SoupIn addition to our Shabbat services and a family education program this week, you’re also invited to an Interfaith Vegetarian Potluck Dinner co-sponsored by the Center for Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations at Merrimack College and the North Parish Unitarian Universalist congregation of North Andover.

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Interfaith Community Event: “Can I Sit at Your Table” Interfaith Vegetarian Potluck Dinner

Sunday, January 22, 5-7pm

North Parish Unitarian Universalist Church
190 Academy Road, North Andover, MA

Community-building dialogue dinner for our friends in the Merrimack Valley. Open to people of all faiths, and of secular belief. Family friendly; children are welcome!

Each table will have a facilitator and suggested questions for conversation and telling our personal stories. Participants will receive guidelines for interfaith dialogue in advance and vegetarian recipes as needed.

Please complete the Registration Form. You will receive a confirmation e-mail within 48 hours. If we are full you will be added to a waitlist. You may register up to two adults with this form. Please note this event will be managed via email and you will be added to a list to receive updates. If you choose to unsubscribe you will not receive updates. You will be asked to contribute a vegetarian dish (entree, side/salad, or dessert) so we can ensure comfort and safety around religious dietary restrictions. Please avoid using alcohol (including extracts) in cooking. Recipes are available.

Co-sponsored by the Center for Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations at Merrimack College and the North Parish Unitarian Universalist congregation of North Andover.

Erev Shabbat Services

Friday, January 20, 7:30pm

Parashat Shemot

Oneg Host: Looking for volunteers! How about you? Fill out our form or e-mail to volunteer.

Rabbi Sparr Office Hours

Rabbi Sparr is available by phone or e-mail if needed.

Religious School and Family Education Program

Sunday, January 22


This family education program about Shabbat and Havdallah is meant for students and their adults! Please plan for at least one parent or guardian to attend, and also please plan to attend the Pajama Havdallah the following Saturday, January 28, at 4:45pm) which is the concluding piece of the program.

Adult Education

Check out our potential Adult Ed offerings and submit your preferences. Rabbi Sparr will offer classes based on our responses.

Volunteer to Host an Oneg

Visit the signup 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!


Gentle yoga: Monday, 8:30am;  RSVP required by Sunday at 12 noon

Attendance at this class has been low recently. 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: Wednesday, 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 list to keep updated about cancellations by emailing

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