November 01, 2019

Bosnian-Dutch accordionist–composer Merima Ključo and pianist Seth Knopp perform The Sarajevo Haggadah: Music of the Book, Ključo’s riveting musical depiction of Jewish heroism through the ages in the face of violence. Performed with visual accompaniment, The Sarajevo Haggadah features original paintings digitally animated by video artist Bart Woodstrup.

Stewardship Sunday

November 17, 2019

This Sunday, we make our pledges towards the 2020 operating budget for our church.

November 17, 2019

JAZZ and RAGTIME afficionados, put Nov. 17th 3 p.m. on your calendars, now! Our church friend Jo-Ann Goerde, the drummer who has brought friends to play at First Church in the past, is part of the Mill City Rags band. They are eager to share their musical fun with us and will do so on the 17th. This is a great opportunity to bring your families of all ages, or friends or neighbors who have just moved in. A good will offering is requested.

Decorate the Church for Advent

November 30, 2019

e will prepare for Advent by decorating the Sanctuary with poinsettias and greens for the season that will stay in place through Christmas. This joyous effort requires a little help from everyone. On Saturday, November 30, at 10 am we will arrange poinsettias, hang wreaths inside and out and put candles in the windows.

December 07, 2019

First Church will be hosting a holiday gala performance and reception at 4 PM for Electric Earth, which organizes classical music concerts in the Monadnock area. For this gala, Electric Earth will be featuring two-time Grammy-nominated violinist Jesse Mills performing with Raman Ramakrishnan, founding cellist of the prize-winning Daedalus Quartet, and pianist Rieko Aizawa, the last pupil of the legendary pianist, Mieczysław Horszowski (1892-1993), at the Curtis Institute.

December 14, 2019

Project Shakespeare brings its annual holiday production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol to communities throughout the Monadnock region and beyond this holiday season. Adapted and directed by Deborah Shakespeare Thurber, Christopher Commander will don Scrooge’s top hat in this year’s production featuring 20 students (ages 6- 18) promising a “Dickens” of a good time for the entire family fitting the holiday season.

Performances run Dec. 13 - 23 and include Saturday, December 14th at 7 pm at the First Church in Jaffrey in Jaffrey Center. For a complete list of performances go to projectshakespeare.org Current Season.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under.  Tickets may be purchased at the box office 1/2 hour prior to the show.  

​Joining Mr. Commander’s Scrooge is the ensemble cast including Brooke, Molly and Sarah Wendy Burman, Kaia and Kaden Colby, Talia Droz, Abigail Hampson, Lilli Helsel, Grace Lewis, Helen Martynuska, Alyssia Maki, Harold Thomas McCarthy, Benjamin Michaud, Grace & Gabrielle Ramsden, Kadin Rinaldi, Aurora Sousa, Sophia Spingola, Anna Taylor, Ella Weinmann, and Katie Whitaker. 

Proceeds from the performances will benefit Project Shakespeare’s theatre education programs including students traveling to Stratford, Canada and England to see world-class theatre and participate in theatre workshops led by professional actors.  For more information visit the web site:  projectshakespeare.org.

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