MON, April 15 – SUN, April 21 (Holy Week)

THIS WEEK at Jackson Community Church and Around Town
Highlights @ JCC: Tue – Deacons & Author’s Night with Janis Pryor’s Dinner with Trixie, Wed – Council Meeting, Thurs – Yoga & AA & Maundy Thursday Meal & Service, Fri – Way of the Cross & Ecumenical Worship (Madison Church), Easter Sun – Sunrise Service (Gazebo) & Easter Worship with Egg Hunt. Around Town: Thurs – Story Time for Toddlers (Jackson Library), Fri – Concert with Dominique Dodge & Trio (Whitney Community Center)


MON, April 15

  • BOSTON MARATHON
    Boston, MA
    Cheer wheelchair athlete Dr William Tan (W45) from Singapore, who races for Bright Happy Power and the Doktor family. #BostonMarathon #GoWilliamTan

TUE, April 16

  • CLERGY LUNCH
    12:30pm • Center Conway, NH
    Clergy of the Eastern Slop gather to prepare Good Friday service. Rev Gail attends.
  • DAISY SCOUTS
    3:45-4:30pm • Parish House, Jackson Community Church
  • DEACON TEAM MEETING
    4pm • 2nd Floor, Jackson Community Church
    Meet to plan worship and care of congregation/community.
  • AUTHOR NIGHT
    7pm • Jackson Community Church
    Dinner with Trixie by Janis Pryor.
    Come for the reading and stay for the Q&A, which promises to be a rich introduction to a larger community conversation about race. Dinner with Trixie explores the past and the present within a slave-owning family, the enduring legacy of racism, personally, institutionally and culturally.

WED, April 17

  • COUNCIL MEETING
    7pm • Jackson Community Church
    Church officers and lay leaders review church operations and mission, make decisions and conduct business for life of church.

THURS, April 18

  • BLISS YOGA with Anjali Rose
    9am • First Floor, Parish House / Jackson Community Church. Beginning stretch, flow and align yoga; safe for new practitioners. Weather dependent; if schools are delayed or closed, the class will be cancelled.
  • Community Event: STORY TIME for TODDLERS
    10:30am • Jackson Library
  • MAUNDY THURSDAY 5pm • Jackson Community Church Dinner and worship around common table. Soup & bread supper provided by deacons.
  • AA
    6:30pm • Second Floor, Church. 

FRI, April 19

  • STATIONS of the CROSS
    Noon-3pm • Jackson Community Church
  • Community Event: ECUMENICAL HOLY FRIDAY WORSHIP SERVICE
    6:30pm • Madison Church
    Service created in collaboration by several churches in Mt Washington Valley. Pick-up choir directed by Catherine Marker of Madison Church; singers from all churches welcome, music available for your perusal (contact Rev Gail if you want a copy). Officiated by Clergy of the Eastern Slope (Rev Gail participates).
  • Community Event: CONCERT with DOMINIQUE DODGE & TRIO
    7-8:45pm • Whitney Community Center
    Tickets available at the door.

SUN, April 21: EASTER SUNDAY

  • SUNRISE SERVICE 
    6am • Gazeboby Jackson Historical Society
  • ADULT CHOIR PRACTICE
    9am • Jackson Community Church
    Choir Practice with Ellen Schwindt
  • INTER-GENERATIONAL CHOIR PRACTICE
    10am • Jackson Community Church
    Children and youth join adult choir to prepare for worship.
  • EASTER WORSHIP 
    10:30am • Jackson Community Church
    * Choral music
    * Harp by Dominique Dodge
    * Flowering of the cross
  • EASTER EGG HUNT 
    11:45am • Jackson Community Church
    Community Easter egg hunt following worship. Children may participate, accompanied by adults.

HOLY WEEK: April 14-21

Highlights  – JCC: Thurs – Yoga & AA, Sat – Ukrainian Egg Workshop (@Whitney Community Center), Palm Sun – Worship. Around Town: Thurs – Greening of Granite State & Birds & Artist Reception (Tin Mountain), Sat – Ukrainian Egg Workshop (Whitney Community Center), Sun – Poetry Workshop (Jackson Library). Plus Holy Week events.

PALM SUNDAY: 10:30am • April 14

Jackson Community Church
Worship with palm procession by children & families.
Special music, baptism, new family blessing.


AUTHOR NIGHT – Dinner with Trixie by Janis Pryor: 7pm • April 16

Jackson Community ChurchReading from novel by Janis Pryor followed by Q&A.


MAUNDY THURSDAY: 5pm • April 18

  • Dinner and worship around common table.
  • Soup & bread supper provided by deacons.

HOLY FRIDAY:April 19

  • STATIONS of the CROSS: Noon-3pm @ Jackson Community Church
  • ECUMENICAL WORSHIP SERVICE:6:30pm @ Madison Church officiated by Clergy of the Eastern Slope (Rev Gail participates).

EASTER SUNDAY:April 21

  • SUNRISE SERVICE 
    * 6am @Gazebo by Jackson Historical Society
    * Live music, scripture & reflection
  • EASTER WORSHIP 
    * 10:30am @ Jackson Community Church
    * Choral music
    * Harp
    * Flowering of the cross
  • EASTER EGG HUNT 
    * 11:45am @ Jackson Community Church
    Community easter egg hunt following worship. Children 12 and under may participate, accompanied by adults.