THIS WEEK at Jackson Community Church and Around Town: TUE, Nov 5 – MON, Nov 11 (Veteran’s Day)


TUE, Nov 5 – MON, Nov 11 (Veteran’s Day)


EVENTS with JCC: Way Station shifts, Multi-Church Bible Study (Making Sense of the Bible by Adam Hamilton), Fitness with Laurie McAleer, Radical Welcome Team Mtg, Yoga with Anjali Rose, AA, Pastor’s Hours, Interfaith @ Old Red Library, Sunday Worship with Circle Songs led by Heather Pierson & Bernice Martin with Veterans Observance (theme: Olives & Peace), Courageous Conversations about Racism @ breakfast/lunch. AROUND TOWN: Climate Change & Ski Industry, JXC Ski Swap, Mountain Top Music Concert, Veterans Day

TUE, Nov 5

  • Community Event: SKI SWAP DROPOFF
    9:30am-4:30pm • Jackson XC Headquarters
    Drop off used equipment for the Ski Swap/Sale scheduled for Sat, Nov 9.
  • Multi-Church Event: MAKING SENSE of the BIBLE – Study Group 
    6:30pm • North Conway Community Center (Multipurpose Room)
    Bring your copy of Adam Hamilton’s Making Sense of the Bible and your own study Bible. Facilitated by Revs Sue Davidson, Gail Doktor, Ruth Shaver. This week we discuss the New Testament chapters.

WED, Nov 6

  • 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.
  • Community Event: SKI SWAP DROPOFF
    9:30am-4:30pm • Jackson XC Headquarters
    Drop off used equipment for the Ski Swap/Sale scheduled for Sat, Nov 9.
  • RADICAL WELCOME TEAM (Inclusivity & Diversity Initiative)
    3pm • Jackson Community Church
    Meet to plan small group framework for conversations around race & white privilege, to be led on Sun, Nov 10th by our facilitators from Trinity Church.
  • Community Event: WINTER WORK: The CCC and New England Skiing with Jeff Leich
    7pm • Jackson Library

THURS, Nov 7

  • 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.
  • Community Event: SKI SWAP DROPOFF
    9:30am-4:30pm • Jackson XC Headquarters
    Drop off used equipment for the Ski Swap/Sale scheduled for Sat, Nov 9.
  • Community Event: CLIMATE CHANGE & SKI INDUSTRY
    7pm • Tin Mountain Conservation Center, Albany, NH
    Learn how ski areas in New Hampshire are adapting to a changing climate, and what the industry is doing to minimize its own carbon footprint and raise awareness of the impact of a warmer planet on this travel & tourism sector that is important to New Hampshire’s economy.

FRI, Nov 8

  • PASTOR’S J-TOWN HOURS
    7-9am • J-Town Deli
    Come by for 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
    10am – Noon • Jackson Community Church
    Come by for 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.
  • Community Event: SKI SWAP DROPOFF
    9:30am-4:30pm • Jackson XC Headquarters
    Drop off used equipment for the Ski Swap/Sale scheduled for Sat, Nov 9.

SAT, Nov 9

  • Community Event: SKI SWAP & YARD SALE
    9am • Jackson XC Ski Touring Headquarters, Jackson, NH
    From JXC: “Replenish with new-to-you equipment. Clothing, too. Plus Gorham Bike & Ski will be on hand to help match new boots to used skis, etc… PLUS new this year is the JacksonXC Yard Sale.  The Yard Sale will take place outside.  We will have a JacksonXC yard sale tent; plus individuals (like you!) may purchase space for a tent or table or pick up truck display to sell your own household-items and other yard-sale goods. You may purchase your yard sale space ($25) in person or over the phone between now and Nov. 8. To volunteer and get more info: call (603) 383-9355 or send a note to info@jacksonxc.org

SUN, Nov 10 

  • INTERFAITH GATHERING
    8am • Old Red Library
    Come for poetry, prayer and conversation. Guests from Trinity Church — who will be facilitating conversations to help us enter into race & white privilege at Jackson Community Church later in the morning — will join this gathering.
  • BREAKFAST & COURAGEOUS CONVERSATIONS
    Join us for light breakfast and small group conversations about the necessity for faith communities to take up conversations around race and white privilege. Guests are Linda Trum, Grace Clark & Janis Pryor.
  • WORSHIP with CIRCLE SONGS & VETERANS  BLESSING – Taste and See Series: Olives, Peace 
    10:30am • Jackson Community Church
    * Music & Worship Leaders: Heather Pierson & Rev Bernice Martin
    * Special Music: Jacob Huggins
    * Reflection: Rev Gail Pomeroy Doktor
    * Veterans Observance during service
    * Guests Linda Trum, Grace Clark & Janis Pryor from Trinity Church worship with us
    * Novembering continues as we remember those we love & mourn. Bring names, photos or mementoes to add to the Tree of Life in sanctuary.
  • SOUP LUNCH & COURAGEOUS CONVERSATIONS 
    11:45am/Noon – Start • Parish House, Jackson Community Church
    * Second chance of the morning! Join us for soup lunch (provided by church) and small group conversations about race and white privilege. Guests Linda Trum, Grace Clark & Janis Pryor. Community members are welcome to attend!
  • Community Event: 1950s & 1960s VOCAL CONCERT with Mountain Top Music Adult SIngers’ Workshop2pm • Denmark Arts Center, Denmark, ME
    This is an alternative if you cannot attend the Fri, Nov 10th concert at Jackson Community Church. Suggested donation: $10/pp.

MON, Nov 11 – VETERANS DAY

  • No school.
  • Local observances to be announced.
  • More about Veterans Day