Community Calendar 8-1-19

August  1

The Republican Women of Simpson County will meet Thursday, August 1, in the E911 Building in Mendenhall at 11 a.m. Guests are welcome. For info call 601-853-2433.

August  2-3

A circus featuring high wire acts will be in Magee this Friday, Aug. 2, and Saturday, Aug. 3, at 7:30 p.m. at the Magee City Park.  Admission is $10 for adults.  Ten percent of the proceeds will go to the Magee Fire Department.

Kennedy Springs Baptist Church "Mission Center" Back to school sale  Friday and Saturday, August 2 and 3,  (8 a.m.-12 noon).Every child gets two free school supplies. Open every 1st and 3rd Friday and Saturday each month with huge selection of clothing, scrubs, what-nots, toys, linens, books and much more at inexpensive prices. Most clothes sell for $ .50 instead of $1.00 except for some new and name brand clothing that will be more expensive.  Also the  blue jeans and scrubs will be $1.00.  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) Share their fb page "Kennedy Springs Mission Center Ministry."

August 3

Zion Hill M.B. Church, 374 Zion Hill Rd., Mendenhall, will host a Relay for Life festival and back to school rally on Saturday, August 3, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. We invite your team or other organization to participate. If interested, please contact Ms. Willie Rutherford at 601-832-7651.

August 4

Jim and Jake Roberts Family Reunion is Sunday, August 4, at 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.

New Zion M.B. Church Pinola, Annual Summer Revival August 4-9. Theme: "Revive Us Again." Scripture: Psalms 85:6. Rev. Jerry Magee Sr., pastor of James Chapel M.B. Church, Pinola, will be guest speaker Sunday, August 4, at 1 p.m. Monday Rev. Kenneth Skiffer, pastor of Pilgrim Rest M.B. Church, Pinola, will be guest speaker. Tuesday and Wednesday Rev. Moses Johnson, pastor of North Pleasant Hill M.B. Church, New Hebron, will be guest speaker. Thursday and Friday night Elder Ruffs Fields, pastor of Rose Hill Church of Christ Holiness USA, Pinola, will be guest speaker. Services will begin at 7:15 nightly. If you cannot attend please pray we have a spirit filled and blessed week.

Magee Public Library will host an event for kids in kindergarten to 4th grade. Before school starts back let’s play Legos! Come and have a little more fun before summer ends on August 5 at 4 p.m.

August 4-7

Shiloh M.B. Church Fall Revival will begin Sunday, August 4, at 1 p.m. Guest speaker will be Rev. Perry Fletcher from Greater New Friendship M.B. Church, Brandon. Week night services will be August 5-7 beginning at 7:15 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Christopher Preston from New Zion M.B. Church, Moselle, MS.

August 4-8

Good Hope M.B. Church will have revival August 4 - August 8 at 7:30 nightly. Our new worship schedule will be Sunday school 8:30-9:30, Worship 9:30-11 a.m. Guest speaker each night will be Pastor Cornelious McDonald of John the Baptist Missionary Baptist Church in Barnette.

August 9

Lost Art of Wrestling: Breaking the Mold will have personal wrestling Friday, August 9, at the National Guard Armory in Magee. Doors open at 6 p.m., pre-show match 6:30. Show begins at 7 p.m. General admission is $10. Tickets are available at the Magee Co-Op gas station in Magee. Ask for PK. We will also have concessions and a guest speaker.

August 10

Gospel Sing Saturday, August 10, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Sanford Community Center, 663 Old Highway 49 Sanford. Featuring Pilgrim Family, Gospel Grass Revival and Faithway Singers. Free admission. A love offering will be received. For more info call 601-765-6485.

August 11

Rev. Dr. Eric Dixson, Sr., pastor, invites everyone to the Oak Ridge M. B. Church Annual Revival beginning on Sunday, August 11, (1:15 p.m. - Speaker, Pastor Reginald Russell, Mt. Olive M. B. Church, Tylertown), through Friday, August 16.  Nightly at 7:15 p.m. Speakers for the week will be Monday - Pastor Kelvin Youngblood, Mt. Zion M.B. Church, Collins; Tuesday - Pastor Dwight Robinson, Higher Level Worship Center, Jackson; Wednesday - Pastor Melvin Pace, Terry Baptist Church, Terry; Thursday - Pastor Glen Smith, Fair Hill M. B. Church, Oma; Friday - Pastor Erkish Rhodes, Pleasant Grove M. B. Church, Silver Creek.

Gum Springs Baptist Church will have Homecoming Sunday, August 11. Service will be at 11 a.m. The speaker will be Glenn Jennings. Lunch will follow after service. A donation will be taken up for the cemetery fund. Everyone is invited to come.

August 12

Magee Public Library will host an event for Tweens. Can a golf ball float? Come and find out! It it floats, can it sink?? Stop by and help us answer some questions. 5th grade to 8th grade kids are welcome to come August 12 at 4 p.m.

August 12-14

New Hymn M.B. Church, 458 Hollins Rd., Pinola, will have its annual summer revival on August 12-14. Nightly service will be at 7 p.m. Monday night, Pastor Jessie Taylor, New Lillie Mae M.B. Church, of Georgetown; Tuesday is Pastor Willie Jones of Greater New Zion M. B. Church of Hazlehurst; and Wednesday Robert West Sr., pastor of Mt. Eva M.B. Church of Terry. For more information please call 601-847-5946.

August 18

The men of Mary Grove Church will host their Men's Day Program on Aug. 18, at 1:30 p.m. The keynote speaker will be Pastor Harold Howard from Sylvarena Church in Brandon. Everyone is welcome to attend. 

Family and  Friends Celebration: Faith Tabernacle C.O.G.I.C. will have their Family and Friends Celebration service on Sunday, August 18, at 11 a.m. Speaker will be  Elder  Marcus Powell.  Church is located in Magee across from Joe's Barber School.

August 19

The St. Mary Church Family cordially invites you to come and worship with us during our Annual Revival, Monday, August 19, thru Wednesday, Aug. 21. Rev. Samuel C. Newton from Pineville Baptist Church, Waynesboro, will be the guest speaker. Service will begin nightly at 7:15 pm. Everyone is invited to attend.

Magee Public Library will host an event for Teens. Oobleck..Is  it a liquid or a solid?? I don’t know, but it has crazy moves! 9th grade to 12th grade kids are welcome to come August 19 at 4 p.m.

September 14

Night of Worship” at Overflow Church will be Saturday, September 14, beginnig at 6 p.m.


“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.