This Week: Sept 2-Sept 9

This Week at Jackson Community Church
and Around Town

This week @ JCC: Mon-Fri: Star Island retreat, Wed: Fitness tune-up with Laurie McAleer, Thurs: Yoga with Anjali Rose, Sun: Gazebo led by Sandi & Eileen & Denise and trad’l worship with favorite songs & scripture with guest soloist Kevin O’Neill and start-up of church choir practice. Plus community events: Mon – covered bridge closing on weekdays, Tue – farmer’s market.

Note: Rev Gail Doktor will be on vacation through Sat, Sept 8. See below for coverage in case of pastoral care emergencies.

MON, Sept 3

  • UCC Regional Event: STAR ISLAND RETREAT
    This retreat begins Monday, 9/3 and is facilitated by Rev Mary Edes on Star Island near Portsmouth, NH. Registered participants will be away until Friday, 9/7.
  • Community Update: COVERED BRIDGE CLOSING
    7-3:30pm Weekdays for 3 weeks. Repairs to covered bridge begins this week and continues for 3 weeks. Open to traffic on weekends. Questions?  Bill Boynton, Public Information Office, NH Dept of Transportation, 603-271-6495.

TUE, Sept 4

  • Community Event: FARMERS MARKET  
    3:30-6:30 pm • Thompson House Eatery (THE). Live music, fresh produce, ‘popup’ library presence.
WED, Sept 5
  • (Class resumes Wed, Sept 12)
    Cancelled this week: TUNE UP FITNESS with Laurie McAleer 

    9am • Parish House, Jackson Community Church. (Class resumes on Wed, Sept 12)

THURS, Sept 6

  • INTRODUCTORY YOGA with Anjali Rose 
    9am • Parish House, Jackson Community Church.
  • AA
    6:30pm • Second Floor, Church

SUN,  Sept 9

  • INTERFAITH WORSHIP @ GAZEBO
    8am • Gazebo. Come for poetry, literature, conversation and prayer. This week’s session led by Sandi Poor, Eileen McDonald and Denise Jackson.
  • WORSHIP SERVICE
    10:30am •  Jackson Community Church.
    Story: Dogs & Daughters: Relentless with Rev Gail Doktor
    Communion.
    Accompanist: Alan Labrie
    Choir: Performance by choir.
    Guest: Rev Charles Buck, Acting Conference Minister of NHCUCC.
  • CHOIR PRACTICE following WORSHIP
    11:40am-ish  •  Jackson Community Church.
    Choir practice resumes; separate email will provide update on this timing.
EMERGENCY PASTORAL CARE while Rev Gail on Vacation:
8/22 – 9/8/18

Please note, the following deacons are available to support our community in case of an emergency: Tom Pizor, Wendy McVey and/or Eileen McDonald. They will be ‘on call’ while Rev Gail is on vacation. Their contact info follows:

Also, ministers from First Church, UCC in North Conway, NH will be available to provide emergency support in case of a pastoral care emergency such as a death or catastrophic medical situation. Please contact one of our deacons (Tom, Wendy or Eileen), who will make a referral to Rev Ruth Shaver or Gerry Tilton in case of such an emergency.

Please note that Rev Gail will return from London to Boston on Sat, Sep 8 and come north on Sun, Sept 9 for the 10:30am worship service. Until then, Rev Gail will have limited access to phone and email during her travels.

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