If you are longing for a return to our beautiful sanctuary for a soulful Shabbat service this is your opportunity. Our COVID-19 response team has determined that we can return to services. Susan Holtz has been working tirelessly on the details required for us to return safely. Please keep in mind that in order to reduce risk and maintain safety, things will need to be different. We will do our utmost to craft an experience that holds the essence of our prayer service. We are super excited to host our congregation back in our spiritual home.
What: A special learners service with Rabbi Harry. This will be condensed service where we will learn about some of the essential prayers and focus on the intentions of the service in a ruaḥ-filled ambience.
When: Shabbat Morning, November 19 starting at 10:00am
Where: Congregation Emanu-El sanctuary
For Whom: Everyone, families, individuals, anyone who wants to learn about Shabbat morning service or deepen their experience.
Why: Because traditional liturgy is not user-friendly or always accessible. This is an opportunity to deepen our connections to prayer and each other.
How: A mix of learning, dialogue, song and interactive Torah reading
Congregation Emanu-El participates in this program, providing shelter and hot meals at our synagogue one night each week to homeless youth during the cold winter months. Also joining us from Beacon Community Services will be Elaine Venables, Director of Children’s Programs and Counselling Services. We are grateful to Jenn and Elaine for their outstanding leadership and partnership with Avodah and Congregation Emanu-El in carrying out this important program.