Omega Baptist Pulpit Exchange 2020

Temple Israel and Omega Baptist Church Pulpit Exchange

Temple Israel & Omega Baptist Church Annual Pulpit Exchange

Friday, January 17 at 6:30 p.m. at Temple Israel

Pastor Joshua Ward will deliver the sermon at Temple Israel's Shabbat services and the Omega Baptist Choir will sing.  Everyone is invited to the oneg and reception following services.

Sunday, January 19 at 10:15 a.m. at Omega Baptist

Rabbi Bodney-Halasz will deliver the sermon at Omega Baptist Church's service and Courtney Cummings will sing.

Ryterband Brunch January 26 with Marshall Weiss

The Ryterband Brunch Series is evolving to include speakers that target community needs and issues as well as ways that you can get involved.  Join us Sundays for a light brunch beginning at 9:45 a.m. followed by the presentations at 10:15.  Cost for the series is $65 or $7 per lecture.  Lectures are free for new members and confirmands.  Sponsored by Temple Israel Brotherhood.

January 26
Jewish Dayton in the Roaring 20’s
Marshall Weiss, editor and publisher of the Dayton Jewish Observer

Torah on Tap

Thursday, January 30 at
6:00 p.m. at The Barrel House

Join Rabbi Karen Bodney-Halasz or Rabbi Tina Sobo at The Barrel House (417 E. Third St.. in Dayton) for some drinks and discussion about topics relevant to modern Jewish living.  You’ve got the questions, we’ve got the rabbi!  First round is on us!  

 

 

Ryterband Brunch, February 2 with Dr. Mark Verman

The Ryterband Brunch Series is evolving to include speakers that target community needs and issues as well as ways that you can get involved.  Join us Sundays for a light brunch beginning at 9:45 a.m. followed by the presentations at 10:15.  Cost for the series is $65 or $7 per lecture.  Lectures are free for new members and confirmands.  Sponsored by Temple Israel Brotherhood.  

February 2
Dr. Mark Verman – The Promised Land in the                                                         Torah and Qur’an.

 

February Share Shabbat

Join us on Friday, February 7.  Our monthly camp-style service begins at 6:00 p.m. and is followed by a potluck dinner.  Temple provides broasted chicken, fresh-baked challah and wine for kiddush.  Congregants bring side dishes.  Please bring enough to feed 10 hungry people.  No pork or shellfish, please!  Cost is $5/adult; $3/ children 4-12 and free for kids 3 and under.  Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 5 so we can order enough chicken.  If your last name begins with letters A-F, bring a salad; G-K, bring a vegetable, L-Q, bring a starch; R-Z, bring a dessert.  

 

Tu Bishvat Family Experience

Sunday, February 9 at 9:00 a.m.

It’s the birthday of the trees!  Calling all families to join us our Family Learning Experience about Tu Bishvat!  Students with their parents and/or grandparents will have fun, learn, and celebrate together, engaging all of the five senses as they relate to Tu Bishvat.  The day will begin with t’filah (prayer) and end with a special Tu Bishvat seder as a community.  The fun and festivities will wrap up at 11:45 a.m. in time for those enrolled in Hebrew to head to class.  Our program is open to all families with preschoolers through high school students.  Enrolled religious school students are required to attend, other families are welcome to join as it is free and open to all.

 

Cappuccino with the Clergy


Wednesday, February 12 at 11:00 a.m.

Join Rabbi Bodney-Halasz for a cup of joe and some great conversation at Epic Coffee located at 22 West Stroop in Kettering.

 

Caring Community Committee

Caring Community Committee Meeting
Sunday, February 23 at noon

As part of our effort to develop and propose the creation of a Caring Community program at Temple, our Committee is interested in hearing from each of you concerning your experiences in providing or receiving care giving.  We would also be interested in your thoughts about what Temple can and should do to better meet your care giving needs and expectations.  Please join us at our next meeting on February 23 at noon.

 

Ryterband Brunch, February 23 with the Brunner Literacy Center

The Ryterband Brunch Series is evolving to include speakers that target community needs and issues as well as ways that you can get involved.  Join us Sundays for a light brunch beginning at 9:45 a.m. followed by the presentations at 10:15.  Cost for the series is $65 or $7 per lecture.  Lectures are free for new members and confirmands.  Sponsored by Temple Israel Brotherhood.

Sunday, February 23
Relationship Building:  Key to Success in Non-traditional Adult Education
Kateri Dillon and Bonnie Rice

 

Healing Service

healing-serviceThis special service on Friday, February 28 at 5:45 p.m. is for those who are living with illness, grieving, caring for others or seeking wholeness on any level.  Join Rabbi Bodney-Halasz in the chapel as we draw strength from traditional liturgy, music, and personal stories.  Shabbat service will follow at 6:30 p.m.