This Week at Jackson Community Church
At church: Tue – Matter of Balance, Wed – Tune-Up Fitness & Council Mtg, Thurs – Pastor’s Hours & Yoga, Sat – Ron Hill Celebration of Life, Sun – Worship with Diana Germain and choir. Plus community events with Jackson Public Library, Tin Mountain Cons Ctr, and Dine to Donate at Shannon Door. Upcoming dates: Mountain Top Music home concert in Jackson and father-daughter fundraising bike ride.
TUE, July 17
- MATTER of BALANCE by Memorial Hospital Staff
9-11am • Parish House. Class closed, filled to capacity. Contact Heather Phillips by phone: 603-356-5461, ext. 2187 or email for future class openings.
- Community Event: ELEMENTARY SCHOOL READING PROGRAM – MAKING INSTRUMENTS
3:15-4:30 pm • Jackson Public Library. Additional dates: July 24: Science in Music, July 31: Special Tin Mountain Program.
WED, July 18
- PASTOR’S DROP-IN HOURS
7-9am • JTown Deli. Come by for hot beverage and conversation with Rev Gail.
- TUNE UP FITNESS with Laurie McAleer
9am • Parish House, 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.
- Community Event: DRUM PERFORMANCE with JEFFEREY CLAYTON
5:30pm • Jackson Public Library
Free to public, $5 donation welcome. Demo of Caribbean Steelpan Drumming with Jefferey Clayton: Reggae, Soca, Calypso, African-Caribbean, Jazz, Contemporary, Jazz, and Classical music styles on the versatile Steelpan Drum. Jefferey has shared the stage with Stephen Marley, Wayne Wonder, Max Roach, The Duke Ellington Band and Chris Vadala. He has performed for the President and Vice President of the United States. Jeffrey is a retired Army Band Musician with 21 years of service.
- COUNCIL MEETING
7:30pm • Second Floor, Jackson Community Church
Meeting of council regarding church programs and operations.
THURS, July 19
- PASTOR’S DROP-IN HOURS
7-9am • JTown Deli. Come for hot beverage and conversation with Rev Gail.
- PASTOR’S OFFICE HOURS
9-11am • Second floor, Jackson Community Church.
Rev Gail is available for drop-in appointments.
- INTRODUCTORY YOGA with Anjali Rose
9am • Parish House, Jackson Community Church. Join instructor Anjali Rose for a gentle, introductory yoga class. Wear stretchy fitness clothing, bring a mat and a cushion/blanket if you have them. $10/class for 6 weeks. Scholarships available.
- Community Event: SUMMER STORYTIME READING PROGRAM: LET’S SING!
10:30am • Jackson Public Library. This Week: Let’s Move! Additional dates: July 26: Let’s Listen.
- Community Event: NATURALIST-LED BOAT CRUISE
4-5:30pm • Silver Lake, Madison, NH. Meet at Silver Lake Boat Launch on East Shore Drive, Madison for 90-minute boat cruise and guided tour. Reservations required: 603-447-6991. Additional dates: 4pm Thursdays: Aug 2, Aug 23 & 2pm Saturdays: Sept 8, Sept 29. More info.
6:30pm • Second Floor, Church
SAT, July 21
- CELEBRATION of LIFE for RON WENTWORTH HILL
11am • Jackson Community Church. Reception follows in Parish House. All welcome.
SUN, July 22
- INTERFAITH GATHERING
8am • Gazebo. Gather for readings and spiritual conversation. Coffee, tea, and hot chocolate provided.
- WORSHIP SERVICE
10:30am • Jackson Community Church.
Story: Flocks by Rev Gail Doktor
Accompanist: Diana Germain
Special music: Summer choir reunion!
- Community Event: DINE to DONATE for PREECE FAMILY
2pm • Shannon Door. Fundraising in response to Josh Preece’s mountain bike accident in June, which resulted in spinal injuries (etc) now being treated at Dartmouth Hitchcock. He is a husband and father of 2 small children. From Nora at Shanoon Door: “Music, Pizza, Raffles, and more to support The Preece Family. Any donations welcome from gift certificates to personal services (painting, cleaning, art, crafts, massage, regift things too) … every little thing will help. Donations can be dropped of at The Shannon Door. TD Bank also has an account set up for the family. Full info via Facebook event page.”
Mountain Top Music Center
‘FOLK-JAZZ’ HOME CONCERT
Fri • July 27, 7:30pm
Private Residence • Jackson, NH
From the northeast corner of rural Texas, award winning songwriters Lynn Adler and Lindy Hearne will perform at a private home in Jackson. Tickets are $35 and may be purchased on line: mountaintopmusic.org or by calling Mountain Top: 603-447-4737. Directions to the lovely home on the banks of the Wildcat River in Jackson will be provided as part of the ticketing process. Seating is limited to 50 guests for this intimate concert.
This talented husband and wife duo, self-proclaimed ‘organic song farmers’ are touring in New England, serving up seasoned original songs mixed with fresh harvests of homegrown music in a soulful genre they define simply as “folk jazz”. Take a peek at their website: adlerandhearne.com, read their bios and listen to their beautifully blended voices.
The performance benefits our local non-profit community music school, Mountain Top Music Center and is open to the public. Join us for a special evening of entertainment, refreshments and an opportunity to meet the talented musicians after their performance.
PAN MASS CHALLENGE/PMC BIKE RIDE
Sun, Aug 5 • Starts in Wellesley, MA
Chris Doktor and Sarah Doktor will participate for the 9th year as a father-daughter team in the Pan Mass Challenge/PMC on helaf of the family’s foundation Bright Happy Power as part of the Team Kermit. Support their ride to raise funds and awareness to research and treat childhood cancer.