Prayer breakfast today in Killeen

Prayer breakfast, “Pray and Tarry,” begins at 9 a.m. today at Tabernacle of Praise Worship Center.

Hosted by the Women of Empowerment, breakfast is $7 per person.

The church is at 348 S. 40th St., Killeen. For more information, call Val Richard at (254) 338-0785 or Evangelist Sherri O’Quinn at (254) 681-7957.

Gospel ensemble dinner sale today

The A.J. Reed Gospel Ensemble’s dinner sale begins at 11 a.m. today at 3702 Griffin in Killeen.

To place an order or for more information, call (254) 338-5139.

Adams Chapel AME marks anniversary

Adams Chapel AME Church Anniversary celebration starts at 4 p.m. Sunday.

Guest speaker is Dr. Gilbert Gillum Jr. and the Living Word COGIC in Waco.

Members of the community are invited and dinner will be served.

The church is at 125 E. Arlo Road, Harker Heights.

Thompson speaks at Agape COGIC

Minister Wayne Thompson of San Marcos brings the message for “Reviving the Sound of Pentecost” at 7 p.m. Sunday at Agape COGIC, 3716-C E. Veterans Memorial Blvd., Killeen.

Special music set at Val Verde Baptist

The 120th Memorial Day service with special music at Val Verde Baptist Church is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

Potluck lunch served under the tabernacle after the service.

Public is invited to the service and lunch. Bring a dish to share.

There will be no Sunday school classes.

The church is on Farm-to-Market 2268, nine miles east of Holland, one mile west of FM 437.

For more information, call Pastor Richard Worden at (254) 541-6581.

Women’s program at Mt. Zion church

Mt. Zion United Methodist Church annual United Methodist Women’s Annual Day program is at 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

First Lady Vivian Norman of Magnolia Baptist Church will be the guest preacher. Guest soloists will be Sister Letitia Moore and Sister Winfred Harrison.

The church is at 218 Alexander St., Belton.

For more information, call Estella LuLu Murray at (254) 939-8536 or email

Bellydancers perform at church festival

Central Texas Bellydance Association performance is scheduled for 12:45 p.m. Sunday for the Spring Festival at Christ the King Catholic Church in Belton.

For more information on the organization and classes, call (254) 699-9650, email, or go to

Healing rooms open Tuesday in Killeen

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

To be trained to be a part of this ministry, go to or call Pat at (254) 690-8785.

Worship in the Word marks anniversary

Pastor Ernest Sapp and First Lady Mamie Sapp will be honored with an Anniversary celebration at Worship in the Word Ministries.

The public is invited to attend the celebrations beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 6 p.m. May 4; and 5 p.m. May 5.

The church is at 1340 E. Highway 2410 in Harker Heights. For more information, call (254) 317-6103.

Wellness fair set at Adams Chapel AME

A Wellness Fair and Blood Drive are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 4 at Adams Chapel A.M.E. Church.

Hot dogs and refreshments provided. Face painting with a jump and slide bouncer will be on site for the children.

Last will & testament, pre-burial planning and term life vs. whole life insurance presented by various speakers from 1 to 3 p.m.

Scott & White Blood Mobile will be on site. Blood donors will receive a free T-shirt, coupon for a free half-dozen Shipley donuts and a chance to win two tickets to Six Flags Over Texas.

Blood donors must be at least 17 and weigh at least 110 pounds. Each donor must present a photo ID.

The public is invited. The church is at 125 Arlo Road, Harker Heights.

For more information, contact Cheryl Hogan at (254) 466-1364 or cyhogan@gmail.comand; or Marilyn Friday at (254) 319-6762 or

Prayer breakfast set at St. Luke May 4

Joshua Men’s Group Prayer Breakfast begins at 7 a.m. May 4 at St. Luke United Methodist Church.

Pastor Yohan Ju is the guest speaker for “Pray for America.”

The church is at 102 E. Church Ave., Killeen.

Family Fun Day set May 4 in Cove

Family Fun Day is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 4 at Ogletree Gap Park, 102 Cove Terrace, Copperas Cove.

The free fun day is sponsored by P&G Global Enterprises Inc.

Pugh in concert May 24 at Killeen center

Earnest Pugh in concert with Rob Hall & Company is May 24 at the Killeen Arts and Activity Center, 801 N. Second St.

Pugh, a former soldier stationed at Fort Hood, has appeared on the Bobby Jones Show and Video Gospel. He is also a five-time Stellar Award nominee.

Advance tickets are $20 per person or $25 at the door. VIP seating available.

Doors open at 6 p.m.

Tickets may be purchased at Gay’s House of Beauty, (254) 699-6935 or by calling (254) 338-5139.

“I Need Your Glory” and “He is the Great I Am” is sponsored by Adams Chapel AME Church and the AJ Reed Gospel Ensemble.

St. Martin’s plan Sharing Faith dinner

St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Copperas Cove will be holding its second annual Sharing Faith Dinner from 6:30 to 9 p.m. May 16.

An Italian meal will be served and time offered to share how God has been important in your faith journeys. There is no cost for the event. Attendees are asked to register at

The church is at 1602 S. Farm-to-Market 116, Copperas Cove. For more information, call (254) 547-0331.

Donations sought for Clothes Closet

East Lake Baptist Church is accepting donations for its Clothes Closet.

Bring donations to 3213 Lake Road in Killeen. The Clothes Closet offers free clothing, school uniforms and miscellaneous items from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays.

The church is at 3213 Lake Road in Killeen. For more information, call (254) 690-4400 or (254) 699-8125.

Gospel ensemble seeking members

The A.J. Reed Gospel Ensemble are 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.

Jewish service on 2nd and 4th Fridays

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.

Public invited to study Bible, pray

Free coffee, conversation, prayer and Bible study are open to all at Kempner Oak Hill’s 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.

Contact Dave Miller at or (254) 501-7543. Church news is published every Saturday. Email church news items to by 5 p.m. Wednesday.

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