HamantaschenPlease join us Friday for our Shabbat Purim Service, Study, and Celebration, including a reading of the Megillah and some Purim songs. Come in all-out costume or just a silly hat or mask!

Shabbat Purim Service, Study, and Celebration

Friday, ​March 10, 7:00pm

Note the early start time. A fun-filled musical Shabbat service will be followed by a short oneg including wine/juice, and then a reading of the Megillah and some Purim songs. Come in all-out costume or just a silly hat or mask!

Volunteer to Host an Oneg

Visit the signup page to choose your date or email oneg@temv.org 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 ​on Friday afternoon or by appointment. Kindly contact her.

Religious School

Sunday, March 12, 10 – 12

We will be celebrating Purim as part of our regular day—kids are welcome to come in their favorite costume (or superhero pj’s)!​

Adult Education: Taste of Mussar—second class

Sunday, March 5, 2 p.m.

The first session met last Sunday and the class continues on March 26 and April 9. Since the materials are proprietary, all participants are required to sign up ahead of time, and pay a fee of $36​.​

More information available via the Mussar Institute.

​Requires pre-registration—please contact Rabbi Sparr.


Mitzvah Day

Sunday, March 19, 10 a.m.

During Religious School, but open to all. This year, our new focus will be the Lowell Wish Project. They
​​provide materials and goods for people who have been homeless and/or have a new home. They will provide us with bed linens to organize, fold, and sort at TEMV.​ ​We hope you will join us!​

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 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

There will be no Mah Jong for the next couple of weeks. Join the Mah Jong email list to keep updated about cancellations by emailing  mahjongg-join@temv.org.

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

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

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