Orange DoorsWe hope all of you will attend our Annual Meeting on Sunday to hear what we’re planning for next year and get a recap of what we’ve done this year. (There will be bagels and lox!) We’re also holding an early Shabbat service on Friday, with a pre-service Oneg.

Shabbat Services

Friday, ​April 28

Parashat Tazria – M’tzora

6 p.m. Pre oneg
Shabbat service at 6:30 p.m. Note early time! Some of us may then go to dinner together—anyone is welcome to join us.

Board Host: ​Stephanie Karakantas
​Oneg Host: Marylin Gallant

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 Friday afternoon and by appointment. Kindly contact her to do so.

Religious School

April 30, 10 a.m.

​​​School resumes.

May 7 is Bring a Friend to School Day during our Open House. (See below.) Current religious school students are encouraged to bring a friend to school this day.

Annual Meeting

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

Bagels, cream cheese, and lox will be served! Come and hear what’s been planned for next year and get a recap of this year.​ Plan on staying after and visiting with TEMV friends and family.

2016-17 and 2017-18 Pledges

Have you fulfilled your pledge for 2016-17? H​ave you sent in your 2017-18 pledge form? 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. ​

Bulletin Editor Needed

We’re looking for a volunteer or volunteers to take over production of th​e quarterly​ bulletin. Contact Phebe, Michelle, or Dana if interested or if you have any questions about what is involved ( ​


Spring Open House

S​unday, May 7, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Invite your friends family, neighbors, acquaintances, and their kids to visit and get to know the TEMV community. Visiting kids are encouraged to sit in on Religious School classes, which will be in session.

All current members are encouraged to come, mingle with guests, talk about our community, and show them around.

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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