Religious Services

What You Need To Know
Our virtual and in-person services are open to members and the public. Members can find virtual connection info here. 
Non-members are invited to contact the office for virtual connection information. We encourage all to participate.
Sign up here if you would like to help lead services.

Friday Night Services

Time: 6:15 –  7:15 PM

Shabbat Morning Services

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Thursday Morning Services

Time: 7:30AM – 8:30 AM

In-Person Tips & Guidelines

  • Masks are not required for vaccinated attendees,* although they are welcome to wear them. Unvaccinated attendees should wear masks for their own protection and should consider N95 masks.
  •  Unvaccinated attendees are requested to use at least 3 foot spacing (one open seat). For very well attended events, we will provide rows in the back with 3 foot spacing.
  • At the end of services, a server (fully vaccinated ) may cut challah for participants, and glasses of wine and juice will be available.
Zoom Tips & Guidelines:
  • Every service will be available on Zoom as well. Our goal is to make services as inclusive as possible for those in-person and those at home, with opportunities for partnership by all.
  • To ensure security, every time you connect to CEH virtual services, turn on your camera, and be sure your device displays your first and last name.

Siddurim: download a digital copy of Siddur Lev Shalem to follow along. Members can request a copy of a physical siddur be delivered to them at home.

Friday Night & Saturday Morning Services

Sign up here to lead a portion of the service, a prayer or two, and/or read Torah or Haftarah.

  • Non-members of Etz Hayim are welcome to participate, read, and lead.
  • All ages, including pre-B’nai Mitzvah are welcome to sign up for anything. We’d love post-B’nai mitzvah to lead the Kaddishes and Barechu.
  • If you want to participate but need more practice, help or coaching, contact Chief.Gabbai@etzhayim.net.

Thursday Morning Minyan

Have a yahrzeit or another occasion where you need a minyan? Add your initials here to request a Thursday morning minyan. When you make this request, a call is sent out to Minyan Makers to help to ensure a minyan.

If you would like to help lead or chant Torah on Thursday morning, or if you would like to be added to the list of Minyan Makers, please contact Chief.Gabbai@etzhayim.net.

 

* Someone is fully vaccinated 2 weeks after their final shot. For the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines it is 2 weeks after the second shot. For the J&J vaccine it is 2 weeks after the only shot.

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