HaDerekh Youth Israel Aliyah

Shalom! We are accepting applications for our HaDerekh Youth Israel Aliyah next June. If you know of a Jewish young adult 17 to 23 years of age who is a solid believer in Messiah Yeshua and who would be interested in a 3 week road trip through the Land of Israel, have them contact us ASAP. We only have room for 6 people on the trip! Feel free to email us at info@haderekhyouth.com or contact me at 773-343-6180 if you have questions. Forward for Messiah, Rabbi Kirk Gliebe

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Erev Rosh Hashanah Service

Shalom Mishpocah, Whenever multiple groups share the same facility, scheduling can be a complicated undertaking, because it is not always possible to accommodate everyone’s needs. Laurier Heights does an excellent job trying to fit all the needs of the various groups who meet in the building into a regular schedule – and there are currently six different groups using the facility every week. A prayer group for Laurier Heights is starting up again this September, beginning next Wednesday. They have been meeting in the sanctuary. We have already booked the sanctuary for Wednesday, September 24th for our Erev Rosh Hashanah […]

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Aaron and Dawn’s Rededication of Vows

Shalom Everyone, In the service tomorrow, Aaron and Dawn will be rededicating their marriage vows under a chupah (wedding canopy). This is to be followed by a feast in the lower hall. It will be pot luck. Please pray that the celebration is joyful and meaningful. Shalom, Rabbi Mike

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New Website

Welcome to our new website. We trust you will be able to quickly access the information you need about our ministry. We would like to introduce our new webmistress, Colette Rhodes and thank her for bringing her talented expertise to help promote our ministry. We would like to thank our outgoing webmistress, Paula Kirman, for the creative expertise she lent to this ministry for a number of years. Her efforts were appreciated and we wish her well in her new endeavours.

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Annual BBQ on Saturday

Shalom Mishpocah, We are going to have another amazing annual picnic at our home (11634 111A Avenue). We will begin at 11 am with a shorter service and worship, then move on to the BBQ. It is pot luck, so please bring whatever meat you would like to cook (no pork or shell fish of course) and salads and desserts and beverages. Please also bring chairs. Please only use unscented sun screen. We will have three wading pools set up for the kids and a bouncy castle, so there will be something for everybody.  Those who wish to engage in […]

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Today is Tisha B’Av

Shalom Mishpocah, We are looking after our grandchildren for a few days while our son and his wife get their condo ready to sell.  I understand why there were not too many ladies inventing things and exploring new worlds until recently.  They were busy cleaning, cooking, washing, cuddling and stopping fights, only to have to do it all over again several times a day!  I am enjoying every second of it and am remembering the joy of multitasking with four little ones who tag team me! Today, on the Jewish calendar, we are commemorating Tisha B’Av, the fast of the […]

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Last Day of Torah Kids Club

Shalom Everyone, We have had a wonderful week exploring the festivals of the L-rd.  Today we will explore Sukkoth as we wrap things up.  We gave each child a Torah Kids Club t-shirt and they are enjoying working on their crafts, playing games and singing and snacking.  We are going to invite the parents to our annual congregational BBQ which will happen on Saturday, Aug. 9th and we hope to see some of them involved in our wonderful community. Tomorrow is Black Sabbath – the Sabbath before Tisha B’Av, the date when both temples were destroyed.  We need to understand […]

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