Outdoor Shabbat

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Worship Schedule

Friday, January 23
6:00 p.m. Shabbat Simcha (6th Grade Service & Dinner)
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, January 24
Torah Portion: Bo, Exod. 10:1-13:16
Haftarah: Jeremiah 46:13-28
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Marty Lawson
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Janice Alper; Torah Reader: Allan Endy; D’var Torah: John Yochelson

Friday, January 30
6:00 p.m. Teen Shabbat Experience
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, January 31
Torah Portion: B’shalach, Exod. 13:17-17:16
Haftarah: Judges 4:4-5:31
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Michael Berk
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Eric Whinston; Torah Reader: Naomi Woods; D’var Torah: Larry Krause

Friday, February 6
6:00 p.m. Tot Shabbat Service
6:00 p.m. Shabbat Simcha (5th Grade Service and Dinner)
8:00 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, February 7
Torah Portion: Yitro, Exod. 18:1-20:23
Haftarah: Isaiah 6:1-7:6, 9:5-9:6
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Jordie Gerson
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Abigail Floto; Torah Reader: Janice Alper; D’var Torah: Rabbi Jordie Gerson
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bat Mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bat Mitzvah

Friday, February 13
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 14
Torah Portion: Mishpatim, Exod. 21:1-24:18
Haftarah: II Kings 12:5-16
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Michael Berk
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: tba; Torah Reader: David Kroll; D’var Torah: Chuck Helsel

Friday, February 20
6:00 p.m. Teen Shabbat Experience
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, with special guest and Scholar in Residence Professor Leah Hochman, followed by an Oneg. (Scholar in Residence dinner starts at 7:30pm)

Saturday, February 21
Torah Portion: T’rumah, Exod. 25:1-27:19
Haftarah: 1 Kings 5:26-6:13
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Professor Leah Hochman
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Eric Whinston; Torah Reader: Leslie Mark; D’var Torah: Dan Linn

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

Saturday, February 28
Torah Portion: T’tzaveh, Exod. 27:20-30:10
Haftarah: Esther 7:1-10; 8:15-17 or I Samuel 15:2-34
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Marty Lawson
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Dan & Sandie Linn; Torah Reader: Nancy Handwerger; D’var Torah:Nancy Handwerger
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bat Mitzvah

Wednesday, March 4
6:15 p.m. Erev Purim service

Friday, March 6
6:00 p.m. Tot Shabbat Service
8:00 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, with special guest Rabbi Sanford Ragins, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, March 7
Torah Portion: Ki Tisa, Exod. 30:11-34:35
Haftarah: 1 Kings 18:1-39
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Jordie Gerson
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Bob Wolfson; Torah Reader: Allan Endy; D’var Torah: Larry Krause

Friday, March 13
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 14
Torah Portion: Vayak’heil-P’kudei, Exod. 35:1-40:38
Haftarah: Ezekiel 36:22-36
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Al Kohn; Torah Reader: Erica Berent; D’var Torah: Louise Winheld

Friday, March 20
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, March 21
Torah Portion: Vayikra, Lev. 1:1-5:26
Haftarah: Ezekiel 45:16-25
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Maxine Endy; Torah Reader: Janice Alper; D’var Torah: David Kroll

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

Saturday, March 28
Torah Portion: Tzav, Lev. 6:1-8:36
Haftarah: Malachi 3:4-24
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Candace Berkman; Torah Reader: Nurit Carmel; D’var Torah: Joe Oppenheimer

Friday, April 3
5:30 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service
6:00 p.m. First Night Traditional Congregational Passover Seder

Saturday, April 4
Torah Portion: 1st Day of Pesach, Exod. 12:37-42, 13:1-10
Haftarah: Isaiah 43:1-15 (Song of Songs is read)
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. First Day Pesach Service, service led by clergy

Friday, April 10
10:00 a.m. Pesach Yizkor Service
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 11
Torah Portion: Sh’mini I, Lev. 9:1-10:11
Haftarah: II Samuel 6:1-23
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Pesach Yizkor Service
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Al Kohn; Torah Reader: tba; D’var Torah: Elissa Shuchter

Friday, April 17
6:00 p.m. Teen Shabbat Experience
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, April 18
Torah Portion: Sh’mini II, Lev. 10:12-11:47
Haftarah: II Samuel 7:1-17
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: tba; Torah Reader: tba; D’var Torah: Jim Spievak
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bat Mitzvah

Friday, April 24
6:00 p.m. Shabbat Simcha — 4th Grade Service and Dinner
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, April 25
Torah Portion: Tazria-M’tzora, Lev. 12:1-15:33
Haftarah: II Kings 7:3-20
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Elissa Shuchter & Steve Milgrom; Torah Reader: tba; D’var Torah: Steve Milgrom

Friday, May 1
8:00 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, May 2
Torah Portion: Acharei Mot-K’doshim, Lev. 16:1-20:27
Haftarah: Amos 9:7-15
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: tba; Torah Reader: Judy Glenn; D’var Torah: tba
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bat Mitzvah

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

Saturday, May 9
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: Al Kohn; 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 B’nai Mitzvah

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

Saturday, May 16
Torah Portion: B’har-B’chukotai, Lev. 25:1-27:34
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; Torah Reader: tba; D’var Torah: tba
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bat Mitzvah

Friday, May 22
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service (Leadership Shabbat), followed by an Oneg

Saturday, May 23
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; Torah Reader: tba; D’var Torah: tba

Sunday, May 24
10:00 a.m. Shavuot Yizkor Service

Friday, May 29
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service, Honoring our Teens, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, May 30
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; Torah Reader: tba; D’var Torah: tba
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a Bar Mitzvah