This Week: Mon, Aug 20 – Sun, Aug 26

This Week at Jackson Community Church
and Around Town

Note: Rev Gail Doktor will be out of town Wed, Aug 22 – Sun, Sept 9, helping her daughter move to Manhattan and then taking trip overseas. We will send out a separate email with instructions for seeking pastoral care in an emergency: deacons and local minister will be on call to support the community.

MON, Aug 20

  • DEACONS
    4pm • Jackson Church: 2nd Floor. Council room (Betty Whitney Library).

TUE, Aug 21

  • PASTOR’S DROP-IN HOURS
    7-9am • JTown Deli. Come by for hot beverage and conversation with Rev Gail.
  • CLERGY LUNCH
    12:30-2pm • Gathering of Clergy of the Eastern Slope. Rev Gail attends.
  • Community Event: FARMERS MARKET  
    3:30-6:30 pm • Thompson House Eatery (THE). Live music, fresh produce, ‘popup’ library presence.
  • DAY RESOURCE CENTER TEAM
    6:30pm • Nativity Lutheran Offices. Meeting of startup team to plan next steps in opening of Day Resource Center to serve homeless and housing insecure population of teens, families and adults. Rev Gail and church members are participating in this project. We will update the community about potential volunteer opportunities.
WED, Aug 22
  • LED LIGHT INSTALLATION
    All Day • Church. The building will be closed to public events throughout the day while LED light installation takes place.
  • (Resumes next week on Wed, Aug 29)
  • TUNE UP FITNESS with Laurie McAleer
    9am • Parish House, Jackson Community Church.
    (Resumes next week on Wed, Aug 29, then skips Wed, Sep 3 and resumes again Wed, Sep 12 )
THURS, Aug 23

  •  LED LIGHT INSTALLATION
    All Day • Church. The building will be closed to public events throughout the day while LED light installation takes place.
  • (Resumes next, Thurs, Aug 30)
    INTRODUCTORY YOGA with Anjali Rose 
    9am • Parish House, Jackson Community Church.
    (Resumes next, Thurs, Aug 30)
  • AA
    6:30pm • Second Floor, Church
  • SCOUT ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING
    Evening • Parish House, Church

SUN, Aug 26

  • INTERFAITH WORSHIP @ GAZEBO
    8am • Gazebo. Come for poetry, literature, conversation and prayer.
  • WORSHIP SERVICE
    10:30am •  Jackson Community Church.
    Story: Rev Mary Edes
    Accompanist: Alan Labrie

Reflections on tree of life as outgrowth of wisdom: themes from Proverbs

On Wisdom

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. — Reinhold Niebuhr

As a tree produces fruit, wisdom gives life to those who use it, and everyone who uses it will be happy. — Proverbs 3:18

Humanity’s legacy of stories and storytelling is the most precious we have. All wisdom is in our stories and songs. A story is how we construct our experiences. — Doris Lessing

This Week @ JCC & around Town: Aug 13-19

At church: balance class, fitness classes, yoga class, Sunday worship services. Community events: day resource center planning team, library book group, farmer’s market, concerts in valley, run or walk up Black Mtn, fundraising bike ride. Take note of upcoming events in which JCC will participate: fundraising walks, retreat.

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