Bible Way Missionary to host Watch Night event

Bible Way Missionary Baptist Church will hold its annual Watch Night Service, starting at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The public is invited to attend.

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

For more information, call 254-542-2153.

People’s Choice Worship plans Watch Night event

Watch Night 2013 at People’s Choice Worship Center begins at 10 p.m. Tuesday at 4710 E. Rancier Ave., Killeen.

Guest artists scheduled to perform are Keke Perez of Dallas, Chad Howard of Austin and Harmony of Praise of Dallas.

For more information, call 254-690-2066.

Public invited to New Year’s Eve service

Open Arms Outreach will hold a New Year’s Eve service at 11 p.m. Tuesday at 409 Eighth St. in Killeen.

Breakfast foods will be served after the service.

All activities are free and open to the public.

The ministry serves the community by providing emergency food, toiletry items, and financial assistance and counseling.

It also operates an adult literacy program and offers free educational tutoring for school-age children.

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

Email the ministry at or by mail at P.O. Box 10654, Killeen, TX 76547.

Open Arms Outreach is between Modern TV & Appliance and the Armed Services YMCA in downtown Killeen.

Christmas Lessons and Carols planned

Christmas continues at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church with a celebration of word and song in the traditional program of Christmas Lessons and Carols at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

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

Prayer teams available at healing rooms

The Killeen Healing Rooms are open from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the KPLE-TV building at 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 seek healing in the name of Jesus Christ.

Any individual who is interested in being trained to become part of this ministry should go to or call Pat Galanffy at 254-690-8785.

Agape COGIC to host Women’s Day on Sunday

Women’s Day, under the leadership of Pastor Michael and Ella Johnson, begins at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Agape COGIC.

Also, the church will host Watch Service 2014 at 9 p.m. Tuesday.

The church is at 3716-C, E. Veterans Memorial Blvd., Killeen. For more information, call 254-680-7729.

Ladies In Prayer Station set to meet Jan. 4

The Ladies In Prayer Station prayer meeting Jan. 4 kicks off the new year at The New Life Prayer Fellowship COGIC, 919 S. 17th St., Temple.

For more information, contact Lillian Billie at 254-466-7463.

Cove ministerial group plans to meet Jan. 8

The Copperas Cove Ministerial Alliance will meet at noon Jan. 8 at the Fellowship Hall of the First Baptist Church, 300 W. Avenue B in Copperas Cove.

New officers are president, Mark Kemp, pastor, First Baptist Church; vice president, Gary Hocker, pastor, Cove Nazarene; treasurer, Scott Smith, pastor, Crestview Christian; and secretary, Peggy Thompson, National Day of Prayer coordinator.

All Christian-based ministries and churches are invited to attend.

Lunch will be provided by Ed and Peggy Thompson, of New Beginnings ministry, which focuses on restoring marriages.

Donations for the lunch will go into the treasury of the group.

The organization is a sponsor of the Cove House Emergency Homeless Shelter.

For more information, call Peggy Thompson at 254-547-4881.

Bible Way COGIC to host Prayer Shut-In

Bible Way COGIC’s Evangelist Department invites the public to a Prayer Shut-In from 10:30 p.m. Jan. 10 to 6 a.m. Jan. 11.

The program draws from Acts: 2:38.

The pastor is Robert E. Ellis Sr. For more information, call Lenora Todd at 254-987-0157.

Award-winning singer to perform at church

The Women’s Enrichment Ministry of First Baptist Church-Killeen hosts Shellie O’Neal, an award-winning playwright, actor, singer and teacher who portrays Fanny Crosby, one of the world’s most inspirational women, in a performance of story and song scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 9.

The $10 ticket includes the meal and child care.

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

Make reservations by calling 254-634-6262 by Jan. 6.

Fundraiser for Cassie’s Bricks 4 Lymphoma set

Cassie’s Bricks 4 Lymphoma fundraiser is from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at Hillside Ministries, 3601 Edgefield St., Killeen.

The organization is building a legacy of hope one brick at a time for all who struggle with blood cancers.

Bricks 4 Lymphoma is a family-friendly event to raise funds and awareness for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in conjunction with the Team In Training program.

The cost is $10 to $30.

For more information, call Connie Yu at or 858-442-2168.

Banquet to raise money for maternity shelter

The 11th annual Our Lady of the Angels Maternity Shelter Banquet is from 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 24 at the Bell County Expo Center in Belton.

This year’s banquet will feature Sister Teresa Cruz, International Leadership Council for the Cordi-Marian Sisters and First House Parent at OLAMS. 

Social hour is from 6 to 7 p.m. The dinner and program are from 7:15 to 9 p.m.

All proceeds will be used for operating and maintaining the shelter.

Tickets are $50 per person or $375 for a table of eight.

RSVP by calling St. Luke’s Catholic Church at 254-773-1561.

Compass Ministries reps coming to Killeen

Apostle Jim and Jean Hodges, along with prophet Sam and Nancy Brassfield, will be in Killeen with Compass Ministries Jan. 25 at the Shilo Inn, 3701 S. W.S. Young Drive, Killeen.

Session times are at 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. For more information, call Peggy Butry at 254-466-1414 or email

Adams Chapel planning New Year’s Eve service

Adams Chapel AME Church will have a New Year’s Eve service at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, with the Adams Chapel Voices of Faith and the Mime Ministry.

Dress is casual. Breakfast will be served after the service. The church is at 125 E. Arlo Road in Harker Heights.

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