Central Christian to host pancake brunch

A pancake brunch is from 9 a.m. to noon today in the fellowship hall adjacent to Central Christian Church at 1301 Trimmier Road in Killeen.

The all-you-can-eat brunch is $4 per person. Children younger than 12 eat free.

The event is hosted annually by the Christian Men’s Fellowship of the Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

All proceeds from the brunch are distributed to local charities.

Killeen Healing Rooms open today

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

The group’s mission 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 agree with participants in prayer and seek healing in the name of Jesus Christ.

Anyone interested in being trained to be part of this ministry can go to www.killeenhealingrooms.com or call Pat Galanffy at (254) 690-8785.

Citizenship, English classes available

Citizenship and English classes for adults are from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

The free classes are held in the church’s recreation hall.

The church is at 2903 E. Rancier Ave. in Killeen. For more information, call (254) 699-2568.

Men, women invited to Aglow meeting

The Aglow International monthly meeting is at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the KPLE-TV building, 502 Elms Road, Suite C, Killeen.

Beverly Tarbot is this month’s speaker.

Men and women are invited. Refreshments are available. There is no entry fee. For more information, call (254) 699-7905.

Gospel ensemble seeks new members

The A.J. Reed Gospel Ensemble is recruiting new members.

The group meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of the month at Adams Chapel AME Church, 120 Arlo, Harker Heights.

For more information, call (254) 338-5139.

St. Martin’s to host Sharing Faith Dinner

The second annual Sharing Faith Dinner, hosted by St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, is from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday.

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 http://sharingfaith.epicenter.org.

Anyone unable to register is still invited to the event.

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

Public invited to ‘It’s A Family Affair’

“It’s A Family Affair” is Thursday and Friday at Temple of Faith Apostolic Ministries, 808 N. Eighth St., Killeen.

Services begin at 7 p.m. nightly. Elder Mark E. Kirkland is the pastor.

Guest preacher is Suffragan Bishop Leon Parker, pastor of Zion Apostolic Temple in Dallas.

Churches in the Central Texas area affiliated with the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World and the community are invited.

For more information, call (254) 247-1904 or email templeoffaith238@yahoo.com.

Special program at Bibleway COGIC

The Men’s Fellowship of the Bibleway COGIC invites the public to its program at 7:30 p.m. Friday at 300 W. Jasper Road in Killeen.

Guest speaker is Elder Bobbie Patterson from Taylor Number COGIC in Taylor.

Pastor of Bibleway COGIC is Robert R. Ellis.

Ministry to give away food May 18

Open Arms Outreach will hold its free monthly food pantry beginning at 9 a.m. May 18 at the ministry’s outreach center at 409 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 that day only 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.

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 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.

Greater Vision group to host car wash

The Youth Advisory Council of Greater Vision Community Church will host a car wash from 8:30 a.m. to noon May 18 at Knight’s Nook, 1100 E. Farm-to-Market 2410 (Knight’s Way), Harker Heights.

Truth and Deliverance to honor pastor, wife

A celebration honoring Bishop Eric O. Cain, pastor, and First Lady, Prophetess Eugenia E. Cain begins at 3 p.m. May 18 at Truth and Deliverance Ministries, 203 S. Second St., Copperas Cove. 

The public is invited.

Spiritual center plans event in Killeen

Eckankar Spiritual Center of San Antonio will host a discussion on spiritual experiences from 12:30 to 2 p.m. May 18 at the Killeen Community Center in room 110.

Topics include out-of-body or near-death experiences, dream messages and journeys, inner light or inner sound and the sense you’ve lived before.

This event is presented by the Texas Satsang Society, Inc.

The community center is at 2201 E. Veterans Memorial Blvd.

For more information, call (210) 313-5788 or (254) 319-7739 or go to www.Eckankar-Texas. org or www.spiritualexperience.org.

Jazz concert set for May 31

The Men of Unity and the city of Killeen will host a Jazz Concert, “Musical Night of Hope,” at 7 p.m. May 31 at the Killeen Arts & Activities Center in the Performing Arts Auditorium.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

The event is a collaborative effort to bring awareness for the need of a homeless shelter and services to the community.

The event is free and open to the public; however, a ticket is required to attend and can be picked up at the Arts and Activities Center, at 801 N. Second St., downtown Killeen, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For more information, call (254) 501-6519.

Troops invited to ministry’s program

Senior Adult First Thursday begins at 10:30 a.m. June 6 at First Baptist Church Killeen, 3310 S. W.S. Young Drive.

House directors for the Soldiers Hospitality House in Killeen, Chris and Elizabeth May, will present a program about their ministry to service members at 11 a.m.

A potluck dinner will be served at 11:30 a.m.

For more information, call the church office at (254) 634-6262.

Ex-soldier in concert at Killeen center

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

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” are sponsored by Adams Chapel AME Church and the AJ Reed Gospel Ensemble.

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

Jewish service on 2nd and 4th Fridays

Congregation SIMCHA SINAI (Reform Jewish Congregation) meets the second and fourth Fridays of each month. The Temple/Synagogue Service is at 102 Cattail Circle in Harker Heights. 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 wankmueller@aol.com, 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.

Church news is published every Saturday. Email church news items to religion@kdhnews.com by 5 p.m. Wednesday the week of publication.

Contact Teresa Tankersley at teresat@kdhnews.com or (254)501-7542

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