THIS WEEK at Jackson Community Church and Around Town : TUE, Oct 8 – SUN, Oct 13

MON, Oct 7

TUE, Oct 8

  • Faith Event: YOM KIPPUR
    The culmination of the Yamim Noraim (Days of Awe) is the fast day of Yom Kippur (The Day of Atonement).
  • CLERGY LUNCHEON
    12:30pm • Conway, NH
    Clergy gathering.
  • Closed Event: DAISY SCOUTS
    3:30-5pm • Parish House, Jackson Community Church
  • Community Event: ADULT BOOK GROUP
    4:30pm • Jackson Public Library
  • Multi-Church Event: INSPIRED – WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY
    6:30pm • North Conway Community Center
    Final discussion of Rachel Held Evan’s Inspired. Bring your copy of her book and your own study Bible. We continue to meet, and next week we begin Adam Hamilton’s Making Sense of the Bible. Order a copy from White Birch books or online. The church has 1-2 copies to loan.

WED, Oct 9

  • 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.

THURS, Oct 10

  • 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. To indicate interest in becoming a volunteer with this program, please contact the Way Station.
  • Community Event: ECOFORUM
    12-1pm • Tin Mountain Conservation Center, Albany, NH
    Celebrating the winter squash, a hearty and versatile veggie that can keep us northern New Englanders eating local well through the winter. Learn proper storage, fun recipes, nuances of different varieties, and maybe even some preparation tips from a pro!

SAT, Oct 12

  • MEN’S GROUP BREAKFAST
    7:30am • Wentworth Inn
    Meet for breakfast and conversation.
  • Community Event: BOOK SALE
    10am-12pm •  Old Red Library (Emerson Building)
    Proceeds benefit the Jackson Public Library.
  • Community Event: FALL TREE & SHRUB IDENTIFICATION
    9am-12pm • Meet at Bear Paw property on Rt 302 (across from the State Line Store)
    Ready for a challenge? Identify deciduous trees in fall! Tin Mountain’s consulting forester, Dan Stepanauskas, will lead us on this adventure. Dress for the outdoors and uneven terrain. Bring a snack and water. 
  • Community Event: MUSIC & STORIES with Shauna
    2pm • Jackson Public Library
    Shana Aisenberg is a local musician and music teacher. Shana is Music Director at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Eastern Slopes (UUFES) in Tamworth, NH. She regularly fiddles for contra dances, plays concerts, and teaches music on stringed instruments including guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, ukulele and more to students of all ages. Shana will be reading stories of inclusion and diversity and sharing songs from American folk traditions for everyone to sing along with. Part of One Book, One Valley series. Complete list of One Book, One Valley events.

SUN, Oct 13

  • INTERFAITH GATHERING
    8am • Gazebo by Historical Society
    Come for poetry, prayer and conversation.
  • FISH STORIES & WATER JUSTICE
    9am • Youth & family faith formation. Explore scripture and ethical & environmental implications of our role as stewards of creation. RSVP to Rev Gail if planning to attend.
  • WORSHIP – Taste and See Series: Fish Stories
    10:30am • Jackson Community Church
    * Reflections: Rev Gail Pomeroy Doktor
    * Accompanist: Alan Labrie
  • Community Event: BOOK SALE
    10am-12pm •  Old Red Library (Emerson Building)
    Proceeds benefit the Jackson Public Library.
  • Community Event: AFTERNOON HOME CONCERT with Krista Detor (Mountain Top Music Event)
    4pm • Hales Location off West Side Rd in Conway.
    Concert location details available with purchase of $35/ticket.

MON, Oct 14 – Columbus Day Holiday

  • No School