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Pies, Pies, Glorious Pies! A Big Success!

Pies, Pies, Glorious Pies! A Big Success!

By ASHLEY SAARIMonadnock Ledger-TranscriptPublished: 8/30/2021 4:41:03 PM Last year, when COVID-19 hit, the First Church in Jaffrey had to change how it did things. One of those changes last year was the cancelation of the traditional annual Church Fair, one of the church’s yearly fundraisers. This summer, several ladies of the church came together to help overcome that lost revenue. While the Church Fair returned at the end of this summer, a group of parishioners came up with an idea to help...

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First Church’s 104th Summer Fair is a GO!

First Church’s 104th Summer Fair is a GO!

104th SUMMER FAIR RETURNS AUG. 4 AT FIRST CHURCH IN JAFFREY  The First Church in Jaffrey Annual August Fair on Aug. 4 offers something for everyone, from folks outfitting a new house to collectors and dealers.  There is a great selection of lamps, fine art, antiques, jewelry, garden items, household goods, vintage linens, tested electrical and electronics items and tools. Celebrating 104 years of summer fun and bargains for all ages, the 2021 Fair and Children’s Fair will be held – rain or...

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First Church in Jaffrey is resuming outdoor services

First Church in Jaffrey is resuming outdoor services

First Church in Jaffrey is resuming outdoor services one step at a time. The first step is the Pentecost service scheduled for presumed good weather at 10:30 on Sunday, May 23. It’s too early in this unpredictable COVID variant time to state the precise COVID prevention guidelines. After assessing the latest COVID trends and the weather forecast, we will make an announcement by email and telephone tree on Friday, May 21 if there are changes in plans. Our expectations are that we will still...

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First Church in Jaffrey’s Labyrinth Is Open for Walking in Circles

First Church in Jaffrey’s Labyrinth Is Open for Walking in Circles

JAFFREY First Church in Jaffrey’s Labyrinth Is Open for Walking in Circles The First Church in Jaffrey invites you to walk in circles in its Peace Labyrinth and meditate in a neighborhood of 18th and 19th century historic buildings and houses. The Labyrinth is at the back of the 1831 red brick church, which is next to the 1775 Jaffrey Meetinghouse on the Jaffrey Center Common. Built in 2005 with stones brought by members of the congregation and the wider community, this non-denominational...

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ANNUAL MEETING

ANNUAL MEETING

Shortly after the Sunday service, First Church in Jaffrey held its annual meeting. Carol Hess, Sylvia Hamilton, and Janet Grant were re-elected as Moderator, Clerk, and Treasurer. A plan to rotate membership on the board of Trustees was approved. Gwen Gundlach and Sylvia Hamilton continued as Trustees through 2020, Ken Campbell and Jane Jontz will continue as Trustees through 2021, and Sam Greene and Tom Warren will serve as Trustees through 2022. The Annual Report was accepted and noted for...

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