Highlights: Tue, Feb 27: OptionB study group, deacon’s mtg; Wed, Feb 28: women’s group, council meeting; Thurs, Mar 1: soup & ski; Sun, Mar 4: worship; Mon, Mar 5: Mandala Monday
TUE, FEB 27
- SMALL GROUP STUDY & REFLECTION
(**note: rescheduled to start at 4pm**)
4-5pm • Pastor’s Office.
Group gathers to study selections from Option B by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant. Themes of adversity, resilience and joy. Meet in pastor’s office on second floor. Books available to borrow through local libraries as hard copies or downloads (reserved as Jackson Community Church reading group in Jackson library) or for purchase from White Birch Books or as audio books through sites such as Amazon. This group will meet Feb 20, Feb 27, Mar 6. Drop-in participation is welcomed.
- DEACONS MEETING
5pm • Pastor’s Office.
WED, FEB 28
- PASTOR’s DROP-IN
7-9am • JTown Deli. Come by for caffeine, cuisine, and conversation.
- WOMEN’S GROUP
10am-Noon • Parish Hall, Jackson Community Church
Friends and members welcome to attend. Guest Anjali Rose will be present at start of gathering to explore ideas and interest in a women’s wisdom circle.
- COUNCIL MEETING
7pm • Second Floor, Betty Whitney Library Room of Jackson Community Church.
THURS, MAR 1
- CONTEMPLATIVE PRACTICES
3:30pm • Yoga with Charlotte Doucette • Parish Hall. $10/pp fee. (Scholarships available)
- SOUP & SKI with FAMILY & FRIENDS
5pm • Parish Hall of Jackson Community Church
Gather with members and friends of a few of the valley’s faith communities for soup supper. Menu this week: beef barley soup, salad, bread. Please RSVP to church if you can bring loaf of bread, salad, or second crock pot full of soup!
5:30/6pm • Meet at church parking lot for evening XC ski. Optimal starting point to be determined. For those who able and interested, if weather permits, come on a ‘night ski’ on Jackson XC Center’s trails. With permission of Jackson Ski Touring Foundation: donations will be collected for Jackson Ski Touring Foundation, but trail passes not required. Bring your own head lamps, ski equipment, layers, and be prepared for outdoor conditions. Ski at your own risk. Bring friends! Open to everyone. All ages welcome.
Note: We will continue this practice thru Mar 22, and will end the Lenten soup series with a Maundy Thursday meal on March 29.
6-7pm • Church Library
SUN, MAR 4: Lent 3
- 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: Lent 3
10:30am • Jackson Community Church
Themes: Ten Commandments, Holy Anger, Bodies as Temples
MON, MAR 5
- MANDALA MONDAY
7pm • Second Flood, Betty Whitney Library @ Jackson Community Church
Contemplative coloring practices. Church provides colored pencils and patterns and shares introductions to coloring traditions from different faiths (Buddhist, Native American, others).