Shabbat Services are like snowflakes – no two are the same!
“Shabbat is a time to rest, to pray, to play…a time to be with the people we love.” -from “Gates of Prayer for Young People”.
Temple Emanuel Sinai offers a range of inspiring Shabbat services and study experiences to meet the needs of our congregants and guests, from the very young to the young-at-heart. We encourage you to participate fully in worship with us. We care deeply about the spiritual well-being of everyone in our community, and offer prayer experiences to guide and sustain you.
Shabbat Evening Services
Friday evenings at 7:30pm. Most Friday night services include a d’var Torah from Rabbi Valerie. A full Torah service is scheduled at least twice a month. Please consult the weekly eNews email for more details including changes in schedule.
Led by Rabbi Valerie, there are a variety of Shabbat worship experiences each month. Musical selections are drawn from a full range of liturgical music – from classic arrangements to contemporary melodies that anyone who had a Jewish summer camp experience will likely know! We also have guest accompanists, as well as guest soloists.
Shabbat Morning Services
Morning services are at 9:00am with our Religious School at the Jewish Community Center.
Each week during Shabbat services our clergy read the names of people who are in need of healing: physical, emotional or spiritual. Rabbi Valerie also invites those present in the sanctuary to add a name aloud, but we can always choose to hold those names silently in our hearts. We then sing the Mi Shebeirach together, as composed by Debbie Friedman.
High Holy Days Honors
The High Holy Days are a time for reflection, introspection, prayer, and reconnection. Temple Emanuel Sinai needs participation from congregants like you to make the holidays meaningful. Many of the ways to help require no previous experience (e.g., reading an English piece)! Sign up today!
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