Thanksgiving weekend with JCC and around town: NOVEMBER 23-27

Highlights: Thanksgiving meals, Advent starts with theme of hope, first Advent candle lit, tree festival, Santa arrives in Jxn, carol with DaCapo, Christmas tree lighting, sleigh rides, church holiday decorating begins, music around town and more!

WED, Nov 23

  • Community Service: COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING BASKETS
    • Over the past few days, Whitney Community Center volunteers delivered gifts to Jackson residents who are homebound or are in particular need of cheer. A big thank you to the businesses, organizations, groups and people who contributed basket items.
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Shannon Door: Jeremy Dean • 7-10pm
    • Red Parka Pub: Homecoming with Rek’lis • 8-11pm

THURS, Nov 24: THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

  • **Community Event: FREE THANKSGIVING MEAL with American Legion**
    1pm • American Legion Post 46, 47 Tasker Hill Rd, Conway, NH
  • Community Event: THANKSGIVING MEAL with AMC
    • 1pm, 2:30pm, 4pm, and 5:30pm • AMC Highland Center (Bretton Woods, NH)
      Call 603-466-2727 for more information, including reservations. AMC Members: $34 (adults); $18 (children). Non-members: $39 (adults); $20 (children).
    • 1-6pm • AMC Joe Dodge Lodge (Pinkham Notch (Gorham, NH)
      For reservations and rates, please call 603-466-2727.
  • Community Event: LOCAL EATERIES offer THANKSGIVING MEALS (many are booked)
    • EAGLE MOUNTAIN HOUSE, Jackson, NH
    • WENTWORTH:, Jackson, NH
    • RED FOX BAR & GRILL, Jackson, NH
      Noon-6pm
      • Thanksgiving Buffet: Serving from 12pm-6pm for an all-you-can-eat buffet, offered at $39/person for adults and $19/person for children under 12.
        Fully booked for reservations. Accepting a limited number of walk-ins and call aheads the day of. If you were not able to make a reservation and would like to stop in, we recommend giving us a call before you head over to determine the wait time for your party size and add your name to the waitlist over the phone.
    • CHRISTMAS FARM INN, Jackson, NH
      • Reservations required
      • $59 plus a 20% service charge and 8.5% tax (guests ages 3 and up).
      • For reservations and additional questions, please call (603) 383-4313 ext.
    • INN at THORN HILL, Jackson, NH
      Noon & 2:30pm

FRI, Nov 25

  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
  • C3: COCKTAILS & CHRISTIAN CONVERSATION will not meet
    5pm • Zoom (resumes for Advent themes next week, Dec 2nd)
  • Community Event: SANTA’s HOLIDAY EXPRESS
    • 11:30am through 3pm • Conway Scenic Railroad
    • Book your tickets online ahead of time for this very popular event.
    • Admission rates vary. Visit the Conway Scenic Railroad website for booking details and additional Santa’s Holiday Express info.
  • Community Event: JOURNEY to the NORTH POLE (Believe in Books / Theater in the Woods)
    • Weekend rides
    • Info & tickets: Journey to the North Pole including online tickets, dates, departure times and more.
    • Partnered with Lincoln, NH’s Hobo Railroad and North Conway, NH’s Conway Scenic Railroad to create a Christmas-themed train ride that children will never forget
    • Special treats, a stop at the North Pole post office to drop off Santa’s letters, a reading of “The Night Before Christmas”, elf singalongs, and even a meeting with Santa himself!
  • Community Event: SLEIGH RIDES @ Nestlenook Farm
    Nestlenook Farm, 66 Dinsmore Road, Jackson, NH
  • Community Event: JINGLE BELL CHOCOLATE TOUR SOLD OUT: Book your ride for next season: 978-580-0905.
  • Community Event: FESTIVAL of TREES
    10am-7pm, Settler’s Green, North Conway, NH
    • Head to Unit A14 (next door to the Lindt Chocolate Shop)
    • Come just to take in the sights or see if you can win your favorite tree by dropping a raffle ticket in each tree’s respective bucket.
    • Admission is $10 for adults and free for children under 12.
    • Purchase 25 additional raffle tickets for an extra $10.
  • Community Event: FRIDAY NIGHT JAZZ: Tom Robinson (piano), Brian Hathaway (bass) and Rick Erwin (drums)
    7pm • Majestic Cafe, Conway Village
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Wildcat Tavern: Al Shafner • 6-9pm
    • Shannon Door: Mike & Becca • 6-9pm
    • Red Parka Pub: Now Is Now • 8-11pm
    • Shovel Handle Pub; Dan Aldrich •  5:30-8:30pm

SAT, Nov 26

  • Community Event: SANTA’s FIRST VISIT & ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING
    4:30 pm – 6:30 pm • Gazebo by Jackson Historical Society
    • Free
    • Visit Santa 4:30-6pm
    • Carols with DaCapo
    • Tree-lighting @ 6pm
    • Refreshments follow at Inn at Thorn Hill
  • Community Resource: LIBRARIES
  • Community Event: SLEIGH RIDES @ Nestlenook Farm
    Nestlenook Farm, 66 Dinsmore Road, Jackson, NH
  • Community Event: JINGLE BELL CHOCOLATE TOUR SOLD OUT: Book your ride for next season: 978-580-0905.
  • Community Event: SANTA’s HOLIDAY EXPRESS
    • 11:30am through 3pm • Conway Scenic Railroad
    • Book your tickets online ahead of time for this very popular event.
    • Admission rates vary. Visit the Conway Scenic Railroad website for booking details and additional Santa’s Holiday Express info.
  • Community Event: JOURNEY to the NORTH POLE (Believe in Books / Theater in the Woods)
    • Weekend rides
    • Info & tickets: Journey to the North Pole including online tickets, dates, departure times and more.
    • Ppartnered with Lincoln, NH’s Hobo Railroad and North Conway, NH’s Conway Scenic Railroad to create a Christmas-themed train ride that children will never forget
    • Special treats, a stop at the North Pole post office to drop off Santa’s letters, a reading of “The Night Before Christmas”, elf singalongs, and even a meeting with Santa himself!
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Shannon Door: Mike & Becca • 7-10pm
    • Red Parka Pub: Now Is Now • 8-11pm
    • Wildcast Tavern: Jonathan Sarty • 6-8:30pm

SUN, Nov 27 – ADVENT BEGINS

  • INTERFAITH GATHERING
    8am • Old red library or Zoom (link required)
    • Join us for poetry, conversation, and prayer.
  • WORSHIP with ADVENT 1: Hope
    10:30am • JCC  & in-person
    • Zoom (link required)
    • Advent candlle-lighting
    • Message: Rev Gail Doktor
    • Music Sharon Novak
  • Community Event: SLEIGH RIDES @ Nestlenook Farm
    Nestlenook Farm, 66 Dinsmore Road, Jackson, NH
  • Community Event: JINGLE BELL CHOCOLATE TOUR SOLD OUT: Book your ride for next season: 978-580-0905.
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Shannon Door: Mitch Alden • 6-9pm
    • Red Parka Pub: Blue Sunday with Juke Joint Devils • 5-8pm

TUE, DEC 14 – SUN, DEC 19

TUE, Dec 14

  • CLERGY LUNCH
    12:30pm • Zoom (private meeting)
    Local clergy convene for conversations, ecumenical event-planning, and peer support. Rev Gail attends.
  • Community Event: CHAIR YOGA
    9:15am • Zoom.
    Pre-registration required. Register for the Zoom link. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIvd-CpqD4sEtdFkuT2horCr6QrTMdCHnGD. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Classes resume, after this week, on 1/4/22. This class is sponsored by the Whitney Community Center in Jackson for Jackson residents however, non-Jackson residents are encouraged to attend. Non-Jackson residents pay a class fee .More info: https://www.anjali-rose.com/yoga
  • Community Event: FLOW & ALIGN YOGA
    4:30pm • Zoom.
    Pre-registration required. Register for the Zoom link. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUrf-Gvqz0sRf0_-P230qBI9VLMei_Ytw Classes resume, after this week, on 1/4/22. This class is sponsored by the Whitney Community Center in Jackson for Jackson residents however, non-Jackson residents are encouraged to attend. Non-Jackson residents pay a class fee. More info: https://www.anjali-rose.com/yoga
  • Community Resource: LIBRARY OPEN
    10am-7pm • Jackson Library
    Contact the library for additional help: 603.383.9731 or by email: staff@jacksonlibrary.org

WED, Dec 15

  • FITNESS with Laurie McAleer
    9am • JCC Parish House
    Free to participants. Last class of 2021: sessions resume January at 9:30am on Wednesdays.
  • Community Resource: LIBRARY OPEN
    2pm-5pm • Jackson Library
    Contact the library for additional help: 603.383.9731 or by email: staff@jacksonlibrary.org
  • SANCTUARY DECORATING
    1pm • JCC
    Rev Gail and volunteers continue decorating the sanctuary,
  • ADVENT 3-Week Study Group: The Redemption of Scrooge
    5pm: Dec 15, Dec 22 (zoom)
    • Co-facilitated as shared Jackson-Bartlett program by Rev Gail Doktor (Jackson) and Rev Pojen Lee (guest preacher at Bartlett)
    • Free copies of book available in front entrance of Jackson Community Church. Judy Ludgate also has a few copies available for Bartlett Conrgegational Church’s friends and members who may wish to participate.
    • Attend via Zoom link. COntact church for link and password: jcchurch@jacksoncommunitychurch.org.
    • The Redemption of Scrooge is written by Matt Rawle. Book description: Is redemption possible for Ebenezer Scrooge? Pastor and author Matt Rawle  discovers the teachings of Jesus in the words of the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol. Rawle dives deep into the dark, sad, greedy world of Scrooge and discovers a man in dire need of a second chance. Along with Scrooge, we meet the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future and in the process learn about living with and for others in a world blessed by Jesus. Rediscover and reinvigorate your faith this Advent and Christmas season and look at this familiar classic through the lens of faith.
  • COUNCIL MEETING
    7pm • Zoom.
    Contact church for link and password: jcchurch@jacksoncommunitychurch.org.
    Leadership meeting with staff, church officers, and team leaders to make decisions that support the church’s mission and operations. Open to public. This month we prepare budget for consideration during January 2022’s annual meeting.

THURS, Dec 16

  • Community Resource: LIBRARY OPEN
    10am-7pm • Jackson Library
    Contact the library for additional help: 603.383.9731 or by email: staff@jacksonlibrary.org
  • Community Service: WAY STATION SHIFT
    All Day • Way Station, 15 Grove St, No Conway
    Volunteers open day resource center for showers, mail pickup, grocery distribution, more.
  • Community Event: WINTER BIRD ECOLOGY (TIn Mountain Conservation Center)
    7pm • Zoom Link pending.Brush up on your winter bird identification as we review local winter bird field marks as well as pass on a few bird feeding tips for the winter season ahead. This program is a great refresher for the fast approaching Christmas Bird Count. More info: https://www.tinmountain.org/event/winter-bird-ecology-7/
  • Community Event: CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS  with Heather Pierson Jazz Trio (Mountain Top Music)
    7pm/8pm • Majestic Theater, Conway
    Heather Pierson, piano and vocals; Shawn Nadeau, bass, and Craig Bryan, drums, will perform Vince Guaraldi’s “A Charlie Brown Christmas” at the Majestic Theatre. Doors open at 6:30 and refreshments will be available in the Majestic Cafe. Info & tickets: https://mountaintop.ludus.com/index.php
  • Community Event: A CHRISTMAS CAROL (M&D Theater Productions)
    7:30pm • M&D Theater, North Conway
    Patrick Barlow, writer of the Broadway and West End hit The 39 Steps, has retold Charles Dickens’ holiday classic, A Christmas Carol. This thrilling adaptation uses only five actors to bring some of Dickens’ most beloved characters to life. From Scrooge and Tiny Tim to Bob Cratchit and Mrs. Fezziwig, Barlow’s A Christmas Carol uses nothing more than some simple props, fresh physicality, and the power of imagination to convey this timeless story of redemption. Witness Ebenezer Scrooge’s transformation from a stingy miser to a man who generously celebrates the spirit of the season all year long, in this highly theatrical adaptation. Tickets and info: https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=124639
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Wildcat Tavern: Rafe Matregrano • 6-9pm

FRI, Dec 17

  • Community Resource: LIBRARY OPEN
    2pm-5pm • Jackson Library
    Contact the library for additional help: 603.383.9731 or by email: staff@jacksonlibrary.org
  • C3: COCKTAILS & CHRISTIAN CONVERSATION
    5pm • Zoom.
    Contact church for link and password: jcchurch@jacksoncommunitychurch.org.
    Bring your adult beverage and your curiosity for a conversation about our sacred texts.
  • Community Event:  MAJESTIC CAFE Concert: Dan Moore on piano, with Rick Gordon and Mike (Mountain Top Music)
    7pm • Majestic Theater, Conway
    $10/pp. More info: https://mountaintop.ludus.com/index.php?step=seats
  • Community Event: A CHRISTMAS CAROL (M&D Theater Productions)
    7:30pm • M&D Theater, North Conway
    Patrick Barlow, writer of the Broadway and West End hit The 39 Steps, has retold Charles Dickens’ holiday classic, A Christmas Carol. This thrilling adaptation uses only five actors to bring some of Dickens’ most beloved characters to life. From Scrooge and Tiny Tim to Bob Cratchit and Mrs. Fezziwig, Barlow’s A Christmas Carol uses nothing more than some simple props, fresh physicality, and the power of imagination to convey this timeless story of redemption. Witness Ebenezer Scrooge’s transformation from a stingy miser to a man who generously celebrates the spirit of the season all year long, in this highly theatrical adaptation. Tickets and info: https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=124639
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Wildcat Tavern: Al Shafner • 6-9pm
    • Shannon Door: Marty Quirk • 6-9pm
    • Red Parka: Shark Martin• 8-11pm
    • Shovel Handle: Rek’lis Duo • 6-9pm

SAT, Dec 18

SUN, Dec 19

  • INTERFAITH GATHERING
    8am • Old Red Library next to church (indoors) & Zoom.
    COntact church for link and password: jcchurch@jacksoncommunitychurch.org.
    Poetry and conversation. Join us. Bring your own hot beverage on cold mornings!
  • WORSHIP IN-PERSON & ZOOM – Advent 4: Love 
    10:30am •  Zoom & Live. Contact church for link and password: jcchurch@jacksoncommunitychurch.org.
    • Join us for worship with music, scripture, prayer and reflection.
    • Live music by Alan Labrie
    • Advent 4: Love candle-lighting by Robert Carper & Elizabeth Polansky
    • Choral song debut
    • In-person attendance requires social distancing and masking for all attendees (additional precautions may be changed based on COVID stats and CDC guidelines).
    • Service will also be live-streamed to website and Facebook (if technology supports this function on the day of event). Afterward, recordings of worship service will be posted to FacebookVimeo.com channel & Youtube.com channel.
  • CHRISTMAS STORYTELLING with Doug Brendel 
    4pm • JCC
    Author, minister, and humanitarian Doug Brendel performs Christmas stories in Parish House. Join us for seasonal reflections and delicious goodies. Donations will benefit the nonprofit New Thing and the local nonprofit the Way Station. This will also be livestreamed to Facebook and church website.
  • Community Event: A CHRISTMAS CAROL (M&D Theater Productions)
    3:30pm • M&D Theater, North Conway
    Patrick Barlow, writer of the Broadway and West End hit The 39 Steps, has retold Charles Dickens’ holiday classic, A Christmas Carol. This thrilling adaptation uses only five actors to bring some of Dickens’ most beloved characters to life. From Scrooge and Tiny Tim to Bob Cratchit and Mrs. Fezziwig, Barlow’s A Christmas Carol uses nothing more than some simple props, fresh physicality, and the power of imagination to convey this timeless story of redemption. Witness Ebenezer Scrooge’s transformation from a stingy miser to a man who generously celebrates the spirit of the season all year long, in this highly theatrical adaptation. Tickets and info: https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=124639
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Shannon Door: Riley Parkhurst • 6-9pm

FRI, OCT 15 – SUN, OCT 17

FRI, Oct 15

  • Community Resource: LIBRARY OPEN
    2-5pm • Jackson Library
    • Return to full hours of Tu&Th 10-7, W&F 2-5, Sa 10-2. We will continue to close on Sunday for the time being.
    • Masks and distance will be strictly required while in the building. If you’re unable to mask, you can still take advantage of our pickup or delivery service – simply let us know what you need.
    • One family at a time in the kids room.
    • Bathrooms and meeting room remain closed.
    • Contact the library for additional help: 603.383.9731 or by email: staff@jacksonlibrary.org
  • Community Event: JHOM HOUSING TASK FORCE
    10:30am •Virtual
    Rev Gail and members of housing task force participate.
  • C3: COCKTAILS & CHRISTIAN CONVERSATIONS 
    5pm • Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83028442916
    Or call on touch-tone phone:  929.436.2866, Meeting ID: 830 2844 2916
    Gather virtually to discuss scripture and explore art images associated with the text.
  • Community Event: SHABBAT SERVICE
    6pm • In-Person @ Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation Sanctuary & Via Zoom
    To join us on Zoom, please register here: bhcsynagogue1920@gmail.com
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Wildcat Tavern: Al Shafner • 6-9pm
    • Shannon Door: Bobby Sheehan • 6-9pm
    • Shovel Handle Pub: Randy Messineo • 6-9pm
    • Red Parka Pub: Riley Parkhurst Project • 8-11pm

SAT, Oct 16

  • UCC Event: NH UCC ANNUAL MEETING
    9am-Noon • Virtual
    Registration to attend is closed. Rev Gail served on planning committee for this event and its affiliated worship.
  • Community Volunteer Opportunity: WINDOW DRESSERS WINDOW INSERT ASSEMBLY (Tin Mountain program, benefits Way Station participants among others)
    Settlers Green, North Conway Sign Up link: https://signup.com/go/dzUfCVW (you will see the volunteer options, days, times and tasks)
    • If you have trouble using the Sign Up form or have any questions, please email Nora Dufilho at nbeem@tinmountain.org.  
    • Note: All build participants will be required to be masked during the build, regardless of vaccination status. We will be spacing work stations as much as possible and encourage build participants to sign up for shifts with household members.
    • The Tin Mountain Energy Team is working with the non-profit Window Dressers to build simple, tight, pine frame insulation frames for leaky windows to cut down heat loss in winter. 
    • We are looking for volunteers to help construct frames as well as help wrap and finish them at our community build in North Conway October 16-20. V
    • olunteers will be trained and do not need a specific skill set, although a familiarity with a power drill is helpful for frame construction. Tasks may include staple guns and blow dryers.
    • Sign Up link: https://signup.com/go/dzUfCVW (you will see the volunteer options, days, times and tasks)
    • This is a pilot program, and the first year of hosting a build in the valley, and we are excited to host this barn raising style community workshop.
    • Tin Mountain encourages folks to sign up for the frame assembly and insert wrapping station, but if you are interested in providing snacks, we appreciate any and all participation.
  • Community Event: Upper Saco Valley Land Trust – DUNDEE PAST & FUTURE WALK
    9am • Dundee Rd: Space is limited; reservations required. Please email info@usvlt.org to register.
    The Dundee Road history walk is back by popular demand. Board members Peter Benson and Anne Pillion will lead a walking tour of the Dundee Community Forest project area, which encompasses fields and forests that were once a thriving farming community. Explore its history, and forces both economic and environmental that brought transitions to the landscape. We’ll walk along Dundee Road from the location of the former Dame House to the Ham House with a little exploring in the woods, too, to find old cellar holes and stone walls. Space is limited; reservations required. Please email info@usvlt.org to register.
  • Community Resource: LIBRARY OPEN
    10am-2pm • Jackson Library
    • Return to full hours of Tu&Th 10-7, W&F 2-5, Sa 10-2. We will continue to close on Sunday for the time being.
    • Masks and distance will be strictly required while in the building. If you’re unable to mask, you can still take advantage of our pickup or delivery service – simply let us know what you need.
    • One family at a time in the kids room.
    • Bathrooms and meeting room remain closed.
    • Contact the library for additional help: 603.383.9731 or by email: staff@jacksonlibrary.org
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Wildcat Tavern: Jonathan Sarty • 6-9pm
    • Shannon Door: Jeremy Holden • 7-10pm
    • Red Parka Pub: Diana’s Bath Salts • 8-11pm

SUN, Oct 17

  • INTERFAITH GATHERING
    8am • Pavilion & Zoom link required
    Poetry and conversation outside. Join us. Bring your own hot beverage on cold mornings!
  • CHOIR REHEARSAL
    9am • Zoom link required
  • YOUTH PROGRAM – Baptism Theme
    9:15am • JCC / In-person
  • VIRTUAL WORSHIP & IN-PERSON
    10:30am •  In-person and/or Zoom link required
    • Join us for worship with music, scripture, prayer and reflection.
    • Live music by Alan Labrie
    • Message with Rev Gail Doktor
    • Remembrance for Judy Shuman by daughter Dawn Shuman
    • Outdoor reception (if weather and volunteer coordination permits)
    • In-person attendance requires social distancing, masking, masking is required for non-vaccinated individuals (additional precautions may be changed based on COVID stats and CDC guidelines).
    • Service will also be live-streamed to website and Facebook (if technology supports this function on the day of event). Afterward, recordings of worship service will be posted to FacebookVimeo.com channel & Youtube.com channel.
  • Community Volunteer Opportunity: WINDOW DRESSERS WINDOW INSERT ASSEMBLY (Tin Mountain program, benefits Way Station participants among others)
    Settlers Green, North Conway Sign Up link: https://signup.com/go/dzUfCVW (you will see the volunteer options, days, times and tasks)
    • If you have trouble using the Sign Up form or have any questions, please email Nora Dufilho at nbeem@tinmountain.org.  
    • Note: All build participants will be required to be masked during the build, regardless of vaccination status. We will be spacing work stations as much as possible and encourage build participants to sign up for shifts with household members.
    • The Tin Mountain Energy Team is working with the non-profit Window Dressers to build simple, tight, pine frame insulation frames for leaky windows to cut down heat loss in winter. 
    • We are looking for volunteers to help construct frames as well as help wrap and finish them at our community build in North Conway October 16-20. V
    • olunteers will be trained and do not need a specific skill set, although a familiarity with a power drill is helpful for frame construction. Tasks may include staple guns and blow dryers.
    • Sign Up link: https://signup.com/go/dzUfCVW (you will see the volunteer options, days, times and tasks)
    • This is a pilot program, and the first year of hosting a build in the valley, and we are excited to host this barn raising style community workshop.
    • Tin Mountain encourages folks to sign up for the frame assembly and insert wrapping station, but if you are interested in providing snacks, we appreciate any and all participation.
  • Community Event: TIN MOUNTAIN: Fantastic Fungi I Have Known and Loved
    11:45am • Space is limited and registration is required. Call 447-6991 or click here to register online.
    Currently full. You can call the Center (603-447-6991) to be placed on a wait list. Join mycologist Dr. Rick Van de Poll the field session follow up to his evening program, covering the fantastic (and infamous) fungi of New Hampshire. The guided walk on Sunday will infect the beginner and the practiced amateur with fun-filled facts about our most mysterious kingdom of organisms on the planet!
  • Community Events: MUSIC AROUND TOWN
    • Shannon Door: Bobby Sheehan &Jeremy Holden • 6-9pm
    • Shovel Handle Pub: Scott Baer  • 6-9pm
    • Red Parka Pub: Blue Sunday with Hambone • 5-8:30pm
  • UCC Event: NH United Church of Christ Conference: VIRTUAL STATEWIDE WORSHIP
    Available All Day • Links to be released over the weekend.

This Week: Mon, April 30 – Sun, May 6

MON, April 30

  • DEACONS MEETING
    4pm • JCC Council Room (library), Second Floor. Meeting of deacons to plan worship and community support issues.

TUE, May 1

  • Community Event:
    CARROLL COUNTY HOMELESSNESS COALITION

    10am • Tri-County Cap Offices
    Albany, NH. County, town & school liaisons plus reps from nonprofit agencies address issues re homelessness and housing insecurity. Clergy also involved.

WED, May 2

  • PASTOR’S DROP-IN HOURS
    7-9am • J-Town Deli
  • Resumes next week: TUNE UP Fitness with Laurie McAleer
    Resumes next week: 9am on Wed, May 9
  • PASTOR’S OFFICE HOURS
    10am – Noon • 2nd Floor, Pastor’s Office

THURS, May 3

  • INTRODUCTORY YOGA with Anjali Rose
    9am • Parish Hall, Jackson Community Church. Join instructor Anjali Rose for a gentle, introductory yoga class. Wear stretchy fitness clothing, bring a matt and a cushion/blanket if you have them. $10/class for 6 weeks. Scholarships available. Runs for 6 weeks.
  • YOGA & MEDITATION with Charlotte Doucette
    3:30pm • Parish Hall. $10/pp fee. (Scholarships available)
  • AA
    6-7pm • Church Library

SAT, May 5

  • Community Event:
    VALLEY PRIDE DAY Litter Pick Up
    * 8:30-10am •  Whitney Community Center (other registration sites in different valley communities, see link below)
    * 10am-Noon • Pick up litter along local roads; sites to be assigned during registration
    * Noon-2pm • Celebrate @ Hampton Inn, No Conway
    JCC friends and members can volunteer along with JCC’s team leader Fred Tompkins to help clean local roads by registering (same day  registration) at the Whitney Community Center (other communities have different registration locations) to get gloves and bags and cleanup assignments, and then go out to pick up trash until noon. For more information on the entire event, and other locations to register and clean up, see the Conway Sun article.

SUN, May 6

  • INTERFAITH GATHERING
    8am • Gazebo. Bring your hot beverages. Dress warmly. Gather for readings and spiritual conversation.
  • CHOIR REHEARSAL 
    9am •  Jackson Community Church.
    Drop-in choir. Join us to practice and sing during the service.
  • WORSHIP SERVICE
    10:30am •  Jackson Community Church.
    Sermon: The Rainbow Promise based on Genesis 9: 6-13
    Guest leadership: Preacher – Rev Bill Briggs, accompanist – Minnie Brown & choir director – Jen Oullette
    Communion will be served.

Note: Office administrator Joanne Turner is on vacation this week and Rev Gail will be away for a long weekend May 3-7. Contact Rev Gail by text or email for emergencies only.

This Week: Jan 22-28

THIS WEEK at Jackson Community Church: Jan 22-28

MON, JAN 22

  • CATHERINE PFEIFFER WAKE & FUNERAL
    9:30-11:30am • Wake at Everett’s Funeral Home, Natick, MA.
    Noon • Funeral at St Patricks Cathedral, Natick, MA.

TUE, JAN 23

  • SMALL GROUP STUDY & REFLECTION

    4pm • Pastor’s Office. Readings from Book of Joy by Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. A few copies reserved at library under Jackson Community Church book group. This group will meet weekly through January to read and reflect on this book. 1-2 copies are also available for purchase at White Birch Books. (This gathering is subject to weather conditions, of course.)

WED, JAN 24

  • PASTOR’S J-TOWN HOURS
    7-9am • J-Town Deli. Drop by for hot beverage, good food, and a visit.
  • PASTOR’s OFFICE HOURS
    10am-Noon • Jackson Community Church.
  • ANNUAL MEETING & POTLUCK
    6pm •  Potluck
    7pm • Annual Meeting (annual report is available at church in advance)

THURS, JAN 25

  • CONTEMPLATIVE PRACTICES

    3:30pm • Yoga with Charlotte Doucette • Parish Hall. $10/pp fee. (Scholarships available)
    4:40pm • Guided Meditation with Charlotte Doucette (if yoga class is held, dependent on attendance) • Upstairs classroom. Free.
  • AA
    6:30pm • Church Library

SUN, JAN 28

  • INTERFAITH GATHERING

    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
  • WORSHIP
    10:30am • Jackson Community Church
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