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Community Calendar 3-8-2018




March 8

How many books can one piece of paper hold up? Seventh through twelfth graders are invited to Magee Library on March 8 at 4 p.m. to see if you can stack the most. Work by yourself or bring friends and work as a team.


March 8-10

Women with a Purpose Outreach Ministry Annual Conference

- “Developing My Ministry Conference.” The conference will convene March 8-10 at Mt. Zion Ora Missionary Baptist Church. The conference will open on Thursday night, March 8, at 7:30 p.m. with Host Pastor Kevin Youngblood, followed by Friday night, March 9, at 7:30 p.m. with Pastor Alfred Balthazar of Mt. Beulah Church and will close on Saturday, March 10, with sessions starting at 8 a.m. presented by Missionary Arline Brown (James Chapel Church of God in Christ), Minister Tommie Sean Matthews (Mt. Zion Ora MB Church), Bishop Carrie Crawford (After His Own Heart Ministries and Outreach) and a closing service with Bishop C. M. Lockhart of Anointed Word Ministries.  For more information or to register, contact Jungeline Williams 601-422-3780 or Shyra Thompson 601-549-2434.


March 9, 10, 16, 17

A rummage sale will be held on March 9, 10, 16 and 17 from 7:30 a.m. until at Gum Springs Baptist Church. All proceeds go to missions. Items include clothes, baby clothes, furniture, jewlery and household items. The church is located on Gum Springs Road between D’Lo and Braxton off Hwy 149.


March 10

Married couples are invited to share in a Married Couples Seminar scheduled at Calvary M.B. Church, Magee, on Saturday, March 10, from 9 a.m. until noon. The facilitator will be Dr. Stephen F. Mason of Greater Pearlie Grove M.B. Church, Jackson.


A gospel sing will be held on Saturday, March 10, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Sanford Community Center, 663 Old Highway 49, Sanford featuring Shallow Creek, Generations, Faithway Singers. Admission is free. A love offering will be received. For information call 601-765-6485.


A gospel sing will be held March 10 at 6 p.m. at The House of Refuges in Prentiss, Pastor: Vester and Rachel Thompson. Sponsored by: Mississippi and South Central Chapter of ASA Philip Randolph Institute. All choirs, groups, duets, soloists, praise teams, etc. are invited. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information contact John Graves at 601-517-1661, Chellie Payne at 601-382-1579 or Pat Hall at 601-270-4920.


March 10-11

Appreciating Services for Pastor John Willis and First Lady Elmira Willis will be held at Disciples of Christ Family Center on Saturday, March 10, at 5 p.m. and Sunday, March 11, at 3 p.m. The church is located at 268 Steel Mill Road, Mendenhall.


March 11

Pastor Rev. Dwight Robinson and First Lady Sister Pearl Robinson of Higher Level Worship Center, Jackson, will be honored for six years of service on Sunday, March 11, at 1:30 p.m. The speaker will be Rev. James Roby, pastor of St. John M.B. Church, Utica. Everyone is invited.


The ninth anniversary of Pastor Dr. Robert West, Jr.  and First Lady Pia West will be celebrated at New Hymn M.B. Church, 458 Hollins Road, Pinola, on Sunday, March 11, at 1:30 p.m. Theme: “Honoring Our Pastor for the Noble Work that He is Doing” 1 Timothy 5:17. The guest speaker will be Dr. Robert West, Sr., pastor of the Mt. Eva Baptist Church, Terry. Everyone is invited to attend.


The Mike LeFevre Quartet will be in concert Sunday, March 11, at 6 p.m. at Salem Baptist Church, 2380 Salem Road. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information call 601-775-8272. A love offering will be taken.


Annual Men and Missions Day Celebration Service will be held at Bethlehem M.B. Church on Sunday, March 11, at 3 p.m. Sister Elcena Quince of Mary Grove M.B. Church and Minister Alexander Womack of Bethlehem will be the guest speakers. The theme for the occasion is Drop the Mask, Proverbs 18:21. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information call Sister Doshie Buckhalter at 601-847-386 or Sister Ruby Hays at 601-668-1013.


 March 12-14

Spring Revival will be held at The Greater Dry Ridge M.B. Church beginning nightly at 7 p.m. Speakers will be Monday night, Pastor Perry Feazell, Macedonia M.B. Church; Tuesday and Wednesday night, Minister George Graham, Greater Dry Ridge M.B. Church. Theme: Psalms 85:6- “ Wilt thou not revive us again; that they people may rejoice in thee?  Everyone is invited to attend.


Spring Revival will be held at Hopewell M.B. Church March 12-14 at 7 p.m.The pastor is Rev. Christopher Derricks and the guest speaker will be Pastor Mitchell Chatman of Mt. Pisgah M.B. Church.


Youth Revival will be held at Nazareth M.B. Church, 611 Dixie Ave, Mendenhall, March 12-14 at 7:15 nightly. Theme: “Be True to Yourself” Romans 12:1-8. All churches are invited to worship.


 March 14-16

Revival service will be held at Rose Hill, 1232 Hwy 43 South, Pinola, March 14-16. The speaker for this event will be Elder Richard Drummonds, pastor of Rock Hill Church of Christ Holiness USA, Mt. Olive. Wednesday will be dedicated to the youth, Thursday will be Women’s Night and Friday Men’s Night. Services will begin nightly at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend.


 March 17

A musical, hosted by Magee First Baptist musicians, will be held on Saturday, March 17, at 6 p.m. Bro. Elton Showers of The Showers Family gospel singers will be the MC for this event. All groups, soloists, praise dancers are invited to attend. For more information call 601-382-6148.


March 18

Annual Usher Day Program will be held at Taylor Hill M.B. Church, 548 Rockport/New Hebron Road, New Hebron on Sunday, March 18, at 1:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Pastor Kenneth Skiffer, pastor of Pilgrim Rest M.B. Church, Pinola. Theme: The church door is open, come on in. 1 Corinthians 16:9. Everyone is invited to attend.


Friends and Family Day will be held at Shiloh M.B. Church on March 18 at 1:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Willie Hobbs of Nazareth M.B. Church, Mendenhall.


Friends and Family Day will be held at Goodwater CME Church on Sunday, March 18, at 2 p.m. Rev. Dana Turner, pastor of Blues Springs CME Church in Columbia, will be the guest speaker. Everyone is invited to attend.


March 19-21

Spring revival will be held at James Chapel M.B. Church 2036 Shivers Road, Pinola, on March 19, 20, and 21. Service will begin each night at 7:15. Guest speakers are Monday night, Rev. Tommy Fairley, pastor of Metropolitan Church Collins; Tuesday night, Rev. Ronnie Newsome, pastor of G-Grove M.B. Church of Mendenhall; Wednesday night., Rev. Glen Smith, pastor of Fair Hill M.B. Church in Sontag.


Spring revival will be held at Shiloh M.B. Church March 19-21. Services begin nightly at 7:15. Guest speakers are Monday night, Rev. Darnell Moffett; Tuesday night, Rev. Earnest Slaughter; Wednesday night, Rev. Willie Barber.


Revival will be held at Rose HIll M.B. Church Monday, March 19, through Wednesday, March 21, at 7:15 nightly. Speaker for Monday night will be Pastor Moses Johnson, pastor of North Pleasant M.B. Church; Tuesday will be Pastor K.T. Hayes, pastor of Water Grove M.B. Church; and Wednesday will be Pastor Mark Johnson, pastor of Farish Hill M.B. Church. Theme: How to handle temptation, St. Matthew 6:13. Everyone is invited to attend.


March 22

Kindergarten through sixth grade children are invited to Magee Public Library on March 22 at 4 p.m. to watch the 2011 Warner Bros. movie, Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown. It is rated G with a running time of 60 minutes. After the movie and popcorn, make Snoopy masks.


March 24

An Easter party will be held at New Hope Baptist Church on Saturday, March 24, from 2-4 p.m. There will be activites, relay games and an Easter Egg Hunt. Please bring Easter baskets. No food, it is an an outside event. Everyone is invited to attend.


 March 25

The 15th Annual Pop Robinson Celebration celebrating the life and legacy of Mr. L.V. (Pop) Robinson and Mrs. Rosetta (Sue) Robinson will be hed Sunday, March 25, at 3:30 p.m. at Pilgrim Rest M.B. Church in Pinola. All groups, soloists and choirs are invited. Theme: Psalms: 150:1-5.


March 30

Seven Sayings on the Cross will be held at New Hope Baptist Church on Friday, March 30, at 7 p.m. Food will be served immediately following the services. Everyone is invited to attend.


 March 31

The Magee First Baptist Church Pastor Aide Ministry will hold their Second Annual Pastor Aide Gala on Saturday, March 31, at 6 p.m. at the Magee Civic Center. The doors will open at 5 p.m. Minister Herbert Anderson and his wife Sister Deborah Anderson will be the speakers of the evening. This event is formal and a buffet dinner will be served. Tickets for this event are $10 per adult and can be purchased by calling Kathy Pittman, president, at 601-543-6939 or Janie Floyd, treasurer, at 6001-750-4587. Everyone is invited to attend.


 March 31

Easter Sunrise Service will be held at New Hope Baptist Church  on Sunday, April 1, at 7 a.m. Everyone is invited to attend.


April 6

In concert, Ernie Haase and Signature Sound “Give Me Jesus” Tour 2018 at Heritage United Methodist Church, Hwy 98 W, Hattiesburg (Oak Grove) Friday, April 6, at 7 p.m. For more information call 601-261-3354 or visit Seating is limited.


April 6-8

Elder Jimmy Barber, pastor of Covenant Primitive Baptist Church is (DV) scheduled to preach at Zion Baptist Church, Polkville,  April 6,7, and 8. For more info call Pastor Glenn Hopkins at 601-940-3451, or Thomas Ray Floyd at 601-847-0350."


April 14

All About Operation Christmas Child - a fun, informative day to share ideas, crafts, videos, food, fellowship and more on Saturday, April 14, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church Magee, 222 1st Street NW. Lunch will be provided. Session 1: “How to be a Great Project Leader” Session 2: “Things You May  Not Know About OCC and SP” Session 3: “What Goes in is FUN - What Comes Out is ETERNAL!” Hosted by the OCC Northern Pine Belt Area Team. For more information, call Lane at 479-228-1648 or email


April 21

Zion Hill Relay Team presents Styling 4 A Cure Hair Show on April 21 at 6 p.m. at the Magee Community House. For more information call Willie Rutherford at 601-832-7651.


May 12

Zion Hill Baptist Church and the Relay 4 Life Ministry will have a Relay for Life Festival on May 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All groups and organizations that would like to participate contact Willie Rutherford at 601-832-7651. Everyone is invited to attend. All proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society.


June 1-2

Magee High School Class of 1988 will celebrate their 30 year reunion on Friday, June 1, with a Meet and Greet at Magee High School from 6-7 p.m. and tour the old stomping ground and reminisce. A block party will be held at The Vault in Downtown Magee from 7-10 p.m. On Saturday, June 2, the 30 year class celebration will be held at Pretty Unique event venue, Hwy 18 W, Jackson, from 7 p.m. to midnight. The cost for the 2 day event is $150 per classmate and allows one guest. A deposit of $75 is due by March 12 and the final payment of $75 is due by April 2. Payments can be submitted via PayPal to Felicia Hayes at or mailed to MHS Reunion c/o Felicia Hayes, 1600 Village Dr., Apt. 717, Euless, Texas 76039. Indicate whether one or two individuals will be attending. For more information contact




A Bible study on the book of Revelations 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 is 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.


Weddings & Engagements

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