Assembling lunch bags for the Lowell Transitional Living Center
Assembling lunch bags for the Lowell Transitional Living Center

There’s a lot going on this week, including Lunch Bag Assembly for the Lowell Transitional Living Center, youth ice skating (6th grade and up), and of course, Shabbat services.

Erev Shabbat Services

Friday, January 6, 7:30pm

Parashat Vayigash

Rabbi Sparr Office Hours

Rabbi Sparr is available by e-mail if needed.

Lunch Bag Assembly

Sunday, January 8, 9:30am

Everyone is encouraged to help assemble lunches for the Lowell Transitional Living Center. This is a TEMV community event.

Bring in loaves of whole wheat bread and fresh fruit (apples or oranges) this weekend. Granola bars, peanut butter, jelly and bottled water are also always appreciated.

Some members have been making fleece and knitted hats to hand out with the lunches. If you have hats or other winter accessories to contribute please bring them this weekend.

Religious School

Sunday, January 8, 10am to noon

Youth Ice Skating for 6th Graders and Up


Sunday, January 8, 1:30 to 3:00pm

Please come this Sunday afternoon for ice skating at the Chelmsford Forum right off Route 3 at 2 Brick Kiln Road, North Billerica. Skating is $5 and skate rentals are an additional $5. The snack bar should be open too! Hope to see you there! RSVP to Sue so that we know to look for you, but please feel free to just stop by!

Adult Education

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

TEMV Snow Ball

Saturday, January 14, 8 pm – 11 pm

The social event of the season! The Bar Chords are returning for another dance. Music of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.

Tickets $25 in advance, $30 at the door. $50/couple — $75 max/family

Email or call 978 256-2855 to RSVP or to volunteer to help with food, decorations, set up, clean up etc.

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!

Winter Clothing Collection

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

  • Coats
  • Gloves
  • Hats
  • Scarves


Gentle yoga: Monday, 8:30am

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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