Community Calendar 4-18-2019

April 15-17

Magee First Baptist Church, 618 11th Ave. NW Magee, invites everyone to our annual spring revival April 15-17 beginning at 7:15 nightly. Monday night Pastor Donald Paige of Mt. Zion MB Church Foxworth, MS; Tuesday Night Pastor E. Thompson of Goodwater CME Church Magee; Wednesday night Rev. Arthur Langston of Rock Pisgah MB Church, Mendenhall.


April 19

In observance of Good Friday and Easter weekend, the Board of Supervisors and Solid Waste offices will be closed on Friday, April 19. Solid Waste trucks will run as follows: Trash pickup for Monday, April 22, will be picked up on Tuesday, April 23, and will run through Thursday afternoon. Please have trash in bags and out by 6 a.m. ready for pick up.


New Hope Baptist Church will present the Seven Sayings on the Cross at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 19. Everyone is invited to attend.


You are invited to our Good Friday Service “The Seven Sayings of the Cross” at Corinth Baptist Church in Magee, Friday April 19. The choir will meet at 6:45 p.m. with service beginning at 7 p.m. Speakers: Rodney Anderson, Mike Grenn, Kevin White, Bill Blair, Jay Wesbrooks, Roger Lee, and Jim Taylor.


Weathersby Baptist Church invites you to our Good Friday service starting at 6:30. It will be 7 sayings from the cross along with singing. Our Easter service will be at 10 a.m. worship only.


April 19 & 20

Kennedy Springs Baptist Church "Mission Center" HUGE SUMMER SALE!!  Friday and Saturday, April 19 & 20..  (8 a.m.-12 noon). Visit the biggest and best thrift store in town, now open over 11 years every 1st and 3rd Friday and Saturday each month. There is a huge selection of clothing, scrubs, what-nots, toys, linens, books and much more. Most clothes sell for $1 with the exception of some that are new or name brand.  New items arrive often from CATO, Ballyhoo and Dollar General.  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) Be sure to spread the word and share their fb page "Kennedy Springs Mission Center Ministry".


April 20

Easter Egg Hunt at Harrisville Community Park will be Saturday, April 20, at 11 a.m. Age groups will be divided. Hamburgers, hot dogs and drinks will be sold.


New Hope Baptist Church will have lunch and an Easter Egg Hunt at 12 noon on Saturday, April 20.  Everyone is invited to attend.


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


April 22-24

St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, Mount Olive, and Pastor Donald Coats invite the public to attend the 2019 Spring Revival,  Monday through Wednesday, April 22-24.  Nightly services will begin at 7 p.m. each evening.  Guest speakers will be Pastor Elsie Rhodes, Shorts Chapel CME Church, Bassfield, on Monday evening; Pastor Montee Lee, Magee First Baptist Church, Magee,  will be the Tuesday evening speaker, and Pastor Ralph Walker, Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Magee, will present the message on Wednesday evening.  The Spring Revival theme is  "Spiritual Awakening According To The Word"-Isaiah 57:15b( KJV).


April 27

Magee High School Senior Class of 1962 will hold a reunion on April 27 at Berry’s in Magee starting at 11 a.m. Dress casual and lunch will be dutch treat. For more info call Harold Hale at 601-847-6838 or email


Mary Grove Church family invite you to attend first lady Marissa Floyd’s brunch on the 4th Saturday, April 27 at 10 a.m. 607 Mary Grove Church Rd. Mendenhall. Speaker will be Mrs. Judy Griffith of New Mt. Zion Church of Puckett.


April 28

New Zion M.B. Church, Pinola, invites all choirs, musical groups, and soloists to help celebrate  our Annual Mass Choir Anniversary Sunday, April 28, at 2 p.m. Theme: "If You want it, You can have it, If you need it....It's Yours!!" Scripture: Hebrews 11:1.


Purser family reunion will be April 28 at the Magee Civic Center from 8:30-1:30. Please bring a covered dish. Paper products will be provided. Rev. Judene Purser 601-849-5186 or Billy J. Purser 601-849-5516.


THe Pleasant Grove CME Church, 577 Highway 541 South, Magee invites you to our Family and Friends Day Sunday, April 28, at 2 p.m. Rev. Robert Hill, Pastor.


Mary Grove Church family invites you to attend Pastor Jeffrey Floyd’s 3rd anniversary on April 28 at 2 p.m.  607 Mary Grove Church Rd. Mendenhall. Speaker will be Pastor E L Powell Jr. of New Triumph Church, Bogalusa, LA.


May 2-5

The rubbish truck will be in Harrisville on May 2 through May 5 and will be located behind the voting precinct.


May 3-5

Pastor John Ashwood from Sovereign Grace Church in Muskogee, Oklahoma, is scheduled to preach at Zion Baptist Church May 3,4, and 5. For details call Pastor Glenn Hopkins at 601-940-3451 or Thomas Ray Floyd at 601-862-3919.


May 5

Zionell C.M.E. Church cordially invites everyone to our annual Women’s Day program on Sunday, May 5, at 1 p.m. Guest speaker Ms. South District President Sylvia Carter from Magee. All ladies are ask to wear royal blue with a hint of white. Lunch will be served.


May 10

Disciples of Christ Family Center will host their 2019 Women's Conference Friday, May 10, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 11, at 10 a.m.  The conference will be held at Disciples of Christ Family Center, 268 Steel Mill Road, Mendenhall, MS.  For more information, call Sherry Griffith, (769) 201-5009.



FIVE COUNTY HEAD START Is currently accepting applications for 3 and 4-year-old children for the program year 2019-2020.

Head Start services are provided at no cost to families that qualify. Homeless, Foster and children with disabilities are given priority. Contact your local Head Start Center or visit our website: Janet Moak - Family Service/ ERSEA Director @ 601-792-5194 and fax @ 601-792-8140 Jonathan Bines-Head Start Director @ 601-792-5191


 “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.

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