community calendar 5-10-2018




May 10

Angel Wings Outreach Center of Mendenhall and Safe Havens Interfaith Partnership Against Domestic Violence present Partnering to Address Domestic Violence on Thursday, May 10, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the E-911 building, 1752 Simpson Hwy 149, Mendenhall. Training is free. Lunch will be provided. This is a training for faith leaders (clergy and lay), domestic violence advocates, and anyone who is interested in understanding the importance of a faith-based response to domestic violence. To register or for ADA accommodations, contact LaShun Patterson at 601-847-5802 or


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.


A gospel sing will be held on Saturday, May 12, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Sanford Community Center, 663 Old Highway 49, Sanford, featuring Southern Heritage, Leaf River and Faithway Singers. Admission is free; a love offering will be received. For more informaton call 601-765-6485.


The third annual Pre-Mother’s Day will be held May 12 at 12:30  p.m. at St. John M.B. Church, 1901 St. John Road, Braxton. The event is hosted by The Zeta Amicae of Mendenhall of Rho Iota Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. The guest speaker will be Dr. Jacquline Smith. Theme: Mothers are Sisters too! Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. John 15:13. Donations - $5 per mother. For more information call 601-497-0162 or 601-382-1061.


New Zion M.B. Church, Pinola will host a fundraiser and blood drive on Saturday, May 12. Lunch plates will be sold from 9 a.m. until. Ribs or chicken with baked beans and potato salad with a dessert. Hosted by New Zion Mission Society.


The 47th Annual Gospel Singing Jubilee will be held on Saturday, May 12 at 6:30 p.m. at Pearl Community Center, 2420 Old Brandon Road, Pearl. Groups performing will be Hinsons, Singing Echoes, Tim Frith and Gospel Echoes, Revelations, Faithful Four. Tickets are available at Music City Instruments and Hughes Florist in Magee and Mendenhall Cleaners in Mendenhall. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. For more information call 601-906-0677.


May 18-19

Kennedy Springs Baptist Church "Mission Center"--- - HUGE SUMMER SALE! Friday and Saturday, May 18-19 (8 a.m.-Noon). Most  clothes are * $1 including scrubs, hundreds of shorts, swimsuits, tank tops, flip flops - everything you need for those warm summer days just around the corner!.  They receive new clothing donations from CATO and Dollar General often and are excited to  also have some nice items from Ballyhoo and All Gussied Up! ! 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)


May 20-23

Annual Spring Revival will be held at Mount Mercy M.B. Church, Hwy 49, Magee. Worship services will begin Sunday, May 20. The speaker for Sunday will be Rev. Louis McLaurin, pastor New Beginnings Church, Magee. Revival will conclude Wednesday, May 23. For more information call Rev. Arthur McLaurin at 601-382-3025.


May 20

Mary Grove’s Male Choir First Anniversary will be held on May 20 at 1:30 p.m. All male choirs, soloists and groups are asked to participate in this celebration. Everyone is invited to attend.


Women’s Day Program will be held at Galilee M.B. Church, Mt. Olive on Sunday, May 20 at 1:30 p.m. The speaker for the occasion will be Sister Ruby Keys. The public is invited to attend.


The Senior Women Mission Ministry of Oak Ridge M.B. Church welcomes everyone to the Annual Senior Women’s Day Program on  May 20 at 11 a.m. The guest speaker is Angelia Crutcher, Concord Baptist Church, Lamar. The theme for the occasion is Women for Progress, Titus 2:3. White is the color to wear. Everyone is invited. 


May 27

The Annual Men and Women’s Day will be held at Goodwater CME Church, 325 Raleigh Road, Magee, on Sunday, May 27 at 2 p.m. Rev. George Dawson, pastor of Rocky Valley M.B. Church, Collins will be the guest speaker. 


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 grounds 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 was due by March 12 and the final payment of $75 was 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


June 2

Rock Pisgah Pastor’s Aide will host a Mother/Daughter Banquet on Saturday, June 2, in the church’s fellowship hall at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to join this special event to say Thank you to all mothers and daughters for their commitment to one another. The guest speaker will be Sister Alycia Irvin. Appetizers will be served. Tickets are available in advance from any Pastor’s Aide member or at the door. Tickets are $7.50 each or $5 for two or more daughters.


June 3

The Women’s Department of Friendship M.B. Church will be celebrating 100 Women in White with their own Lady Vickie Miller as speaker on June 3 at 2 p.m. Everyone is invited to this celebration of Strong Women of Faith. 



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 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 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.



Friday night, the Trojan faithful were honored with the presence of royalty as the Homecoming court was on full display.  The football and class maids were dressed in full regalia as they prepared