Community Calendar 1-4-2018

Jan. 4 and 5

The Magee Library is hosting Build It Week the first week of January 2018! There will be events on three days for different age groups. Thursday, January 4 at 2 p.m. will be time for the 4th through 6th graders to Build It with a new twist, Snap Circuits! The week will end on Friday, January 5, at 10 a.m. with a time of Build It with the Snap Circuits for 7th through 12th grade.


January 4

The Republican Women of Simpson County will meet Thursday, Jan. 4, at 11 a.m. in the E911 Building in Mendenhall. For information call 601-953-2433.


January 5 & 6

Kennedy Springs Baptist Church "Mission Center"--- --HUGE WINTER Sale...  January 5 & 6 (8 a.m.-12 noon). Most  clothes are *$1 including scrubs and blue jeans. Hundreds of sweats, coats, jackets and sweaters sell for *$1 to * $10.  They receive new clothing donations from CATO and Dollar General as well as jewelry from Ballyhoo often! Hundreds of books are available for 10¢. Open to the public every other weekend for over 10 years selling  toys, dishes, linens, knick knacks and much more at unbelievable prices! However, NEW date changes - they will now be open the 1st and 3rd Friday and Saturday each month and hopefully this will make it easier to keep up with. Follow the pink signs from Polk’s Pharmacy only 9 miles from downtown Magee and only 10 miles out Highway 540E from  Highway 49 to 2034 Highway 540. (601/847-0702). See their fb page "Kennedy Springs Mission Center Ministry". (* Indicates some slightly higher)


January 6

A sing with Buddy Lyles of the Florida Boys will be held at Stonewall Baptist Church, Shivers Road, on Saturday, Jan. 6, at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited.


There will be a New Year’s Celebration at Coat Baptist Church on January 7 at 6 p.m. to kick off 2018.  Dogwood Cross, a Country/Bluegrass gospel band will be performing.  After the concert, there will be a time of fellowship with refreshments.  A love offering will be taken.  Coat Baptist Church is located at 397 Baldwin Road.  For more information, call 228-324-1827.


January 13

A gospel sing will be held Saturday, Jan. 13, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Sanford Community Center, 663 Old Highway 49, Sanford featuring The Floyds, The Trustys, Faithway Singers. Admission is free. A love offering will be received. For information call 601-765-6485.


Brunch for the anniversary of First Lady Jeraleain Magee will be held at James Chapel M.B. Church in Pinola on Saturday, Jan. 13, at 10 a.m.


January 14

Celebrate James Chapel M.B. Church Pastor’s Sixth Year Anniversary on Sunday, January 14, at 2 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Roy Thompson, pastor of Spring Hill M.B. Church, Prentiss. Everyone is invited to attend.


The  award winning Southern gospel group, The Perry's, will be in concert at Salem Baptist Church, 2380 Salem Rd, Lake on Sunday, Jan 14, 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend.  For more information please call 601-775-8272.  A love offering will be taken.


February 11

Miss Simpson County and Miss Central Southeast Magnolia State Pageant will be held February 24 in Magee. The deadline to enter is Feb. 11. Two winners will be crowned in each division. For an entry form, go to or contact local director Lisa Partlow at 601-720-4705 or



A Bible study on the book of Revelations is being offered every Sunday night at 6 p.m. led by Pastor Bro. Donald Green at Fellowship Baptist Church, Hwy. 13 South, Mendenhall.


Morning prayer and afternoon luncheon is held every Thursday at Mt. Moriah Church. Prayer time is 11 a.m. until noon. Lunch and fellowship time is 12:15-1:15 p.m. Prayer and lunch is open to all people to get spiritually fed and natural food for the soul. Senior citizens, the needy and the homeless, come and bring a friend. Mt. Moriah Church is located at 160 Mt. Moriah Church Road, Magee.


The Books-n-Lunch Club meets at the Magee Library at 12:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month to discuss a book chosen for adult readers. New participants are welcome.  Pick up or prepare a lunch item to share and join the group, or just visit to see what goes on.  Call the library at 601-849-3747 for more information.


Magee First UMC livestreams Sunday morning worship services at 10 a.m. weekly via Services are also archived for viewing convenience.


The Simpson County Federation of Democratic Women meets at the E911 Building in Mendenhall the third Saturday of each month from 10-11 a.m.


Drug problem? Narcotics Anonymous can help. NA toll free helpline: 866-643-6792. Local NA meeting schedule: Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. at Overflow Church in Magee.


American Legion Post 74 meets the third Tuesday of each month at the VFW, Hwy 49, Magee, at 6:30 p.m. Veterans and active duty service personnel welcome.


Lunch and Prayer is held every Tuesday from 12-1 p.m. at BridgePointe Church, 123 Choctaw Street E., Magee. Hosted by Genesis (a BridgePointe Ministry.)


Weekly Prayer will be held every Thursday at noon at the Faith Tabernacle COGIC located across from the Goodwater Barber School in Magee. For info call 601-849-4007.


Preschool story time is held at Mendenhall Public Library on Thursdays at 10 a.m. Bring your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.