Spiritual discussion scheduled today

A free booklet and CD are available at today’s discussion, “Have You Had a Spiritual Experience,” from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. today at the Killeen Community Center, 2201 E. Veterans Memorial Blvd.

The discussion is presented by Texas Satsang Society Inc.

For more information, call Monica Baker with the Eckanjkar Spiritual Center of Austin at 254-793-3987.

Adams Chapel to host spaghetti cook-off

The Adams Chapel, Harper-Braggs Missionary Society is having a spaghetti cook-off at 5 p.m. today at Adams Chapel A.M.E. Church, 125 E. Arlo, Harker Heights.

The public is invited.

For more information, contact Tamika Roylance at 254-285-1234 or mikaruns62@gmail.com or Marilyn Friday at 254-319-6762 or mfriday62@centurylink.net.

St. Christopher’s plans Oktoberfest celebration

Oktoberfest at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church starts at 6 p.m. today with an evening of music, dancing, fun, food and prizes.

Everyone will have a chance to bid on a variety of items in the silent auction.

Proceeds support various local charitable groups that provide assistance to those in need, including (but not limited to) the Killeen Food Care Center, Mission Soup Kitchen and Christian Assistance Network.

Admission is free.

The church is at 2800 Trimmier Road, Killeen. For more information, call the church office at 254-634-7474.

Monthly Ultreya set for Sunday

The Diocese of Austin English Cursillo will have its monthly Fort Hood Area Ultreya from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday in the old parish hall of St. Paul Chong Hasang Catholic Church.

The church is at 1000 E. Farm-to-Market 2410 in Harker Heights. For more information, call Jo Oates at 254-833-5041.

First UMC-Killeen opens Pumpkin Patch

The annual Pumpkin Patch is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, and from 12:30 to 7 p.m. Sundays at First United Methodist Church in Killeen.

The Pumpkin Patch is open for day care trips from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Oct. 11, 18 and 25.

Cost is $2.50 per child and includes story time, hay ride and a small pumpkin.

The church is 3501 E. Elms Road. For more information, call the church office at 254-634-6363.

Community Bible study class meets weekly

The Temple-Belton Community Bible Study adult co-ed class will have an introductory session at 7:30 p.m. Monday for the current study of Romans.

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

Visitors are welcome to attend the session and register for the 30-week in-depth interdenominational study.

The class is open to all adults. Individuals may choose to participate in core groups for young adults, 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.

On Monday nights, these questions will be discussed in small groups. Following the small groups, there is a short teaching over the same section of Scripture.

The class will break for Christmas and spring vacation and will finish in April 2014.

To register or for more information, contact the class coordinator in Temple at 254-773-1842 or the class associate teaching director in Killeen at 254-526-9128.

Aglow International to meet Tuesday

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

This is an interdenominational meeting; all are welcome. Refreshments will be served.

Praise will be led by Praise Fellowship, and the speaker this month is Vivian Tillotson.

For more information, call 254-699-7905.

Group meets to make quilts for veterans

Quilting to Honor and Comfort Our Wounded, Service Members and Veterans is held at First United Methodist Church in Killeen.

Quilters with a Heart meets from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month and from 6 to 8 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month.

Quilters meet to make Quilts of Valor for service members and veterans.

Bring a sack lunch on Tuesdays. Be prepared to learn about and sew Quilts of Valor at 3501 E. Elms Road, Killeen.

For more information, contact Laura Winckel at 254-681-8239 or lauraann@hot.rr.com.

Make kaleidoscope flowers Oct. 12

Learn how to make kaleidoscope flowers from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 12 at Harker Heights United Methodist Church.

The workshop is presented by Patti Hempen. Cost is $25 for supplies.

Reservations are required by contacting Connie Duffey at cduffey79@gmail.com.

Healing rooms open Oct. 12 in KPLE-TV building

The Killeen Healing Rooms will be open from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 12 in the KPLE-TV building, 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 petition for healing in the Name of Jesus Christ.

Anyone interested in being trained to be a part of this ministry is asked to go to www.killeenhealingrooms.com or call Pat Galanffy at 254-690-8785.

First UMC-Killeen to host Fall Carnival

A Fall Carnival is scheduled at First United Methodist Church from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 12 at 3501 E. Elms Road in Killeen.

The carnival will feature hay rides, food, games, bouncers, pony rides, petting zoo, rock-wall and more.

Greater Peace to honor pastor, wife for service

The Greater Peace Missionary Baptist Church family will celebrate appreciation services for Pastor J.A. Moland and Sister Felicia Moland on Oct. 13.

The guest speaker for the 10 a.m. service will be Pastor Frank L. Curtis, Providence Missionary Baptist Church, Hazelhurst, Miss.

Guest speaker for the 3 p.m. service will be Pastor S.D. McMullen and the Bible Way Missionary Baptist Church, Copperas Cove.

The public is invited.

The church is at 4201 Zephyr Road, Killeen. For more information, call the church office at 254-680-4378.

Cindy Berry to perform at First Baptist-Killeen

The Worship Choir and Orchestra of First Baptist Church Killeen will present a concert of the music of Cindy Berry at 6 p.m. Oct. 13.

Berry will direct her own works and giving testimony of the events in her life that inspired her music.

The church is at 3310 S. W.S. Young Drive, Killeen.

Bible Way COGIC to present gospel event

The Bible Way COGIC Evangelist Department presents a One Night Gospel Explosion at 7 p.m. Oct. 18.

The church is at 300 W. Jasper Road, Killeen. For more information, call Evangelists Gean Banks at 619-410-9191 or Lenora Todd at 254-987-0157.  

Bible Way Missionary to mark anniversary

Bible Way Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 33rd church anniversary at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 20.

Guest speaker will be Pastor Joe Bedford of the Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Waco.

Music will be rendered by the Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church choir.

The public is invited.

The church is at 2306 S. Farm-to-Market 116, Copperas Cove. For more information, call the church at 254-542-2153.

Holy Family ladies to host dinner, dance

The Holy Family Ladies Society will host a Country-Western Dinner and Dance from 7 to 11 p.m. Oct. 26 in the Social Hall, 1001 Georgetown Road, Copperas Cove.

Proceeds from this event will support charitable works.

Tickets are $15 per person and will be on sale at the Holy Family Church office until Oct. 21.

Office hours are from from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

Dr. J will provide music. Food and refreshments will be served.

‘Women with Power’ revival planned

Praise and Deliverance House of Prayer will host its annual citywide “Women with Power” revival Oct. 23-25 in downtown Killeen.

The theme is Power of Prayer. Acts 12:5.

Revival begins at 7 p.m., daily.

The revivalist will be Evangelist Gloria Cunningham of Beth El House of Prayer For All Nations from Houston.

Special music will be rendered by various churches throughout the surrounding area.

The public is invited.

The church is at 315 N. Gray St. Senior pastor is Bishop Robert Fletcher. For more information, call Supervisor Verline Gordon at 254-290-2295 or Elect Lady Dorothy Fletcher at 254-289-2922.

Woman of Immanuel to host Fall Bazaar

The Women of Immanuel will have a Fall Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 26.

There will be a sweet shop to purchase home-baked items for the sweet tooth; hand crafts will be available for gift giving.

Lunch will be served from noon to 2 p.m.

A “Texas Cabin” king-size quilt will be given away at 4 p.m.

Tickets are now available from any member of Immanuel or call 254-634-2772 and you do not have to be present to win. Tickets are $ 1 each or six for $5. A picture of the quilt is on Immanuel’s website: killeenimmanuel.com.

The church is at 1104 N. Fourth St., Killeen.

First UMC offers free, safe trick-or-treating

Free and safe trick-or-treating, Trunk or Treat, at First United Methodist Church is from 5 to 6 p.m. on Oct. 27 at 3501 E. Elms Road.

Marriage enrichment course offered

A free veterans and military marriage enrichment course is from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Patriot Retreat Center, 10208 Cedar Knob Church Road, Salado.

The program is guided by a veteran married couple in a safe, relaxed, fun atmosphere.

Engaged couples are welcome and get $60 off a Texas marriage license.

The course includes all materials, lunch, and refreshments.

Register online at www.marriagemanagement.orgor call 682-730-1818.

Ministry schedules groundbreaking

Light of the World Ministries VISION 2014 will hold a groundbreaking for the new house of worship beginning at 1 p.m. Oct. 26 at 2901 Clinkenbeard Drive, Killeen.

First Baptist-Killeen planning road trip

First Baptist Church Killeen is sponsoring a road trip to see the staged production of Waxahachie’s Heaven’s Front Porch/Old- Fashioned Singing at 3 p.m. Nov. 2.

A bus will leave the church at noon and return by 9 p.m. the same day.

The cost is $20 which includes the ticket price and transportation.

The bus will stop on the way back to Killeen for dinner (dutch treat).

The church is at 3310 S. W.S. Young Drive, Killeen. The deadline to sign up is Oct. 30. Call the church office to sign up at 254-634-6262.

First Baptist-Killeen to host Trunk or Treat

First Baptist Church- Killeen will host its annual Trunk or Treat celebration from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31.

This event is an alternative Oct. 31 activity for children and adults.

There is no charge for this event, and everyone is welcome.

The fun includes bounce houses, face painting, a photo booth and many other activities.

The church is at 3310 S. W.S. Young Drive, Killeen.

Satterfield to speak at Awakening Revival

Mike Satterfield is the featured speaker at the Awakening Revival which begins at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at First Baptist Church-Killeen.

Satterfield is a gifted evangelist, Christian teacher and the founder of Field of Grace Ministries.

He will also be a guest speaker at the 9:45 and 11 a.m., and 6 p.m. worship services on Nov. 3.

The church is at 3310 S. W.S. Young Drive, Killeen.

Fall Christian Car and Bike Show set for Nov. 2

The 2013 Fall Christian Car and Bike Show will take place on the parking lot of First Baptist Church Killeen from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 2.

There is a $10 entry fee with canned goods for the Killeen Care Center.

Register online and avoid the $10 fee.

Thirty “ Best in Class” trophies will be given out.

Go to ChristianCarShow.com for details regarding entry classes.

The church is at 3310 S. W.S. Young Drive, Killeen.

Garden of Gethsemane to honor pastor, wife

Garden of Gethsemane COGIC will celebrate its pastor and wife’s anniversary today and Sunday, honoring Superintendent Willie Grove and Evangelist Florence Grove for 22 years of dedicated service to God.

Bishop LaDell Thomas Jr. of Cathedral of Deliverance and Praise is the guest speaker for today’s 7:30 p.m. service.

The highlight and final day begins at 4 p.m. Sunday with Dr. Rudolph Jackson of God’s Holy Tabernacle of Killeen.

The church is at 111 E. Cox Drive in Harker Heights. For more information, call Elder Nathaniel Wyche or Sis Lois Wyche at (254) 681-2975.

St. Joseph’s Fest of All event set for Sunday

The Fest of All celebration at St. Joseph Catholic Church is Sunday at 2903 E. Rancier Ave., Killeen.

The event will feature entertainment by Dancing Cultura Filipiniana, Estrellas de Panama, Ballet Folklorico Alegria and music with DJ Tony Sandate.

Also featured will be McGruff, the Killeen Fire Department, food vendors, Filipino food, Mexican food, Puerto Rican food, an American food booth, funnel cakes, a coffee shop and a cake walk.

There will also be a silent auction, a plant booth, a book shop, a petting zoo and the 2013 Fest of All queen candidates.

For more information, call St. Joseph Catholic Church at 254-634-7878.

Women’s conference scheduled Oct. 24-26

Temple of Faith Apostolic Ministries’ Women’s Department will host its fourth annual Women of Divine Faith conference, Oct. 24-26.

Thursday and Friday services begin at 7 p.m. Saturday’s enrichment classes are from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A timely word for today’s women of faith starts at 6 p.m.

Evangelist Kathy A. Kirkland, the women’s president of Temple of Faith, invites all to participate in this event of fellowship, encouragement, and anointed preaching and teaching with Temple of Faith’s family.

The event is free and open to the public.

Pastor of Temple of Faith Apostolic Church is Elder Mark E. Kirkland. The church is at 808 N. Eighth St., Killeen.

Vendors are asked to call 254-247-1904 to set up a booth.

First Baptist-Trimmier planning fall festival

The public is invited to Trunk or Treat Fall Festival at First Baptist Church of Trimmier from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31.

There will be food, games and other activities.

Donations of nonperishable food items to benefit the Killeen Food Pantry would be appreciated. 

The church is at 6405 Chaparral Road in Killeen.

For more information, go to www.fbctrimmier.com or call the church office at 254-634-9717 between 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Musical group to mark 11-year anniversary

The Divine Messengers will celebrate 11 years of ministering to the faithful through music at 4 p.m. Oct. 12 at The Bible Way Missionary Baptist Church.

The celebration features gospel recording artist The Gospel Sons Quartet of Waco; God’s Anointed & Appointed of Temple; Gospel Recording Artist of the Year The Lampkin Family of San Antonio; and special guest gospel recording artist The New Soul Invaders Industry.

The theme is “Down through the years the Lord has been good to us.” Psalm 37:25-26.

The free event is open to the public.

The church is at 2306 S. Farm-to-Market 116, Copperas Cove.

Public invited to Oct. 31 trick-or-treat event

First Baptist Church is inviting families in their community to join them for a fun and safe trick-or-treat experience from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31.

The event includes bounce houses, games and candy.

The church is at 300 W. Avenue B, Copperas Cove. For more information, contact Matt Moore at mattmoore@fbccove.net or 254-547-3717.

Public invited to prayer stations today

Ladies In Prayer Station will be at 9 a.m. today at the Cathedral of Deliverance and Praise COGIC at 702 Harley Drive in Harker Heights.

All are invited to experience the Power of God.

For more information, call Lillian Billie or Shirley Deal at 254-466-7463.

All-night praying shut-in scheduled for Friday

Bibleway COGIC is hosting an all-night praying shut-in starting at 10:30 a.m. Friday at 300 W. Jasper Road, Killeen.

All are welcome.

For more information, call Evangelist Missionary Lenora Todd at 254-987-0157.

East Lake Baptist to

host revival Oct. 13-16

A revival will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 13-16 at East Lake Baptist Church, 3213 Lake Road in Killeen.

Messages will be delivered by Pastor Floyd Gage, Pastor John Hallum, Pastor John Stevenson, Associate Pastor Jesse Harris Jr. and Brother Joe Burt, all from the local area.

For more information, call 690-4400.

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