English Cursillo to conduct Ultreya

The Diocese of Austin English Cursillo will have its monthly Fort Hood Area Ultreya from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday in the old parish hall of St. Paul Chong Hasang Catholic Church, 1000 E. Farm-to-Market 2410, Harker Heights.

For more information, call (254) 833-5041.

Prayer for the unborn set for Monday

Prayer, petitioning the Lord on behalf of the unborn, will be offered from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday.

The public is invited to attend the monthly citywide prayer at Hope Pregnancy Center in Southpointe Center directly south of the Copper Mountain post office on WS Young Drive in suite 301-C, Killeen.

For more information, call Pat Galanffy at (254) 681-5823.

Ministers fellowship planning luncheon

The Killeen Christian Ministers Fellowship monthly prayer luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at East Side Baptist Church, 500 N. W.S. Young Drive.

All pastors, ministers and chaplains in the Killeen area are invited. Senior pastors who are unable to attend are urged to send a representative.

A complimentary lunch will be provided.

The Killeen Christian Ministers Fellowship is an informal organization whose goal is to strengthen relationships among the spiritual leaders of the community. There are no dues or fees, and membership is open to all pastors, ministers and chaplains in the local area. The group meets on the first Tuesday of each month for fellowship and prayer.

For more information, contact Dan Galanffy at (254) 680-2983 or dan@cslive.net.

St. Christopher’s offers stress relief

Meridian tapping works to release negative emotions and beliefs that many times are the root of problems and pain.

On Thursday, Marty Brickley presents a Lenten program using this methodology to help relieve stress, anxiety and depression.

The program begins at 6:30 p.m., preceded by a light supper of soup and bread at 6 p.m.

The evening will conclude with a service of sung Holden Evening Prayer.

The program will be at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 2800 Trimmier Road, Killeen.

All are welcome.

For more information, call (254) 634-7515 or go to www.stchriskilleen.com.

Durocher family to perform Friday

The Durocher Family Ministries Concert begins at 7 p.m. Friday at the Soldiers’ Hospitality House/Cadence International.

With nine of their 12 children, this homeschooling family continues to travel the country, presenting a message of hope for children, the family, the church and the nation.

The public is invited to enjoy the delightful sounds of American acoustic music, a blend of traditional music and spiritual songs using guitars, banjo, mandolin, violin, cello, upright bass and flute.

There is no cost but a free-will offering will be taken.

The concert is at 3950 Chaparral Road in Killeen.

For more information, call Chris May at (254) 634-0822 or (706) 570-5977.

Church’s Men’s Club hosts banquet

The Men’s Club of Grace Lutheran Church in Killeen held its 46th annual Sweetheart Banquet on Feb. 15 at a local restaurant.

After the meal, emcee Loren Stroup made remarks, gave out door prizes and conducted the contests.

Lynette Hickman was recognized for her continued work in maintaining the Men’s Club scrapbook.

The Men’s Club is an auxiliary of the Lutheran Hour Ministries and works to support local community nonprofit organizations and Lutheran Hour Ministries mission work throughout the world.

Public invited to brotherhood program

The Praise and Deliverance House of Prayer will have a brotherhood program at 5 p.m. March 16.

The theme is “Let the Men Say AMEN.”

Keynote speaker is Elder Larry D. Thomas Jr. 

The public is invited.

The church is at 315 N. Gray St. in Killeen. Host pastor is Bishop Robert C. Fletcher Sr.

To RSVP or for more information, call Elder Terry Mustapher at (254) 247-4590 or email pdhouseofprayer@yahoo.com.

Men’s retreat set for March 21-23

Aaron’s Beard Men’s Retreat is March 21-23 at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area in Belton.

Cost is $40 per person and includes meals, fellowship, fishing and relaxation.

The retreat is sponsored by New Life Tabernacle Ministries, 615 N. Eighth St., Killeen. Pastor is Elder Randy Francis St.

To reserve accommodations, call Pastor Randy Francis at (254) 238-6658 or by calling (254) 289-2077 or (254) 702-4257.

Public invited to spring fashion show

A fashion show, Jump Into Spring Extravaganza, begins at 3 p.m. March 23.

Tickets are $10 per person and $5 for ages 12 and younger.

The fashion show is sponsored by the Women’s Department of First COGIC.

The public is invited to the event.

For more information, email preeree@msn.com or call (254) 338-6639.

Excellent Covenant plans conference

The Promise of Her Covenant 2013 is April 12-13 at Excellent Covenant Powerhouse Ministries.

The theme is “My Grace Is Sufficient For Thee” II Corinthians 12:9.

Guest speakers from Albany, Ga., are Apostle Charlene Glover with Trumpet of God Ministries and Training Center; and Apostle Tracy Walker with ECC- International.

From Baumholder, Germany, Pastor Olayinka Oloyede of Glory of God Ministries is scheduled to speak, along with Elder Sandra K. Twyman of Lighthouse Ministry, Aberdeen, Md.

There is no charge to attend the conference beginning at 6 p.m. April 12 and at 9 a.m. April 13.

To register, go to www.ecwompowerhouse.com.

The church is at 4103 Zephyr Road in Killeen. Host pastor is Sabrina Nero.

For more information, call (254) 699-6920.

Garage sale fundraiser Friday

A garage sale fundraiser for Child Abuse Prevention Center-Aware Central Texas is from 8 a.m. to noon Friday at 3906 Antelope Trail in Temple.

Donations for the garage sale may be dropped off by 4 p.m. Thursday at the above address.

For monetary donations, make checks payable to Aware Central Texas, a nonprofit organization. Receipts will be mailed to donors.

Sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the goal is to raise $5,000.

For more information, call Harriet Brodie at (254) 939-7582.

KPLE-TV Banquet scheduled for Tuesday

The annual KPLE-TV Banquet begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Parish Center, St. Paul Chong Hasang Catholic Church.

Entertainment for the evening is Dennis Swanberg, also known as America’s Minister of Encouragement and The Swan, is an American Christian comedian and former evangelical pastor.

His act often consists of impersonations of celebrities such as James Stewart, Mr. Haney from Green Acres, Forrest Gump, Paul Lynde and Barney Fife.

Swanberg also impersonates evangelical preachers including Billy Graham, W. A. Crisswell and Adrian Rogers.

Tickets are $25 per person. Buffet is by Chick-fil-A. Table sponsorships are available.

The banquet will be held across from Harker Heights High School, 1000 E. Farm-to-Market 2410.

For reservations or more information, call (254) 554-3683 or (877) 640-5673.

2nd Street Baptist plans special service

A Friends and Family Day Service is at 3 p.m. March 10 at Second Street Baptist Church, 1602 N. Second St., Killeen.

Pastor F. J. Alexander of Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Church in San Antonio is the guest speaker.

The public is invited.

For more information, call (254) 338-6179 or (254) 338-3259.

Greater Love ministry to host fundraiser

A fish fry fundraiser is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 16 at Greater Love Outreach Ministry, 3400 Old Farm-to-Market 440 in Killeen.

Cost is $8 per plate. The public is invited.

For more information, call (254) 466-7558.

Ministry to host spring revival

The Rivers of Living Waters Ministry will host Spring Revival 2013 on March 28-29 at 7 nightly.

On March 30, an Easter treasure hunt for children begins at 1 p.m.

The Grand Finale, “The Resurrection Experience,” is at 10:30 a.m. Easter Sunday.

The ministry is at 508 N. Gray St. in Killeen across from the First National Bank.

For more information, call (254) 690-9673.

New worship service begins March 9

Beginning March 9, on the second Saturday of the month at 5 p.m., a new worship service will start for members of the community.

“Compassionate Worship” is for those in the community who are unable to attend a regular service due to medical reasons, handicapped, disability, etc.

Compassionate Worship is open to everyone.

First United Methodist Church is at 3501 E. Elms Road in Killeen. For more information, call the church office at (254) 634-6363.

Light of the World marking anniversary

Light of the World Ministry’s four-year anniversary celebration is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday.

Evangelist Chris Minter brings the Word visually in a dynamic and humorous way.

The public is invited.

There is no charge to attend.

The church is at 219 E. Avenue D in Killeen. For more information, call (254) 466-3996.

Westside Baptist to host gospel concert

Divine Messengers presents Central Texas Gospel Quartet Explosion at 4 p.m. March 9 at Westside Baptist Church.

The theme is “Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit.” 1 Corinthians 12:4-11

The concert features The Divine Messengers of Killeen, Victorious Voices, Marylyn Taylor and Co., The Gospel Sons Quartet of Waco, The Gospel Holy Tones Of Temple, The Lampkin Family of San Antonio, and The New Soul Invaders of Industry Texas.

The public is invited and there is no charge to attend.

This church is at 711 Stagecoach Road in Killeen.

For more information, call Roger Blakes at (254) 702-4769.

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

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