This Week: Tue, May 22- Sun, May 27

Highlights: Tue, 5/22 – women’s group, wisdom study group, Wed, 5/23 – pastor’s hours, fitness, Thurs, 5/24 – yoga, drop-off items for estate sale, Camden’s Crusaders fundraiser @ Red Parka, Fri, 5/25 – drop off donations for estate sale / set up, Sat, 5/26 – plant sale & estate sale & library book sale , Sun, 5/27 – interfaith @ gazebo, worship @ church with Memorial Day moment plus community events

TUE, May 22

  • WOMEN’S GATHERING
    10am • Irene Sullivan’s home.
    Please note the changed day to accommodate the exercise class held on Wednesdays at 9am. All welcome; food will be provided.
  • WISDOM STUDY GROUP
    4pm • Jackson Community Church
    Books available at Jackson Public Library. Reading and conversation on WISDOM with texts from Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom by John O’Donohue, Becoming Wise by Krista Tippett, Wisdom Jesus by Cynthia Bourgeault, No Death, No Fear: Comforting Wisdom for Life by Thich Nhat Hanh. Books available through Jackson Public Library – anyone  may check out books as part of the JCC Book Group (library card not necessary). Group meets 3 weeks on Tuesdays: May 22, May 29, June 5.

WED, May 23

  • PASTOR’S DROP-IN HOURS
    7-9am • J-Town Deli
  • 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. Men and women both welcome to come try this class. Laurie will lead a fitness class that can be customized to each person’s abilities, and help improve overall wellbeing, as well as focusing on body areas  that may need additional support and care.
  • PASTOR’S OFFICE HOURS
    10am – Noon • Pastor’s office, second floor
THURS, May 24
  • 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.
  • ESTATE SALE DROP-OFF
    Noon-5pm, Jackson Community Church.
    Bring items for donation to the church’s multi-family estate sale. Contact Kayleigh Kearns if you need assistance transporting an item; we can help move your items to the church. To ‘donate’ large items without moving them (example: couches, hutches, bureaus), send a photo and description to the church  jcchurch@jacksoncommunitychurch.org so that we can list them on a bulletin board and online sale.
  • AA
    6:30pm • Second Floor, Church Council Room
  • Community Event: CAMDEN’S CRUSADERS @ Red Parka
    5:30-9pm.
    Eat dinner, enjoy great music by Diana’s Bath Salts, join the raffle, and raise funds for the Bailey family while their son Camden goes through surgery and treatment for osteosarcoma. To learn more, visit the Facebook event page.

FRI, May 25

  • ESTATE SALE DROP-OFF / SET UP
    Noon-5pm, Jackson Community Church.
    Bring items for donation to the church’s multi-family estate sale. Help set up the sale. Contact Kayleigh Kearns if you need assistance transporting an item; we can help move your items to the church.

SAT, May 26 of MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

  • ESTATE SALE
    7-8am • Set up
    8am-2pm • Jackson Community Church. The church estate sale will take place the same day as the plant sale, outside if weather permits, indoors if necessary. Donated items (household goods, sports equipment, collectibles, kitchen items, tools, toys, small furniture) will be sold to benefit the historic church building and operations.
  • PLANT SALE
    7:30-9am • Outside Jackson Grammar School (near library book sale at Whitney Community Center)
    9am-Noon • Plant Sale. Money earned from the plant sale will go to the emerging Homeless Teen Initiative c/o North Country Cares (also the umbrella organization for the Revolving Closet).
  • Community Event: BOOK SALE
    Friends of the Jackson Public Library • Whitney Center. More info.
  • Community Event: BIRDING in BROWNFIELD BOG
    7-10am with Tin Mountain Conservsation Center.
    Meet at G&S Store in Brownfield. More info.

SUN, May 27 of MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

  • 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 MEMORIAL DAY MOMENT
    10:30am •  Jackson Community Church.
    Message: ‘Heirs’ plus Memorial Day moment
    Accompanist & choir director: Alan Labrie
    Guest trumpet: Randy Oullette
  • Community Event: BOOK SALE
    Friends of the Jackson Public Library • Whitney Center. More info.
  • Community Event: WILDQUACK DUCK FESTIVAL. More info.