There are no Shabbat services this week because Friday is Erev Pesach—but please join us Saturday for our Annual Community Potluck Passover Seder! (RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org required.)
No Shabbat Services – Erev Pesach
Friday, April 19, 2019
Rabbi Sparr Office Hours
Rabbi Sparr will be available for office hours Tuesday afternoon this week. Appointments can be made in advance by contacting her at email@example.com or during business hours at 508-736-5555. In an emergency or urgent need, do phone at any hour.
Sunday, April 21, 2019
No school—school vacation week. Save the date, though, for our Pajama Havdalla, Pizza (end of Passover) Party, and Movie night on April 27 at 4 p.m.
Annual Community Potluck Passover Seder
- No pork or shellfish
- No leavened products with flour such as bread, crackers, pasta, cakes, pies, pizza, or cookie crumb crusts
- Legumes and rice are fine, per current Reform practice
- $5 per person or $18 per family
- Members: $3 per person or $10 per family
2018-19 Pledges Due
Hebrew Reading Classes
April 25, May 16 and 30, and June 6, 7:00 p.m. Hebrew Reading classes have resumed, using the workbook Aleph isn’t Tough. If you have some reading experience and would like a refresher, it is not too late to join. Please be in touch with Rabbi Sparr to assess if the class will be comfortable for you, or arrange a one-hour “crash course” to catch up..
Annual Meeting: Save the Date
Sunday, May 19, at 2:00 p.m. All members are invited to attend the TEMV Annual Meeting. We want to hear what makes TEMV a meaningful place for you and hear your thoughts on future priorities for our temple. There will also be an election for our new Board of Trustees, a vote on next year’s budget, and updates on some of the exciting programs and events we have in store as we approach our 70th anniversary.
In the Wider Community
The TEMV Store
Show your TEMV pride and support our community with coffee mugs, t-shirts, tote bags, magnets, and more in celebration of our 70th anniversary! (Additional items and designs are on the way.) Shop now!
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Volunteer to Host an Oneg
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your preferred dates. We ask all members to sign up to host twice. You just need to bring a challah and help with setup and cleanup. Other foods are potluck. It’s one simple way to help the community! Please also see our full calendar of events.
Are you interested in playing or learning to play Mah Jong? If so, contact email@example.com with your availability (days of the week and time). Beginners are always welcome and temple membership is not a prerequisite. We are always open to suggestions for other games as well!
Food and Toiletry Collection
There is a box in the TEMV lobby for non-perishable food and toiletry items, to be donated to the the Merrimack Valley Food Bank and Lowell Transitional Living Center.
Do you have something to add to our News page or the temple’s bulletin? Send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.