Wine and Juice for KiddushShabbat services will be held at a member’s home this week as we transition into our new space! Please join us!

Shabbat Services

Friday, October 26, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

Location:  We are holding services at a community member’s house this week. Please e-mail info@temv.org for details. Note 7:00 p.m. start time.

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 28, 10 a.m.

No school. Please see your Weekly Hadashot e-mail for details of our hiatus as we transition to the new space.

Leave-taking Ritual and Ritual Committee Meeting

Monday, October 22, 7:00 p.m.

Our Ritual Committee will meet this Monday at 101 West Forest Street. All are welcome.

At the conclusion of our meeting, around 8:00 pm, Rabbi Sparr will conduct a short ritual of leave-taking (similar to that shared at this past Shabbat service), and all present will be invited to share a one-minute memory, and to serve as a Shomer/Shomeret (guardian) of one item marked to move to the new space by taking it home, caring for and treasuring it, and then returning it as a “gift” to our new space when we move in in a few weeks.

Finally, we will remove all of the mezuzot from the temple doorways (these are among the items that might be brought home for safekeeping) and say a closing blessing.

We look forward to seeing you, and having you participate in our continuing journey.

Social Action Committee Meeting

Thursday, October 25, 7:00 p.m.

All welcome. At 101 W. Forest St., but subject to change. In case the location changes, please let Frank know if you plan to attend so he can let you know.

Are You a Member? Have you Returned Your 2018-19 Pledge Form?

If you haven’t already returned your Pledge Form, please do so as soon as possible. A returned Pledge Form is how we know you still consider yourself a member. Membership shows your commitment to TEMV and has its privileges.

Please consider what the right amount of financial support is from you and your family, and indicate it on the Pledge Form. (Click here to complete the form online or to download and print.) Your contribution is kept confidential. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Phebe (Phebe.rand@gmail.com; 978.256.2855).

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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.

Ongoing

Mah Jong

During the time of transition into our new space, please email mahjong@temv.org if you would like to play, so that we may tell you where we are meeting. We are flexible as to dates and times based on the availability of those who wish to play.

Food and Toiletry Collection

Please stay tuned for information on donating food and toiletries to the Lowell Transitional Living Center once we have moved into our new space.

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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