Community Calendar 11-01-2018


October 31

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


A “Healthy Halloween” at Co-Lin Simpson County Center Copiah-Lincoln Community College’s Simpson County Center is hosting a FREE Health Fair on Wednesday, October 31, from 9 a.m.-12 noon. The public is invited to take advantage of free services and resources that will be made available throughout the health fair. Representatives from various groups and organizations will also be providing a variety of free services. Flu shots will be available for $25. Most Insurance will be accepted. For more information call (601) 849-0124.


November 1

The Republican Women of Simpson County will meet Thursday November 1, at 11 a.m. in the E 911 Building in Mendenhall. Jon Pritchett, president of The Mississippi Center for Public Policy, will be the guest speaker. Call 601 953 2433 for info.


November 2-3

Kennedy Springs Baptist Church "Mission Center"--- - FALL/WINTER SALE! Friday and Saturday,  November 2 & 3,  (8am-12noon). Most winter  clothes will be $1.00* with the exception of some new and name brand items.  Hundreds of jackets, coats, sweaters and sweats are now available for unbelievable prices as well as many boots! Also, if weather permits, they will have a flatbed trailer in the parking lot with plenty of Christmas decorations. Hundreds of blue jeans will  be available for $1.00* They receive new  donations from CATO, Ballyhoo and Dollar General  often. Hundreds of books are available for 10¢.  It is open to the public the first and third weekend each month selling  toys, dishes, linens, knick knacks and much more at great, low prices! They offer free Bibles, Sunday School books and daily prayer devotional 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 Highway #540. (601/847-0702). Share their fb page "Kennedy Springs Mission Center Ministry". (* Indicates some slightly higher)


November 3

Simpson County Cattlemen’s Association will have a steak sandwich fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 3.  Plates are $10 and will include a steak sandwich, chips and drink.  Tickets can be purchased at the MSU Extension Office.  Pick up will be from 11:30 a.m.-1 the Simpson County Jr. Livestock Barn.  For more information call 601-847-1335.

2018 Missions Marketplace-Puckett United Methodist Women Saturday, November 3, 2018,  8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Puckett United Methodist Church Family Life Center, 6412 Highway 18, Puckett MS. Proceeds to help with Center Ridge Outpost Camp for those with autism and our Friends in Need Mission to help with ongoing medical expenses such as cancer. Table space available for $25; Yard sale; Soup Café; frozen Thanksgiving/Christmas casseroles and desserts for sale. Call 601-214-7834 for more information.


November 4

New Hope Baptist Church will have its Homecoming Celebration of 137 years of service to our Lord on Sunday, Nov. 4. We will begin our celebration at 11. Everyone is invited to come.


Magee First Baptist Church invites you to our Musican Appreciation Day November 4, at 1:30 p.m. Join us as we celebrate this joyous occasion.


St. Peter M. B. Church will be holding a pastor appreciation service for Pastor Troy L. Durr and First Lady Susanne Durr. The speacial event will be held on November 4 at 2 p.m. with the theme from Romans 8:28. Featured speaker for the event will be Prophet Sylvester Ofori with Flood Gates International Ministries. 


November 9-11

Zion Baptist Church, Polkville, Miss. plans (DV) to host special services November 9-11. Elder Jimmy Barber, pastor of Covenant Primitive Baptist Church in Oak Ridge, Tenn., is scheduled to preach. For more info and details call Pastor Glenn Hopkins at 601-940-3451, or call Thomas Ray Floyd at 601-847-0350.


November 10

Gospel Sing Saturday, November 10, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Sanford Community Center located at 663 Old Hwy 49 Sanford. Featuring Heavens Jubilee, Joel and Mechelle Duckworth, Faithway Singers. Free Admission. A love offering will be received. For more information call 601-765-6485.


November 18

Zionell C.M.E. Choir Day is November 18 at 2 p.m. Rev. Eddie Cole Sr.


November 20

Calvary M. B. Church --- Pre-Thanksgiving Worship Service Calvary Missionary Baptist Church (919 Johnson Lockhart Drive, Magee) invites everyone to a Pre-Thanksgiving Worship Service on Tuesday, November 20, at 7 p.m. The guest preacher for the service will be Rev. Robert McDuffy of Taylor Hill Baptist Church in New Hebron, MS.


November 25

Calvary M.B. Church – Family & Friends Day Calvary Missionary Baptist Church (919 Johnson Lockhart Drive, Magee) invites everyone to their annual Family & Friends Day on Sunday, November 25. Sunday School begins at 9 a.m. and Morning Worship begins at 10:15 a.m. Rev. E. Darnell Moffett is the pastor.


December 1

Co-Lin Simpson County --- ACT Prep Workshop Copiah-Lincoln Community College’s Simpson County Center is hosting a workshop for local high school and college students who are interested in improving their ACT scores. The workshop will be facilitated by Mrs. Dot McClendon of Brookhaven from 9 a.m. – 12 noon on Saturday, December 1. The deadline to register is November 16. A $60 fee is required to reserve your space. No refunds or transfers. For more information, call 601-849-0124.


Harrisville will host their annual Christmas parade on Saturday, Dec. 1.  Line up is at 9 a.m. and the parade starts at 10 a.m.



 “Celebrate Recovery” meets every Thursday night at Overflow Church at 6 p.m., 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 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.