Pizza[Update: 4/7: Rabbi Robin is under the weather and unable to lead services this evening. Tot Shabbat and the pizza dinner are cancelled. The 7:30 service will be lay led by Linda Gilmore.] Join us for Tot Shabbat if you have young children, or just come along for the pizza dinner afterwards and stay for our regular Shabbat services!

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. ​

Shabbat Services: Tot and Not

Friday, ​April 7

​Parashat Tzav

​6:00 p.m. Tot Shabbat

Engaging and fun service of songs, stories, and movement for families with young children (birth to age 7, though of course older kids are welcome, too). This month our service will focus on Passover.

6:30 p.m. Pizza dinner for​ everyone.

RSVP to​.

7:30 ​p.m. Erev ​Shabbat Service


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 on Thursday or Friday by appointment. Kindly contact her to do so.

Religious School

Sunday, April 2, 10 – 12

Regular session. Note that the following two weeks, April 16 and 23, school will be closed for Passover and April vacation.

Adult Education

Sunday, ​April 9, 2 p.m.

Taste of Mussar, fourth and final class.

Social Action Committee Meeting

Originally scheduled for Sunday, April 9 will be rescheduled. Contact Frank if you’d like to know the new date or be involved in the committee.


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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