Mission Statement

As a Reform Jewish congregation, Temple Beth Tikvah strives to provide the diverse community of Central Oregon with a rich spiritual and communal experience steeped in Judaic values and traditions.

Community – Gemilut Chasadim: 

We especially support our Jewish community, valuing friendship, diversity and the social enrichment of Jewish life.

Education – Torah:  Hebrew Torah

We greatly respect lifelong learning of Judaism, Torah, Jewish holidays, Jewish heritage and culture, and the Jewish experience.

Worship – Tefilah:  Hebrew Tefilah

We sincerely cherish uplifting religious experiences in Jewish observances and events, enlivened by musical instrumentation and our congregation united in song.

Social Action – Tikkun Olam:  Hebrew Tikkun Olam

We generously invest time and energy in a host of nonprofit organizations through social action, caring about the wellbeing of our local citizenry and helping to heal the world.

Vision Statement

As a Reform Jewish congregation, Temple Beth Tikvah envisions consistent long-term growth, elevating our congregation and our local community spiritually, educationally and socially.

Community – Gemilut Chasadim:  

Provide an inviting facility, rented or owned, in which to worship, educate, socialize and display our Jewish artifacts.

Education – Torah:  Hebrew Torah

Hold weekly Religious and Hebrew School classes for children, full preparatory training for those wishing to become a Bat/Bar Mitzvah, stimulating programs that attract teenagers and Jewish education for adults.

Worship – Tefilah:  Hebrew Tefilah

Retain a progressive Rabbi that challenges and stimulates the congregation spiritually, religiously, intellectually and emotionally. Ideally, the Rabbi will be a resident of Bend and serve at least halftime.

Social Action – Tikkun Olam:  Hebrew Tikkun Olam

Engage public-spirited congregants of all ages in Social Action programs that positively impact within and beyond the boundaries of our local community.