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.