Bountiful New Life COGIC offers barbecue dinners

Barbecue dinners will be served from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Bountiful New Life COGIC, celebrating the church’s third anniversary, at 115 E. Avenue E, Copperas Cove.

Choose either a barbecue chicken leg quarter or two grilled Earl Campbell sausages. Both dinners will be served with baked beans, potato salad, bread, cake and drink for $7 a plate.

A plate with two meats and sides is $8.50. Drinks are fruit punch, grape, strawberry and orange.

Order by calling ahead to 254-547-5007.

Homecoming Fellowship plans family film night

Homecoming Fellowship Church is offering family film night at 7 p.m. today. The movie is “Courageous.” There is no admission fee, and concessions will be available.

The church is in the old Trimmier Community Center building, now a part of the Bell Baptist Association.

Call 254-939-8385.

Animals blessed Sunday at Unitarian church

A Blessing of the Animals is Sunday’s service for the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Bell County.

If the weather permits, the church will meet outdoors; in case of rain, the meeting will be in the foyer.

Bring your animal (or a photo) and tell about your pet.

Linda Freytes will be available to answer questions about training dogs.

Immanuel Lutheran celebrating anniversary

Immanuel Lutheran Church ELCA is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year.

Kicking off the yearlong celebration will be a special church service at 10 a.m. Sunday conducted by Tangled Blue, a husband-and-wife team who performs Christian-based folk and rock music.

The service will be at the church’s new location, 3801 Cunningham Road, Killeen. All are welcome.

Call 254-634-2772.

Trinity Baptist to host community baptism

A community baptism service will take place at 7 p.m. Monday at Trinity Baptist Church.

Harker Heights Community Church, Harker Heights Methodist Church, and Crossroads Baptist Church will perform baptisms for their respective members.

Pastor Vincent Gilliard, Crossroads Baptist Church will deliver the message.

The community is invited.

Trinity Baptist Church is at 403 E. Farm-to-Market 2410, Harker Heights.

Email Philemon Brown at or call 254-289-3861.

Adult class to examine Luke this autumn

The Temple-Belton Community Bible Study adult evening class will study Luke this fall.

Anyone interested in registering for the 30-week study is welcome to attend an introductory session at 7:30 p.m. Monday and April 14 in the small sanctuary of First Baptist Church at Sixth and Main streets, Belton.

Visitors will have the opportunity to learn more about the study group, review lesson materials and attend a lecture on Romans.

The class begins at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8 and is open to all adults.

Individuals may choose to participate in core groups for young adults, men, women or married couples.

Each week, participants receive a reading commentary on the previous week’s topic and a set of questions to work on each day covering the next week’s reading. These questions are discussed in small groups.

The class will break for Christmas and spring vacations and finish at the end of April 2015. Call the class coordinator at 254-773-1842 in Temple or the class associate teaching director at 254-526-9128 in Killeen.

Aglow International group meets Tuesday

Killeen Aglow International meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at KPLE-TV, suite C, 502 Elms Road, Killeen.

Aglow is an international, interdenominational ministry.

Men and women are welcome.

The guest speaker is Windell Sullilvan, a local businessman and lay minister.

Refreshments will be served after the meeting. Call 254-699-7905.

St. Christopher’s plans special programs

Each Wednesday in Lent, St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church explores thoughts about living and dying.

The evening begins at 5 p.m. with a soup supper; program at 5:45 p.m. and ends at 6:30 p.m. with the Holden Evening Prayer.

Planned presentations are:

Wednesday — Thinking-Praying-Planning by Robert Edmonson, Scott & White Hospital.

April 16 — A service of reconciliation and healing (no meal this evening).

Holy Week begins at St. Christopher’s with the Procession of the Palms on April 13.

Praise and Deliverance to sell fish dinners

A fish dinner fundraiser is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 12 at Praise and Deliverance House of Prayer.

The two-piece fish dinner includes two side dishes, dessert, a roll and a drink.

The public is invited to dine in or carry out.

Delivery is available for orders of four dinners or more.

The building fundraiser is hosted by the Men’s Department.

The church is at 315 Gray St. in downtown Killeen. Call Charles Watson at 254-371-9037.

Temple of Faith’s spring revival starts Thursday

Temple of Faith Apostolic Ministries will host its fifth annual spring revival Thursday through April 13. Services begin at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday and at 5 p.m. April 12. The celebration will continue during the 11 a.m. worship service April 13. Elder Mark E. Kirkland is the pastor.

The guest preacher is Elder Harvey Hale Sr., currently under the spiritual leadership of Pastor Douglass Thompson of Genesis Full Life Fellowship Church in San Antonio.

Area churches and local residents are invited to attend.

The church is at 808 N. Eighth St., Killeen. Call 254-247-1904.

Ministry set to host wellness event April 12

The quarterly Health and Wellness Vendor Blender is from 1 to 4 p.m. April 12 at Rivers of Living Waters Ministry.

Medical volunteers will perform the following services: blood pressure screening, glucose level testing, height and weight measurements, body mass index, sexually transmitted disease testing, and information on cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Also, community services include women’s, infants’ and children’s health assessments, and financial and credit assessments.

All services are free. Free drinks, food and door prizes will be available.

Various vendors will be on site at 507 N. Gray St., across from First National Bank in downtown Killeen.

Killeen Healing Rooms open April 12

The Killeen Healing Rooms are open from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. April 12 in the KPLE-TV building at 502 E. Elms Road in Killeen.

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

Harker Heights UMC to host Easter egg hunt

All children are invited to the annual Easter egg hunt from 3 to 5 p.m. April 19 at Harker Heights United Methodist Church, 208 E. Cardinal Lane.

Call 254-699-6271.

Legacy Lounge plans series of events in area

The Legacy Lounge Corporation will host a series of Christian Spoken Word events in the Central Texas area. The first session is at 7:30 p.m. April 25.

The goal is to inspire, teach, and leave a legacy to the next generation of youth and the community.

There is no charge.

Christian poets are urged to sign up to perform at the event at

The 2nd Chance Ministries is at 307 E. Avenue D, Killeen. Call Clarence H. Robinson Jr. 254-319-5960 or email

Youngsport church plans Ladies Day activities

Ladies Day at Youngsport Church of Christ begins at 9 a.m. April 26.

Ladies are invited to a fun-filled day of inspiration, fellowship and biblical study.

Julie McCormack will discuss the importance of faith by way of Michael Shank’s book, “Muscle and a Shovel.”

Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. Lunch is provided.

The church is at 201 Youngsport Loop, Farm-to-Market Road 2484, Killeen. Call Roseanne Lawler at 254-634-1776.  

First Baptist-Killeen to host book signing

Eva Piper, author of “A Walk Through the Dark,” will be at First Baptist Church in Killeen from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 3.

All ladies are invited to attend. Breakfast will be served at 8 a.m. Lunch is on your own.

A book signing with refreshments is from 3 to 4 p.m.

Tickets are $10 per person and available at the church, 3310 S. W.S. Young Drive, Killeen.

Public invited to gospel music workshop, musical

The Bibleway COGIC Music Department invites everyone to a gospel music workshop and musical featuring Minister Wayne Thomas at 10 a.m. April 5.

Call Curtis Lyles at 254 535-0927. The church is at 300 W. Jasper Road in Killeen.

Grace Lutheran to host class on finances

Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University begins at 6:30 p.m. April 22 at Grace Lutheran Church at 1007 Bacon Ranch Road in Killeen.

The nine-week course, which meets once a week, provides practical tools to gain control of finances and for long-term financial success.

Lessons include budgeting, relationships and money, getting out of debt, saving for emergencies and investing. To register, call 254-634-5858.

Church planning car, bike show May 17

Crossroads Church presents the annual Car and Bike Show, sponsored by Cleo Bay Honda, May 17.

Doors open at 9 a.m. Judging begins at noon.

Categories include: muscle cars, rat trucks, classic cars, classic trucks, rat rods, low rider import, sport compact, sport bike, chopper/cruiser under construction.

Help raise money and bring a food item to give to the food bank.

The family event is at 500 S. Interstate 35, Belton.

Call 254-939-2122 or email

Bible Way to present Easter cantata Sunday

Bible Way Missionary Baptist Church in Copperas Cove will present an Easter cantata featuring the Mass Choir at 3 p.m. Sunday.

The public is invited to join in celebration of “Our Risen Savior.”

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

Call the church at 254-542-2153.

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