Outdoor Shabbat

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Worship Schedule

 

Wednesday, November 22
7:30 p.m. Erev Thanksgiving Service at First United Methodist

Friday, November 24
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, November 25
Torah Portion: Va-yeitzei, Gen. 28:10-32:3
Haftarah: Hosea 12:13-14:10
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Paula Reimers
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Gordon Glenn; Torah Reader: Janice Alper; D’var Torah: Lana Schaffer

Friday, December 1
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. NEW! Young Family Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg
6:15 p.m. Tribe Erev Shabbat in the Foster Family Chapel

Saturday, December 2
Torah Portion: Va-yishlach, Gen. 32:4-36:43
Haftarah: Hosea 11:7-12:12
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Berk
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Elaine Edelman; Torah Reader: David Kroll; D’var Torah: Bert Lazerow
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a bat mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate a bat mitzvah

Friday, December 8
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service with Youth and Teen Choir and Band, followed by an Oneg
8:30 p.m. Soul Food Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, December 9
Torah Portion: Va’yeishev, Gen. 37:1-40:23
Haftarah: Amos 2:6-3:8
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Lawson
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Al Kohn; Torah Reader: Louise Green; D’var Torah: Louise Green

Friday, December 15
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
5:00 p.m. Tot Shabbat and Dinner
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chanukah Service: A Chanukah Celebration in honor of Rabbi Jeremy Gimbel’s installation with Rabbi Jonathan Stein and the adult and youth choirs. This will be followed by an Oneg

Saturday, December 16
Torah Portion: Mikeitz, Gen. 41:1-44:17
Haftarah: Zechariah 4:1-7
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Solomon
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Steve Milgrom & Chuck Helsel; Torah Reader: Maxine Endy; D’var Torah: Maxine Endy

Friday, December 22
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, December 23
Torah Portion: Va-yigash, Gen. 44:18-47:27
Haftarah: Ezekiel 37:15-28
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: Louise Winheld
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a bat mitzvah

Friday, December 29
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by a Chinese Dinner (RSVP required) and an Oneg

Saturday, December 30
Torah Portion: Va-y’chi, Gen. 47:28-50:26
Haftarah: 1 Kings 2:1-12
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Lawson
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Al Kohn; Torah Reader: Allan Endy; D’var Torah: Gordon Glenn

Friday, January 5, 2018
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Young Family Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg
6:15 p.m. Tribe Erev Shabbat in the Foster Family Chapel

Saturday, January 6, 2018
Torah Portion: Sh’mot, Exod. 1:1-6:1
Haftarah: Isaiah 27:6-28:13; 29:22-23
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Lisa Braun-Glazer; Torah Reader: Elaine Edelman; D’var Torah: David Kroll
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a bar mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate a bar mitzvah

Friday, January 12
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service with Youth and Teen Choir and Band, followed by an Oneg
8:30 p.m. Soul Food Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, January 13
Torah Portion: Va-eira, Exod. 6:2-9:35
Haftarah: Ezekiel 28:25-29:21 or Isaiah 66:1-13, 23
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Men’s Club; Torah Reader: Men’s Club; D’var Torah: Men’s Club

Friday, January 19
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
5:30 p.m. Teen Shabbat Service in the Feuerstein Family Activity Center
6:00 p.m. Tot Shabbat Service and Dinner (RSVP)
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, January 20
Torah Portion: Bo, Exod. 10:1-13:16
Haftarah: Jeremiah 46:13-28
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Louise Winheld; Torah Reader: David Kroll; D’var Torah: Richard Weinroth
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a bar mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate a bat mitzvah

Friday, January 26
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, January 27
Torah Portion: B’shalach, Exod. 13:17-17:16
Haftarah: Judges 4:4-5:31
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Debra Frischer; Torah Reader: Lana Schaffer; D’var Torah: Zoey Kessler

Friday, February 2
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Young Family Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg
6:15 p.m. Tribe Erev Shabbat Service in the Foster Family Chapel

Saturday, February 3
Torah Portion: Yitro, Exod. 18:1-20:23
Haftarah: Isaiah 6:1-7:6, 9:5-6
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Steve Ritter: Torah Reader: Renee Lande-O’Malley & son; D’var Torah: Naomi Woods
10:00 a.m. The congregation will celebrate a bar mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation will celebrate a bat mitzvah

Friday, February 9
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service with Youth and Teen Choir and Band, followed by an Oneg
8:30 p.m. Soul Food Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, February 10
Torah Portion: Mishpatim, Exod. 21:1-24:18
Haftarah: II Kings 15:5-16
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Eric Whinston; Torah Reader: Mary Marshall; D’var Torah: Gordon Glenn

Friday, February 16
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
5:30 p.m. Teen Shabbat Service in the Feuerstein Family Activity Center
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, February 17
Torah Portion: Trumah, Exod. 25:1-27:19
Haftarah: I Kings 5:26-6:13
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Bert Lazerow; Torah Reader: Jim Spievak; D’var Torah: Jane Lazerow

Friday, February 23
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, February 24
Torah Portion: T’zaveh, 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: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Al Kohn; Torah Reader: Nancy Handwerger; D’var Torah: Bobbie Krueger

Wednesday, February 28
6:00 p.m. Erev Purim Service, followed by an Oneg

Friday, March 2
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Young Family Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg
6:15 p.m. Tribe Erev Shabbat Service

Saturday, March 3
Torah Portion: Ki Tisa, Exod. 30:11-34:35
Haftarah: I Kings 18:1-39
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Bob Metz, Gordon Glenn, Ellen Kahn, Don Shevel; Torah Reader: David Kroll; D’var Torah: Sandie & Dan Linn

Friday, March 9
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service with Youth and Teen Choir and Band, followed by an Oneg
8:30 p.m. Soul Food Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, March 10
Torah Portion: Va-yak’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: Elissa Shuchter & Jerry Sampson; Torah Reader: Leslie Mark; D’var Torah: Lana Schaffer
10:00 a.m. The congregation celebrates a bar mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation celebrates a bar mitzvah

Friday, March 16
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, March 17
Torah Portion: Va-yikra, Lev. 1:1-5:26
Haftarah: Ezekiel 45:16-25 and Isaiah 66:23
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Beth Israel Teens
10:00 a.m. The congregation celebrates a bat mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation celebrates a bat mitzvah

Friday, March 23
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, March 24
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: Al Kohn; Torah Reader: Allan Endy; D’var Torah: Gordon Glenn
10:00 a.m. The congregation celebrates a bat mitzvah

Friday, March 30
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
5:45 p.m. Erev Pesach Shabbat Service, followed by the First Night Congregational Seder

Saturday, March 31
Torah Portion: Exod. 12:37-42; 13:3-10
Haftarah: Isaiah 43:1-15
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Clergy (1st day of Pesach)

Friday, April 6
10:00 a.m. 7th Day Pesach Yizkor Service, followed by a light Kiddush lunch
6:15 p.m. Young Family Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg
6:15 p.m. Tribe Erev Shabbat Service

Saturday, April 7
Torah Portion: Sh’mini, Lev. 9:1-10:11
Haftarah: II Samuel 6:1-23
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: tba
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Clergy