2017-09-07 / Faith Community

FAITH COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

Temple Shalom High Holy Days

Temple Shalom welcomes the public to its high holy day services. The temple is a non-affiliated, egalitarian and inclusive “kehillah” (community). No tickets or any payment are required to participate in prayer and reflection. Inspirational New Year and Day of Atonement worship will be led by Cantor Frederick Scheff and guest Rabbi Thalia Stein.

. Erev Rosh Hashanah, New Year evening: Wednesday, Sept. 20, 7:30 p.m.

. First Day Rosh Hashanah: Thursday, Sept. 21, 9:30 a.m. Tashlich, the symbolic casting off of sins in running water with pieces of bread, will follow.

. Yom Kippur Eve, Kol Nidre Prayer: Friday, Sept. 29, 6:15 p.m.

. Yom Kippur, Day of Atonement: Saturday, Sept. 30, 9:30 a.m. Shacharit (morning) and Musaf (additional) services. NOTE: Yizkor memorial prayers will be recited in the afternoon instead of the morning. After the Musaf service, there will be a rest. Anyone who does not have transportation is welcome to stay at the Temple.

. Mincha (afternoon) service, 4:30 p.m. Torah service and Book of Jonah. Yizkor will follow. Ne’ilah (closing) service, 5:30 p.m., Shofar blowing to end the holiday. All are welcome to the breakfast meal.

The temple is located at 223 Valley Road, Middletown. For more information, visit templeshalomrhodeisland.org, or call 401- 846- 9002.

Temple Shalom Shabbat Services

Temple Shalom welcomes the public to its remaining summer Sabbath services. They are a non-affiliated, egalitarian and inclusive “kehillah” (community). Friday evening services, led by Cantor Fred Scheff, will be held on Sept. 8 and 15 at 7:30 p.m. An Oneg Shabbat will follow services. The Oneg Shabbat on Sept. 15 is in honor of the centennial of the Touro Fraternal Organization, which has generously sponsored the Oneg. Sabbath morning services, led by congregation member Rabbi Loel Weiss and Cantor Scheff, will be held on Sept. 9 at 10 a.m. Following the service, there will be an informal “Lunch & Learn” discussion. For the upcoming High Holidays, all are invited for prayer, inspiration and introspection. No tickets are necessary. The temple is located at 223 Valley Road, Middletown. For more information, visit templeshalomrhodeisland.org, or call 401- 846-9002.

Scholarship Tea

The 5 Point Club’s annual scholarship tea will be held on Sunday, Sept. 10, at the Community Baptist Church Annex, 50 Dr. Marcus Wheatland Blvd., from 4-6 p.m. This event is open to the public. Free will offering. 401-846-3086.

Four Faiths Walking Tour

There will be a walking tour of four houses of worship on Tuesdays, through Oct. 31, from 1-4 p.m. The tour starts at Touro Synagogue. After visiting the synagogue, visitors will be escorted to Trinity Church, Newport Congregational Church and St. Mary’s Church. Prices vary. Visit 4faiths.org or call 401- 290-7535.

Houses of worship are welcome to send information about upcoming events or to share special messages by emailing news@newportthisweek.net.

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