ChallahPlease join us Friday for a Family Shabbat Service led by our Religious School Students and join us at the URJ Eastern MA and RI Community Shabbaton on Saturday.

Family Shabbat Services

Friday, ​March 24

6:30 service followed by pizza dinner ~7:15

​Parashat Vayakheil/Pikudei

Our Shabbat service will be led (mostly) by our Religious School students, and will include music and a story. All are welcome to this abbreviated and engaging service, followed immediately (around 7:15) by a pizza dinner.

Please email by Thursday afternoon if you plan to attend the dinner, and indicate whether you can contribute drinks, salad, or a supplemental main or side ​ dish. Kindly plan to contribute a few dollars to the basket to help defray the cost of pizza​.​

Volunteer to Host an Oneg

Visit the signup page to choose your date or email with your preferred dates.

​We ask all members to sign up to host twice. It’s one simple way to help the community!

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 ​in the afternoon on ​Thursday and Friday by appointment. Other times can also be scheduled. Kindly contact her to do so.

Religious School

Sunday, March 26, 10 – 12

School in session.

Adult Education

Sunday, March 26, 2 p.m.

Taste of Mussar.

Board Meeting

Thursday, March 23, 7:00 p.m.

All TEMV Members are welcome.

URJ Eastern MA and RI Community Shabbaton

Saturday, March 25, 9:00 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Temple Beth-El in Providence, RI
$36/per person

​Join Rabbi Robin Sparr, along with rabbis, leaders, teachers, and congregants from around our region, for a celebration of Shabbat including study, services, lunch, music, and community. Scholarship funds available through Rabbi Sparr for those unable to afford the $36 fee. Everyone is strongly encouraged to attend. Click for more details or register here.


Passover plateTemple Emanuel Community Potluck Passover Seder

Saturday, April 15, 5 p.m.

Important: This is NOT the 2nd night of Passover but the 5th night!

Everyone is invited! RSVP to Robin Frisch at Each family is asked to bring a pair of candle holders, and two food items: main dish, salad, vegetable, or dessert. Please make enough to serve 8 to 10 people, and let us know what you plan to bring when you make your reservation.


  • Non-members: $5 per person/$18 per family
  • Members: $3 per person/$10 per family.

Lowell Spinners Game

Sunday, June 25, 5:05 p.m.

$6 per ticket

Join TEMV friends and family for a baseball game at LaLecheur Park for a Lowell Spinners baseball game. Contact Phebe for tickets.


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. On holidays this class meets at 9 am.

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

Join the Mah Jong email list to keep updated about cancellations by emailing

​​​If you are interested in learning and / or playing the game but these times don’t work for you, ​email and just maybe we can work something out.

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