Adult Education -- Jewish Mindfulness
On three consecutive Wednesdays, January 17th, 24th, and 31st, at 7:00 pm in the Adult Education Center of the First Presbyterian Church, we will take a look at Jewish mindfulness practices, some from rabbinic and medieval sources, and many from neo-chasidic and early Jewish Buddhist writings.
New weekly Torah Study format
Study sessions will begin on Friday, January 19th, with our new format - Revisiting the Torah text through the commentary of Rashi. Rabbi Johanna Hershenson will be leading the weekly Friday sessions from 10:00 - 11:30 am at the home of Evie Lerner.
New monthly Shabbat morning format
Beginning January 20th, our monthly Saturday Shabbat mornings (usually the third Saturday of the month) will begin an hour earlier, at 9:00 am, From 9:00 until 9:30 am we will learn trope (Torah chanting) together, and then from 9:30 until 10:00 am we will practice sitting meditations, utilizing a combination of Jewish mindfulness techniques. At 10:00 am our monthly Shabbat morning service and Torah study will take place.
Havdallah with a Purpose
What: Havdallah with a Pupose for Mountain Star Family Relief Nursery
When: Saturday, Jan 20, 2018 at 6:30 pm
Where: Home of Lynne & Ed Connelley (If needed, you can get directions when you RSVP)