Clothing, hygiene giveaway set for today

A clothing and hygiene giveaway for the community is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Temple of Faith Apostolic Ministries, 808 N. Eighth St., Killeen,

The giveaway is sponsored by the Dare2Care Outreach Department.

Transformation presentation planned

Compass Ministries presents Strategies for Regional Transformation today at 9:30 a.m., 2 and 7 p.m. at Shilo Inn, 3701 S. W.S. Young Drive, Killeen.

This six-hour training is designed to equip and advance participants as they hear principles and testimonies of regions being transformed through prophetic intercession and apostolic alignment and mobilization.

Speakers are Dr. William Hope Taylor of International Leadership Embassy, Gail Long of Freedom’s Fire Ministries and Worship Leader Jamie Lipe.

For more information, contact Compass Ministries at or 254-681-8305.

Gospel singers, groups to perform today

Gospel Explosion is from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the Killeen Arts & Activities Center, 801 N. Fourth St.

Gospel performers are Comanche Chapel Gospel Choir, Comanche Chapel Brotherhood Choir, Soldier Choir, Voice of Hope-New Hope Worship Anointed Praised, M.A.J.estic Sisters of Praise, Gospel Traveler, and Albert Reed Gospel Ensemble.

Guest performers are Thomas Bryan, Toschia Moffett Young and Renata P. Hanks.

Hosting the event is Monica Reid.

Advance tickets are $10. Tickets at the door are $12. For tickets or more information, contact Jonathan Haywood at 254-681-8029 or

Bethel Church plans weekend celebration

Homecoming services begin at 7 p.m. today at Bethel Church in Killeen. 

The Charles King Singers reunite for only the second time in some 15 years.

The Messenger Quartet will be featured in the 10:30 a.m. worship service.  

The tradition continues at 3 p.m. as the celebration concludes with a community singing featuring Bethel’s Wallace Family Band.

Bethel Church is at 4307 E. Veterans Memorial Blvd. in Killeen. For more information, call Pastor John Abbey at 254-634-9758.  

Greater Vision to host three-day revival

A revival at Greater Vision Community Church is Sunday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. daily.

The theme is “Christ Working In Us.” Galatians 2:20.

Guest speaker from Petersburg, Va., is Pastor Robert Diggs Sr.

The public is invited.

Pastor of Greater Vision Community Church is the Rev. David G. Reynolds. Assistant pastor is the Rev. M.E. Howell, and youth pastor is the Rev. Dawn Hodges.

The church is at 2000 E. Stan Schlueter Loop, Killeen. For more information, call 254-200-4382.

St. Martin’s Episcopal to welcome guest priest

St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Copperas Cove will have a guest priest from Kenya and his wife, who also is an ordained Episcopal priest, to conduct Sunday’s 11 a.m. worship service, serve the Eucharist and baptize three new members.

There also will be a potluck meal served after the service. The public is invited.

The church is at 1602 S. Farm-to-Market 116.

Bible Way Missionary celebrating anniversary

Bible Way Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 33rd church anniversary at 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

Guest speaker will be Pastor Joe Bedford of the Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Waco. Music will be rendered by the Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church choir.

The public is invited.

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

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

Public invited to Unity Baptist’s fall revival

The Unity Baptist Church will host its annual fall revival Monday through Friday.

The lecturer is Pastor Roger Skepple of Berean Bible Baptist Church in Atlanta, Ga.

Revivalist is Pastor Eddie Jacks of the Resurrected Reformed Baptist Church in Chattanooga, Tenn.

The youth revivalist is Elder J. Michael Frazier of the Crossover Bible Fellowship Church in Houston.

Services begin at 6:45 p.m.

The community is invited.

Unity is at 903 N. First St., Copperas Cove. For more information, call 254-547-7500.

Free food giveaway scheduled for today

Open Arms Outreach will hold its free monthly food pantry beginning at 9 a.m. today at the ministry’s outreach center at 413 Eighth St. in Killeen.

In addition to the free food giveaway, breakfast burritos will be served at no charge.

The food pantry will remain open as long as the food lasts. The free food pantry is part of a community outreach program held on the third Saturday of each month.

This 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.

The ministry’s Sunday activities are at the main church building at 409 Eighth St., next door to the church’s outreach center. Bible study is offered at 7 p.m. every Wednesday at the outreach center at 413 Eighth St.

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.

‘Women with Power’ revival set this week

Praise and Deliverance House of Prayer will host its annual citywide “Women with Power” revival Wednesday through Friday in downtown Killeen.

The theme is Power of Prayer. Acts 12:5.

The revival begins at 7 nightly.

The revivalist will be Evangelist Gloria Cunningham of Beth El House of Prayer For All Nations from Houston.

Special music will be performed by various local churches.

The public is invited.

The church is at 315 N. Gray St.

Senior pastor is Bishop Robert Fletcher. For more information, call Supervisor Verline Gordon at 254-290-2295 or Elect Lady Dorothy Fletcher at 254-289-2922.

Women’s Conference kicks off Thursday

The Temple of Faith Apostolic Ministries will host the fourth annual Women’s Conference on Thursday through Saturday.

Elder Mark E. Kirkland is the pastor.

  The event culminates the celebration of the Anointed Women of Divine Faith. The theme was inspired by First Lady Kathy Kirkland of Temple of Faith and blesses women of all ages.

Thursday and Friday, the service will start at 7 p.m. On Thursday, the speaker is Co-Pastor Misty Duirden from Killeen, and Friday’s speaker is Evangelist Corene Gardner from Killeen. On Saturday, classes are from 9 a.m. to noon. Women of all ages are invited.

Evangelist Janice Davis, of Seattle, will speak at 5 p.m. and also on Sunday morning at 11 a.m.

The community is invited to attend.      

Temple of Faith Apostolic Ministries is at 808 N. Eighth St., Killeen. For more information, call 254-247-1904.

Marriage enrichment course offered

A free veterans and military marriage enrichment course is from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Patriot Retreat Center, 10208 Cedar Knob Church Road, Salado.

The program is guided by a veteran married couple in a safe, relaxed, fun atmosphere.

Engaged couples are welcome and get $60 off a Texas marriage license.

The course includes all materials, lunch and refreshments.

Register online at or call 682-730-1818.

German Sausage Fest planned for Nov. 2

The annual German Sausage Fest is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 2 at Trinity Lutheran Church.

Feast on handcrafted German-style sausage and side dishes while tapping your toes to live music provided by a local “old-time” band.

Sausage can only be purchased at the fest.

Side dishes include sauerkraut, German-style potato salad, green beans, home-fried potatoes, fresh brotchen rolls and desserts.

Adult dinners are $8 each and dinners for children younger than 12 are $5.50 each.

Take-out dinners are available. Bulk sausage sold on a first-come, first-serve basis for $6 per pound.

Cakes and desserts will be priced separately.

A silent auction for handmade gift baskets will be held.

The church is at 518 E. Highway 190 in Copperas Cove (across from Walgreens). For more information, call the church at 254-547-2225.

True Deliverance to host youth event

Year of the Champion — Good vs. Evil, a youth explosion, is set for Nov. 15 at True Deliverance Ministries.

Speaker is Pastor Tony Wade of Divine Life Church from Memphis.

Doors open at 7 p.m.

Fulkerson to sign copies of her book

Author Sandy Fulkerson is having a book signing from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 26 at KPLE-TV-PTSD Workshop, 502 E. Elms Road, Killeen.

Fulkerson, a resident of Houston, will be available to sign copies of her book, “Bread Crumbs On Purpose.”

For more information, call 877-727-0697 or contact Michelle Whitman at

‘Family and Friends’ event planned Oct. 27

Tabernacle of Praise and Worship Center’s annual “Family and Friends” celebration starts at 4 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Killeen Arts & Activities Center in downtown Killeen.

Guest speaker will be the Rev. Charles Maze, pastor of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Temple. 

The Rev. Thomas O’Quinn is the pastor. The church is at 348 S. 40th St., Killeen. 

Dinner will be served after the services. The public is invited. 

For more information, contact Pam Lazare or Evangelist Marilyn Lee at 254-698-6283.

Religious research group to present lectures

The Institute of Divine Metaphysical Research invites the public to Friends and Family Day from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 27.

The public is invited to attend the event at the Killeen Arts & Activities Center, Clements Auditorium, 804 N. Fourth St.

The nonprofit religious and scientific research organization will present lectures from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at 1519 Florence Road, Suite 3, Skyline Plaza in Killeen.

For more information, go to

Public invited to concert at Pidcoke Baptist

Jay and Tammy Roy will be in concert at Pidcoke Baptist Church at 6 p.m. Oct. 30.

Everyone is invited to attend the event.

A love offering will be taken for the Roys and their ministry.

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

Harvest Ministries to honor pastor, wife for their 11 years of service

Harvest Ministries will show their appreciation to Pastor Marian E. Davis and First Lady Debra J. Davis for their 11 years of service.

The celebration musical with the Divine Messengers and others begins at 6 p.m. Nov. 2 at 408 N. Fourth St., Killeen.

Public invited to attend craft fair Nov. 23

Truth and Deliverance Ministries in Copperas Cove will be hosting a craft fair on Nov. 23. All are invited. For more information, call 254-458-9770.

God’s Holy Tabernacle to honor pastor, wife

God’s Holy Tabernacle COGIC will celebrate their pastor and wife’s 30th anniversary Nov. 1-3.

The theme for the service is “Faithful Servants of Christ Firmly Rooted in the Lord.” Psalms 1:3; Jeremiah 17:8.

Guest speaker for Nov. 1 is Superintendent Robert Ellis, pastor of Bible Way COGIC.

Speaking Nov. 2 is Bishop William Jenkins, pastor of Holy Temple of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ of Apostle Church.

On Nov. 3, Superintendent John C. Robinson, pastor of First COGIC, is the guest speaker.

Services are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 4 p.m. Sunday.

The church is at 506 Supt. E. M. Green St., Killeen. For more information, call the church office at 254-699-1662.

Abundant Life COG to host Jammin4Jesus on Nov. 2

Jammin4Jesus starts at 4 p.m. Nov. 2 at Abundant Life Church of God.

The event features dramas, games, bounce houses and music. Free T-shirts will be available for ages 18 and younger.

The church is at 1210 Florence Road, Killeen. For more information, call the church office at 254-526-4598.

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