Dear Mishpachah [Family]:
The Torah reading for week ending Shevat 6, 5780 is [Shemot] Exodus 10:1–13:16 called Bo meaning “Come”. The Haftorah reading is from Jeremiah 46:13-28. The reading from The Writings in the Messiah is 1 Corinthians 11:20-34.
Shabbat Color Theme: (Optional) Open
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 Open
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 are presently discussing 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 as we begin with #6 that begins teaching Scripture. https://www.bethimmanuel.org/audio-series/apocalypse-of-john
Children 12 and under: Pending
Upcoming Shabbat Themes: Cuisine and Color to wear if you so desire.
Bible Study Tuesday: 7:00 PM. Dane is currently teaching on the “Holy Spirit”. Thanks Dane for giving us insight into the Ruach Emet or Spirit of Truth. To do the works of Yeshua, as outlined in John 14:12-31, we need the Holy Spirit dwelling in our lives!
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”, “Hineh Yeshua” and “Dance With the King” for our Purim Service on March 7th.
Food Outreach: Sunday, January 26th we served 18 families consisting of 60 people. The soaps, shampoos, etc. were most appreciated and few were left. Thanks to all who donated to this outreach. Next outreach is February 23rd.
Greeting Cards made by Christine Basham are now available in our Market Place. Since it is Shabbat, you will be given an addressed envelope so payments can be made by mail.
The 2020 Mobile Jewish Film Festival runs from January 16 through February 2. Trailers for all films may be seen online at mobilejewishfederatin.org and reservations/tickets must be made either by going on-line or by calling 251-490-4872.
Purim Celebration 2020–Sunday, March 8th beginning at 6 PM. This year’s theme is “Fiddler on the Roof”. Come for fun, dancing, games (push the potato, cabbage race, and balance the bottle) and costumes are encouraged. Invite your friends.