Highlights: community events include Wed’s Feast of the Valley and Fri’s Stage Adventure with the grammar school. Church events include Wednesday’s Tune Up fitness with Laurie McAleer and two Thursday yoga classes. Youth environmental summit takes place Saturday. Sunday resumes 8am outdoor ‘gazebo’ interfaith gathering and 9am family activity based on walking the Road to Emmaus.
- TUE, FEB 13:
*SECOND TUESDAY COMMUNITY CONVERSATION
5-6:30pm • Parish Hall. Part of a community conversation series offered by Jackson Community Church. Join us for refreshments and a community conversation on Buddhism & Christianity perspectives, based on the Book of Joy by the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
Next month: March 13 – Second Tuesday conversation on Adversity, Resilience & Joy inspired from selections from Option B by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant.
- FEB 14: Ash Wednesday
*ASHES to GO
7-9am • JTown Deli. Rev Gail will offer ashes for anyone who drops by pastor’s hours at the JTown Deli.
*ASHES @ JCC. 4-4:30pm • Sanctuary, Jackson Community Church. Come to receive ashes and a blessing.
*ECUMENICAL ASH WED SERVICE
6pm • Lutheran Church of the Nativity
Worship service led by Clergy of the Eastern Slopes. Come to receive ashes and to begin the Lenten season.
- THURS, FEB 15:
*WOMEN’S WISDOM CIRCLE
11am-Noon • Parish Hall. Anjali Rose, trained in yoga and reiki and other contemplative arts, will facilitate a women’s circle that focuses on embodied wisdom. Drawing on different wisdom traditions, practicing contemplative arts, sharing & building community. Meets again Feb 22. Rev Gail will also help facilitate this group. This group will meet twice a month. Drop-in fee will be charged for this group to cover Anjali Rose’s presence as facilitator.
*YOGA & MEDITATTION
3:30pm • Yoga with Charlotte Doucette • Parish Hall. $10/pp fee. (Scholarships available). Followed by brief meditation.
6-7pm • Church Library
- SUN, FEB 18: Lent 1
8am • Madeline’s Deli, Jackson, NH. Starts indoors. Reflection & prayer using literature, sacred texts, personal sharing. Continuation of ‘outdoor gathering’ that was affectionately called ‘gazebo church.’
*BLESSINGS of BODIES, BOOTS n BINDINGS
9am • Jackson XC Ski Center. On-site blessings for skiers.
*ADULT CHOIR PRACTICE
9am • Jackson Community Church
10:30am • Jackson Community Church
Theme: Lent 1 ‘By Water’