Dr. Sculark set to preach at Fall Revival

Dr. Jasmin Sculark will be the guest preacher for the Fall Revival starting at 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at Anderson Chapel AME Church. The Rev. Dr. William M. Campbell Jr. is the senior pastor.

Sculark, known as “Dr. Jazz,” is a native of the island of Trinidad and Tobago. She is the senior pastor of the Shiloh Baptist Church in York, Pa., and is its first female pastor.

She also is the founder and president of The Daughter of Thunder, LLC.

Sculark is a graduate of the Practical Bible College in Vestal, N.Y., and Washington Bible College in Lanham, Md.

She received her master’s in Theological Studies from the Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, Ohio, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from the United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio.

She has preached in Nigeria, West Africa and at the Millennium Pastors and Lay Persons Conference in the Bahamas.

Everyone is invited to attend the revival at 1002 Jefferies Ave. in Killeen. Prayer begins at 6 p.m.

For more information, call the church at (254) 690-5030.

Outreach to hold monthy food pantry

Open Arms Outreach will hold its free monthly food pantry and clothes closet beginning at 9 a.m. today at the ministry’s outreach center at 409 N. Eighth St. in Killeen. In addition, free breakfast foods will be served at the event.

This ministry serves the community by providing emergency food, clothing, toiletry items, and financial assistance and counseling. It also operates an adult literacy program and offers free educational tutoring for school-age children.

The free food pantry and clothes closet is held on the third Saturday of each month.

For more information about the ministry and its programs or to volunteer or make donations, go to www.OpenArmsOutreachInc.com or call (254) 291-7387.

The ministry also may be contacted by email at OpenArmsOutreach.killeen@gmail.com or by mail at P.O. Box 10654, Killeen, TX 76547.

Family and Friends Day set for Sunday

Bible Way Missionary Baptist Church will hold its 18th annual Family and Friends Day Celebration at 3 p.m. Sunday.

The guest speaker will be the Rev. Kerry Burkley of the Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church in Waco.

The public is invited to the celebration.

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

Bible study classes to meet Mondays

The Temple-Belton Community Bible Study adult co-ed evening class will meet from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Monday in the small sanctuary of First Baptist Church of Belton, at Sixth and Main streets.

An introductory session will be held at 7:30 p.m. for anyone interested in learning more about CBS and registering for the 30-week in-depth interdenominational study entitled “The Divided Kingdom and The Minor Prophets.”

This fall the study will focus on 1 and 2 Kings, followed by the Minor Prophets.

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 will 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 lecture over the same section of Scripture.

The class will break for the Christmas and spring vacation and will finish in April 2013.

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

Rev. Diggs Sr. invited to speak at revival

Greater Vision Community Church’s annual Revival begins with worship services scheduled for 8 and 11 a.m., and 7 p.m. Sept. 23.

The theme is “Church on Fire. Acts 2:1-8.”

Guest speaker is the Rev. Robert Diggs Sr., pastor of Tabernacles Baptist Church, Peterburg, Va.

The revival continues Sept. 24-26 at 7 p.m.

The church is at 2000 E. Stan Schlueter Loop in Killeen. The pastor is Rev. David G. Reynolds. For more information, call (254) 200-4382.

First Baptist-Killeen offering activities

Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University course begins at 4:45 p.m. Sept. 23 at First Baptist Church in Killeen.

A Ladies Retreat, led by Carol Sallee and Amy Hill, is Sept. 28-29 in Salado.

Focus on the Family’s Essentials in Parenting course, “Raising Kids With a Faith that Lasts” begins 4:45 p.m. Sunday.

A single-adult trip to Mercy Me concert in Waco is Oct. 6 at the Extraco Events Center.

Mercy Me is a Christian rock band that first received recognition with “I Can Only Imagine,” which elevated the album, “Almost There,” to double platinum certification. The group has received eight Dove awards and numerous Grammy award nominations.

For registration, costs or more information about any of the events, call the church office at (254) 634-6262.

Morning service added to Cove church

St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Copperas Cove will be adding a morning prayer service to its Sunday church schedule.

The service will begin at 9 a.m. every Sunday, starting Sept. 24.

Volunteers welcome for Habitat Build

The Disciples of Christ Christian Church of Morgan’s Point Resort is going to participate in the Trinity Brazos Area Christian Churches Habitat Build on Oct 6.

The Christian churches in the Trinity-Brazos area have raised funds to build a Habitat house in Fort Worth. Construction begins Sept. 21.  The Disciples of Christ Christian Church of Morgan’s Point Resort will serve lunch to the volunteers on Oct. 6.

Anyone wishing to go to Fort Worth with this group or volunteer to make food for this lunch, call Celinda Halbauer at (254) 770-8905 or email celindahallbauer@yahoo.com.

DOCCC of Morgan’s Point Resort is a “new church start” in the Belton Lake area.  

The group meets on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at Backyard Bar-B-Q restaurant.  

For more information, call Hallbauer or go to www.disciples.org.

Cove committee offering scholarships

The Copperas Cove Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Committee is pleased to announce its offer of three $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors from Coryell, Lampasas and Bell counties.

To be considered, graduating seniors must be:

Seeking to further their education upon graduation at a college, vocation or trade school in the fall of 2013.

In good academic standing, with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

Applications may be obtained from school counselors or email ladyc65_99@yahoo.com.

Applications must be received by the MLK Committee no later than Oct. 12.

For more information, call Clementine Lewis at (254) 258-5930 or email ladyc65_99@yahoo.com.

Glad Tidings Church to hold fundraiser

A raffle ticket drawing for a $20 airplane ride will be held Oct. 13 at Glad Tidings Church.

The fundraiser is being held to purchase a new air conditioner for the church.

The winner, along with two people of his or her choosing, will fly over Stillhouse Lake, Belton Lake and Lake Buchanan.

Raffle tickets are available at Texas Boat World and Line-X or call (254) 690-1763.

Haircuts for donations will begin at 10 a.m. Sept. 22.

Vendor booths still available for Fall Fest

Fall Fest at Florence United Methodist Church opens at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 20.

A barbecue lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The home-cooked lunch features brisket, sausage and all the fixings. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children.

A live auction starts at 1 p.m.

Tickets for the quilt raffle are $1 each.

Plants and crafts will be available for purchase.

There will be games for children and a movie.

Vendor booths are available with 10 percent of profits going to the church.

For more information, call (254) 793-2535 or go to www.florenceumc.net.

Community invited to Gospel Fest

Pidcoke United Methodist Church is hosting its annual Gospel Fest from 6 to 9 p.m. today in the church’s Fellowship Hall.

Finger foods and homemade ice cream will be served.

Those presenting gospel music include Velva Riddle, Marcia Carothers, the Rev. Jannette Miller, Carroll Duke, The Schaub Family, Harold Horton and the Ament family.

Additional performers are being added to the program.

The church is at Farm-to-Market 116 between Gatesville and Copperas Cove.

The Rev. Jannette Miller invites the community to attend. Wyllis Ament is the organizer of the event.

Greater Peace to host Ushers’ Day

Pastor J.A. Moland and ushers of Greater Peace Missionary Baptist Church invites the public to join them in celebrating their annual Ushers’ Day program at 3 p.m. Sunday.

The guest for this occasion will be Pastor Edward Ross and the congregation of Cedar Grove Baptist Church in Satin.

The theme is “Being a Compassionate Servant.” Colossians 4:5.

The church is at 4201 Zephyr Road in Killeen.

Women with Power Revival this week

Praise and Deliverance House of Prayer Women’s Department is having its annual Women with Power Revival. 

The theme is “Choose you this day, whom ye will serve” (Joshua 24:14-15). 

The speaker is Evangelist Gloria Cunningham from Houston.

The public is cordially invited to attend Sept. 19-21, at 7 p.m.

The church is at 315 N. Gray St., Killeen. Host pastors are Bishop Robert C. Fletcher Sr. and Lady Dorothy L. Fletcher.  

For more information, call Supervisor Verline Gordon at (254) 290-2295 or email pdhouseofprayer@yahoo.com.

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 religion@kdhnews.com by 5 p.m. Wednesday the week of publication.

Divorce Care to meet every Wednesday

Divorce Care divorce recovery session and support group will meet at 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday beginning Wednesday at Robertson Avenue Baptist Church.

Child-care is provided for children through sixth grade.

The church is at 305 E. Robertson Ave., Copperas Cove.

Divorce Care is a weekly session and support group for people who are separated or divorced. The program features nationally recognized experts on divorce and recovery topics.

Sessions include “What’s Happening to Me,” “The Road to Healing/Finding Help,” “Facing Your Anger,” “Facing Your Loneliness,” “Depression,” “New Relationships,” “Kid Care,” Forgiveness” and other topics.

Each session is “self-contained,” and participants can continue through the next 13-week cycle to view any of the topics they have not seen.

For more information, call (254) 547-3155 or go to www.divorcecare.org or www.rabccove.org.

Public invited to first District Musical

The first District Musical for The T.D. Iglehart Memorial District begins at 5 p.m. Sept. 22 at Bibleway COGIC.

Everyone is invited to the free event.

The church is at 300 W. Jasper Road in Killeen. Pastor is Superintendent Robert R. Ellis Sr. For more information, call Minister Varrick Butler at (254) 238-1920.

Fall festival includes garage sale, games

Community Fall Festival is from 1 to 6 p.m. Oct. 21 at New Hope Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Highlights of the festival are hay rides, arts and crafts, food court, garage sale, relay races, prizes, game, bounce houses, face painting and much more.

Tickets are 25 cents each and will be sold for activities.

In the event of inclement weather, the festival will be held Oct. 28.

The church is at 5601 S. Clear Creek Road in Killeen. For more information, call Lorraine Thames at (254) 554-7113.

Greater Vision to host financial seminar

Greater Vision Community Church will host a financial seminar at 11:30 a.m. or 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Participants will discover some of the ways to prepare for the financial obligations of children’s college.

The class is free; however, registration is mandatory. To register, contact the Greater Vision Church at (254) 200-4382.

Craft session to be held after Bible study

On Tuesday at 7 p.m., Linda Lloyd will host a women’s Bible study, “Women of The Bible” in the fellowship hall of First Presbyterian Church in Killeen.

After Bible study, Louise Wetli will be hosting a craft session making earrings.

The church invites everyone who is interested.

For more information, call the church office at (254) 690-6464.

Recovery programs meet weekly in area

Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered recovery program, meets every Monday in Killeen and each Tuesday at two locations in

Copperas Cove.

In Killeen, a group meets at Grace Bible Church, 1203 Winkler Ave., across Trimmier from Ellison High School, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Contact is Bobby Hoops at (254) 466-9431.

In Copperas Cove, one group meets from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Hillside Ministries.

A nursery is provided.

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

A second group meets from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Copperas Cove.

Child care and a meal are provided.

For more information, call Dave McKee at (254) 458-3109.

East Lake Baptist offers free clothes

Free clothing, school uniforms and miscellaneous items are available at East Lake Baptist Church.

Clothes Closet hours of operation are 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.


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