This Week: June 18-24

Highlights: TUE – Field trip to Eshqua Bog with Tin Mountain from Albany, NH plus Women’s Gathering @ church; WED – Tune Up fitness with Laurie McAleer @ church plus Artist’s Reception for Linda Gray in Eaton, NH & Council Mtg @ church ; THURS – Yoga with Anjali Rose @ church; SUN: Interfaith @ gazebo, Worship @ church, Family Faith and Fun Night @ church plus School’s Out Kayak/Canoe fundraiser for Camden’s Crusaders

This Week at Jackson Community Church
TUE, June 19

  • PASTOR’S DROP-IN HOURS
    7-9am • JTown Deli. Come by for hot beverage and conversation with Rev Gail.
  • Community Event: ESHQUA BOG & SHOWY LADY SLIPPER FIELD TRIP
    8am-4pm. • Tin Mountain Conservation Center (trip to ME). Meet at TMCC to carpool. Eshqua Bog is a 40-acre property  owned by the Nature Conservancy of VT and the New England Wildflower Society. Walk on a recently installed accessible boardwalk at height of the showy lady slipper orchid bloom. Bring your camera, binoculars, lunch and water. More info.
  • UCC Event: INTERFAITH PRAYER VIGIL for IMMIGRANT JUSTICE
    8:30-10am • Norris Cotton Federal Building, 275 Chestnut Street, Manchester. This is the location of the ICE offices for our state. Future vigils at same time and location: June 27 (Wed), July 3 & July 17. From: NH Council of Churches.
  • WOMEN’s GATHERING
    10am-Noon @ church. Women, friends and members, welcome to come for refreshments and social gathering.
  • CLERGY LUNCHEON
    12:30-2pm • North Conway, MA. Meeting of Clergy of the Eastern Slope.

WED, June 20

  • TUNE UP Fitness with Laurie McAleer
    9am • Parish Hall, Jackson Community Church. Free. Men and women join fitness trainer Laurie McAleer for a gentle, introductory fitness class for beginners. Wear comfortable clothing, sensible shoes, and bring a bottle of water. Also bring a ski pole and a small ball and hand weights.
  • HISTORIC CHURCH TRIANGLE SITE WORSHIP & PICNIC Planning Team
    3pm • Whitney Library/Council Room, 2nd Floor, Jackson Community Church.
  • BOARD MEETING for Protestant Chapel Association
    4pm • Whitney Library/Council Room, 2nd Floor, Jackson Community Church.
  • COUNCIL MEETING
    7-8:30pm. Whitney Library/Council Room, 2nd Floor, Jackson Community Church. Meeting of church officers, staff, and team representatives to review church budget, operations and programs.
  • Community Event: ARTIST’s RECEPTION for Linda Gray.
    4-6pm • Snowvillage Inn, 136 Stewart Rd, Eaton, NH. Show runs through July 30.
THURS, June 21
  • INTRODUCTORY YOGA with Anjali Rose
    9am • Parish Hall, Jackson Community Church. Join instructor Anjali Rose for a gentle, introductory yoga class. Wear stretchy fitness clothing, bring a matt and a cushion/blanket if you have them. $10/class for 6 weeks. Scholarships available.
  • AA
    6:30pm • Second Floor, Church Council Room

SUN, June 24

  • INTERFAITH GATHERING
    8am • Gazebo. Bring your hot beverages. Dress warmly. Gather for readings and spiritual conversation.
  • CHOIR REHEARSAL 
    9am •  Jackson Community Church.
    Drop-in choir. Join us to practice and sing during the service.
  • WORSHIP SERVICE
    with Father’s Day Themes

    10:30am •  Jackson Community Church.
    Story: Of God & Goliath
    Accompanist: Diana Germain
  • Community Event: SCHOOL’s OUT SUMMER KICK-OFF tribute party to benefit Camden’s Crusaders! Hosted by Saco Canoe Rental Company. Learn more. 100% of proceeds from canoe and kayak rentals will go to Camden’s Crudsaders to benefit Bailey family. Enjoy a 5 or 7-mile paddle on the Saco! 5-mile trip takes 2-4 hours. Canoe & kayak shuttles leave every 30 minutes from 9 to 1:30. – Single Kayaks – $20; Double Kayaks – $40; Canoes – $40. Learn
  • FAMILY FUN & FAITH NIGHT
    5:30-7:30pm • Jackson Community Church. Come for pizza, paint a board for Horton Center, and play games!
Hold the Date:
GROUNDWATER PROTECTION in JACKSON
Presentation by Upper Saco Valley Land Trust
with Planning Board

Whitney Community Center
Wed, June 27, 7 PM

Jackson – a community where water is a significant element!

What difference does water quality mean to you and your family? Join us for a presentation concerning Groundwater Protection opportunities in Jackson. Also available at that time will be information about flood zones and flood protection, radon and arsenic naturally occurring in many of our well water systems, and more water-related issues.
Note: Starting Next Week
MATTER of BALANCE
Tuesdays, 9-11am, June 28 – Aug 14

For more information and to register for classes please contact: Heather Phillips. Phone: 603-356-5461, ext. 2187 or email. This program emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls.

You will learn to:

  • View falls as controllable
  • Set goals for increasing activity
  • Make changes to reduce fall risks at home
  • Exercise to increase strength and balance
Who should attend?
  • Anyone concerned about falls
  • Anyone interested in improving balance, flexibility and strength
  • Anyone who has fallen in the past
  • Anyone who has restricted activities because of falling concerns

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