ApplesPlease join us for Lay-led Shabbat Services this Friday and apple picking on Sunday!

Shabbat Services

Friday, October 12, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

  • Lay leader: Sheldon Bishov
  • Potluck oneg—please bring something to share!

Rabbi Sparr Office Hours

Rabbi Sparr is scheduling office hours for the coming weeks; please contact her via email or phone. In an emergency or urgent need, do phone at any hour (508-736-5555).

Religious School

Sunday, October 14

This week we celebrate the arrival of fall and our new(ish) school year by meeting at Drew Farm for apple picking and brown bag lunch (see details below, and in your weekly school Hadashot). All are invited — students, parents, siblings, friends! In the event of inclement weather, families will receive an email notification that regular classes will take place from 10-12 at the temple.

Board Meeting

Thursday, October 11, 7:00 p.m.

All welcome!

Apple Picking at Drew Farm

Sunday, October 14, 10 a.m., weather permitting

All are welcome to join us at Drew Farm, 31 Tadmuck Rd, Westford.

Please allow time to purchase a bag for your apples ($8/peck, ~5 lbs). You may either ride up the hill to the orchard in a tractor-pulled wagon or walk. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy in the orchard.

Temple Clean Up

Sunday, October 14, 1 p.m. (after apple picking)

Please join us in helping to sort and pack TEMV items in preparation for our upcoming move and to bring other items to the dumpster. (If you can’t lift heavy items, we’ll find some light things that you can pack.) Please bring some sturdy cardboard boxes if you have them-–or stop by a grocery or beverage store to see if they have some you can take.

We will also be having a curbside Moving Sale of some items that we know we can’t or won’t use. If you can help us with the sale, even for part of the time, either by moving items or greeting neighbors as they come by, please e-mail Sue. Please also stop over to see if there are things you can use yourself!

Thank Yous

Thank you to the 20 volunteers from TEMV who donated time to help with our Moving Sale during a holiday weekend! The event came together quickly and was a great success–we couldn’t have done it without your help. There are still some items that could use a good home; see Phebe if interested.

We contributed 416 pounds of food for housebound people and their pets during our high holiday food collection.

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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.


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.

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