‘Make Me Clean’ today at FUMC

A worship service, “Make Me Clean,” begins at 5 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church, 3501 E. Elms Road in Killeen.

A free dinner begins after the message.

East Side Baptist plans revival services

East Side Baptist Church of Killeen is hosting revival services Sunday through Friday.

Sunday services begin at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Weekly services will start at 7 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Everyone is invited.

Herman Cramer will share the Word of God.

Leading the music are music evangelists Sherman and Tammy Aten.

A nursery is provided for children 3 years of age and younger.

The church is at 500 N. W.S. Young Drive in Killeen. For more information, call (254) 634-0358.

Public invited to hear retired captain

Retired U.S. Navy Capt. Dave Carey is the guest speaker at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Carey is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and was a carrier-based pilot during Vietnam.

After being shot down in Vietnam, he was a prisoner of war for 5½ years.

His story, told with intensity and humor, inspires and empowers others to overcome seemingly insurmountable difficulties and gain a renewed sense of purpose, satisfaction and control over their circumstances.

There is a soup and bread supper at 6 p.m. The program begins at 6:30 p.m.

All are welcome.

The church is at 2800 Trimmier Road, Killeen. For more information, go to www.stchriskilleen.com.

COGIC to host prayer meeting

Superintendent Willie D. Grove and the Garden of Gethsemane COGIC will host a two-day prayer meeting from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday.

Sponsored by Elder Michael Mason, the meetings will include scripture, singing, prayer lists and intercession.

The church is at 111 Cox Drive in Harker Heights.

For more information, call (254) 690-5733.

St. Joseph offers citizenship classes

Citizenship and English classes for adults are from 1 to 3 p.m. March 23 at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

The free classes are conducted Saturdays in the church’s recreation hall.

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

A teacher in Killeen ISD and at Central Texas College, Calooy was Citizenship Coordinator for Fort Hood from 1984 to 1994.

The church is at 2903 E. Rancier Ave. in Killeen. For more information, call (254) 699-2568.

First Baptist-Killeen to host event for kids

The annual Spring Fling Event for Preschoolers celebration is from 10 a.m. to noon March 23 at First Baptist Church-Killeen, 3310 S. W.S. Young Drive.

All children up to kindergarten age are invited to enjoy a candy-filled Scripture hunt, the Easter story, singing and a hot-dog lunch.

The community is invited; however, all children must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information call the church office at (254) 634-6262.

Disciple Now Junior, for grades 1-5, is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on March 23.

The Christian band, LADS, will lead worship along with Bible study and games. Cost is $20 and includes a commemorative T-shirt and lunch.

Deadline for registration is Sunday. Registration form is available at www.fbckilleen.com or call the church office at (254) 634-6262.

Fashion show set for March 23

A fashion show, Jump Into Spring Extravaganza, begins at 3 p.m. March 23.

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

For more information, email preeree@msn.com or call (254) 338-6639.

Gospel ensemble planning dinner sale

The A.J. Reed Gospel Ensemble is sponsoring an all-you-can-eat and carry-out dinner sale beginning at 11 a.m. March 23.

The dinner sale is at Tabernacle of Praise Worship Center at 348 S. 40th St., Killeen. For more information, call (254) 338-5139.

New Sunset to host special events

Karol Joseph, of Jews for Jesus, presents “Christ in the Passover” from 6 to 7:15 p.m. March 23 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 will be offered by “Anointed” from First Baptist Killeen.

This event is free to all.

Egg-stravaganza with Easter egg hunts, hot dogs, music, bouncy houses, door prizes begins at 5 p.m. March 30.

Live music featuring Renegade Redeemed and Unscripted.

This event is free to the public.

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

FUMC-Killeen plans Easter programs

First United Methodist Church-Killeen is re-enacting Jerusalem at the time of Christ from 5 to 7 p.m. March 24.

There will be a passion play portion from 6:30 to 7 p.m.

Jerusalem will be at Methodist park at the corner of Cunningham and Elms Roads.

Admission is a can of food for the Killeen food bank or monetary donation.

No one will be turned away for the event.

If the weather is rainy, the event will be canceled.

Community Baptist to host gospel music

There will be an old-time gospel singing at Community Baptist Church on March 24.

A covered-dish luncheon begins after the 11 a.m. worship service. Singing begins at 1:15 p.m.

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

The community is invited to attend and bring a musical instrument and talent of singing.

First Baptist-Trimmier choir to perform

The First Baptist Church of Trimmier’s Sanctuary Choir will perform an Easter musical during morning worship services beginning at 10:45 a.m. March 24,

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

Greater Love to host fish fry today

A fish fry fundraiser is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Greater Love Outreach Ministry, 3400 Old Farm-to-Market 440 in Killeen.

Cost is $8 per plate. The public is invited.

For more information, call (254) 466-7558.

Health fair today at Greater Peace

A health fair will take place from 9 a.m. to noon today at Greater Peace Missionary Baptist Church.

Good Hope Western Association Health Fair invites the public to know your numbers for blood pressure, diabetes and obesity. Hypertension classes will be held every hour.

A free clothes and food give-away will be conducted by the church’s Crisis Closet.

The church is at 4201 Zephyr Road in Killeen.

For more information, call the church at (254) 680-4378.

Men’s retreat set for March 21-23

Aaron’s Beard Men’s Retreat is March 21-23 at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area in Belton.

Cost is $40 per person and includes meals, fellowship, fishing and relaxation.

The retreat is sponsored by New Life Tabernacle Ministries, 615 N. Eighth St., Killeen.

The Pastor is Elder Randy Francis St.

To reserve accommodations, call Pastor Randy Francis at (254) 238-6658 or call (254) 289-2077 or (254) 702-4257.

Living Waters plans revival, Easter events

The Rivers of Living Waters Ministry will host a Spring Revival 2013 on March 28-29 at 7 nightly.

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

The Grand Finale, “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.

Friends, family picnic set for March 30

Friends and Family Picnic begins at 3 p.m. March 30 at Abundant Life Church of God 1210 Florence Road in Killeen.

An Easter egg hunt, free hot dogs, games and inflatables are included in the fun day.

The public is invited.

Agape COGIC to host special service

Elder Michael R. Johnson, pastor of Agape COGIC, presents the Children of Distinction’s special Easter service “Will I Make It In?” at 10:30 a.m. March 31.

The church is at 3716-C E. Veterans Memorial Blvd., Killeen.

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Contact Teresa Tankersley at teresat@kdhnews.com or (254)501-7542

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