Please join us this week for our joyous Friday Shabbat services! Our Religious School students and their families will also be taking part in a model seder. Mark your calendars, too, for our Annual Community Potluck Passover Seder on April 20!
Friday, April 5, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Rabbi Sparr Office Hours
Rabbi Sparr will be available for office hours Thursday afternoon/evening, and Friday 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 7, 2019, 10 a.m. Our Model Passover Seder will take place this Sunday during Religious School. We ask that all families sign up here to volunteer to bring one or two items. In the comments section, please indicate how many family members will be attending. We would also appreciate help with setting up or cleaning up the Seder. Please plan to arrive at 9:45 and remember your snack and tzedaka. Also see the full Hadashot (School News).
2018-19 Pledges Due
Hebrew Reading Classes
April 4 and 25, May 16 and 30, and June 6, 7:00 p.m. Hebrew Reading classes will resume in April, using the workbook Aleph isn’t Tough. In addition to continuing students, new students with some basic Hebrew reading are welcome to join, and those who would like to learn to read and do not yet do so are urged to reach out to Rabbi Sparr to arrange a fun and easy crash course” (dates tba) to bring you up to date.
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
Annual Meeting: Save the Date
Sunday, May 19, at 2:00 p.m. All members are invited to attend the TEMV Annual Meeting. There will 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
My Humility/Our Humanity: Overcoming Obstacles at the Welcoming Table
- 3:00 p.m. – Gathering: story, activity, discussion
- 4:45 p.m. – Celebration: song, prayer, reflection
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 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.