Feeding the Mind: Books, Films & Conversations in our Community

  • Take a survey about books & themes that interest you to read and explore with Jackson Community Church. Help us offer programs that feed your mind & soul.
  • Upcoming book discussions: Being Mortal by Atul Gawande, Tue, March 20, 4:30pm @ Jackson Library
  • Upcoming film screenings: “404 Not Found” about teen homelessness in NH with soup supper on Fri, Mar 23, 5-7pm @ Gibson Senior Center & “Cyrano deBergerac” film & discussion on Sun, Apr 29, 3-6pm, Whitney Community Center

TAKE THIS SURVEY
Help Us Explore Themes Important to You

As we continue to meet and read on Tuesday afternoons, and plan larger community conversations, we’re seeking your input. Please take the online survey to let us know what you’re interested in learning more about and discussing.

SURVEY LINK: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NL78YZ6

Even if you haven’t attended one of these study & discussion groups, we recognize that you participate in lively conversations elsewhere, and we’d like to discover more about what may interest you. Thanks!


Upcoming Book Discussion:

BEING MORTAL by Atul Gawande
Tue, March 20, 4:30pm, Jackson Public Library
Book group discussion. (Rescheduled from last week due to storm.)

 


Upcoming Film Screenings:

“404 Not Found”  &
Bowls for Homeless Teens
in Mt Washington Valley

Friday, March 23 • 5-7pm
Gibson Senior Center
North Conway, NH

Come for movie and a soup supper contributed by several valley restaurants and organizations. Your donations will be used to address homelessness among teens in Mt Washington Valley.

  • This film screening held in collaboration with Clergy of the Eastern Slope and First Church of North Conway’s Missions Team.
  • “404 Not Found”  highlights the homeless youth in NH.  Check out the film trailer @  404notfoundfilm.com.
  • Held in collaboration with Governor Sununu’s “Sleep Out” about homelessness in NH.

A Sunday Matinee with Cyrano de Bergerac
Film & Discussion
Sunday, April 29th, 3-6 pm
Whitney Community Center

The afternoon begins with a screening of the Jese Ferrer film “Cyrano de Bergerac” followed by commentary and discussion.

This event has been generously and enthusiastically supported by The Friends of the Whitney Community Center in Jackson and the Jackson Community Church. Visitors “from away” and everyone who lives in the Mount Washington Valley are cordially invited to attend. Refreshments will be available.

Welcome and introduction by Anthony DeLuca. Tony earned his Ph.D. in European History from Stanford. He also served as a Fulbright Fellow in Geneva, Switzerland and received an appointment as a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard. He is the recipient of numerous grants, fellowships and awards for overseas study and research. His publications include books, articles, essays and reviews on European history, politics and culture. He retired as Professor of History Emeritus from Emerson College in 2008.

The film will be followed by discussion.

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