Outdoor Shabbat

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Worship Schedule

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: Rabbi Gimbel
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
5:45 p.m. 6th Grade Shabbat Service in the Foster Family Chapel and Dinner
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg
7:30 p.m. Tribe Shushan Purim Shabbat & Potluck in the Feuerstein Family Activity Center

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: Rabbi Solomon
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: Rabbi Berk
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: Rabbi Lawson
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: Rabbi Solomon
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: Rabbi Reimers
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: Rabbi Gimbel
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Jerry Sampson; Torah Reader: Jim Spievak; D’var Torah: Elissa Shuchter

Friday, April 13
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Outreach Shabbat Service with Youth and Teen Choir and Band, followed by an Oneg
8:30 p.m. Soul Food Shabbat Service

Saturday, April 14
Torah Portion: Sh’mini II, Lev. 10:12-11:47
Haftarah: II Samuel 7:1-17
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Berk
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Eric Whinston; Torah Reader: Lana Schaffer; D’var Torah: Larry Krause
4:00 p.m. The congregation celebrates a bat mitzvah

Friday, April 20
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
5:30 p.m. Teen Shabbat Service
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg and Musical Chairs (RSVP)

Saturday, April 21
Torah Portion: Tazria-Metzora, Lev. 12:1-13:59
Haftarah: Ezekiel 45:116-25
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Solomon
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Gordon Glenn; Torah Reader: David Kroll; D’var Torah: Louise Winheld

Tuesday, April 24
6:30 p.m. Confirmation Service and reception

Friday, April 27
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
5:30 p.m. 4th Grade Shabbat Service in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Chai Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, April 28
Torah Portion: Acharei Mot-K’doshim, Lev. 16:1-17:16
Haftarah: Amos 9:7-15
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Gimbel
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Al Kohn; Torah Reader: Elissa Shuchter, Jane Lazerow, Leslie Fippinger, Louise Green; D’var Torah: Jane Lazerow
10:00 a.m. The congregation celebrates a b’not mitzvah

Friday, May 4
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 Shabbat in the Foster Family Chapel

Saturday, May 5
Torah Portion: Emor, Lev. 21:1-24:23
Haftarah: Ezekiel 44:14-31
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Reimers
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Janice Alper; Torah Reader: Lisa Kalal; D’var Torah: Elissa Shuchter
10:00 a.m. The congregation celebrates a b’nai mtizvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation celebrates a bar mitzvah

Friday, May 11
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service (Hadassah Shabbat) with Youth and Teen Choir and Band, followed by an Oneg
8:30 p.m. Soul Food Shabbat in the Foster Family Chapel

Saturday, May 12
Torah Portion: B’har-B’chukotai, Lev. 25:1-26:2
Haftarah: Jeremiah 16:19-17:14
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Berk
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Gordon Glenn; Torah Reader: Leslie Mark; D’var Torah: David Kroll

Friday, May 18
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:00 p.m. Tot Shabbat Service and Dinner (RSVP)
6:15 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, May 19
Torah Portion: B’midbar, Num. 1:1-4:20
Haftarah: Hosea 2:1-22
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Solomon
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Elaine Edelman; Torah Reader: Naomi Woods; D’var Torah: Jim Spievak
7:00 p.m. Tikkun Leil Shavuot (location tba)

Sunday, May 20
10:00 a.m. Shavuot Yizkor Service, followed by a light Kiddush lunch

Friday, May 25
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, May 26
Torah Portion: Naso, Num. 4:21-7:89
Haftarah: Judges 13:2-25
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Gimbel
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Chuck Helsel; Torah Reader: Paula Reimers; D’var Torah: Sheldon Krueger

Friday, June 1
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 Shabbat in the Foster Family Chapel

Saturday, June 2
Torah Portion: B’haalot’cha, Num. 8:1-12:16
Haftarah: Zechariah 2:14-4:7
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Lawson
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Louise Winheld; Torah Reader: Janice Alper; D’var Torah: David Kroll
10:00 a.m. The congregation celebrates a bat mitzvah
4:00 p.m. The congregation celebrates a bar mitzvah

Friday, June 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 in the Foster Family Chapel

Saturday, June 9
Torah Portion: Sh’lach L’cha, Num. 13:1-15:41
Haftarah: Joshua 2:1-24
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Gimbel
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Debra Frischer; Torah Reader: Elaine Edelman; D’var Torah: Chuck Helsel

Friday, June 15
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:00 p.m. Tot Shabbat Service and Dinner
6:15 p.m. First Outdoor Erev Shabbat Service in the Price Family Courtyard, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, June 16
Torah Portion: Korach, Num. 16:1-18:32
Haftarah: 1 Samuel 11:14-12:22
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Berk
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Jerry Sampson; Torah Reader: David Kroll; D’var Torah: Gordon Glenn
10:00 a.m. The congregation celebrates a bat mitzvah

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

Saturday, June 23
Torah Portion: Chukat, Num. 19:1-22:1
Haftarah: Judges 11:1-33
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Solomon
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Genine R-Heart; Torah Reader: Michael Heinzman; D’var Torah: Joe Nalven

Friday, June 29
9:15 a.m. Shvitz: Weekly Sweat Minyan in the Foster Family Chapel
6:15 p.m. Outdoor Erev Shabbat Service in the Price Family Courtyard, followed by an Oneg

Saturday, June 30
Torah Portion: Balak, Num. 22:2-25:9
Haftarah: Micah 5:6-6:8
8:30 a.m. Torah Study; Leader: Rabbi Reimers
10:00 a.m. Shabbat Lay Led Service
Service Leader: Howard Hian; Torah Reader: Leslie Mark; D’var Torah: Naomi Woods