Community Calendar 10-3-2019

October 4-5

Kennedy Springs Baptist Church Mission Center "FALL/WINTER SALE" Friday and Saturday, October 4 & 5, (8 a.m.-12  noon). They are open the 1st and 3rd Friday and Saturday each month with huge selections of clothing, scrubs, what-nots, toys, linens, books and much more at inexpensive prices. They've got coats, jackets, sweaters, sweats, toboggans, boots and even some cool hunting clothes. Also, weather permitting, they will have a trailer load of NEW CHRISTMAS toys and decorations outside! They receive new items  often from CATO, Ballyhoo, Dollar General, TAGS and other boutiques. They also offer free Bibles, Sunday School books and prayer devotion books. 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 Simpson Highway #540 (601/847-0702). Share their fb page "Kennedy Springs Mission Center Ministry"!

Huge Rummage sale event at Magee Church of God. Christmas and fall items new and used, ladies’, men’s and children’s clothes and shoes, kitchen and gift items. Friday, October 4, 7 a.m. until and Saturday, October 5, 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. 2nd Ave. Big white building behind Rainforest Car Wash 601-382-7267.

October 5

Walker Family Reunion: The descendants of Joseph Buchanan Walker and Berilla Brown Walker will meet for their annual family reunion on Saturday, Oct. 5, at Corinth Baptist Church, Hwy 28 west of Magee. Fellowship will begin at 11:30 a.m. with lunch  at 12:30 p.m. Come and enjoy the fun, food and fellowship.

The descendants and relatives of Elisha Edwards will meet for our annual Edwards Family Reunion on October 5 at Poplar Springs Family Life Center. Doors will be open at 10 a.m. Dinner will be at noon. For more info call Charlie Edwards at 601-983-9740 or Thomas Ray Floyd at 601-847-0350

Magee First Baptist Church will have the annual Friends and Family day on Saturday, Oct. 5, at 10 a.m. Pastor Monty Lee and the Magee First Baptist Church family invite you and your church family and friends to our event. Our guest speaker will be Pastor Carl Bullock of St. Paul MB Church in Seminary, Miss.  Our church is located at 618 11th Avenue NW, Magee.

October 6

The Oak Ridge M. B. Church Family invites everyone to their Annual Friends/Family Day Celebration  to be held on Sunday, Oct. 6, beginning at 1 p.m. Speaker is Pastor Anthony Watts, St. Mary M. B. Church, D' Lo.

October 12

Gospel Sing Saturday, Oct. 12, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Sanford Community Center, 663 Old Highway 49, Sanford. Featuring Southern Heritage, Leaf River and The  Faithway Singers. Free admission. A love offering will be received. For more info call 601-765-6485.

The Martin Luther Shows Family Reunion will be held Saturday, October 12, at the Mendenhall Community Center, located at 1630 Simpson Hwy. 149, Mendenhall.  Doors will open at 10 a.m.  Bring a dish and a drink; paper goods and ice will be furnished.  For further information, contact Lynn McCoy at 601-572-6291.

October 12-13

Nazareth M.B. Church Pastor's Anniversary Weekend Celebration,

Nazareth N.B. Church 611 Dixie Avenue, Mendenhall  Pastor - Reverend Willie B Hobbs, Jr. First lady's Luncheon Saturday, October 12, 11 a.m. Theme: :The Power of a Praying Woman" Scripture; Phillipians 4:6 Speaker: Sister Mitchell, First lady of Zion Hill M.B. Church Pastor's Anniversary Program Sunday, October 13.

Service begins at 2 p.m. Theme: "Holy Spirit Empowered," Scripture: Acts 1:8, Speaker: Minister Mancell Hobbs

October 13

Maddox family reunion will be Sunday, Oct. 13, at Sharon Presbyterian Church. Bring food and drinks, paper goods will be provided. For more information call Nannie Prestwood at 601-849-5721.

Mendenhall Jr. High Fall Festival will be October 17 from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Bracelets will be $10 until the end of school on Oct. 17 and then will be $15 at festival. Bracelets will include everything except haunted house, face painting and concessions. Cake walk, photo booth, balloon pop, apple bobbing, hayride and bounce house.

October 20-23

Simpson County Baptist Association Fall Renewal Services will be Sunday, Oct. 20 - Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 6:30 nightly. Locations will be Sunday, at Corinth Church with Bro. Ted Bowlin; Monday, D’Lo Baptist Church with Bro. Jason Wooley; Tuesday, at New Bethlehem Baptist Church with Bro. Bruce Smith; and Wednesday at Calvary Baptist Church in Braxton with Bro. Earl Clark. Worship leadership provided by host churches.

Beginning Sunday, October 20, at 1:30 p.m. the Mount Mercy Church family will be celebrating their annual fall festival. Our guest speaker will be Reverend Alexander Hamilton, pastor of Pillars of Truth Church, Mendenhall. Service will begin nightly at 7:15. All area churches, groups, soloists, and the general public are invited to attend. For more information and direction call/text 601-382-3025.

October 31

Greater New Jerusalem Apostolic Faith Church, 2626 Simpson Hwy 49, Mendenhall, will host My Kid’s Got Talent on Thursday, Oct. 31, at 6 p.m. For more information contact Torrie Sandifer 601-382-2979 or Lamar Randle 601-503-4816.

The Mendenhall High school Fall Festival will be held at the school on Thursday, October 31, from 5-8 p.m.  They will have a haunted house, bingo, costume contest, Trunk or Treat, Health Fair and food. Anyone interested in renting a booth space for $10 or needs more information call Sandra Jager at 601-847-2411. This event is hosted by the FCCLA members.

November 3

Athens Baptist Church will have Homecoming, Nov. 3. Hunter  May will be singing. Sunday worship service will begin at 1 p.m. Following the morning service, we will have lunch in the fellowship hall. Pastor John Coleman invites everyone to attend.


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

Grief Share meeting will start at Overflow beginning October 1, 2019. It will be on Tuesday nights from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at 222 Railroad Dr. SE Magee, MS 39111

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.                               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  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.The library offers many activities for children of all ages during the week and after school.