Community Calendar 10-11-2018


October  7-11

The Galilee M.B. Church, Mt. Olive, began their annual fall revival on Sunday, Oct. 7.  The Wednesday and Thursday night guest speaker at 7:15 p.m.(October 10-11) is Rev. Earnest Slaughter, pastor New Canney Creek M.B. Church, Jackson.


Weathersby Baptist Church Revival will continue October 10 and 11 with services at 7 p.m each remaining night. Bro. David Jager will preach and Bro David Wigington will do the music. Bro. Stephen Keen, pastor, invites you to come and worship with us.


October 11

Jane Blain Brewer Memorial Library  at 102 South 5th St. in Mt.Olive will have a Coffee Social on Thursday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Call 601-797-4955 for details.


October 12-13

Missions Rummage Sale Gum Springs Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 149 between D'Lo & Braxton turn on Gum Springs Road, 1 1/2 miles to the church. Lots of new, gently used items to browse! October 12,  7 a.m.- 5:30,  October 13, 7 a.m.- 1 p.m.


October 13

The 4th annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk will be held on Main St. in Mendenhall on Oct. 13, sponsored by Rho Iota Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. All county residents, walk teams and Greek organizations are invited to participate.  Entry fee is $5 per person.  Register at 7 a.m. in front of the Simpson County Courthouse, and begin walk at 7:30 a.m.  All breast cancer survivors are invited to participate in the Survivor’s Strut on Main, also beginning at 7:30 a.m.  Youth and adult teeshirts for the walk on sale now with proceeds going to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.  For info call Temekia McInnis (601-606-7400), Kamika Durr (769-220-3803) or Sandrena Durr (601-506-8863).


Gospel Sing, Saturday, Oct. 13, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Sanford Community Center located at 663 Old Highway 49, Sanford. Featuring The Trustys, Hickory Ridge and Fairway Singers. Free admission. A love offering will be received. For more information call 601-765-6485.


Harper High School Alumni  Meeting October 13. The meeting will be held at Harper Village’s Multi Purpose Room at 10 a.m. Plans are steadily being made for upcoming reunion. Please plan to attend!


October 13-14

Nazareth M.B. Church Pastor & First Lady's Sixth Year Anniversary Celebration Nazareth M.B. Church, 611 Dixie Avenue, Mendenhall,  Oct. 13 & 14. Pastor: Reverend Willie B. Hobbs, Jr. First Lady's Luncheon Saturday, Octo. 13, 11 a.m. Nazareth Multi-Purpose Building 611 Dixie Avenue, Mendenhall. Pastor's Anniversary Celebration Program Sunday, October 14, at 2 p.m.,  Nazareth M.B. Church, 611 Dixie Avenue, Mendenhall.


October 14

The Maddox family reunion will be held Sunday, October 14, at Sharon Presbyterian Church. Bring food and drinks. Paper goods will be provided. For more information call Nannie Prestwood at 601-849-5721.


October 14-17

Magee Pleasant Hill Church in Magee will have their fall revival Sunday, Oct. 14-Wednesday, Oct. 17.  Evening services will begin at 7 p.m.  Bro. Sidney Davis will bring God’s message.  Lunch will be served following the Sunday message on the 14th. 


October 18

The Salvation Army Christmas Assistance Registration for Smith/Simpson counties will be at the Magee Civic Center on Thursday, Oct. 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Do not bring children with you!


Jane Blain Brewer Memorial Library 102 South 5th St, Mt.Olive will have a Family Night on Oct. 18, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Call 601-797-4955 for details.


October 20

Simpson County Congressional,  Senatorial, Judicial, or local office candidates are invited to a political forum Saturday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m to 2 p.m at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, 169 Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church Road, Pinola, MS 39149. For more information contact Troy at 601-214-3877, Edward 601-867-1111 or Louis at 601-382-9108.


October 20-21

Rock Pisgah Church invites you to join us as we celebrate our annual Family and Friends weekend. Gospel Singing Explosion Saturday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. Family and Friends Day will be Sunday, Oct. 21,  with regular service.


New Zion M.B. Church Pinola, 26th Annual Family and Friends Day Weekend Oct. 20 and 21. Theme: "Love, Pray and Worship" Scripture: 1 Corinthians 16:14.  Saturday, Oct. 20, fun, food and games starting at 9:30 a.m until 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21 services start at 10:30, food and fellowship after services. If you cannot attend please pray that we have a spirit filled and blessed celebration. Rev. Ricardo McNair, Pastor


October 21

New Neginnings Church 2048 Hwy 49 North, Magee, will have its fourth Church Anniversary October 21 at 2 p.m. Guest speaker will be Pastor Jerry McGee of James Chapel M.B. Church in Shivers. Everyone is invited to attend.


Zionell C.M.E. Church will celebrate Friends Day Sunday, Oct. 21, at 2 p.m. Everyone is invied to attend. Lunch will be served.


St. Peter MB Church and Pastor Troy L. Durr Sr. invite you to our Fall Tea Party featuring "one hundred women in hats;" hosted by the Mission Board. Guest speakers are Sister Anitrus Robinson of The Greater Dry Ridge MB Church and Lady Bertha Taylor of Lillie Mae Baptist Church, Georgetown,MS, on Oct. 21, at 1:30 p.m.


The Greater Dry Ridge M.B. Church invite you to our Musican Appreciation Day for Mrs. Felisa Magee McCullum PD D on 35 years of service on Oct. 21, the 3rd Sunday, at 1:30 p.m.  Join us as we celebrate this joyous occasion.


New Hymn M.B. Church, 458 Hollins Rd., Pinola, invite you to their Friends and Family Day, Oct. 21 at 1 p.m. Theme is “Family and Friends standing together in Christ. Theme scripture is 1 Corinthians 12:12. Come and help us lift up the name of Jesus.


The monthly meeting of the Simpson County Historical and Genealogical Society will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Miller Building, 150 West Court Avenue, Mendenhall.  All are welcome. To learn more go to or like our Facebook page.


October 25

FCCLA Club will host a Fall Festival at Mendenhall High School Thursday, Oct. 25, 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. They are pre-selling chicken  plates for $10 and tickets can be purchased at the Mendenhall High School office. They will have games, Bingo, cake walk, health screening, Halloween costume contest and a haunted house.  For more information on booth fees for arts & crafts call Sandra Jager at 601-847-2411

October 26

Jane Blain Brewer Memorial Library, 102 South 5th St., Mt.Olive, will be closed October 26 for staff development. Call 601-797-4955 for details.


October 31

Town of Mt. Olive will have Scarecrow Festival Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 7 pm. downtown between 4th and 6th streets.




 “Celebrate Recovery” meets every Thursday night at Overflow Church at 6 p.m., 222 Railroad Dr. SE Magee, MS 39111.


A Bible study on the book of Revelation 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 are 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 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.


American Legion Post 74 meets the 3rd 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.