Passover plateChag sameach! Please join us at our annual Community Potluck Passover Seder on Saturday, as well as at Shabbat services and any of our other activities this week.

Shabbat Services

Friday, ​April 14, 7:30 p.m.

​Oneg Hosts: ​Whoever volunteers first otherwise, it’s potluck oneg.

We will begin to set up for the seder following services—consider staying a bit later to help set up.

Temple 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.

Volunteers requested for Passover Potluck Seder set up! A few more volunteers to help set up for the seder dishes, silverware, seder plates, glasses all need to be set up. There will be a crew there starting around 11 for a few hours, or come before the seder.


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 by appointment. Kindly contact her to do so.

Religious School

April 15 and 22

No Religious School – April school break.

Board Meeting

​Thursday, April 13, 7:00 p.m.

All members are welcome to attend​.

2016-17 Pledges

Have you fulfilled your pledge for 2016 – ’17? Our fiscal year ends April 30th.

Mail your pledges to TEMV, 101 W. Forest St., Lowell, MA, 01851, Attn: Treasurer, or use our Donation Page to give online. ​


Annual Meeting

Sunday, April 30, 12:30 p.m.

Come to the meeting and hear what’s been planned for next year and a recap of this year.

Lunch will be served!

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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