Community Calendar 5-23-19

May 23

A Private Applicator Training will be offered on Thursday, May 23, at the Simpson County Extension Office.  Training begins at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $20 per person.  Call 601-847-1335 to reserve a seat no later than May 20.  The Simpson County Extension Office is located at 2785 Simpson Hwy 49 in Mendenhall.

May 24

On Friday, May 24, the Friday Afternoon Scramble will resume at the Simpson County Country Club. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. every Friday afternoon, and the participation fee is $20.  To sign up early, contact Billy Williamson during the week.  Otherwise, show up before 5:30 p.m. so teams can be set.  For more information contact the club at 601-849-3567.

May 25

The Magee Farmers Market will resume on Saturday, May 25, and run through July 27 on Saturday mornings from 9 a.m.-12 noon at the Magee Community House parking lot.  For vendor applications visit or pick one up at Magee City Hall.

May 25-26

Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 512 Rockport New Hebron Road, New Hebron, will have a catfish supper to kick off revival starting on Sunday, May 26. Catfish supper will be Saturday, May 25, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.  Hunter May will be singing. Revival will start on Sunday, May 26, at 6 p.m. - Monday - Thursday at 7 p.m. Bro Gene Douglass will be the speaker, and Bro. Ken and Anne Boyette will lead the singing. Everyone is invited.

May 26

Oak Grove Baptist Church, 353 Dale Rd. New Hebron, invites you to our Pastor’s Appreciation, May 26 at 1:30. Guest speaker will be Pastor Scottie Irvin of Rock Pisgah M.B. Church.

The Pleasant Grove CME Church of Magee invites everyone to their Annual Missionary Program on Sunday, May 26, at 1:30 p.m.  All ladies are asked to wear white with a hint of blue.  Refreshments will be served.

May 29

South Central Community Action Agency will host a Client Appreciation Day on Wednesday, May 29, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Magee Community House, 115 1st Ave. SE in Magee.  For more information call 601-439-7208 or 1-866-313-2905.

May 31

Calling Craft Vendors! Magee Friends of the Library is hosting a craft show at the Magee Civic Center on Friday, May 31, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $10 per table, either 6 or 8 foot. Proceeds raised will help fund projects of the Magee Friends of the Library. Admission is free! Space is limited so call now, 601-849-3747, to reserve your table.

June 1

Mississippi Air Rescue 8 will have a Community Appreciation Day on Saturday, June 1, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the MS Air Rescue 8 Base, 314 1st St. SE in Magee, behind Magee General Hospital.  Meet and greet flight crew, enjoy food and drinks, a raffle drawing and helicopter preview.  Questions welcome.

Everyone is invited to attend our Women’s Conference Saturday, June 1, at 6:30, hosted by our First Lady Minister Lisa Windham, with guest speakers Sis Latoya Mitchell of Morning Star Baptist Church, Newton, and Minister Dorothy Graves of Word of Faith Ministries, Montrose.

June 2

St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, Mount Olive, will host their 2019 Annual Women's Day Program on Sunday, June 2,  at 2:30 p.m.  Guest speaker will be evangelist Beulah M. Jefferson~Fair Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Monticello,  under the leadership of Reverend Lester Glen Smith. The 2019 theme is: "Ordinary Women Trusting God to do Extraordinary Work"~1 Peter 3:5. Everyone is invited to attend.

June 8

Gospel Sing Saturday, June 8, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Sanford Community Center, 663 Old Highway 49 Sanford. Featuring The Trustys, The Floyds and Faithway Singers. Free admission. A love offering will be received. For more info call 601-765-6485.

June 7-9

New Zion M. B. Church Vacation Bible School will be held June 7-9 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.  The theme will be World Changers: Leading Through Action, Acts 1:6-8.  This is for all ages.

June 9-13

Kennedy Springs Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School June 9-13, at 6 p.m. nightly. Family night will be June 13.

June 10-14

Goodwater Baptist Church, Magee,  Vacation Bible School is June 10-14; Kindergarten-6th Grade, June 10-13. Supper will be served each night at 5:30 p.m. with VBS (6 p.m. until 8:15 p.m.) June 14. Family Night at 6 p.m.  For more info contact the church office, 601-849-2245.


“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.