THIS WEEK: Tue, Mar 5- Sun, Mar 10

THIS WEEK
at Jackson Community Church and Around Town

At JCC: Tue – Clergy Lunch & Mardi Gras Concert at JCC, Wed – Ashes to Go & Fitness, Thurs – Yoga & AA, Fri – Pastors Hours, Sun – XC Blessing & Worship. Around Town: Thurs – Story Time (Library) & Reading the Landscape (Tin Mountain), Sat – Guided Snow Shoe Tour (JXC) & First Season Benefit Dinner (Fryeburg Academy), Sun – Mountain Top Music Concert. Save These Dates: Classes in Advanced Facilitator Training on Active Listening & Lenten Observances: Ukrainian Egg Painting, Book Studies, Second Chances Concert, Holy Week.

MON, Mar 4

  • RELIGION, CONFLICT & PEACE Harvard Online EdX course. Self-Paced. Continues 8 weeks • Expect: 4-8 hours of study per week. Registration Link to register for the Harvard Online EdX course. If others sign up, we will run a study group at Jackson Public Library (meeting dates TBD).

TUE, Mar 5

  • CLERGY of the EASTERN SLOPE
    12:30pm • Lunch for local clergy from Mt Washington Valley faith communities. Rev Gail attends.
  • FAT TUESDAY & MARDI GRAS
    6-8pm • Jackson Community Church
    Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio with authentic cuisine including gumbo, shrimp boil, jumbalaya, red beans n rice. Free and open to the public, donations accepted – proceeds benefit the Way Station (new day resource center for homeless population in Mt Washington Valley).  Wear some bling, but we’ll have some beads and costumes to share!

WED, Mar 6

  • ASHES to GO
    7-9am • JTown Deli
  • TUNE UP FITNESS with Laurie McAleer 
    9:30am • Parish House.Fitness class. Free; open to public. These classes will continue through the end of February, then the instructor will re-evaluate whether she can continue into March. Classes remain weather dependent; if schools are delayed or closed, the class will be cancelled.
  • ASHES to GO
    Noon-5pm • Jackson Community Church
  • ASH WEDNESDAY ECUMENICAL SERVICE
    6:30pm • Center Conway Methodist Church
    Ecumenical Observance facilitated by Clergy of the Eastern Slope (Rev Gail participates). Includes imposition of ashes and communion.

THURS, Mar 7

  • BLISS YOGA with Anjali Rose
    9am • First Floor, Parish House / Jackson Community Church. Beginning stretch, flow and align yoga; safe for new practitioners. Weather dependent; if schools are delayed or closed, the class will be cancelled.
  • Community Event: STORY TIME  for TODDLERS & PRESCHOOLERS
    10:30am • Jackson Library
  • AA
    6:30pm • Second Floor, Church.
  • Community Event: READING THE LANDSCAPE: the Story of Glacial Retreat Across the Chocorua Region
    7-8pm • Nature Learning Center, Tin Mountain Conservation Center
    Join Dr. Robert Newton, Professor of Geosciences at Smith College, as he helps decipher our local landscape.  His talk will examine the landscape features that help us determine how the continental glaciers retreated from the Chocorua-Sandwich Range area.

FRI, Mar 8

  • PASTOR’s DROP-IN HOURS
    7-9am • J-Town Deli
    Come for caffeine, conversation. Or make a separate date to meet with Rev Gail by calling her cell (978) 273.0308 or email.
  • PASTOR’s OFFICE HOURS
    9:30-11:30am • Church. Drop by or make an appointment to meet with Rev Gail by texting or calling her cell (978) 273.0308 or by email.
  • Community Event: GUIDED SNOW SHOE TOURS
    10am & 1pm • Start from Jackson XC Ski Touring Center
    $15 includes ticket and tour; rental equipment available. Tours are approx. 90 minutes. More info.

SAT, Mar 9

  • Community Event: GUIDED SNOW SHOE TOURS
    10am & 1pm • Start from Jackson XC Ski Touring Center. $15 includes ticket and tour; rental equipment available. Tours are approx. 90 minutes. More info.
  • Community Event: FIRST SEASON BENEFIT  DINNER & AUCTION
    5-9pm • Fryeburg Academy Gymnasium, Fryeburg Academy
    Join Tin Mountain for the 33rd First Season Dinner Auction. Reservations and payment in advance are requested as seating is assigned and space is limited. Tickets are $75 each. For more information about the event or Tin Mountain, to make reservations, donate an item, and/or learn about sponsorship opportunities contact Donna at 603-447-6991, or email DonnaDolan@tinmountain.org.

SUN, Mar 10

  • INTERFAITH GATHERING @ OLD LIBRARY
    8am • Old Library. Hot beverages available. Come for poetry, literature, conversation and prayer.
  • BLESSING of BODIES, BOOTS & BINDINGS
    9:15am • Jackson XC Ski Touring Foundation
    Rev Gail offers blessings to staff, volunteers and skiers.
  • WORSHIP 
    10:30am •  Jackson Community Church.
    * Story: Rev Gail
    * Accompanist: Alan Labrie
  • Community Event: COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA
    4pm • Christ Episcopal Church, North Conway
    Mountain Top orchestra plays music of Sibelius, Holst, Piazolla, Boulanger and Chaminade, under the baton of Dr. Julia Howell, Mountain Top’s director of education. ASuggested donation $10/person, $20/family, at the door.