Weekly Announcements

Dear Mishpachah [Family]:
The Torah reading for week ending Tevet 21, 5780 is [Shemot] Exodus 1:1–6:1 called Shemot meaning “Names”.  The Halftorah reading is Isaiah 27:6–28:13; 29:22-23.  The reading from the Writings in the Messiah is Acts 7:17-29. 
Shabbat Color Theme: (Optional) Green/Turquoise
Torah Service:  10:30 AM–12:00 PM. Nursery available for ages 5 and under.
Oneg/Lunch:  12:00–1:00 PM.  The theme is Mexican.

Guests are welcome to stay for Oneg.  Members and regular attendees, please bring enough food for your family and some to share with our guests.  Parents, please be with your children and help with their portions and food selection. After Oneg, your dishes will be put on the small table in the foyer.  Also, help with clean-up will be appreciated so we can begin our afternoon services on time.  

If you are coming to CTL after 10:30 AM, please enter through the double doors; walk through the Oneg room and enter sanctuary by using the back hallway.  This will help with the flow of our service that is in progress.  Thanks.

Afternoon Services:  1:00 PM–2:30 PM
Congregational Midrash:  (Open to everyone) Jack and others will lead a deeper discussion about this week’s Torah Parashah (portion).  
Women’s Bible Study:   We have begun the Apocalypse of John available from the web site of Beth Immanuel audio series.  Each week we will listen to D. Thomas Lancaster’s teaching (he goes by Daniel Lancaster), then we will all discuss what was taught.  This will be an eye-opening teaching. 
Children 12 and under:  Pending  
Upcoming Shabbat Themes:  Cuisine and Color to wear if you so desire.
1/25       Oriental–Purple/Violet
2/01       Open   
2/08       Italian–Red/Pink
Bible Study Tuesday:  7:00 PM. We have resumed our Tuesday Bible Study,  Dane is currently teaching on the “Holy Spirit”. Thanks Dane for giving us insight into the Ruach Chaim or Spirit of Life.
Dance Team Practices: Sundays, at 1 PM and Tuesdays at 6 PM.  We will be learning our new dance, Etzohk Ruhki choreographed by Mindy and Ralph Seta.  Then start practicing “For Such a Time as This” for our Purim Service.
Food Outreach: Sunday, January 26th with set-up at 1:30 PM.  Outreach is from 2-3:30 PM. Love Offering for Ted Pearce, January 11th, was $1,144.00.  Thanks to all who came out in spite of the bad weather and blessed him with our love.  You are a very generous family.  Thank you.
The 2020 Mobile Jewish Film Festival
January 16 through February 2.
Trailers for all films may be seen online at mobilejewishfederation.org.  Tickets or reservations must be made either by going on-line or by calling 251-490-4872.
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