Rabbi Robin SparrA learner’s minyan​ on “The Musical Motifs of Shabbat,” youth bowling, a Social Action Committee meeting, and the start of planning for our annual Musical Tapestry and Auction—please join us!

TEMV Quarterly Bulletin

Last call for submissions to the next quarterly bulletin. Send articles to phebe@temv.org.

Erev Shabbat Services

Friday, ​February 3

Parashat Bo

This week is a learner’s minyan​ on “The Musical Motifs of Shabbat.” All are welcome!

Volunteer to Host an Oneg

Visit the signup page to choose your date or email oneg@temv.org 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.

Rabbi Sparr Office Hours

Rabbi Sparr will be available​ for office hours Thursday, February 2 after 10 am by appointment. Kindly contact her.

Religious School

Sunday, February 5, 10am to noon

Teen Bowling

Sunday, February 5​, 1 – 3pm

The first of our monthly teen meetups. ​Geared to Grades 6 and above, but please always feel free to bring younger siblings. Outings are being planned for the first Sunday of the month.

​Wamesit Lanes
434 Main Street ​ (Route 38) ​ Tewksbury​

Lunch, bowling and arcade. Adults who wish to bowl and /or have lunch are welcome.

​Social Action Committee Meeting

Sunday, February 5, 12 noon
All are welcome to attend, participate and volunteer. We will review some past activities and plan upcoming events including: soup kitchen, Mitzvah day, lunch bag assembly, ongoing collections, and making warm clothes. Contact Frank Baskin for more details.


Musical Tapestry and Auction

Saturday, March 4​

Besides being a fun night of socializing and listening to music, ​this is a TEMV fundraiser. What will you donate to the auction​?​ Donations possibilities are limited only by your imagination. Past donations have included: window washing, dinner for four, home baked goodies, gift baskets, vacation home for a weekend, professional services, mystery envelope, bridge lessons, gift certificates, babysitting.

Contact Phebe or call 978 256-2855 to volunteer, solicit donations from local businesses or​ if you wish to perform​. Please include Donation(s), Donor’s name(s), Description of the Item and Estimated Value.

Board Meeting

February 9 – 7pm

All temple members are welcome.

Tot Shabbat; Tu Bishevat

Friday, February 10

Parashat Beshalach
6:00pm Tot Shabbat
7:00 Kabbalat Shabbat
7:30 Tu Bishevat Seder


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 yogainfo@temv.org 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 yogainfo@temv.org 

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 mahjong@temv.org to tell us whether you are coming. Join the Mah Jong email list to keep updated about cancellations by emailing  mahjongg-join@temv.org.

Do you have something to add to this email blast or to the temple’s bulletin? Send it to phebe@temv.org.

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