As of March 15, 2020, all services will be held online.

While the building is closed, Beth Emeth worship services will be conducted online through Zoom, a free online video conference service. For more information and links to join and for related downloads, please go to our Covid-19 page.

General information about CBE's worship services are shown on this page. More details about this month's services, including holidays, monthly family service, children's services and special services, can be found on the Services this Month page, in the Shofar or the calendar.  Also, the weekly schedule is e-mailed on Thursday to congregation members, prospective members, and staff.  

The Regular (Non-Holiday) Schedule:

  • Friday, 6:15 PM: Shabbat Evening Service (8:00 PM during the summer)
  • Saturday, 9:00AM: Shabbat Morning Services
  • Saturday afternoon (time varies): Mincha-Ma'ariv, for special occasions only
  • Sunday, 9:00AM: Morning Minyan
  • Wednesday, 8:00PM: Evening Minyan

Children and Services:

See the Children and Services page for children's resources during regular services as well as information and schedules for monthly Shabbat morning children's services and Friday night family-friendly services

Learn about participating in services

Learn to lead or participate in services using our audio files.

Learn to leyn (chant torah) – check the Adult Education schedule or call the office to locate a tutor.  If you already know how to leyn, contact Claire Fine at [email protected] to get signed up.

Learn to be a gabbai – contact David Cerny.

Local Daily Minyanim

(Note: during the Coronavirus shutdown, area synagogues are not holding in-person services.)

To make a Minyan during the week for those saying Kaddish or observing a yahrzeit, the support of the Northern Virginia Jewish Community is greatly needed, (particularly during the winter months). The following northern Virginia congregations have daily minyanim (be sure to contact them to confirm):

  • Congregation Etz Chaim, 2920 Arlington Boulevard, Arlington, (703) 979-4466, 7:30AM Thursday Morning Minyan (9:30 if Federal holiday).
  • Agudas Achim, 2908 Valley Drive, Alexandria, (703) 998-6460, 7:30AM Daily Morning Minyan M-F, 9 AM on Sunday and Federal Holidays and 7:50 PM Evening Minyan Sun-Thurs.
  • Congregation Olam Tikvah, 3800 Glenbrook Road, Fairfax, (703) 425-1880, Daily Evening Minyan 8:00PM Mon-Thurs (may vary on holidays) and Wednesday morning minyan 8:00AM (7:45AM on Rosh Chodesh Wednesdays). 
  • Gesher Jewish Day School, 4800 Mattie Moore Court, Fairfax, VA 22030 -- If you are looking for a morning minyan in Fairfax, the Gesher Jewish Day School welcomes the public to daily minyanim when school is in session; times vary so please call (703) 978-9789 to make arrangements.

Additional Minyan times for several Maryland & DC area congregations are available from the Main Office upon request.


Our office staff can help.