Community Calendar 7-5-2018




July 6-8

12th biannual Magee Consolidated-McLaurin Vocational Attendance Center reunion for all who attended elementary, junior high, and/or high school at Magee Consolidated-McLaurin Vocational Attendance Center.  The reunion is on July 6, 7 and 8 in Magee. Planned activities are a “get reacquainted” night, a community parade, a reunion banquet and a reunion picnic. The cost of these activities plus a reunion tee shirt and reunion DVD is $75. To make reservations or get more information, please contact Ms. Georgan Jackson at 601-849-2231.


JuLy 6 & 7

Kennedy Springs Baptist Church "Mission Center"--- - HUGE SUMMER SALE! Friday and Saturday, July 6 & 7 (8am-12noon) . Each school age child will receive 2 free school supplies! Most  clothes are * $1.00  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  often and are excited to also have some nice items from Ballyhoo! 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! They offer free Bibles, Sunday School books and daily prayer devotional 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 Highway #540. (601/847-0702). Spread the word and share their fb page "Kennedy Springs Mission Center Ministry". (* Indicates some slightly higher)


July 7

New Zion Missionary Baptist Church Pinola,  celebrates Sis. Geneice McNair's 6th Year Anniversary Brunch on Saturday, July 7, at 10:30 a.m. Theme: "A Woman that fears God, Seeks God first, speaking faithfully showing her true beauty all while remaining humble in serving the Lord." Scripture: "Seek ye first the kingdom of God" Matthew 6:33.


July 7-12

Vacation Bible School will be held at First Baptist Church of Magee next week.  The kick-off-event, “Rescue Touch-A-Truck” will be held Saturday night, July 7, beginning at 6 p.m. when children age 4 through grade 6 (completed) are invited to come see the big rescue trucks up close to touch and explore!  VBS sessions will be held July 8-12, from 5:30-8:15 p.m.  A light meal will be served each night.  The church is at 222 1st St., NW, Magee.  Call 601-849-3304 for more information.


July 8

New Zion Missionary Baptist Church Pinola will celebrate the 6th Year Pastoral Anniversary of Rev. Ricardo McNair and Sis. Geneice McNair Sunday, July 8, at 1 p.m. Theme: "Remembering Your Leader;" Scripture: "Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation." Guest speaker Rev. Willie B. Hobbs, pastor of Nazareth M.B. Church Mendenhall.


You are cordially invited to share in our annual revival beginning Sunday, July 8,  at 1 p.m. Evangelist for the week of July 9-13, will be Dr. Phillip R. Hamilton, Mt. Wade Missionary Baptist Church, Brookhaven. Worhip begins each night at 7:30 p.m.


July 8-11

Goshen Baptist Church, 1675 Hwy 541 N. Magee, will have revival starting Sunday July 8, at 11 a.m., lunch served afterwards. Monday-Wednesday July 9-11 at 7 p.m nightly. Guest speaker will be Steve Jackson, D.Min., AMD Lincoln County Baptist Association; guest pianist Nolan Bishop, FBC Magee; music director Bill Bishop.


Annual revival Pine Grove MB Church, 104 Pine Grove Church Rd, July 8-11. Sunday, July 8, the speaker will be Pastor Mark Johnson at 2 p.m. Monday the speaker will be Pastor Willie Hobbs. Tuesday the speaker will be Pastor Anthony Watts. Wednesday the speaker will be Pastor Lockett. Services will begin nightly at 7:30 p.m.


July 8-13

Mary Grove MB Church will have their annual revival from July 8-13.  Pastor Darnell Moffett from Calvary Church will be the speaker on Sunday, July 8, at 1:30 p.m. and Pastor Marek Walker from Cherry Grove Church in Jackson will be the speaker each evening at 7:15 p.m.  Everyone is welcome to attend.


July 9-12

The Goodwater CME Church family invites you to our annual revival  Monday, July 9 - Thursday, July 12, beginning each night at 7:30 p.m. Speakers will be Monday, Reverend Jaymar Jackson, pastor of Judah Baptist Church in Laurel; Tuesday, Dr. L.C. Firle, pastor of Spring Hill Baptist in Purvis; Wednesday, Dr. Joe Holloway, pastor of Koinona Baptist Church in Laurel; and Thursday night, Reverend Michael Evans, pastor of St. Paul Baptist Church in Silver Creek.


July 9-14

Vacation Bible School will be July 9-13 from 6-8 p.m. at St. Peter M.B. Church. There will be praising and activities for the entire family Fun Day will be Saturday, July 14 at the church from 11 a.m. until. For more information contact Laura Stewart at 601-867-1673.


July 9-14

St. Peter M. B. Church and Pastor Troy L. Durr, Sr. invite everyone to join us for a week of fun and education during our Vacation Bible School on July 9 - 14, at 6 p.m. til 8 p.m. nightly.


July 14

The descendants of Asa and Rose Etta Johnson will meet for their annual reunion on July 14 at the Magee Civic Center in downtown Magee. Come and enjoy a time of fellowship and lunch at the noon hour.


Gospel Sing, Saturday, July 14, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Sanford Community Center located at 663 Old Hwy 49, Sanford. Featuring Polkville City Limits (Bluegrass Gospel), The Floyds, and Faithway Singers. Free admission. A love offering will be received. For more information call 601-765-6485.


July 15

Concord Baptist Church, Smith County, announces their revival July 15-18.  Sunday service (on the 15th) begins at 11 a.m .and will be followed by lunch.  Weeknight services (16-18th) are at 7 p.m. each evening.  Bro. Jay Wesbrooks of Corinth Baptist Church in Magee will be preaching each service.


July 15-19

Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 512 Rockport-New Hebron Rd, July 15, 16, 18, and 19, starting at 7 p.m. Revival speaker Bro.  Luke Edwards, pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church, Ebenezer, MS. Music, Bro. Ken Boyette, interim pastor at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.


July 15-20

James Chapel Church and pastor invite you to our annual revival. Revival services start Sunday, July 15, at 2 p.m. with Rev. George Dawson, pastor of Rocky Valley M.B. Church in Collins delivering the message. Guest speakers for the week are: Monday & Tuesday, July 16 & 17, Rev. Tryone Dixson, pastor of St. Paul Church in Vicksburg; Wednesday, July 18, Rev. L.B. Owens, pastor of Dry Ridge M.B. Church of Mize; Thursday, July 19, Elder Sean Coney, pastor of Kingdom Seekers of Prentiss; Friday, July 20, Rev. Cornelius McDonald Sr., pastor of John the Baptist of Vossburg. Nightly services will begin at 7:15.


July 20-21

2018 Mississippi Watermelon Festival 40th year, the festival is held in downtown Mize in the City Park. The festival is a fundraiser for the Mize Volunteer Fire Department.  Come join us two days of food, fun, entertainment and Watermelons! Friday, July 20 gates will open at 3:30 and Saturday, July 21 gates open at 8:30 with live music, arts and crafts, games, fun and great food. Saturday features 5K run/walk and a car show! Saturday live performance by Jamie O’Neal at 8pm.


July 21

The Youth Dept. of the Oak Ridge M. B. Church welcomes everyone to their Annual "Activity/Fun Day."  It will begin at  9 a.m. on Saturday July 21. We plan to to have bingo, tire hops, basketball and other fun activties! Food will be provided. Come join us.

July 21-26

The Magee 1st Baptist Church family invites you to our annual revival on Sunday, July 22-July 26. Sunday speaker Rock Psgah pastor, Scottie Irving at 1:30 p.m. Speaker nightly at 7:15 Mon - Zion Hill Bernard Mitchell; Tuesday, Emmanuel M.B. Church Dr. Jessie Horton; Wednesday, New Galilee Church and Greater Center Dr. Sidney Jones; Thursday Hillside M.B. Church Dr. Anderson.


July  22

The Greater Dry Ridge Missionary Baptist Church annual revival July 22, at 1:30 p.m. You are invited to worship with us on the 4th Sunday in July. Speaker Rev. Richardo McNair of New Zion M.B. Church will be the speaker for Sunday. Monday-Friday speaker will be Rev. Terry Davis of First Hyde Park Church, Jackson. Service will begin each night at 7:15 p.m.


August 5

The descendants of Jim and Jake Roberts (sons of Phillip Roberts) are invited to attend a family reunion Sunday, August 5, at the VFW, 2474 Hwy 49 in Mendenhall. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. with lunch at noon. Bring your favorite dish and drinks. Paper products and ice will be furnished. Bring any photos or memorabilla. Call Ruby Shelton for more information at 601-849-2874.


August 12-17

Pastor Rev. Dr. Eric Dixson, Sr,. and the Membership of Oak Ridge M. B. Church would like to invite everyone to their Annual Revival. This will begin on Sunday, August 12, at 1:15 p.m. Our nightly services will begin at 7:15 p.m. on August 13-17.  The theme is "The Great Deliverance" (Luke 1:74 - 75).



A Bible study on the book of Revelation 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.