Please join us for lay-led Shabbat services on Friday!

Wine and Juice for Kiddush

Lay-led Shabbat Services

Friday, August 30, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Lay leader: Sheldon Bishov
Board Host: Robin Frisch

Potluck oneg: Please bring something to share!

Rabbi Sparr Office Hours

Office hours by appointment only this week. Appointments must be made in advance by contacting her at or during business hours at 508-736-5555. In an emergency or urgent need, do phone at any hour.

Upcoming: Welcome Back Shabbat and Open Houses

  • Our Welcome Back Shabbat and Open House with Rabbi Sparr will be September 6, with a pre-neg at 6:00 p.m. It will also include the installation of this year’s Board members. Please invite your friends!
  • Prospective Religious School students and their families are invited to visit our Religious School at 11 a.m. on September 15 to meet Rabbi Sparr and our other teachers and see our classes in action. RSVP to required for prospective students.

Religious School Registration Open

Forms for our 2019-20/5780 Religious School are now available. The first day of school is Sunday, September 15!

An Introduction to Judaism

TEMV is partnering with three other Reform Jewish congregations in the Merrimack Valley to offer an exciting course on Judaism starting this September! Rabbi Sparr will be one of four clergy co-leading the course. We hope many of you will attend and/or invite friends to do so! Preregistration is required; see here for more details.

Ritual Committee Meeting

Wednesday, September 4, at 7:00 p.m.
All members welcome!

Mah Jong

We will play Thursday at 1:00 p.m. RSVP to appreciated.

Are you interested in playing or learning to play? If so, contact with your availability (days of the week and time). Beginners are always welcome and temple membership is not a prerequisite. We are always open to suggestions for other games as well!

TEMV Virtual Summer Walk 5.0

The TEMV Virtual Summer Walk is back for a fifth amazing year of promoting fun, health, community, getting outdoors, and physical fitness. This year’s theme is “TEMV Walks in Massachusetts” as we will be virtually walking though the state. Walk on your own wherever you want, however you want, and send Fay your weekly mileage. She’ll keep track of where we go and how far. The walk starts in July, so send an email to to be added to the group. It should be a great summer to get out and walk! Runners and bikers are welcomed, too.

2018-19 Pledges Due

Please remember that if we have not received your pledge form or an initial pledge payment that specifically states it is intended for membership, then you are not considered a member and will miss out on the benefits of membership. Thank you for your continued support and understanding. These pledges are the regular income on which we all rely. You may also pay online, or contact Phebe, our co-treasurer, at if you have any questions.

TEMV Store

Show your TEMV pride and support our community with coffee mugs, t-shirts, tote bags, magnets, and more in celebration of our 70th anniversary! (Additional items and designs are on the way.) Shop now!


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Volunteer to Host an Oneg

Please email with your preferred dates. ​We ask all members to sign up to host twice. You just need to bring a challah and help with setup and cleanup. Other foods are potluck. It’s one simple way to help the community! Please also see our full calendar of events.

Food and Toiletry Collection

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

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