WAY STATION LEADERSHIP MTG
11am • Way Station / Nativity Lutheran Church, No Conway
Planning meeting for next steps to prep for opening of facility.
12:30pm • Center Conway
Clergy group gathers for lunch and colleagial work. Rev Gail attends.
2:45-4:30pm • Parish House, Jackson Community Church
WED, May 8
7-8am • J-Town Deli
Come for caffeine, good food, and conversation.
Community Event: BREWING in NH
8:30pm • Jackson Public Library
Glenn Knoblock explores the fascinating
history of New Hampshire’s beer and ale brewing industry from Colonial
days, when it was home- and tavern-based, to today’s modern breweries
and brew pubs. More info.
THURS, May 9
BLISS YOGA with Anjali Rose
9am • First Floor, Parish House / Jackson Community Church. Beginning
stretch, flow and align yoga; safe for new practitioners. Weather
dependent; if schools are delayed or closed, the class will be
Community Event: ECOFORUM – SMARTPHONE CITIZEN SCIENCE in the MOUNTAINS
Noon • Nature Learning Center, Tin Mountain Conservation Center, Albany
Do you take photos with your phone when out
on the trails? Turn your mobile device into a reporting tool with
iNaturalist and join other citizen scientists by documenting the
flowering plants you observe on your next hike. By participating you can
contribute to AMC’s Mountain Watch study. Join AMC staff science,
Georgia Murray and Annie Evankow to learn more about the program, the
results and how you can participate.
6:30pm • Second Floor, Church
Community Event: CROWS and their WINTER ROOSTS
7pm • Nature Learning Center, Tin Mountain Conservation Center, Albany
Crows are intelligent and adaptable birds. Dana and Bob Fox will share
what they have learned about 25,000 wintering crows over two years
through detailed observation and much reading. They will share what
crows do, don’t do and how they change their minds.
FRI, May 10
9:30-11:30am • Second Floor, Church
Come by to visit with Rev Gail or call to make a separate date: 978.273.0308.
SAT, May 11
CHURCH SPRING CLEAN UP DAY
9am-Noon • Jackson Community Church
Wear work clothes, close-toed shoes or boots, bring work gloves,
buckets, rakes, brooms, rags. Plan to work indoors or outdoors to clean
up the grounds and interior of the church.
Community Event: BIRDING at BROWNFIELD BOG (Tin Mountain Conservation Center program)
7-10am • Meet at G&S Store in Brownfield, Maine
Join birders of all levels on this weekly bird walk through the bog and
view the rich diversity of bird life that makes it way north to rest or
nest. Bring binoculars (or borrow ours), rubber boots, and a snack. Our final week will be via canoe!
SUN, May 12
INTERFAITH GATHERING 8am • Gazebo by Jackson Historical Society
YOUTH & FAMILY Come dressed for outdoor games or hike. RSVP Rev Gail if you plan to attend.
MOTHER’s DAY WORSHIP 10:30am • Jackson Community Church * Organ/piano by Alan Labrie * Worship leadership by Rev Gail Doktor * Message by Tish Hanlon
PASTORAL CARE Rev Gail traveled Monday-Tuesday with a community member to provide support during a medical emergency.
WED, Jan 9
** Cancelled ** SNOW DAY: TUNE UP FITNESS with Laurie McAleer ** Cancelled ** cancelled due to weather. This class follows the school’s weather conditions: when school is cancelled this class will aslo be cancelled. It resumes next week, if weather permits at 9:30am • Parish House.Fitness class. Free; open to public.
Private Event: WEDDING 3:30 pm • Church Sanctuary
Community Event: WAY STATION TEAM MEETING 6pm • Nativity Lutheran Church Organization leaders meet to take next steps to formalize relationship with Vaughan Center and coordinate MLK Day of Service: painting rooms at Nativity Lutheran for use by Way Station. Rev Gail attends.
THURS, Jan 10
PASTOR’S HOURS 7-8:30am • Glen Ledge Corner Store. Come by for hot beverage and conversation. Or make a date to go for a walk by calling/texting Rev Gail 978.273.0308 or emailing Rev Gail (email@example.com)
Community Event: NORTHERN CARROLL COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES ROUND TABLE 9am • Granite State University / Tech Village Rev Gail attends this forum as clergy and as a Way Station team leader.
FLOW & ALIGN YOGA with Anjali Rose 9am • First Floor, Parish House / Jackson Community Church. Beginning stretch, flow and align yoga; safe for new practitioners.
Community Event: FAMILY TIME 10:30am • Jackson Public Library
Community Event: KNITTING 10:30am • Jackson Public Library
AA 6:30pm • Second Floor, Church.
Community Event: EcoForum – WHAT YOU NEED to KNOW ABOUT YOUR WELL WATER Noon • Tin Mountain Conservation Center’s Nature Learning Center. Abby Fopiano, NH DES’s Water Well Program Manager, will discuss what private well owners should know about maintaining and testing well health. She will also touch upon water conservation and drought issues.
FRI, Jan 11
PASTOR’S HOURS 7-9am • JTown Deli. Come by for hot beverage and conversation. Or make a date to go for a walk by calling/texting Rev Gail 978.273.0308 or emailing Rev Gail (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Private Event: AVALANCHE CLASS All Day • Second Floor, Parish House. Class preparing outdoor athletes and emergency responders for preparedness during avalanche conditions. On-site training followed by outdoor training. Prior registration through course provider required.
Private Event: SCOUT SKI & OVERNIGHT Friday Evening – Saturday Morning • Parish House. Out-of-town scout troop will be our guests and use the Parish House to camp out overnight. Only the scout troop and their authorized chaperones are permitted in the church’s space during this time.
SUN, Jan 13
INTERFAITH GATHERING @ OLD LIBRARY 8am • Old Library. Hot beverages available. Come for poetry, literature, conversation and prayer.
BLESSING of BODIES, BOOTS & BINDINGS 9am • Jackson XC Center Drop by for a blessing by Rev Gail. Blessings for staff & skiers and anyone else who comes along!
WORSHIP 10:30am • Jackson Community Church.
Message: Rev Gail Pomeroy Doktor
Accompanist: Alan Labrie
Community Event: FAVORITE BOWL4pm • Whitney Community Center Make your own bowl. Cost: $40. Students will select a glaze color for their pieces during class and completed pieces will be available for pick up at the Whitney Center. All materials included. Completed pieces will be dishwasher and microwave safe. Register online.
MARTIN LUTHER KING WEEKEND EVENTS
MLK Day of Service: PAINTING the WAY STATION! 9am – 4pm • Sat, Jan 19
Admin Building of Nativity Lutheran ChurchJackson Community Church will have a team of volunteers helping with this project: wear your paint clothes and help brighten up the kitchen and lounge areas in the first floor of the administrative building on the Nativity Lutheran Church, which will be home to the Way Station. Paint supplies will be provided; bring your energy and enthusiasm! Once open, this day resource center will meet basic needs for homeless teens, families and adults in the Mt Washington Valley: laundry, showers, internet access, post office box, social and emotional support, connection to nearby social services.
PEOPLE’S MARCH Theme: Improve Our World! 1-3pm • Sat, Jan 19 Jackson, NH
Gathering starts at covered bridge. Walk to Jackson Grammar School.
MARTIN LUTHER KING COMMUNITY CELEBRATION 7-9pm • Sun, Jan 20 Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Eastern Slopes Tamworth, NH
Featured speaker, Dr. Donna San Antonio, will address the topic “Becoming a White Ally: Stories of Mentoring Toward Social Justice” using personal reflection as a springboard for consideringthe inter-sectionality of race, ethnicity, gender, and social class. Also included in the program will be music by Peg Loughran, Shana Aisenberg and others. Storyteller (and World Fellowship Co-Director) Andy Davis will offer a story. A guilt-free potluck will follow. Note: This program is sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Eastern Slopes and The World Fellowship Center. For more information, please call Andy Davis at (603)452-4446. More information.
Mountain Top Music Event: BEFORE THERE WERE MIRRORS Fri, Jan 18, 7:30pm St Andrews-in-the-Valley Episcopal Church Tamworth, NH
A musical evening of story and song with Ellen Schwindt, Jed Wilson and Mary Edes. Suggested donation at the door: $10 and a hand-held mirror (some will be available at the door).
DACAPO CONCERT Sun, Jan 27 • 4pm Whitney Community Center
Continuing the Da Capo tradition of singing popular favorites, the concerts will include arrangements of Gershwin tunes, hits from the 1950s and 1960s, including “California Dreamin’,” “Misty” and “Girl from Ipanema,” and recent releases such as Christina Perri’s “A Thousand Years.” The group is co-directed by conductor Mary Bastoni and accompanist John Waldie. Concert is free to the public.
FILM SCREENNG: RUN WILD, RUN FREE Thurs, Jan 31 • 6:30 – 8:30 pm Whitney Community Center
Over 60 years ago America was in the peak of the industrial revolution and the nation’s waterways were dying from dams, water diversions and pollution. Run Wild Run Free takes the viewer through the history and current state of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act that sought to protect these waterways. Join Tin Mountain Conservation Center, the Jackson Conservation Commission, and former Director of Research for the AMC, Dr. Kenneth Kimball, for this celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. Cost: $3/pp or $5/family.