more information, contact Marcallus Sunday at (336) 577-8101 or email

NAACP health fair open to public

A health fair will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Tabernacle of Praise Worship Center.

Everyone is invited to this free event.

Hosting the health fair is the Killeen Adult Branch NAACP Health and WIN committee.

Location: 348 S. 40th St., Killeen.

Contact: Val Richard at (254) 338-0785.

Hillside Ministries to host men’s breakfast

A men’s community-wide prayer breakfast is today at Hillside Ministries.

Breakfast, prepared by men of the church, will be served at 7:30 a.m. Prayer points begin at 8 a.m. and promptly ending at 9 a.m.

All men and their sons are invited to participate in making a prayerful difference in their relationships, and in their city, state and nation.

Pastor Tim of Hillside Ministries is overseeing the meeting.

The church is at 2602 S. Farm-to-Market 116 in Copperas Cove. For more information, call Ed Thompson at (254) 290-1550.

Second Street to host fish fry today

A fish fry begins at 10 a.m. today at Second Street Baptist Church.

Catfish, coleslaw, pinto beans, potato salad, with bread or hushpuppies and a soda will be served for $7.

A single fillet is $2. A fish sandwich with soda is $4. Sodas are 50 cents each.

The church is at 1602 N. Second St., Killeen. For more information, call (254) 462-8513.

Gospel Ensemble to sponsor dinner

The A.J. Reed Gospel Ensemble is sponsoring a dinner fundraiser beginning at 10:30 a.m. today at 3702 Griffin Drive in Killeen.

Dinners are $7 per plate.

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

Self-esteem seminar set for today at noon

“I’m Worth It” seminar is from noon to 2 p.m. today at the Killeen Community Center, 2201 E. Veterans Memorial Blvd.

The seminar, for ages 18 and older, is free.

The subject will be about self-worth, self-esteem and self-love. The seminar is designed to help and encourage those who are suffering from low self-esteem and the damaging effects of it on our daily lives.

For more information, contact Craig Watson at or (254) 421-3267.

Family conference at New Beginnings

Registration for the 2013 Family Conference is from 4 to 5 p.m. today at New Beginnings For All People Ministries.

“Walking in God’s Vision For Your Family” is the theme.

For single parents, married, single or divorced individuals, this conference provides teachings to equip, strengthen, and empower you and your family.

For conference agenda, go

Registration is $30.

The church is at 113 S. 20th St., Killeen. For more information, contact Ann Davis at or (254) 245-9004.

Royal Dynasty Seminar scheduled

Royal Dynasty Seminar with Dr. Don Crum and his team will be in Killeen, today and Sunday, at the Shilo Inn on W.S. Young Drive.  

The Royal Dynasty is a teaching series on our dual role as both priest and king as God identifies us. Understanding the Royal Dynasty and the delegated authority in Christ is imperative, the seminar teaches. 

Since Crum taught this series last year, he has new revelations and illustrations. Crum serves as the president and founder of Leadership International. 

Jamie Lipe, singer-songwriter, will lead the worship. She serves as worship leader and head of intercession at her church.

Saturday’s sessions begin at 9:30 a.m. and 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday sessions start at 2 and 6:30 p.m.

Registration is $25 per person, credit cards and checks will be accepted.

God and Country Celebration planned

The annual God and Country Celebration presented by the adult choir and orchestra of First Baptist Church — Killeen begins at 9:45 a.m. Sunday.

Child care is provided.

The church is at 3310 S. W.S. Young Drive. For more information, call (254) 634-6262.

Women’s Day service set at Agape COGIC

Pastor Michael and First Lady Ella Johnson will present The Young Women’s Christian Council Women’s Day Service on Sunday at Agape COGIC.

Evangelist Sandra L. Nurse is the guest speaker for the 10:30 a.m. worship service.

District Missionary Mary Hicks is scheduled to speak at 7 p.m.

The public is invited.

The church is at 3716-C E. Veterans Memorial Blvd., Killeen. For more information, call (254) 680-7729.

God and Country Service on Sunday

A God and Country Service begins at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at Robertson Avenue Baptist Church, 305 E. Robertson Ave., Copperas Cove.

The service is to honor soldiers, firefighters, policemen, EMS personnel, and county and city officials for what they do daily, keeping the community safe.

Lunch is after the service.

The public is invited; however, anyone planning to attend the service and stay for lunch is asked to make a reservation by calling the church office at (254) 547-3155.

Iraq War veteran to speak at service

Steve Parrish, an Iraq War veteran, will speak at the 10:45 a.m. Sunday service at Mountain View Baptist Church.

A picnic lunch will be held after the worship service.

The church is at 1400 E. Farm-to-Market 2410 in Harker Heights.

For more information, contact David Whitley at or (325) 574-4961.

Bishop Bray to speak at New Bethel

Bishop William Bray Jr. of the Restoration Kingdom International in the Apostolic Doctrine of Jesus Christ in San Antonio will speak at 5 p.m. Sunday at New Bethel Christian Worship Center.

As a bishop, Bray oversees more than 500 churches internationally. He is active in urban development and dedicated to building people and cultivating the city of San Antonio.

Bishop Bray and Pastor Sharanay Bray, his wife, have been coined “The Freedom Fighters.”

Bray graduated with honors from the Southwest Institute of Technology in Austin, and from Wayland Baptist University in San Antonio. He is currently working on an MBA with a specialization in economics from Wayland Baptist University.

Special guests for the evening include recording artist Prophetess Barbara Williams.

The public is invited to attend.

The Men-o-Vation of New Bethel are hosting Bishop Bray.

The church is at 1301 Eighth St. in Killeen and is under the leadership of Pastor Virgil and First Lady Michael Ann Allgood.

Registration for St. Joseph’s now open

St. Joseph’s Catholic School is now registering students entering sixth grade for the school year 2013-14.

The school is at 2901 E. Rancier Ave., Killeen. For more information, call the school office at (254) 634-7272.

Public invited to Prayer for the Unborn

Prayer for the Unborn is from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at Hope Pregnancy Center in Killeen.

The public is invited to join in petitioning the Lord on behalf of the unborn in the spirit of biblical unity.

Prayer will be held in Southpointe Center directly south of the Copper Mountain post office on W.S. Young Drive in suite 301-C.

For more information, call Pat Galanffy at (254) 681-5823.

Monthly luncheon set for Tuesday

The Killeen Christian Ministers Fellowship monthly prayer luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at East Side Baptist Church, 500 N. W.S. Young Drive.

All pastors, ministers and chaplains in the greater Killeen and Fort Hood area are invited. Senior pastors who are unable to attend are encouraged to send a representative.

A complimentary lunch will be provided.

The Killeen Christian Ministers Fellowship is an informal organization whose goal is to strengthen relationships among the spiritual leaders of the community. There are no dues or fees, and membership is open to all pastors, ministers and chaplains in the local area. The group meets on the first Tuesday of each month for fellowship and prayer.

For more information, call Dan Galanffy at (254) 680-2983 or Pastor John Hallum at (254) 634-0358.

Ladies in Prayer Stations meet July 6

Ladies in Prayer Stations begins at 9 a.m. July 6 at the Deliverance and Praise COGIC, 702 Harley Drive, Harker Heights.

All ladies are invited.

Pastor is Bishop LaDell Thomas Jr. For more information, call Lillian Billie at (254) 634-1396 or Shirley Deal at (254) 698-4937.

Church to host Mexican Consulate

St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church is hosting the Mexican consulate on July 13.

The Mexican consulate is bringing a team to provide consular services to Mexican citizens in the area, and can serve between 200 to 300 clients that day.

The Consulate will be in the Parish Hall at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 2800 Trimmier Road, Killeen, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Appointments are required, and reservations can be made now by calling the Austin consulate at (877) 639-4835.

Back to School 5k Fun Run Aug. 3

A Back to School 5k Fun Run is at 9 a.m. Aug. 3 at Ogletree Stage Stop and Post Office on U.S. Highway 190 in Copperas Cove.

Participants will receive a T-shirt, a bag of school supplies and will be entered in a drawing.

The registration fee before July 20 is $25. After July 20, the fee is $30.

Registration is held from 10 a.m. to noon and from 6 to 7 p.m. Saturdays at Hillside Ministries Food Bank, 306 Casa Drive, Copperas Cove.

The fundraiser is sponsored by First Samoan Full Gospel Pentacostal Inc.

For more information, email Andrea Maddox at

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