Gospel meeting at Youngsport church

Larry Pratt is the guest speaker for an upcoming gospel meeting at Youngsport Church of Christ.

The meeting will take place at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 2-4.

Pratt is a board member for the Foster’s Home for Children and minister at the Graford Church of Christ. 

His ministry provides insightful lessons from God’s word coupled with witty stories in association with the business world.

The gospel meeting will be at 201 Youngsport Loop, Killeen. For more information, go to www.churchofchristyoungsport.org/.

Women’s prayer stations set today

Ladies in Prayer Stations begins at 9 a.m. today at the Deliverance and Praise COGIC, 702 Harley Drive, Harker Heights.

All ladies are invited.

The pastor is Bishop LaDell Thomas Jr. For more information, call Lillian Billie at (254) 634-1396 or Shirley Deal at (254) 698-4937.

Immanuel plans holiday celebration

Immanuel Lutheran Church will have a Christian celebration for a national holiday, “Lest We Forget...” during the 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship services.

All are welcome.

The church is at 1104 N. Fourth St., Killeen. For more information, go to killeenimmanuel.com or call (254) 634-2772.

Community Church plans sermon series

The public is invited to hear a new sermon series: A Critique of The Church Through the Teachings of the Apostle Paul.

The series is designed to provide awareness and knowledge about the history of the church, its challenges and how to overcome them.

The series will address relationships, evangelism, ministries and much more.

The Harker Heights Community Church is at 202 E. Beeline Lane. Worship service begins at 11 a.m. For more information, call (254) 289-3816.

First COGIC marking 30th anniversary

First COGIC Superintendent John C. Robinson, pastor, will celebrate First COGIC’s 30th anniversary with services beginning Monday and continuing through July 14.

Services Monday through Friday begin at 7 p.m.

A concert will be presented at 6 p.m. Saturday.

The service on July 14 begins at 3:30 p.m.

Speakers for the week are: Monday, Superintendent Michael Clerkley, Dallas; Tuesday, Pastor Keith Staley, Atlanta, Ga.; Wednesday, Superintendent Nathiel Wells, Dallas; Thursday, Superintendent Glenn Murchison, El Paso; Friday, Bishop Robert Asberry, Dallas; and July 14, Bishop Ronnie Gatewood, Copperas Cove.

The public is invited.

The church is at 5201 Westcliff Road in Killeen. For more information, call the church office at (254) 953-3100.

Killeen Aglow set to meet Tuesday

Killeen Aglow International will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the KPLE-TV building, 502 Elms Road, Suite C, in Killeen.

The theme is “Every Nation Touched, Every Heart Changed.”

The public is invited, and refreshments will be served.

Speaker is Maggie McKinley.

Revival theme is ‘Empowered to Go’

The Rev. Dr. G.V. Clark, convention president of the Foreign Mission Board of the Missionary Baptist General Convention of Texas, is the evangelist for a revival next week at Simmonsville Missionary Baptist Church.

Clark is pastor of Mount Zion Baptist Church in Austin.

The revival is scheduled Wednesday through Friday, at 7 p.m.

The theme is “Empowered to Go.” Acts 1:8.

Pastor A.W. Anthony Mays, Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church in Austin, is the Bible teacher.

Simmonsville Missionary Baptist Church is at 509 S. 42nd St., Killeen. Pastor is Dr. H.E. Debose Sr,, chairman of the Foreign Missionary Board. For more information, call (254) 699-1956.

Women’s conference kicks off Thursday

The 2013 Fresh Fire Women’s Conference, hosted by ladies of the Cathedral of Deliverance and Praise COGIC, begins Thursday and continues through July 14.

Services are at 7 nightly.

Special youth services will be at 9 a.m. and noon July 13.

Guest speakers include Dr. Rhonda Gibbs, Pastor Anitha Jones, Dr. Yolanda Gamble, and Bishop LaDell Thomas Jr.

The intercessory prayer team leader is Prophetess K. Richardson. Music director special team is LaDell Thomas III. Worship leader is Zekalia Washington. Psalmist is Cynthia Carter Hill.

Special guest is In His Presence Worship Art Institute, Killeen.

Dr. Tihara L. Thomas is the conference host.

All ladies are invited to attend the conference at 702 Harley Drive, Harker Heights.

Registration is $25 per person. For more information, call the church office at (254) 699-4346.

Mexican consulate sending team here

St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church hosts the Mexican consulate on July 13.

The Mexican consulate is bringing a team to provide consular services to Mexican citizens in the area, and can serve between 200 to 300 clients that day.

The consulate will be in the Parish Hall at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 2800 Trimmier Road, Killeen, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Appointments are required, and reservations can be made now by calling the Austin consulate at (877) 639-4835.

Killeen Healing Rooms open July 13

The Killeen Healing Rooms will be open from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. July 13, in the KPLE-TV building, 502 E. Elms Road in Killeen.

The organization’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 pray for healing in the name of Jesus Christ.

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

St. Christopher’s to host blood drive

St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church will host a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 14 for Carter BloodCare.

Carter BloodCare provides for all local hospitals, including the veteran’s hospital.

All donors will receive a free pint of ice cream and a contest entry for free ice cream for a year.

St. Christopher’s is at 2800 Trimmier Road, Killeen. For more information, call the church office at (254) 634-7474.

Academy to host worship arts seminar

Karar International Dance Academy hosts its fifth annual Worship Arts Conference at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center, 3601 S. W.S. Young Drive.

“The King is coming in all His Glory” is July 18-20, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 6 to 10 p.m. daily.

The conference features word preaching, instructional teaching on choreography, workshop sessions, and pageantry.

Other events include: access to market place ministers-for your ministerial and dance needs, garments for purchase, ministerial clothing, flags and other praise instruments.

Tickets range from $25 to $75.

For more information, contact LaVelle Clark at kiwatx@aol.com or (254) 616-9111.

St. Joseph’s school signing up students

St. Joseph’s Catholic School is registering students entering sixth grade for the school year 2013-14.

The school is at 2901 E. Rancier Ave., Killeen. For more information, call the school office at (254) 634-7272.

Church’s preschool seeking principal

The preschool at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church is seeking a new principal to begin the position by Aug. 1.

The preschool currently operates three days a week and serves up to 84 children.

Those who are interested in applying for this position are encouraged to get the qualifications and requirements for the position on the church’s website at www.stchriskillen.com.

Back to School fun run set for Aug. 3

A Back to School 5K Fun Run is at 9 a.m. Aug. 3 at Ogletree Stage Stop and Post Office on U.S. Highway 190 in Copperas Cove.

Participants will receive a T-shirt, a bag of school supplies and will be entered in a raffle drawing.

The registration fee before July 20 is $25. After July 20, the fee is $30.

Registration will be from 10 a.m. to noon and from 6 to 7 p.m. Saturdays at Hillside Ministries Food Bank, 306 Casa Drive, Copperas Cove.

The fundraiser is sponsored by First Samoan Full Gospel Pentecostal Inc.

For more information, email Andrea Maddox at maddox.expressions.dancestudio@gmail.com.

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