Community Calendar 7-11-19

July 7-12

Rose Hill will have revival July 7-12. Rev. John Coleman will begin Sunday’s service at 2 p.m.; Monday and Tuesday Elder Eulis from Ruth, Miss., Wednesday & Thursday, Rev. Gregory Brown from Georgetown, and Friday Rev. James Carted from Braxton.

July 9

Tuesday, July 9, at 3 p.m. the Hattiesburg Zoo will sponsor a program at the Harrisville Library.  Our favorite zoo friends are back to see you! Come see what amazing animals they have brought to share with you.

July 13

Gospel Sing Saturday, July 13, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Sanford Community Center, 663 Old Highway 49 Sanford. Featuring Polkville City Limits (Bluegrass Gospel) The Knabb Family and Faithway Singers. Free admission. A love offering will be received. For more info call 601-765-6485.

7th Year Anniversary Brunch honoring our First Lady Sis. Geneice  McNair. Theme: The Character of a Godly Woman. Scripture Proverbs 31:10-31, Saturday, July 13,  at 10 a.m., New Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Pinola.

The decendants of Asa and Rosie Owens Johnson will meet for their annual reunion on July 13 at the Magee Civic Center in Magee. Please come and enjoy a time of fellowship and a meal at the noon hour.

VBS at Gum Springs Baptist Church, Gum Springs Road, Braxton. Kick-Off is Saturday, July 13, 4 p.m. July 14 through July 19 at 5:30 - 8 p.m. nightly. Activities for all ages, birth through adult. Visitors Welcome!

July 14

Magee First Baptist Church will have their 2nd annual Combined Choir Day on Sunday, July 14, beginning at 2 p.m.  Pastor Monty Lee and the church family invite all choirs, praise teams, worship groups and any of God’s children to come and celebrate the day. 

The theme is “This Is My Exodus.” The church is located at 618 11th Ave. NW, Magee.  For information call 601-849-4166.

New Zion M.B Church Pinola celebrates the 7th Year Pastoral Anniversary honoring Rev. Ricardo McNair & First Lady Geneice McNair. Theme: A Pastor Who Proclaims the Gospel. Scripture: 1 Corinthians 9:14. Guest speaker Rev. G. Mitchell Chatman, pastor of Mt. Pisgah M.B. Church, Raleigh. Join us Sunday, July 14, at 1:30 p.m.

Oak Grove Baptist Church 353 Dale Rd., New Hebron, invites you to their annual revival Sunday, July 14, at 1 p.m. The evangelist for the week of July 15-19 will be  Pastor Samuel C. Newton, Pineville Baptist Church, Waynesborro, MS. Worship begins each night at 7:30.

Annual revival at Pine Grove MB Church D'Lo will begin on Sunday, July 14, at 1:30 p.m. The speaker will be Pastor Anthony Watts. The speaker for Monday through Wednesday will be pastor Dwight Robinson. Services will begin at 7:15 p.m. nightly.

July 20

Saturday, July 20, at 10 a.m. come to the Harrisville Library for Movies in the Morning.  Join us for our presentation of the 2018 Warner Bros. production of, Ready Player One. This movie is rated PG-13 and runs for 140 minutes. *PG-13 rating is for sci-fi violence, bloody images, partial nudity and language.

Simpson County Branch of the NAACP will host a town hall meeting at the Magee Civic Center 117 1st Ave. NW Magee on July 20 at 2 p.m. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss issues and concerns with the Simpson County School system affecting our children in our community with the Simpson County School Board. We would like our concerned citizens of Simpson County to be in attendance with your questions ready. Please come out and find out what’s going on in our schools.

July 21

James Chapel Church and pastor invite your pastor and church family to our annual revival. Revival services start Sunday, July 21,  at 2 p.m. with Pastor Willie B. Hobbs of Nazareth Baptist Church, delivering the afternoon message. The guest speakers for the week are the following: Monday night - Pastor James Dampier Sr. of Mt. Carmen Church, Prentiss; Tuesday night - Pastor Ralph Walker of Good Hope M.B.Church, Magee; Wednesday night - Pastor Troy Durr of St. Peter M.B. Church, Magee; Thursday night- Pastor Jeremiah Keys of Providence M.B. Church, Collins; Friday night - Pastor Darren Clay of Shady Oak Church, Collins. Nightly services for the week will begin at 7:15 pm.

July 21-24

Grace Temple Church of God In Christ, Hwy. 28 W. in Pinola will have its annual revival beginning Sunday, July 21 at 1 p.m. and nightly Monday- Wednesday July 22-24 beginning at 7:30 p.m. Elder Wardell Greer from Meridian will be the evangelist. All pastors, choirs and congregations are invited to attend.

July 21-25

Macedonia M.B. Church of Mt. Olive will have revival July 21-25. Sunday afternoon at 1:30, the guest will be Elder Arthur Graves. Monday-Thursday night at 7:30 will be guest speaker Pastor Thomas McSwain of Collins. Pastor Perry Feazell and the Macedonia Church family extend a welcome to all.

July 27

Rho Iota Zeta Chapter’s 20th year celebration is July 27 at Mendenhall National Guard Armory, 1122 Park Street. Starts at 6:20 p.m. Formal Attire. Tickets $25. Contact Sandrena Durr at 601-506-8863.

July 28

Everyone is cordially invited to attend our Annual Revival beginning Sunday, July 28, at 11 a.m. with the spoken word being brought by Rev. Terrance Villafranco of Plymouth Rock Baptist Church of Hattiesburg, MS and Monday, July 29, through Thursday, August 1, at 7:15 p.m. with the spoken word for the week being brought by Pastor Darrin Thomas of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church of Vossburg, MS.

August 4

Jim and Jake Roberts Family Reunion. Sunday, August 4. 12 noon at the Ross-Williams-Grubbs VFW hall in Mendenhall.

Everyone should bring a covered dish. We will share love of family, good food and lots of laughter. Please send the names of all births and deaths that have occurred since our reunion last August to or 225-937-3044.


2019 Mississippi Watermelon Festival is currently accepting applications for arts and craft vendors for July 19 and 20. Space is limited. More information at or call 601-517-3510.

“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.


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