CONCERT SERIES

CONCERT SERIES at
JACKSON COMMUNITY CHURCH


SILVER LAKE SINGERS HOSPICE & HEALING CHOIR CONCERT:
HEALING OURSELVES & the EARTH

3pm • Sun, Nov 3
Jackson Community Church

  • Directed by Rev Mary Edes
  • Performance by volunteer choir: Silver Lake Singers for Hospice & Healing (and tomfoolery, according to Rev Mary Edes)
  • Alternate earlier concert: 6pm, Fri, Nov 1 @  Little White Church, Eaton, NH
  • Donations at the door.

SONGS of the 50’s & 60’s
7pm • Fri, Nov 15
Jackson Community Church

Mountain Top Adult Singers’ Workshop presents a program of classics and oldies.

  • Alternate earlier concert: 2pm, Sun, Nov 10 @  Denmark Arts Center, Denmark, ME

Suggested donation at the door $10/person.


PEACE CONCERT with Dennis O’Neil & Davey Armstrong
4pm • Sun, Dec 8
Jackson Community Church

  • Come sing along
  • Enjoy peace songs from different eras and traditions with Dennis O’Neil & Davey Armstrong
  • Suggested donation $10/person.

THIS WEEK at Jackson Community Church and Around Town THUR, Oct 24 – SUN, Oct 27

THUR, Oct 24 – SUN, Oct 27

THURS, Oct 24

  • YOGA with Anjali Rose
    9am • 1st Floor, Parish House / Jackson Community Church.
  • Community Service: WAY STATION HOURS
    9am & 5pm • Way Station, 15 Grove St, No Conway
    Volunteers from JCC work “adult hour” shifts at Way Station. To indicate interest in becoming a volunteer with this program, please contact the Way Station.
  • Community Event: AUTUMN GOLD: Eastern Larch
    9am • Grants parking lot, Glen
    Whether you call it larch, tamarack, hackmatack or Larix laricina, it is our only native deciduous conifer. Learn more about the natural and cultural history of larch trees by joining us for this easy 5-mile scenic walk at the Pondicherry National Wildlife Refuge in Jefferson and Whitefield, NH.
  • One Book One Valley Event: DINE to DONATE
    Evening • Black Cap Grille
    10% of total sales that evening to One Book One Valley.
  • One Book One Valley Event: AUTHOR NIGHT
    7pm • Loynd Auditorium @ Kennett High School (use rear entrance).
    Amy Ellis Nutt, author of Becoming Nicole, will speak and answer questions. Also: link for video of “Ask a Transgender Person Anything” panel hosted by Jackson Public Library.

FRI, Oct 25

  • PASTOR’s DROP-IN J-TOWN HOURS
    7-9am • J-Town Deli, Jackson
    Come by for caffeine and breakfast, or just a chat. Or arrange a separate time to meet and talk and walk with Rev Gail by calling/texting her cell 978.273.0308 or emailing.
  • PASTOR’S OFFICE HOURS
    9:30-11am • Jackson Community Church.
    Drop by or make an apt with Rev Gail by calling/texting her cell 978.273.0308 or emailing
  • OFFICE MOVE-IN
    2pm • Jackson Community Church.
    Rev Belshaw and volunteers from Christ Episcopal Church of North Conway, NH will move office furnishings & equipment into second floor room in Parish House next to our church admin office. They will be using this former classroom upstairs as an administrative office.

SAT, Oct 26

  • Multi-Church Event: HIKE @ HALL’s LEDGE
    9:15am-Meet at parking lot at end of Carter Notch Rd / Prospect Farm
    Meet in parking lot and hike up to Hall’s Ledge trail for 2 spectacular views. Bring snacks, water, and dress appropriately for the weather.
  • Community Event: GLACIAL GEOLOGY FIELD TRIP
    9am •  Meet at Grants (Hannafords) Parking Lot, Glen – Drive to Mt Willard trailhead
    Look at the geologic history of the White Mountains, from tectonic plates to glaciers. Hike to the summit of Mount Willard for a view of the glacial U-shaped valley of Crawford Notch. Pack water, a lunch, and layers. The hike is 3.2 miles roundtrip and moderately strenuous. 603-447-6991 for reservations.

SUN, Oct 27

  • INTERFAITH GATHERING
    8am • Gazebo by Historical Society
    Come for poetry, prayer and conversation.
  • SALT
    9am • Youth & family faith formation. Explore scripture and ethical & environmental implications of our role as stewards of creation. RSVP to Rev Gail if planning to attend.
  • WORSHIP – Taste and See Series: Salt of the Earth
    10:30am • Jackson Community Church
    * Reflections: Rev Gail Pomeroy Doktor
    * Accompanist: Alan Labrie
  • YOUTH PROGRAM: CORN MAZE
    3-5pm • Sherman’s Farm, Conway, NH
    5th grade and older. Friends welcome. Drop off & pickup by parents @ Sherman Farm. RSVP essential for this event, so we can plan for it, or cancel due to lack of attendance. Please bring $11/pp for entry into maze and other activities.

THIS WEEK at Jackson Community Church and Around Town: TUE, Oct 15 – SUN, Oct 20


EVENTS with JCC: Clergy Lunch, Multi-Church Bible Study (Making Sense of the Bible by Adam Hamilton), Deacons, Fitness with Laurie McAleer, Council Meeting, Yoga with Anjali Rose, Way Station shifts, AA, Pastor’s Hours, NH UCC Annual Meeting (Concord), Interfaith @ Gazebo, Sunday Worship. AROUND TOWN: Toddler Storytime, Critical Hours book lecture, Environmental Trivia, Fall Mushroom Exploration.

Ongoing Library Event: PIONEERING VOICES

October Portrait Installation at Jackson Public Library.
Pioneering Voices: Portraits of Transgender People comes to us courtesy of the Family Diversity Project by way of the Jackson Community Church, who introduced us.

MON, Oct 14: Columbus Day Holiday

TUE, Oct 15

CLERGY LUNCHEON
12:30pm • Center Conway, NH
Clergy gathering.
DEACONS TEAM MEETING
4pm • Jackson Community Church, 2nd Floor
Review of worship programs and community care concerns.
Multi-Church Event: MAKING SENSE of the BIBLE STUDY GROUP
6:30pm • North Conway Community Center
Bring your copy of Adam Hamilton’s Making Sense of the Bible and your own study Bible. Facilitated by Revs Sue Davidson, Gail Doktor, Ruth Shaver.

WED, Oct 16

TUNE UP FITNESS with Laurie McAleer 
9am • Parish House. Fitness class. Free; open to public.
Stretching and fitness workouts with certified fitness coach Laurie McAleer. Exercises can be adjusted to individual needs.
COUNCIL MEETING
7pm • Jackson Community Church, 2nd Floor. 
Church officers and team and community representatives meet to review church mission, program, finances and make governance decisions. This meeting is open to anyone who wants to attend.

THURS, Oct 17

YOGA with Anjali Rose
9am • 1st Floor, Parish House / Jackson Community Church.
Community Service: WAY STATION HOURS
9am & 5pm • Way Station, 15 Grove St, No Conway
Volunteers from JCC work “adult hour” shifts at Way Station. To indicate interest in becoming a volunteer with this program, please contact the Way Station.
Community Event TODDLER STORYTIME
10:30pm • Jackson Public Library
Community Event: CRITICAL HOURS with SANDY STOTT
7pm • Tin Mountain Conservation Center, Albany, NH
A misread map, a sudden storm, or forgotten headlamp can all turn a leisurely hike into a treacherous endeavor. Sandy Stott, writer and editor for AMC’s Appalachia, delivers a history and celebration of the search and rescue workers who battle the elements to save lives in his book Critical Hours; Search and Rescue in the White Mountains. Suggested donation $3/pp or $5/family; TMCC free.

FRI, Oct 18

PASTOR’s DROP-IN J-TOWN HOURS
7-9am • J-Town Deli, Jackson
Come by for caffeine and breakfast, or just a chat. Or arrange a separate time to meet and talk and walk with Rev Gail by calling/texting her cell (978.273.0308) or emailing.
PASTOR’S OFFICE HOURS
9:30-11am • Jackson Community Church
Community Event: ENVIRONMENTAL TRIVIA
6:30pm • Tuckerman Brewing, Conway
Join Tin Mountain Conservation Center at Tuckerman Brewing Co. for a fun evening of environmental trivia, food, beer, & prizes! Come with a team or join one when you arrive. $5 donation per participant.

SAT, Oct 19

UCC Event: NH CONFERENCE of UCC ANNUAL MEETING
8am-Registration/9am-Program • Grappone Center, Concord, NH
Deacon and Council Member Tom Pizor and Rev Gail Doktor attend. Event info.
Community Event: FALL MUSHROOM EXPLORATION
9am •  Nature Learning Center, Albany
What’s popped up this fall on the Rockwell Sanctuary? Rick Van de Pol, Ecosystems Management Consultants, introduces us to the world of fungi and takes us on an exploration.  Bring a hand lens (or borrow ours) and a snack. Call 603-447-6991 for reservations.

SUN, Oct 20

INTERFAITH GATHERING
8am • Gazebo by Historical Society
Come for poetry, prayer and conversation.
FIGS & VINES YOUTH & FAMILY PROGRAM
9am • Youth & family faith formation. Explore scripture and ethical & environmental implications of our role as stewards of creation. RSVP to Rev Gail if planning to attend.
WORSHIP – Taste and See Series: Figs & Vines
10:30am • Jackson Community Church
* Reflections: Rev Gail Pomeroy Doktor
* Accompanist: Alan Labrie

THIS WEEK at Jackson Community Church and Around Town : TUE, Oct 8 – SUN, Oct 13

MON, Oct 7

TUE, Oct 8

  • Faith Event: YOM KIPPUR
    The culmination of the Yamim Noraim (Days of Awe) is the fast day of Yom Kippur (The Day of Atonement).
  • CLERGY LUNCHEON
    12:30pm • Conway, NH
    Clergy gathering.
  • Closed Event: DAISY SCOUTS
    3:30-5pm • Parish House, Jackson Community Church
  • Community Event: ADULT BOOK GROUP
    4:30pm • Jackson Public Library
  • Multi-Church Event: INSPIRED – WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY
    6:30pm • North Conway Community Center
    Final discussion of Rachel Held Evan’s Inspired. Bring your copy of her book and your own study Bible. We continue to meet, and next week we begin Adam Hamilton’s Making Sense of the Bible. Order a copy from White Birch books or online. The church has 1-2 copies to loan.

WED, Oct 9

  • TUNE UP FITNESS with Laurie McAleer 
    9am • Parish House. Fitness class. Free; open to public.
    Stretching and fitness workouts with certified fitness coach Laurie McAleer. Exercises can be adjusted to individual needs.

THURS, Oct 10

  • YOGA with Anjali Rose
    9am • 1st Floor, Parish House / Jackson Community Church.
  • Community Service: WAY STATION HOURS
    9am & 5pm • Way Station, 15 Grove St, No Conway
    Volunteers from JCC work “adult hour” shifts at Way Station. To indicate interest in becoming a volunteer with this program, please contact the Way Station.
  • Community Event: ECOFORUM
    12-1pm • Tin Mountain Conservation Center, Albany, NH
    Celebrating the winter squash, a hearty and versatile veggie that can keep us northern New Englanders eating local well through the winter. Learn proper storage, fun recipes, nuances of different varieties, and maybe even some preparation tips from a pro!

SAT, Oct 12

  • MEN’S GROUP BREAKFAST
    7:30am • Wentworth Inn
    Meet for breakfast and conversation.
  • Community Event: BOOK SALE
    10am-12pm •  Old Red Library (Emerson Building)
    Proceeds benefit the Jackson Public Library.
  • Community Event: FALL TREE & SHRUB IDENTIFICATION
    9am-12pm • Meet at Bear Paw property on Rt 302 (across from the State Line Store)
    Ready for a challenge? Identify deciduous trees in fall! Tin Mountain’s consulting forester, Dan Stepanauskas, will lead us on this adventure. Dress for the outdoors and uneven terrain. Bring a snack and water. 
  • Community Event: MUSIC & STORIES with Shauna
    2pm • Jackson Public Library
    Shana Aisenberg is a local musician and music teacher. Shana is Music Director at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Eastern Slopes (UUFES) in Tamworth, NH. She regularly fiddles for contra dances, plays concerts, and teaches music on stringed instruments including guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, ukulele and more to students of all ages. Shana will be reading stories of inclusion and diversity and sharing songs from American folk traditions for everyone to sing along with. Part of One Book, One Valley series. Complete list of One Book, One Valley events.

SUN, Oct 13

  • INTERFAITH GATHERING
    8am • Gazebo by Historical Society
    Come for poetry, prayer and conversation.
  • FISH STORIES & WATER JUSTICE
    9am • Youth & family faith formation. Explore scripture and ethical & environmental implications of our role as stewards of creation. RSVP to Rev Gail if planning to attend.
  • WORSHIP – Taste and See Series: Fish Stories
    10:30am • Jackson Community Church
    * Reflections: Rev Gail Pomeroy Doktor
    * Accompanist: Alan Labrie
  • Community Event: BOOK SALE
    10am-12pm •  Old Red Library (Emerson Building)
    Proceeds benefit the Jackson Public Library.
  • Community Event: AFTERNOON HOME CONCERT with Krista Detor (Mountain Top Music Event)
    4pm • Hales Location off West Side Rd in Conway.
    Concert location details available with purchase of $35/ticket.

MON, Oct 14 – Columbus Day Holiday

  • No School

THIS WEEK at Jackson Community Church and Around Town

TUE, Oct 1 – SUN, Oct 6
(Rosh Hashanah Sun, Sept 29 – Tue, Oct 1)

EVENTS with JCC: Way Station Shifts, Scouts, Sr Day at Fryeburg Fair with Mineral Springs Residents, Inspired Bible Study, Fitness with Laurie McAleer, Yoga with Anjali Rose, AA, Pastor’s Hours, Interfaith @ Gazebo, World Communion Sunday. AROUND TOWN: Make a Birdie Puppet, Ga Ga Ball Fundraiser, Fall Paddle to Cooks Pond, Ask a Transgender Person Anything.

MON, Sept 30

  • Community Event: FRYEBURG FAIR
  • Community Service: WAY STATION SHIFTS
    To indicate interest in becoming a volunteer with this program, please contact the Way Station.
  • TASHLICH
    2:30pm • Jackson Community Church to bridge
    JCC observes Rosh Hashanah traditions. Tashlich remain prayers available at front of church through Rosh Hashanah for personal journeys to the bridge.
  • SCOUT MEETINGS
    Evening • Jackson Community Church
    JCC-sponsored scout pack and/or dens meet.

TUE, Oct 1

  • Community Event: FRYEBURG FAIR
  • Community Service: SENIOR DAY at FRYEBURG FAIR (mid-morning-late afternoon) Fryeburg Fair. Accompany Mineral Springs residents to fair. RSVP to Meg Phillips by Monday evening (Sept 30) to participate. Expect to walk the grounds and push wheelchairs around the fair. Bring funds for your ticket and lunch. Rev Gail attends.
  • CLERGY LUNCHEON
    12:30pm • Center Conway, NH
    Clergy gathering.
  • Community Event: SEWING BIRDIE PUPPETS
    3:30pm • Jackson Public Library
    With Kathy Bowie. Ages 5 and up.
  • Multi-Church Event: INSPIRED – WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY
    6:30pm • North Conway Community Center
    Come with your copy of the Inspired book and your own study Bible if you have one (we will bring extra Bibles for reference). Ministers Gail Doktor, Sue Davidson and Ruth Shaver facilitate these weekly gatherings.

WED, Oct 2

  • Community Event: FRYEBURG FAIR
  • TUNE UP FITNESS with Laurie McAleer 
    9am • Parish House. Fitness class. Free; open to public.
    Stretching and fitness workouts with certified fitness coach Laurie McAleer. Exercises can be adjusted to individual needs.

THURS, Oct 3

  • Community Event: FRYEBURG FAIR
  • YOGA with Anjali Rose
    9am • 1st Floor, Parish House / Jackson Community Church.
  • Community Service: WAY STATION HOURS
    9am & 5pm • Way Station, 15 Grove St, No Conway
    Volunteers from JCC work “adult hour” shifts at Way Station. To indicate interest in becoming a volunteer with this program, please contact the Way Station.
  • Community Event: STORY TIME for TODDLERS
    10:30am • Jackson Public Library
  • Community Event: GA GA BALL ‘PARTY for the PIT’ FUNDRAISER
    12:30pm • Whitney Community Center
    Funds raised go to Jackson Grammar School to build a ga ga ball pit. More info on ga ga ball.

FRI, Oct 4

  • Community Event: FRYEBURG FAIR
  • PASTOR’s DROP-IN J-TOWN HOURS
    7-9am • J-Town Deli, Jackson
    Come by for caffeine and breakfast, or just a chat. Or arrange a separate time to meet and talk and walk with Rev Gail by calling/texting her cell (978.273.0308) or emailing.
  • PASTOR’S OFFICE HOURS
    9:30-11am • Jackson Community Church

SAT, Oct 5

  • Community Event: FRYEBURG FAIR
  • Community Event: FALL PADDLE to COOKS POND
    9am – 1pm •  Meet at Silver Lake boat launch on East Shore Drive, Madison
    Spend the morning paddling the waters of Silver Lake to Cooks Pond. Pack a lunch and  binoculars. Bring your own canoe or borrow one of ours. Space is limited. Call 603-447-6991 for reservations.

SUN, Oct 6

  • Community Event: FRYEBURG FAIR
  • INTERFAITH GATHERING
    8am • Gazebo by Historical Society
    Come for poetry, prayer and conversation.
  • WORLD COMMUNION SUNDAY
    10:30am • Jackson Community Church
    * Reflections: Rev Mary Edes (guest pastor)
    * Accompanist: Alan Labrie
  • Community Event: ASK A TRANSGENDER PERSON ANYTHING
    7pm • Jackson Public Library
    Hold an open, respectful conversation with your transgender neighbors about what it means to be a transgender person in New Hampshire. The event begins with our panelists sharing a little bit about themselves, then the rest of the evening turned over to a moderated conversation between panelists and audience. Part of One Book, One Valley series. Complete list of One Book, One Valley events.