Front Bushes at TEMVPlease join us for our Shabbat Family Service, stop by Rabbi Sparr’s office hours, help us tidy up at our Fall Clean-up Day, and discover even more to do this week at TEMV!

Rabbi Sparr Office Hours

ThursdayNovember 17

Rabbi Sparr available throughout the morning and early afternoon for private meetings by appointment. E-mail her or phone 508.736.5555.

Shabbat Family Service

FridayNovember 18, 6:30pm Service, followed immediately by pizza dinner (~7:15pm)

Parashat Vayera

This is a slightly shorter Shabbat celebration with prayers, songs, and story, geared toward elementary/middle school children and their families; all ages welcome!

Religious School

Sunday, November 20, 10 am to noon

Regular session.

Fall Clean-up Day

Sunday, November 20th at 10:30am

We will be cleaning up TEMV’s yard and garden beds. Please lend a hand even if it’s only for 30 minutes! We need many hands to make the work light for all! Please bring a rake and gloves if you can, and even a tarp to haul leaves. We truly appreciate all the help! —The Spruce Up Committee

Social Action Committee Meeting

Noon (after school)

Everyone is welcome to attend. Agenda includes:

  • Social Action Shabbat: Friday, Dec 9
  • Winter Clothing, Food and Toiletry Collections
  • Lunch Assembly
  • Mitzvah Day
  • Soup Kitchen

Volunteer to Host an Oneg

Visit the sign-up page to choose your date or email with your preferred dates.

If all members sign up to host then no one will have to host more than twice. It’s one simple way to help.

The complete Service schedule for the year is here, along with our full calendar of events.


Food and Toiletry Collections

There are boxes in the lobby waiting to be filled with your generous donations.  All donations go to local charities.   Thank you!

Winter Clothing Collection

There is a box in the lobby for winter clothing.  Please donate winter clothing, including:

  • Coats
  • Gloves
  • Hats
  • Scarves


Gentle yoga: Mondays, 8:30am

Attendance at this class has been low lately. If you wish to attend yoga on Monday morning please contact Cornelia at, preferably by Sunday afternoon. If at least three people say they are coming she will let you know.   Please leave your phone number—preferably a cell phone number—in your email.

Yoga: Wednesdays, 6:30pm


Please bring a mat. $7 for the teacher and a $3 donation to the temple.

For more information email 

Mah Jong

Tuesdays, 6pm and  Thursdays, 1pm


As long as at least three people commit to being there, we play. All levels of players including beginners are welcome.

We love introducing and teaching the game to new players. Please email to tell us whether you are coming. Join the Mah Jong email to keep updated about cancellation by emailing


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