Please join us for Shabbat services with Rabbi Sparr on Friday! Also, our High Holy Day schedule is now online!

Shabbat Candles

Shabbat Services with Rabbi Sparr

Friday, September 20, 2019, 7:30

Potluck oneg: Please bring something to share!

Rabbi Sparr Office Hours

Office hours Thursday, Friday, and Sunday 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.

Religious School

Sunday, September 22, 10 a.m.

Please plan to arrive and settle in at 9:45 a.m.

High Holy Day Services

Our full High Holy Day Service Schedule is now available! We hope to see you at some or all of our services, and encourage you to invite friends and family members who are not yet a part of the TEMV community! As always, we do not charge for High Holy Day seats (we rely on voluntary donations from attendees), and do not require tickets or reservations—just come to celebrate and pray with us.

An Introduction to Judaism

It’s not too late to sign up!
TEMV is partnering with three other Reform Jewish congregations in the Merrimack Valley to offer an exciting course on Judaism starting Tuesday, September 10! Rabbi Sparr will be one of four clergy co-leading the course. Class started last week, but it’s not too late to join. Preregistration is required; see here for more details. This week’s class will be at Temple Emanu-El in Haverhill.

High Holy Day Food Collection

It is time for our annual High Holy Days collection of food for homebound people and their pets. Shopping bags are available at the Temple. Please fill and return them to the Temple.

Mah Jong

No mah jong this week.

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!

2019-20 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!


Shop Amazon

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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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