Outdoor Shabbat

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Worship Schedule

Friday, February 12, 2016
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Family Service, followed by an Oneg
8:30 p.m. Soul Food Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, February 13, 2016
Torah Portion: T’rumah, Exod. 25:1-27:19
Haftarah: 1 Kings 5:26-6:13
8:30 a.m Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Berk
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Gordon Glenn; Torah Reader: Janice Alper; D’var Torah: Geri Shevel

Friday, February 19, 2016
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg.

Saturday, February 20, 2016
Torah Portion: T’tzahveh, Exod. 27:20-30:10
Haftarah: Ezekiel 43:10-27
8:30 a.m Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Lawson
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Bert Lazerow; Torah Reader: Netta Cohenca; D’var Torah: Jane Lazerow;

Friday, February 26, 2016
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service, followed by an Oneg.

Saturday, February 27, 2016
Torah Portion: Ki Tisa, Exod. 30:11-34:35
Haftarah: 1 Kings 18:1-39
8:30 a.m Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Berk
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Al Kohn; Torah Reader: Mary Marshall; D’var Torah: Elissa Shuchter

Friday, March 4, 2016
6:00 p.m. Tot Shabbat Service and Dinner
8:00 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg.

Saturday, March 5, 2016
Torah Portion: Vayak’heil, Exod. 35:1-38:20
Haftarah: 2 Kings 12:5-16
8:30 a.m Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Lawson
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Larry Krause; Torah Reader: tba; D’var Torah: tba
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bat Mitzvah

Friday, March 11, 2016
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Family Service, followed by an Oneg.
8:30 p.m. Soul Food Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, March 12, 2016
Torah Portion: P’kudei, Exod. 38:21-40:38
Haftarah: 1 Kings 7:51-8:21
8:30 a.m Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Gerson
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service and the congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah
Service Leaders: clergy and Charlie Glass
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bat Mitzvah

Friday, March 18, 2016
5:30 p.m. Meditation with Rabbi Gerson in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service (Hadassah Shabbat), followed by an Oneg.

Saturday, March 19, 2016
Torah Portion: Vayikra, Lev. 1:1-5:26
Haftarah: Esther 7:1-10, 8:15-17 or 1 Samuel 15:2-34
8:30 a.m Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Berk
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Eric Whinston; Torah Reader: Janice Alper; D’var Torah: Dan & Sandie Linn
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
6:15 p.m. Erev Purim service, followed by an Oneg

Friday, March 25, 2016
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service, followed by an Oneg.

Saturday, March 26, 2016
Torah Portion: Tzav, Lev: 6:1-8:36
Haftarah: Jeremiah 7:21-8:3; 9:22-23
8:30 a.m Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Gerson
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Jane Best; Torah Reader: Allan Endy; D’var Torah: Louise Winheld
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah

Friday, April 1
6:00 p.m. Tot Shabbat Service and Dinner
8:00 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg.

Saturday, April 2
Torah Portion: Sh’mini, Lev. 9:1-11:47
Haftarah: Ezekiel 36:22-36
8:30 a.m Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Lawson
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Steve Gould; Torah Reader: Nancy Handwerger; D’var Torah: Richard Weinroth
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah

Friday, April 8
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Family Service, followed by an Oneg.
8:30 p.m. Soul Food Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg.

Saturday, April 9
Torah Portion: Tazria, Lev: 12:1-13:59
Haftarah: Ezekiel 45:16-25
8:30 a.m Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Lenore Bohm
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Al Kohn; Torah Reader: Sydney Wexler; D’var Torah: Mary Marshall
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bat Mitzvah

Friday, April 15
5:30 p.m. Meditation with Rabbi Gerson in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service (Outreach Shabbat and Graduation), followed by an Oneg.

Saturday, April 16
Torah Portion: M’tzora, Lev: 14:1-15:33
Haftarah: Malachi 3:4-24
8:30 a.m Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Gerson
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Howard Hian; Torah Reader: David Kroll; D’var Torah: Al Kohn
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a B’nai Mitzvah

Tuesday, April 19
6:30 p.m. Confirmation Service, followed by an Oneg.

Friday, April 22
5:45 p.m. Erev Pesach Service, followed by the Congregational First Night Seder.

Saturday, April 23
Special Reading for Pesach: Exodus 12:37-42, 13:3-10
Haftarah: Isaiah 43:1-15
8:30 a.m Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Berk
10:00 a.m. First Day Pesach Service in the Foster Family Chapel

Friday, April 29
10:00 a.m. Pesach Yizkor Service
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service, followed by an Oneg.

Saturday, April 30
Torah Portion: Acharei Mot, Lev: 16:1-17:16
Haftarah: Ezekiel 22:1-4
8:30 a.m Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Lawson
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: tba; Torah Reader: tba: D’var Torah: Scott Landow
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bat Mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate Adult B’nai Mitzvah

Friday, May 6
5:30 p.m. Teen Shabbat
5:30 p.m. Meditation with Rabbi Gerson in the Foster Family Chapel (with Teen Shabbat)
6:00 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg and 18 Tables.

Saturday, May 7
Torah Portion: Acharei Mot, Lev: 18:1-30
Haftarah: Ezekiel 22:6-19
8:30 a.m Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Miri Gold
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Janice Alper; Torah Reader: Janice Alper; D’var Torah: Rabbi Miri Gold
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah

Friday, May 13
6:00 p.m. Tot Shabbat Service and Dinner
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Family Service, followed by an Oneg.
8:30 p.m. Soul Food Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg.

Saturday, May 14
Torah Portion: K’doshim, Lev: 19:1-20:27
Haftarah: Amos 9:7-15
8:30 a.m Torah Study; Leader: tba;
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Steve Milgrom; Torah Reader: tba; D’var Torah: tba
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bat Mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah

Friday, May 20
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service (WBI Shabbat), followed by an Oneg.

Saturday, May 21
Torah Portion: Emor, Lev: 21:1-24:23
Haftarah: Ezekiel 44:15-31
8:30 a.m Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: tba;

Friday, May 27
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service, followed by an Oneg.

Saturday, May 28
Torah Portion: B’har, Lev: 25:1-26:2
Haftarah: Jeremiah 32:6-27
8:30 a.m Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: tba;
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bat Mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bat Mitzvah

Friday, June 3
8:00 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg.

Saturday, June 4
Torah Portion: B’chukotai, Lev: 26:3-27:34
Haftarah: Jeremiah 16:19-17:14
8:30 a.m Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: tba;
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate a B’not Mitzvah

Friday, June 10
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Family Service, followed by an Oneg.
8:30 p.m. Soul Food Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg.

Saturday, June 11
Torah Portion: B’midbar, Num 1:1-4:20
Haftarah: Hosea 2:1-22
8:30 a.m Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: tba;
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah
7:00 p.m. Tikkun Leil Shavuot (location TBA)

Friday, June 17
5:30 p.m. Meditation with Rabbi Gerson in the Foster Family Chapel
6:00 p.m. Tot Shabbat in the Lower Preschool Playground
6:15 p.m. Summer Outdoor Erev Shabbat Service (Men’s Club Shabbat) in the Price Family Courtyard, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, June 18
Torah Portion: Naso, Num. 4:21-7:89
Haftarah: Judges 13:2-25
8:30 a.m Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: tba;
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah

Friday, June 24
6:15 p.m. Summer Outdoor Erev Shabbat Service in the Price Family Courtyard, followed by an Oneg.

Saturday, June 25
Torah Portion: B’haalot’cha, Num. 8:1-12:16
Haftarah: Zechariah 2:14-4:7
8:30 a.m Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: tba;
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah

Friday, July 1
6:15 p.m. Summer Outdoor Erev Shabbat Service in the Price Family Courtyard, followed by an Oneg.

Saturday, July 2
Torah Portion: Sh’lach L’cha, Num 13:1-15:41
Haftarah: Joshua 2:1-24
8:30 a.m Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: tba;