Temple Emanuel of the Merrimack ValleyPlease join us for our Welcome Back Shabbat Service with Rabbi Sparr! Read on for details and more about what’s happening this week and as we enter the season of the High Holy Days.

Welcome Back Service with Rabbi Sparr

Friday, September 7, 7:30 p.m.

Board host: Dana Rudolph
Potluck oneg: Please bring something to share!

Upcoming Services (and see our High Holy Days schedule)

  • September 14, 7:30 p.m. Shabbat Shuva
  • September 21, Pre-neg at 6:00 p.m. and service at 6:30 p.m., including turning of the sunwheel and blessings for autumn birthdays and anniversaries. Sharon Krysiak’s grandchildren, twins born to Joseph and Elisha Bernstein, will receive their Hebrew names and blessings.
  • September 28, 6:00 p.m. potluck dinner in the sukkah; 7:00pm Intergenerational Sukkot service

Rabbi Sparr Office Hours

Rabbi Sparr is available for office hours Wednesday and Friday this week; appointments must be made in advance by contacting her by e-mail, or during business hours at 508-736-5555. In an emergency or urgent need, do phone at any hour.

Religious School

School will begin at TEMV on September 16th with an all-ages assembly, some time in class with teachers, and a continuation of our clean up and preparation to move to our new home.

Board Meeting

Thursday, September 6, 6:30 p.m.

We are meeting at the home of Robin and Gary Frisch in Lowell. Please e-mail Robin if you plan to attend and need the address and directions. Please note earlier time. All are welcome!

Annual Merrimack Valley Food Bank Collection

Please pick up shopping bags in the lobby and return filled with food and toiletries for housebound people and their pets.

TEMV Summer Walk 4.0

Our annual summer walk is on and we have several folks going for gold in our TEMV Olympics. You can join any time through September 9. Runners and bikers also welcome. Send Fay a message and she’ll add you to the TEMV team roster.

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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.

Food and Toiletry Collection

There is a box in the TEMV lobby for non-perishable food and toiletry items, to be donated to the Lowell Transitional Living Center.

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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