Services this Month

Below are the details for all the services scheduled for this month. For other types of events, please see the What's Happening page.

 

Friday, February 3

  • 8:00 PM, Erev Shabbat Service followed by Oneg Shabbat in the Lobby sponsored by Sisterhood.

Saturday, February 4

  • 9:00 AM, Shabbat Morning Service followed by an enhanced kiddush for Super Bowl weekend in the Social Hall featuring baked potatoes, chili, salad and fixings. Special thanks to Dan Moldover for serving as greeter and to the Small family for ushering for this service.
  • 10:00 AM until Adon Olam, Pray & Play so parents can attend services. Rachael Paley and Molly Shear (with adult supervision) are organizing this drop-off program for children from tots (potty-trained) to age 8 as their b’not mitzvah project. We’ll have Shabbat-friendly crafts, storytime, simple snacks, outside play (so bring coats), prayers and songs, and plenty of inside play. Also plan ahead for the following dates: March 11, March 25, April 29 and June 24.
  • Following Kiddush, Study Session in the Library.

Sunday,  February 5

  • 9:00 AM, Morning Minyan

Wednesday, February 8

  • 8:00 PM, Evening Minyan

Friday, February 10

  • 8:00 PM, Erev Shabbat Service followed by Oneg Shabbat in the Lobby sponsored by Sisterhood.

Saturday, February 11

  • 9:00 AM, Shabbat Morning Service when we will celebrate February birthdays and anniversaries with a special group aliyah, and we’ll also be celebrating Tu B’Shevat. We are delighted to have our own Susan Dilles, Northern Virginia Jewish National Fund (JNF) Co-Chair, speak at services to share an overview of JNF’s mission and the important projects in place. The service will be followed by a Tu B’Shevat Tasting Kiddush in the Social Hall. Special thanks to Jill Konopaske for serving as greeter and to the Melissa & Todd Katz family for ushering for this service.
  • Following Kiddush, Study Session in the Library.
  • 10:30 AM, Ruach with Robin and Rebecca! Preschoolers through 5th grade and their families are invited to celebrate Shabbat with Morah Robin Cohen and Hazzan Rebecca Apt at a family-friendly learners’ service! Join us for a fun and engaging Shabbat experience filled with singing, guitar and lots of learning. We also have scheduled two more spirited Saturday Mornings at 10:30 AM, culminating in the sanctuary for the end of services and Oneg Shabbat. Mark your calendar: March 4 and April 22. No RSVP required, just bring your Shabbat spirit! Questions? Contact Morah Robin.

Sunday, February 12

  • 9:00 AM, Morning Minyan

Wednesday, February 15

  • 8:00 PM, Evening Minyan

Friday, February 17

  • 6:15-8:00 PM, Religious School Shabbat B’Yahad Grades K-3
  • 6:15 PM, Shabbat Family Service with participation by our Kindergarten Religious School students. The service will be followed by Oneg Shabbat in Rooms 8 & 9.
  • 8:00 PM, Erev Shabbat Service followed by Oneg Shabbat in the Lobby.

Saturday, February 18

  • 9:00 AM, Shabbat Morning Service when we will celebrate with the Paley family as Rachael becomes a bat mitzvah. The service will be followed by kiddush in the Social Hall sponsored by the Paley family in honor of the occasion. Special thanks to the Rothka and Hartunian families for ushering for this service.

Sunday, February 19

  • 9:00 AM, Morning Minyan

Wednesday, February 22

  • 8:00 PM, Evening Minyan

Friday, February 24

  • 7:00 PM, 7th Grade Shabbat Dinner
  • 8:00 PM, Erev Shabbat Service with participation by our Grade 7 Religious School students, followed by Oneg Shabbat in the Lobby.

Saturday, February 25

  • 9:00 AM, Shabbat Morning Service followed by kiddush in the Social Hall. Special thanks to the Sapperstein/Valltos family for ushering for this service.

Sunday, February 26

  • 9:00 AM, Rosh Chodesh Adar Torah Service

Wednesday, March 1

  • 8:00 PM, Evening Minyan

Friday, March 3

  • Scholar-in-Residence Weekend
  • 6:15 PM, Shabbat Family Service with participation by the BEECC Gimel class. The service will be followed by Oneg Shabbat in Rooms 8 & 9.
  • 6:45 PM, Shabbat Potluck Dinner with Rabbi David Ebstein
  • 8:00 PM, Erev Shabbat Service followed by Oneg Shabbat in the Lobby.

Saturday, March 4

  • Scholar-in-Residence Weekend
  • 9:00 AM, Shabbat Morning Service when we will welcome our Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi David Ebstein to the bimah to deliver a sermon entitled Holy Time (Shabbat) vs. Holy Space (Israel): Which is more important? The service will be followed by kiddush luncheon in the Social Hall/Flex Space. Special thanks to Susan Dilles for serving as greeter and to the Heifetz family for ushering for this service. 

 

Worship Service Notes:

Looking ahead? You can find the general service schedule, including dates for children's services, on the Services Schedule page.

Large print and Braille siddurim, assistive listening devices and a stair lift to the bimah are available. Please see one of the ushers in the lobby for assistance.

We have children’s books at the back of the sanctuary for the reading pleasure of our little ones. Also, a play area for young children accompanied by a parent has been set up in the library. Check out the children’s reading corner there.

As a courtesy to other worshippers, please silence pagers and cell phones. We appreciate your help in making our sanctuary a sacred space.