Shabbat Service Descriptions

Service Descriptions

First week of the month:  
   6:00 pm Classic Service in the Main Sanctuary, resumes September 4, 2015
   6:00 pm Family Service - parents and children under age five in the Martin Meyer Santuary, resumes September 4, 2015

Summer schedule:  August 7, 2015, there will be one service in the Martin Meyer Sanctuary at 6:00 pm - all ages are welcome.

Second through fifth (if appropriate) weeks of the month
   6:00 pm  ONE SHABBAT - including parking and babysitting- appropriate for all ages

For families with young children:

First Friday Family Service  
6:00 pm on the first Friday of the month, resumes September 4, 2015
This service is musical and perfect for families with children under the age of 5. Held in the Martin Meyer Sanctuary

During the school year, the service is followed by the reserve-ahead "Simchat Shabbat” dinner. Resumes October 2, 2015.  

Got Shabbat? Service
10:15 - 11:30 am (see schedule below)
This service is perfect for families with children under the age of 5.

Late Shabbat Young Adults Service


8:30 pm on the second Friday of the month
A unique Shabbat experience for young Jewish adults in their 20s and 30s, led by Rabbi Carla Fenves, Rabbi Sydney Mintz, Cantor Marsha Attie, Eric Schoen, and Jonathan Ferris. It is followed by a festive oneg with refreshments. For newcomers there is a welcome reception before the service at 8:00 pm.  Learn more at Young Adult Community.

Shabbat Mornings

Torah Study with clergy, 9:15 - 10:15 am, weekly

Got Shabbat? for families with children under age 5, 10:15 - 11:30 am:


September 26
October 24
November 7
December 12


January 23
February 27
March 26
April 23
May 28
June 25
July 23
August 27
September 24

Services at 10:30 am in the Martin Meyer and/or Main Sanctuaries.


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