Celebratory Kabbalat Shabbat
Join us Friday evenings
for the receiving of Shabbat. Connect with community
and open your heart to the Divine through prayer, meditation,
song and dance.
- FIRST and THIRD Friday of each month, 7:30
pm: Celebratory Service with
full band- Led by Rabbi SaraLeya Schley,
Brian Yosef Schachter-Brooks, Cyrise Beatty and friends
An ecstatic evening of soul-soaring music! (Tot Shabbat
at 6:00 pm, Vegetarian Potluck at 6:30 pm).
- SECOND Friday of each
month, 6:30 pm: Unplugged -Led by
B. Yosef Schachter-Brooks and friends. Intimate prayer
and Torah of Awakening teaching.
Shabbat with Jen Miriam Kantor
FIRST and THIRD Friday of each month
Come and sing, dance and bless with Jen
Miriam Kantor! The service includes candle-lighting,
sing-alongs with guitar and instruments, puppets and
dancing. The service ends with Kiddush and Hamotzi.
(Please join us for a dairy/vegetarian/kosher fish potluck
after the service at 6:30 pm).
Davening with Rabbi SaraLeya
Learners and Participatory
Minyan Saturday following the FIRST Friday of each month
Rabbi SaraLeya leads a renewal style service with chanting,
core elements of the traditional prayers and and interactive
Torah service during which we will draw out the lessons
and draw down the blessing of our Torah portion. There
will be explanations of the prayers and the organization
of the service appropriate to those who are present.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
if you would like particpate or if you are ready to
begin leyning from the Torah scroll!
Following the THIRD Friday
of each month 10:30 am.
Continue the festive traditions of Kabbalat Shabbat
into the morning. This service is led by Rabbi SaraLeya
Schley, Brian Schachter-Brooks and Cyrise Beatty and
the Chochmat musicians. In this fresh and vibrant
musical service, we will chant, daven and meditate to
the effervescent sounds of harmonium and hand drums,
hear an accessible Torah reading and create a sacred
space for inner alchemy! Please bring a vegetarian/dairy/kosher
fish dish to share for a post-service kiddush luncheon.
We'll supply the challah and the wine!
Saturdays following the
SECOND and FOURTH Fridays of each month10:30
Join us Saturday mornings for this meditative
service led by community members. It is designed for
adults and combines both chanting and silence in an
alternating sequence to resonate with your soul and
connect with the Divine. (Occasionally, these dates
change. Please check the calendar to confirm.)
Saturday Evening Third Meal and Havdallah Service
two hours before sundown
on the Saturdays of the FIRST AND FOURTH Shabbats
Gather with Rabbi SaraLeya toward the end of Shabbat,
a time of quiet contemplation and learning. There will
be a meditative afternnon prayer service. We will share
a light Third Meal (potluck vegetarian finger food please)
while studying texts that will guide us on our soul
journey of self-reflection and self-development. When
3 stars are visible, we will make Havdallah with wine,
spices and candlelight. Note that times vary with the
season, and families or other busy folk are welcome
to come just for havdallah.