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
12:30pm • Center Conway, NH
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.
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
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
SATURDAY, AUG 10
1pm from Zealand Falls Hut Trailhead
Friends and members invited!
No RSVP required.
|Meet at the trailhead for Zealand Falls / Zealand AMC Hut (Zealand Rd past campground).2.8 miles each way, 603 ft vertical gainBe prepared to hike by 1pmWear appropriate hiking gear, boots, and bring your own water and snacksAllow 45 minutes of travel time from Jackson Community Church to reach the trailhead (please arrive early to the trailhead as we’ll head out promptly at 1pm)Hikers may choose to meet at Red Parka parking lot at NOON and carpool (Rev Gail will meet you at trailhead)Driving directions to Zealand Rd (on the left several miles beyond Joe Dodge AMC Lodge and about 5 minutes past the Mt Washington Hotel)Parking requires either a parking permit or $5Link to hike infoMostly a gentle and meandering hike with final brief, steep granite stair climb/rock scramble up to AMC hut and falls at the end (optional to climb to that point, although restrooms are in the hut at the top)Afterward, participants may opt to attend a 5pm service at the Chapel of the Transfiguration, officiated by Rev Richard Belshaw from Christ Episcopal Church (he and his wife Julia will be hiking with us)|
Fri, April 19 @ 6:30pm
Madison Church, Madison, NH
Please join us for a valley-wide worship service in observance of Holy (Good) Friday, led by Clergy of the Eastern Slope. This worship service is free and open to the public; everyone is welcome. Watch Facebook for updates.