Local communities invited to free Thanksgiving meals


A Thanksgiving meal begins at 11:30 a.m. today at Open Arms Outreach ministry’s outreach center.

Location: 413 Eighth St., downtown between Modern TV & Appliance and the Armed Services YMCA.

Contact: 254-291-7387 or OpenArmsOutreach.killeen@gmail.com.

The fourth annual community Thanksgiving meal, hosted by Jesus Hope & Love Mission, is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday.

Donations of cooked turkeys, hams, pies or drinks are appreciated.

Volunteers are needed for either the first shift (9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.) or the second shift (12:30 to 3 p.m.). To volunteer, email jesushope2010@gmail.com.

The mission is at 818 N. Fourth St. (behind H-E-B in downtown Killeen). For more information on the event, call 254-304-2170 or 254-291-2314.

The Salvation Army and Faith Point Church are partnering to serve a Thanksgiving meal from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Thursday at Rivers of Living Waters Ministry.

Meals will be delivered to local households that aren’t able to attend. Advance notice would be appreciated.

Location: 509 N. Gray St.

Contact: Cecil Bowles at cecilleebowles@yahoo.com or 254-702-3433.

A Thanksgiving dinner, hosted by True Deliverance Ministries International, is from noon to 3 p.m. Thursday at 508 Hall Ave., behind the post office on 10th Street.

Contact: Jonetta Davis at 254-213-1294.


A traditional Thanksgiving dinner starts at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Grace United Methodist Church.

Location: 101 W. Avenue F, near the public library and main fire station.

Contact: 254-547-3729 or graceumcyoungadults2030@yahoo.com.

Truth and Deliverance Ministries will provide Thanksgiving dinner for the Copperas Cove Police Department and the community Thursday.

Eat at the church or get a plate to go. 

Location: 203 S. Second St.

Thanksgiving service begins at 6 p.m. today at Cathedral of Deliverance

Thanksgiving Praise and Worship Service, sponsored by LIPS (Ladies in Prayer Stations), begins at 6 p.m. today at the Cathedral of Deliverance and Praise COGIC, 702 Harley Drive, Harker Heights.

For more information, call Mother Lillian Billie at 254-466-7463

Truth and Deliverance Ministries hosting craft fair today

Truth and Deliverance Ministries will host a craft fair today.

The fair includes local vendors with various products to include embroidered items, gift baskets, hats, essential oils and other items.

There also will be free balloons and face painting for children. 

Refreshments will be available for purchase. 

The church, under the leadership of Bishop Eric Cain, is at 203 S. Second St., Copperas Cove.

Evangelist from Haiti to speak at Harker Heights Community Church

A worship service begins at 11 a.m. Sunday at Harker Heights Community Church, 202 E. Beeline Lane.

Evangelist Josephine C. Marcellin of Haiti will deliver the morning message. Marcellin coordinates resources for Haitian children.

Call 254-289-3861.

Pre-Thanksgiving revival set for Sunday at Agape COGIC

A pre-Thanksgiving revival begins at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Agape COGIC, 3716-C E.Veterans Memorial Blvd,, Killeen.

Special guest revivalist is Prophetess Mary Lou Cole of Troy, Mich. Cole also will minister at 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

Call 254-680-7729.

Public invited to ‘Thank You, Jesus’ celebration at St. Christopher’s

Area residents are invited to celebrate Christ the King at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church on Sunday. This is the annual “Thank You, Jesus” celebration in preparation for Thanksgiving and Advent.

After the 10:30 a.m. service, all are invited to a fellowship meal. The church is providing the meat. Everyone is urged to bring a side dish or dessert.

The church is at 2800 Trimmier Road, Killeen. Call the church office at 254-634-7474.

Second Street Baptist Church to honor pastor, family Dec. 1

The public is invited to celebrate Second Street Baptist Church’s 22nd Pastor and Family Anniversary Service at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 1.

The guest speaker is Pastor W.A. Forbes of Roberson Chapel AME Church, McGregor.

The church is at 1602 N. Second St., Killeen. Call 254-680-7729.

Tabernacle Baptist Church’s Christmas revival planned Dec. 1-4

A Christmas revival with Evangelist Roland Starr is Dec. 1-4 at Tabernacle Baptist Church and Christian School.

Revival services are 10 and 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Dec. 1 and at 7 nightly Dec. 2-4.

Starr has written many books and pamphlets on Christian living.

Senior Pastor Jack Harvey invites the public to attend.

The church is at 6601 S. Fort Hood St., Killeen.

Email info@tbckilleen.org or call 254-554-2920.

Night of Sunday Best Praise and Gospel scheduled Dec. 1

A Night of Sunday Best Praise and Gospel begins at 5 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center.

Slated to perform are Le Andria Johnson, Joshua Rogers and Alexis Spight.

Doors open at 4 p.m.

General admission tickets are $30 per person. Tickets for VIP seating are $45 each.

In Killeen, tickets are available at Gay’s House of Beauty, Crown and Glory Beauty Salon, Salon Upscale and 360 Beauty Supply. In Harker Heights, tickets are at Marilyn’s Hair Exclusives.

Ladies in Prayer Station scheduled

for Dec. 7 at The House Of Worship

Ladies in Prayer Station will start at 9 a.m. Dec. 7 at The House Of Worship, 204 Avenue B, Killeen.

Call Mother Lillian Billie at 254-466-7463.

First Baptist Church in Harker Heights to host family block party Dec. 7

A family block party is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 7 at First Baptist Church, 100 E. Ruby Road, Harker Heights.

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Activities include a rock wall, bounce house, ring toss, cake walk, door prizes, music by DJ Wolf, food, skits and a magic show by Don Lentz.

Christmas concerts planned Dec. 9-10 at Faith Point Church in Killeen

The Central Texas Master Singers Choir and Orchestra will perform its annual Christmas concerts Dec. 9 at Faith Point Church in Killeen, 3504 E. Central Texas Expressway, and Dec. 10 at First Baptist Church in Belton, 506 S. Main St.

Both performances are scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $20 per person with advanced purchase, $25 at the door. Seating is limited.

For tickets, call Emily Kirkpatrick at 254-654-2150 or buy online at www.CentralTexasMasterSingers.com.

Tickets also are available at the respective church offices.

Church news is published every Saturday. Email items

to religion@kdhnews.com by 5 p.m. Wednesday.

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