Community Calendar 9-12-2019

September 13

The final nights of the Nazareth M.B. Church fall revival will be Sept. 12-13, beginning at 7:15 each night with Pastor James Dampier of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church.

September 12-14

Old Time Tent Revival presented by Dancin’ Dan the Banjo Playin’ Man at 1419 Hwy 49 Magee (across from KFC) Sept. 12-14 and Sept. 19-21 at 7 p.m. More information at 601-382-0139 or go to Facebook spirithorseofms .

September 13-14

Awestruck Community Theatre will present the play A Family Reunion to Die For on Friday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 14, at 4 p.m. at Boswell Regional Auditorium on the main campus of BRC.  Admission is $15 each.  Senior citizens and children under 10 years are admitted for $12 each.

September 14

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

Gospel Sing Saturday, Sept. 14, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Sanford Community Center, 663 Old Highway 49, Sanford. Featuring Shallow Creek, Paula Brewer and Faithway Singers. Free admission. A love offering will be received. For more info call 601-765-6485.

September 15

Magee Pleasant Hill Baptist Church invites you to join us for a special day of worship and celebration on Sunday, Sept. 15. This will mark our 69th year in God’s service. Also celebating the family reunion for all descendants of Alex & Lula Purvis Kennedy. It was in their home where our church was started. Morning worship will begin at 11am. Bring covered dish. A special invitation is extended to past pastors: Dr. W.H. Parker, Bros. Paul Roberts, Judene Purser, Glenn Jennings, Hugh Shoemake, James Fortenberry.

September 16

TWEEENS! Get your science geek on! Can you blow up a balloon? Learn a cool way to do it on  Sept. 16 at 4 p.m. at the Magee Public Library. For 5th to 8th grade students.

September 17-19

Disciples of Christ Family Center will be in Revival Sept. 17 - 19.  The guest speaker on Tuesday, Sept. 17, Pastor Darnell Moffett - Calvary Baptist Church; Wednesday, Sept. 18, Pastor Willie Hobbs - Nazareth M. B. Church, and Thursday, Sept. 18, Dr. F. Bernard Mitchell - Zion Hill M. B. Church.  All services will begin at 7:15 p.m., 268 Steel Mill Rd., Mendenhall.  For more information, call Sherry Griffith, 769-201-5009.

September 19

Guatemala Volcano Relief Golf Tournament Thursday, Sept. 19. Lunch at noon, tee off at 1 p.m. at the Simpson County Country Club. For more information, call Bro. Glen Howell at 601-867-3974 or 601-382-2547 or Dr. Rudy Runnels at 601-906-6701.

September 19-21

Old Time Tent Revival presented by Dancin’ Dan the Banjo Playin’ Man at 1419 Hwy 49 Magee (across from KFC)  Sept. 19-21 at 7 p.m. For more information call 601-382-0139 or go to facebook spirithorseofms .

The monthly meeting of the Simpson County Historical and Genealogical Society will be held at 10 am, Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Miller Building, 150 West Court Avenue, Mendenhall.  All are welcome. To learn more go to or check out our Facebook page.

September 23

Don’t Blow it! Everyone can blow up a balloon, right? Can you? Maybe, Maybe not. Come and give it a try on Sept. 23 at 4 p.m. at the Magee Public Library. For 9th to 12th grade students.

September 24

Robin Williams and the Magee Police Department will present a self-defense class for women on Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 6 p.m. at the Magee Civic Center.  Mothers, grandmothers, teens and younger girls, church groups, cheerleaders, bunco groups and choir groups can learn how women of any age and size can be prepared for the unexpected.  Sponsored by Ferguson Federal Credit Union and the Magee Courier/ Simpson County News.

A Vision of Beauty Debutante Cotillion 2020 informational tea will be held Sept. 24 at 6 p.m. at 102 Springhill Drive, Mendenhall. Dress business casual. High school, junior and senior ladies are invited to attend this scholarship event. For more information call Janice Fitten 601-940-6763 or Phyllis Southern 601-813-6613.

September 28

The Youth Department of the Oak Ridge M. B. Church  invites everyone to their 3rd Annual Youth Fun Day on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The planned events include games of  basketball, Bingo and other fun activities.  There will also be health testing services offered.  Hot dogs and hamburgers will be served.  Rev. Eric Dixson, Sr. is the pastor.

September 29

Goshen Baptist Church 1675 Hwy 541 N Magee will have revival Sunday, Sept. 29, beginning at 11 a.m. with lunch served after service and then Monday-Wednesday, Sept 30-October 2 at 7 p.m. Guest speaker will be Gene Douglas, and guest pianist will be Nolan Bishop, FBC Magee; Music Director Bill Bishop.

October 1

Grief Share meeting will meet at Overflow beginning Oct. 1, on Tuesday nights from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at 222 Railroad Dr. SE Magee, MS 39111.

October 5

Walker Family Reunion: The descendants of Joseph Buchanan Walker and Berilla Brown Walker will meet for their annual family reunion on Saturday, Oct. 5, at Corinth Baptist Church, Hwy 28 west of Magee. Fellowship will begin at 11:30 a.m. with lunch  at 12:30 p.m. Come and enjoy the fun, food and fellowship.

October 31

Greater New Jerusalem Apostolic Faith Church 2626 Simpson Hwy 49, Mendenhall will host My Kid’s Got Talent on Oct. 31 at 6 p.m. For more information contact Torrie Sandifer 601-382-2979 or Lamar Randle 601-503-4816

November 3

Athens Baptist Church will have Homecoming Nov. 3. Hunter  May will be singing. Sunday worship service will begin at 1 a.m. Following the morning service, we will have lunch in the fellowship hall. Pastor John Coleman invites everyone to attend.


“Celebrate Recovery” meets every Thursday night at Overflow Church at 6 p.m., 222 Railroad Dr. SE Magee, MS 39111.

Grief Share meeting will start at Overflow beginning October 1, 2019. It will be on Tuesday nights from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at 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  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.


November 7 The Republican Women of Simpson County will meet Thursday Nov. 7, at 11 a.m. in the E 911 Bldg in M'hall. Guests are welcome. For info call 601-953-2433. November 8-9