Community Calendar 11-7-2019

November 7

The Republican Women of Simpson County will meet Thursday Nov. 7, at 11 a.m. in the E 911 Bldg in M'hall. Guests are welcome. For info call 601-953-2433.

November 8-9

New Hebron Baptist Church will have a fundraiser for Jan McPhail mission project to replace their present dwelling place garage sale/old sanctuary Nov. 8 from 8-4 and Nov. 9 from 9-3. Lots of stuff.

November 9

Gospel Sing Saturday, Nov. 9, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Sanford Community Center, 663 Old Highway 49, Sanford. Featuring Heavens Jubilee, Bro. Glenn Shoemake and The  Faithway Singers. Free admission. A love offering will be received. For more info call 601-765-6485.

November 10

The Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Family cordially invites you to our Church Anniversary on Sunday, November 10, at 11:30 a.m.  We would like for your church family to come and worship with us on this great occasion. Pastor John Lacy, Waynesboro, MS, will be our guest minister on this occasion. 

Oak Grove Baptist Church in New Hebron invites you to their church celebration along with Friends and Family Day on Sunday, Nov. 10 at 1:30 p.m. Speaker will be Pastor Arthur Milton, Rose Hill M.B. Church of Brandon. Worship will begin at 1:30.

November 11

The USDA Service Center, which houses the Simpson County Farm Service Agency (FSA) and the Simpson County Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) offices, located at 3080 Simpson Hwy. 13, Mendenhall, MS, will be CLOSED Monday, November 11, for Veterans Day.  The Service Center will re-open on Tuesday, November 12, at 8 a.m. 

D’Lo will have their Veteran’s Day Program on Monday, November 11, at 11 a.m.  Speaker will be Chris Caughman.

November 17

Zionell Church Choir Day will be November 17 at 1:30 p.m. Pastor Rev. Eddie Cole Sr.

November 18

Magee Public Library will have  Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader for tweens on Monday, November 18, at 4 p.m. For kids in the 5th-8th grade.

November 24

Pastor Watts and the St. Mary Church Family cordially invite you to come and worship with us during our 119th Year Church Anniversary and Friends & Family Day on November 24 at 1:30 p.m. The guest speaker for this occasion will be Reverend Willie B. Hobbs of Nazareth M. B. Church in Mendenhall. Everyone is invited to attend.

November 25

Magee Public library will have  Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader for teens on November 25 at 4  p.m. For kids in the 9th-12th grade.

December 3

Mendenhall Christmas Parade, Tuesday, December 3rd The Mendenhall Christmas parade sponsored by the Mendenhall Area Chamber of Commerce will be held Tuesday, December 3rd at 6 pm.  This year the theme will be Snowman’s Wonderland. Let’s all get excited about the parade and get involved.  Any businesses, church groups or individuals can participate so spread the word. Floats will be judged on the theme of the parade so let’s get creative. All entries must be lined up by 5:15 pm. To enter you can call the Chamber office at 601-847-1725 or 601-847-2525


Toys Registration Drive Simpson County Age:  0-17 Registration: online at Dates to apply: 10/21/2019 – December 1, 2019, 6 p.m. Questions: Call 601-878-1029 or email Community Support. We are seeking partnerships with Non-Profits, Churches, Businesses, Schools, Social Service Agencies, City Departments and Officials. Ways you can support: Sponsorships, Events, Collect Toys, Donations, Food and Drinks for Volunteers, Box Trucks Usage, Storage, Advertisement, newspaper Ads or warehouse space.

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

Grief Share meeting began at Overflow beginning October 1. It continues 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.


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