Celebratory Kabbalat Shabbat — Join us Friday evenings (first and third Friday of each month) at 7:30 pm for the celebratory welcoming of the Sabbath bride. The service is led by our spiritual team: Brian Schachter-Brooks, Rabbi Sara Shendelman, and Cyrise Beatty, accompanied by the Chochmat HaLev musicians. Join our rich community to open your heart and connect to the Divine through prayer, song and dance.
Shabbat Morning Blessing — Continue the festive traditions of Kabbalat Shabbat into the morning (on the fourth Saturday of each month) at 10:30 am. This service is led by Brian Schachter-Brooks with Cyrise Beatty, Nina Perlman, Risa Wallach, Jen Kantor and Yari Mander. 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!
Family & Learners Shabbat — Join Rabbi Sara Shendelman (on the second Friday of each month) at an earlier time--6:30 pm for a service designed especially for those who are new or returning to Judaism, beginners to Shabbat practice, families with children, and those who need an earlier, shorter service. This lively and interactive service weaves Friday night rituals with prayer, song, & storytelling for an engrossing and uplifting evening.
Boundary Crosser Minyan — Join Lisa and Brian Schachter-Brooks (on the fourth Friday of each month) at 7:30 pm in this smaller, more intimate alternative to the larger Kabbalat Shabbat service. It features chanting and singing of the traditional liturgy, as well as insightful teachings on the awakening of consciousness through Torah.
Contemplative/Chanting Service — Join us Saturday mornings (second Saturday of each month) at 10:30 am 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.