Community Calendar 3-15-2018




 March 14-16

Revival service will be held at Rose Hill, 1232 Hwy 43 South, Pinola, March 14-16. The speaker for this event will be Elder Richard Drummonds, pastor of Rock Hill Church of Christ Holiness USA, Mt. Olive. Wednesday will be dedicated to the youth, Thursday will be Women’s Night and Friday Men’s Night. Services will begin nightly at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend.


March 16, 17

A rummage sale will be held on March 16 and 17 from 7:30 a.m. until at Gum Springs Baptist Church. All proceeds go to missions. Items include clothes, baby clothes, furniture, jewlery and household items. The church is located on Gum Springs Road between D’Lo and Braxton off Hwy 149.


Kennedy Springs Baptist Church "Mission Center"---*Free Clothes... Also enter to win groceries, ham and cash for Easter -   March 16 and 17 (8 a.m.-noon) . Most  clothes are *Free  including  blue jeans, sweats, coats, jackets and sweaters. However, some of the new and name brand clothing will not be free. Plenty of scrubs are only  *$1. They receive new clothing donations from Cato 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 unbelievable prices! They offer free Bibles, Sunday School Books and daily prayer devotional books. Follow the pink signs from Polks Pharmacy only  9 miles from downtown Magee and only 10 miles out Highway 540E from  Highway 49 to 2034 Highway 540. 601-847-0702. Be sure to spread the word and share their fb page "Kennedy Springs Mission Center Ministry". (* Indicates some slightly higher)


March 17

A musical, hosted by Magee First Baptist musicians, will be held on Saturday, March 17, at 6 p.m. Bro. Elton Showers of the Showers Family gospel singers will be the MC for this event. All groups, soloists, praise dancers are invited to attend. For more information call 601-382-6148.


The monthly meeting of the Simpson County Historical and Genealogical Society will be held at 10 am, Saturday, March 17, at the Miller Building, 150 West Court Avenue, Mendenhall. All are welcome. To learn more go to or like our Facebook page.


“Golfing for God Ministry” 12th Annual Community Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, March 1,7 at Sonny Guy Municipal Golf Course, Jackson. For more information call Bennie Brister at 601-940-3923.


March 18

Annual Usher Day Program will be held at Taylor Hill M.B. Church, 548 Rockport/New Hebron Road, New Hebron on Sunday, March 18, at 1:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Pastor Kenneth Skiffer, of Pilgrim Rest M.B. Church, Pinola. Theme: The church door is open, come on in.” 1 Corinthians 16:9. Everyone is invited to attend.


Friends and Family Day will be held at Shiloh M.B. Church on March 18 at 1:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Willie Hobbs of Nazareth M.B. Church, Mendenhall.


Friends and Family Day will be held at Goodwater CME Church on Sunday, March 18, at 2 p.m. Rev. Dana Turner, pastor of Blues Springs CME Church in Columbia, will be the guest speaker. Everyone is invited to attend.


March 19

Adult Book Club Meeting will be held at Mendenhall Public Library on March 19 at 2 p.m. Join the meeting and discuss John Grisham’s The Rooster Bar. 


March 19-21

Spring revival will be held at James Chapel M.B. Church 2036 Shivers Road, Pinola, on March 19, 20, and 21. Service will begin each night at 7:15. Guest speakers are Monday night, Rev. Tommy Fairley, pastor of Metropolitan Church Collins; Tuesday night, Rev. Ronnie Newsome, pastor of G-Grove M.B. Church of Mendenhall; Wednesday night., Rev. Glen Smith, pastor of Fair Hill M.B. Church in Sontag.


Spring revival will be held at Shiloh M.B. Church March 19-21. Services begin nightly at 7:15. Guest speakers are Monday night, Rev. Darnell Moffett; Tuesday night, Rev. Earnest Slaughter; Wednesday night, Rev. Willie Barber.


Revival will be held at Rose Hill M.B. Church Monday, March 19, through Wednesday, March 21, at 7:15 nightly. Speaker for Monday night will be Pastor Moses Johnson of North Pleasant M.B. Church; Tuesday will be Pastor K.T. Hayes of Water Grove M.B. Church; and Wednesday will be Pastor Mark Johnson of Farish Hill M.B. Church. Theme: How to handle temptation, St. Matthew 6:13. Everyone is invited to attend.


Spring Revival will be held at Good Hope M.B. Church March 19-21 at 7:15 nightly. Pastor is Ralph D. Walker.


Spring Revival will be held at Pilgrim Rest M.B. Church March 19-21. Services will begin each night at 7:15. Guest speakers will be Monday, Pastor James Carter of Mt. Salem; Tuesday, Pastor Moses Johnson of North Pleasant Hill; Wednesday, Pastor Jesse Taylor of New Lillie Mae. Everyone is invited to attend.


March 20

Kindergarten through sixth grade students are invited to play Bingo at Mendenhall Public Library on March 20 at 4 p.m. Winners will get to pick a prize from the prize table. Bring a friend. 


March 22

Kindergarten through sixth grade children are invited to Magee Public Library on March 22 at 4 p.m. to watch the 2011 Warner Bros. movie, Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown. It is rated G with a running time of 60 minutes. After the movie and popcorn, make Snoopy masks.


March 24

An Easter party will be held at New Hope Baptist Church on Saturday, March 24, from 2-4 p.m. There will be activites, relay games and an Easter Egg Hunt. Please bring Easter baskets. No food, it is an an outside event. Everyone is invited to attend.


A church-wide garage and bake sale will be held at Galilee Baptist Church on March 24 beginning at 7 a.m. across from Dollar General in Puckett. BBQ sandwiches and hot dogs will be sold. All proceeds will go towards the church building fund.


 March 25

The 15th Annual Pop Robinson Celebration celebrating the life and legacy of Mr. L.V. (Pop) Robinson and Mrs. Rosetta (Sue) Robinson will be hed Sunday, March 25, at 3:30 p.m. at Pilgrim Rest M.B. Church in Pinola. All groups, soloists and choirs are invited. Theme: Psalms: 150:1-5.


March 28

Creative Coloring: Coffee, Cookies and Coloring at Mendenhall Public Lirbary on March 28 from 1-2 p.m. Experiment with watercolors and ink. Coffee and cookies will be served.


March 30

Seven Sayings on the Cross will be held at New Hope Baptist Church on Friday, March 30, at 7 p.m. Food will be served immediately following the services. Everyone is invited to attend.


 March 31

The Magee First Baptist Church Pastor Aide Ministry will hold their Second Annual Pastor Aide Gala on Saturday, March 31, at 6 p.m. at the Magee Civic Center. The doors will open at 5 p.m. Minister Herbert Anderson and his wife Sister Deborah Anderson will be the speakers of the evening. This event is formal and a buffet dinner will be served. Tickets are $10 per adult and can be purchased by calling Kathy Pittman, president, at 601-543-6939 or Janie Floyd, treasurer, at 601-750-4587. Everyone is invited to attend.


 April 1

Easter Sunrise Service will be held at New Hope Baptist Church  on Sunday, April 1, at 7 a.m. Everyone is invited to attend.


April 5

The Republican Women of Simpson County will meet Thursday April 5 at 11 a.m. in the E-911 Building in Mendenhall at which time they will host a Meet and Greet for Third Congressional District candidates. Guests are welcome. For information call 601-953-2433.


April 6

In concert, Ernie Haase and Signature Sound “Give Me Jesus” Tour 2018 at Heritage United Methodist Church, Hwy 98 W, Hattiesburg (Oak Grove) Friday, April 6, at 7 p.m. For more information call 601-261-3354 or visit Seating is limited.


April 6-8

Elder Jimmy Barber, pastor of Covenant Primitive Baptist Church, Oak Ridge, Tenn., is scheduled (DV) to preach at Zion Baptist Church, Polkville, April 6,7, and 8. For more info call Pastor Glenn Hopkins at 601-940-3451, or Thomas Ray Floyd at 601-847-0350.


April 7

Purple and Gold Third Annual Scholarship Gala will be held at Nazareth M.B. Church, 611 Dixie Ave., Mendenhall on Saturday, April 7 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 or $200 for a table for eight. The guest speaker will be Dr. Charlie Bridges of Baton Rouge. LA. For more information contact Laura Stewart at 601-867-1673 to reserve your seats or tables.


April 14

All About Operation Christmas Child - a fun, informative day to share ideas, crafts, videos, food, fellowship and more on Saturday, April 14, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church Magee, 222 1st Street NW. Lunch will be provided. Session 1: “How to be a Great Project Leader” Session 2: “Things You May  Not Know About OCC and SP” Session 3: “What Goes in is FUN - What Comes Out is ETERNAL!” Hosted by the OCC Northern Pine Belt Area Team. For more information, call Lane at 479-228-1648 or email


April 21

Zion Hill Relay Team presents Styling 4 A Cure Hair Show on April 21 at 6 p.m. at the Magee Community House. For more information call Willie Rutherford at 601-832-7651.


May 12

Zion Hill Baptist Church and the Relay 4 Life Ministry will have a Relay for Life Festival on May 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All groups and organizations that would like to participate contact Willie Rutherford at 601-832-7651. Everyone is invited to attend. All proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society.


June 1-2

Magee High School Class of 1988 will celebrate their 30 year reunion on Friday, June 1, with a Meet and Greet at Magee High School from 6-7 p.m. and tour the old stomping ground and reminisce. A block party will be held at The Vault in Downtown Magee from 7-10 p.m. On Saturday, June 2, the 30 year class celebration will be held at Pretty Unique event venue, Hwy 18 W, Jackson, from 7 p.m. to midnight. The cost for the 2 day event is $150 per classmate and allows one guest. A deposit of $75 is due by March 12 and the final payment of $75 is due by April 2. Payments can be submitted via PayPal to Felicia Hayes at or mailed to MHS Reunion c/o Felicia Hayes, 1600 Village Dr., Apt. 717, Euless, Texas 76039. Indicate whether one or two individuals will be attending. For more information contact



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 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.