Temple Emanuel of the Merrimack ValleyPlease join us this week for lay-led Shabbat services, and check out what’s coming up in the weeks ahead.

Erev Shabbat Services

Friday, November 3, 8:00 p.m.
Parashat Vayeira

Lay Leader: Linda Gilmore

Oneg Host: Laurie Joslin
Board Host: Dana Rudolph

This is a time change from the original announcement, to accommodate Lowell Halloween festivities.

Rabbi Sparr Office Hours

Rabbi Sparr is available for office hours by appointment on Wednesday this week. Kindly e-mail or call her to arrange one.

Religious School

Sunday, November 5

In session.


Bulletin Deadline

The deadline for the next bulletin is November 13. It’s never too early to submit your articles!


Saturday, December 2, 6:30 p.m.

Join your TEMV friends at the Mandarin Asian Bistro for a TEMV FUNdraiser! Eat a delicious dinner with friends while helping to raise money for our temple! The restaurant will donate 15% of our bill that evening to TEMV. They serve Chinese food as well as sushi, and are located at 24 Market Street in Lowell.
Please RSVP to Robin Frisch by Tuesday, November 28th, as the restaurant needs an exact headcount.

Limmud Boston

Sunday, December 3, 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Temple Reyim / Mayyim Hayyim Campus, 1860 Washington St, Newton, MA
“A Jewish learningfest of culture and identity. From storytelling, music and meditation to Torah and Talmud, LimmudBoston offers inspiration and education – engaging beginners and scholars alike.” Learn more and register.

Union for Reform Judaism Biennial

December 6 to 10
Hynes Convention Center, Boston
The Shabbat Service on Friday, December 8 at the Biennial is free and open to all. There will be no Shabbat service at TEMV that night. We’ll arrange carpools from TEMV. Please e-mail events@temv.org if you are interested. Learn more and register.

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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.



See our Events page for details of regular times.

Mah Jong

See our Events page for details of when we usually play and how to join in.

Do you have something to add to our News page or the temple’s bulletin? Send it to publicity@temv.org.

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