Church Brotherhood to hold car wash

Brotherhood car wash is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Second Street Baptist Church.

A garage sale is from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

A fish fry will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be fish sandwiches and fish plates with coleslaw, fries and a drink. Children’s plate will be hot dog, fries and a drink.

The public is invited.

The church is at 1602 N. Second St. in Killeen.

Gospel artists to perform at Bible Way

The Divine Messengers will be celebrating 10 years of ministering to souls through music at 6 p.m. today at Bible Way Missionary Baptist Church.

The theme is “We are called according to his purpose.” Romans 8:28

Also performing at the event are Gospel recording artist The Gospel Holy Tones of Temple, The Heavenly Jubilees and Gospel recording artist The Gospel Sons Quartet of Waco.

This event is free to the public.

The church is at 2306 S. Farm-to-Market 116, Copperas Cove. Pastor is the Rev. S.D. McMullen. For more information, call Roger Blakes at (254) 702-4769.

Bountiful Blessing to honor pastor

Bountiful Blessing Ministry will honor its pastor, Bishop David L. Jackson, at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at 608 S. Ann Blvd., Harker Heights.

Guest preacher is Pastor Andre Johnson of Bountiful Life COGIC in Copperas Cove and his congregation.

All are invited to attend. A fellowship meal will be held after the service.

Public invited to celebrate pastor, wife

Faith Christian Center family will honor John A. and Beulah Johnson during the second pastor and wife anniversary celebration on Sunday.

The service will begin at 3:30 p.m. at the Harker Heights Activities Center, Indian Trail.

Guest speaker is Pastor H.E. Debose Sr. of the Simmonsville Missionary Baptist Church of Killeen.

The public is invited.

Faith Christian Center is at 103 E. Mockingbird Lane in Harker Heights. For more information, go or call (254) 519-3226.

Registration for food baskets set Oct. 20

Open Arms Outreach will begin signing up families Oct. 20 to receive free Thanksgiving food baskets in November. The registration is being held in conjunction with the ministry’s regular monthly food pantry and clothes closet, which begins at 9 a.m. at the ministry’s outreach center at 409 N. Eighth St. in Killeen.

In addition to free food and clothing and the Thanksgiving basket sign up, free breakfast foods will be served at the event.

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 or call (254) 291-7387.

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

Florence church festival set Oct. 20

Florence United Methodist Church is having a fall festival starting at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 20 at 302 E. Curry.

Barbecue lunch is from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Homemade barbecue brisket and sausage with all the trimmings will be served. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children.

Activities include a quilt raffle, live and silent auctions, movies, games for children and a bake sale.

For more information, go to

Lord’s Acre set Oct. 20, includes auction

A Lord’s Acre — Fall Festival event will be held at Pidcoke United Methodist Church beginning at 2 p.m. Oct. 20.

The Lord’s Acre is hosted by Cluster 5 United Methodist Churches, including Jonesboro UMC, Mosheim UMC, Oglesby UMC, Pidcoke UMC and Purmela UMC.

Activities in the afternoon include a magic show, pumpkin painting, bounce house, face painting, piñatas, a cake walk, a country store and a silent auction.

A spaghetti supper, for a donation, will begin at 5:30 p.m. A live auction starts after the meal.

The church is at 11230 Farm-to-Market 116, halfway between Gatesville and Copperas Cove.

Proceeds benefit local area mission projects.

Public invited to St. Joseph fall festival

St. Joseph Fall Fest of All is set for Oct. 21 on the church grounds at 2903 E. Rancier Ave. in Killeen.

More than $18,000 in prizes will be given away: first-place prize, $5,000 Visa gift card; second-place prize, $3,000 Visa gift card; third-place prize, $1,000 gift card; fourth-place prize, TV; fifth place prize, Apple Ipad; and sixth-place prize, Kindle Fire. A grand prize drawing will be held about 6 p.m.

Raffle tickets are $4 each or book of six for $20. Ticket holders do not have to be present to win. Winners will be notified by the chairman. Tickets for the raffle may be purchased at the church office at (254) 634-7878, or by calling Mr. Ryan at (254) 634-7856, R. Herrera at (254) 368-0856 or Gilbert Barratachea (254) 702-0120.

Activities from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. include: book store, cake walk, cotton candy, DJ music, entertainment groups, face painting, food (all types), game booths, garage sale, moon bounce, silent auction, sodas and white elephant.

During the event, there also will be the crowning of the Fest Queen.

The public is invited to the fundraiser.

Church to celebrate 32nd anniversary

Bible Way Missionary Baptist Church will hold its 32nd Church Anniversary celebration at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 21.

Bringing the message for the Anniversary hour will be the Rev. Joe Bedford, pastor of the Greater Zion Baptist Church in Waco.

The public is invited to help celebrate another year of service to the Lord.

Food will be served after the program.

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

For more information, call the church at (254) 542-2153.

Xtreme Outdoor Expo starts Oct. 26

Xtreme Outdoor Expo, a family adventure sponsored by Skyline Baptist Church, is set for Oct. 26-28.

Participants can win a car, Cozumel cruise for two or a voucher for a Lab puppy.

Beginning at 5:30 p.m. that Friday there will be food, a fashion show and vendor booths. Guest speaker is author Edwina Patterson.

Tickets are sold in pairs, $20. This event is being held at 906 Trimmier Road in Killeen. For tickets and child care reservations, call (254) 699-4479.

Sensory Overload is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. that Saturday at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center, 3601 S. W.S. Young Drive in Killeen.

Hank Hough, a Lab trainer, will speak at the event. There will be a car and motorcyle show, boats, vendors, game booths, bounce houses, silent auction, drawings and give aways. Everyone is invited to the free event.

Later that day, at 7 p.m., Men’s Outdoors and Feast begins at 906 Trimmier Road in Killeen. Attending the event will be Jay Lowder, a national speaker. Door prizes will be awarded. Tickets sold in pairs, $20. For tickets, call (254) 699-4479

Students in grades seven through 12 are invited to the free Xtreme Outdoor Expo beginning at 6 p.m. Oct. 28 at the rodeo grounds, 3601 S. W.S. Young Drive in Killeen.

There will be free food, prizes, gifts and entertainment. The Aaron Wagner Band will perform and Jay Lowder also will be there.

For more information, go to

Holy Ghost Revival set for one night

One-night Holy Ghost Revival begins at 7 p.m. Oct. 26 at Saint’s Center, 801 Industrial Ave, Copperas Cove.

The event is sponsored by The Holy Ghost Revival Conference of Central Texas.

For more information, call (254) 542-3211 or (254) 291-6311. Apostle/Pastor is J. Edward Fisher Jr.

Church to celebrate the joy of giving

St. Martin’s Episcopal Church women will be celebrating the Joy of Giving Bazaar from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 2 and 3.

There will be vendors for Christmas shopping, holiday refreshments and pictures with Santa.

Killeen Healing Rooms open today

The Killeen Healing Rooms will be open from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. today in the KPLE-TV building at 502 E. Elms Road in Killeen.

The 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 pray for healing in the Name of Jesus Christ.

The desire is to bring together believers from all over the community to pray for the sick and see miracles happen. Anyone interested in being trained to be a part of this ministry, go to and contact us or call (254) 681-5823.

Carnival set today at Pumpkin Patch

A carnival will take place today at Pumpkin Patch, 601 E. Farm-to-Market 2410 in Harker Heights.

The event, sponsored by the First United Methodist Church of Killeen, will feature hay rides, petting zoo, rock wall, food, pony rides and games from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Pumpkin Patch will be open daily through Oct. 31.

Pumpkin prices vary.

For more information, call the church at (254) 634-6363.

Worship program scheduled today

“Simply Worship In Spirit & In Truth — The Woman At the Well” begins at 3 p.m. today at the Killeen Arts & Activity Center, 802 N. Second St., Killeen.

The program is presented by The Crown Him Lord Dance Company. The guest psalmist is Dana Holcomb and Minister of Ceremonies is Charlotte Holcomb.

Worshippers from different churches will minister the Word of God through dance, mime, choreo-drama and singing.

Tickets at the door are $10 each. Doors open at 1 p.m.

Vendors on site will offer praise garments, instruments, jewelry, purses and much more.

Proceeds from this event goes toward the Alicia Esther Dykes Worship Arts Scholarship Fund, which gives students who are financially unable the opportunity to attend the school at a discounted price or tuition free.

For more information, call the office at (254) 680-8891 or email

Gospel Music Jamboree set today

Robertson Avenue Baptist Church is having a Gospel Music Jamboree from noon to 6 p.m. today.

Any group or individual who would like to be on the schedule is asked to call the church office at (254) 547-3155.

Children invited to White Sunday service

White Sunday service, “Big God, Big Me,” starts at 11 a.m. Sunday at the BOC Church, 211 W. Hallmark Ave. in Killeen.

Somoan churches all over the world have kept the rich tradition of White Sunday for more than a century. Its been carried on to this generation to celebrate as their Children’s Day — Lotu Tamaiti.

The children are given the opportunity to minister during the service with their musical and dancing talent. They also lead and conduct the worship on this very special day.

All children of the community are invited.

Women’s ministry to host 3K, 5K Fun Run

The third annual 3K and 5K Fun Run, hosted by the Women’s Ministry of Christ the King Catholic Church, is Sunday.

Registration begins at 11 a.m. at 210 E. 24th Ave. in Belton. Start time is at noon.

This is a non-sanctioned run.

Participants may run, walk, stroll or push a stroller.

Routes include both 3K and 5K options in neighborhoods adjacent to the church property.

Registration is $15 for adults and $10 for children. The first 350 registrants receive a T-shirt.

Food available for purchase will include chopped barbecue sandwiches, nachos, fruit, brownies, cookies and drinks.

Raffle items include: an iPad 2, $200 H-E-B gift card, restaurant gift certificates and a basket full of sports items.

A Chinese raffle for baskets with garden, entertainment, religious, travel or household items will be held. Drawings for raffle items will be at 1:30 p.m.

Cove church to celebrate pastor

Greater Peace Missionary Baptist Church family will celebrate Appreciation Services for Pastor J.A. Moland and Felicia Moland at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Guest speaker is Pastor S. D. McMullen and the Bible Way Missionary Baptist Church in Copperas Cove.

The public is invited.

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

Ensemble searching for new memebers

The A.J. Reed Gospel Ensemble is 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.

Church to hold clothes give-away

Greater Vision Community Church will sponsor a clothes give-away from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 20 in the Church Activity Center.

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

Spiritual meetings set at First Baptist

Kevin Kirkland from Katalyst Ministries will lead a series of spiritual awakening meetings at First Baptist Killeen.

Spiritual Awakening is at 9 and 11 a.m. Oct. 21 and at 7 p.m. on Oct. 25-27.

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

For more information or to make childcare reservations, call the church office at (254) 634-6262.

Trunk or Treat, from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31, offers a wholesome awesome alternative to Halloween.

There will be lots of free candy and drinks, bounce houses, games and fun-decorated “trunks” full of treats for everyone.

All ages are invited. Wear your favorite costume. Please do not wear scary or evil costumes.

No child care available.

The 2012 Christian Car and Bike Show is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 3.

Entry fee is canned goods for the Killeen Food Care Center.

Silent auction is for a 2002 Firebird. This event is presented by the Holy Rollerz Christian Car Club and Priesthood Motorcycle Ministries.

For more information email

‘Phenomenal Woman’ event Oct. 26-27

Janice Davis Ministries & The Daughters of Zion present “Phenomenal Woman, Who is She?” Oct. 26-27, at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center.

A “Spiritual Rejuvenation” service starts at 9 a.m. Oct. 26.

Special guest for both evenings is Flag Ambassador, Pastor Adrienne Rowe.

The conference host is Apostle Janice Davis, World Renowned Ministries International in Leander.

Bishop Michael Price, Gates of Dominion International Ministries in Austin, will speak at 7 p.m. Friday.

Scheduled to speak at 10 a.m. Saturday is Dr. Apostle B. Cherry-Taylor of Temple of Praise International Cathedral of Lafayette, La.

Recording artist, Pastor Jacci Copeland, of Redeeming Grace Christian Church in San Antonio, also will attend the conference.

For more information, call (512) 260-1113.


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