November – December 2018

Nov
23
Fri
Erev Shabbat Worship Service
Nov 24 @ 12:00 am - 1:15 am

Friday evening is your chance to disconnect from the outside world, join with family and friends, and welcome Shabbat!  Following our worship service we have a delicious oneg (cookies, fruit and sweets to bring in Shabbes joy)!

 

Nov
24
Sat
Casual Shabbat Worship and Study
Nov 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Join us for study, prayer, singing, and a joyful community celebration on Shabbat morning!

Nov
30
Fri
Finally Friday Shabbat
Nov 30 @ 11:00 pm - 1:00 am

Ahh, it’s finally Friday! Come celebrate the last Friday of every month with us! We will have a family-mindful service for the entire community, followed by oneg and dinner. Wine will be provided. Registration for dinner is required.

Finally Friday Dinner

Join us after Shabbat services on the last Friday of every month for a delicious Mediterranean dinner and a sweet Oneg!
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Dec
1
Sat
Shabbat Sustenance– For the Body, Soul, and Mind
Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

We will begin our Shabbat morning experience with sustenance for the body – bagels and shmear, coffee and tea.  From there, we will enter into soul-filled sustenance, that may vary some from week to week, including mindful experiences of prayer, music, meditation or yoga. The remainder of our time together with be sustenance for the mind, a time of conversation and insight. Come for the food, stay for the spirit – we hope you will join us on this nourishing Shabbat morning journey!

Tot Shabbat
Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Torah Talk (1)

Nothing is more heartwarming than the sight of the youngest members of our community running to the Sanctuary for Shabbat! Tot Shabbat affords our children and their families the time and space to truly experience the joys of Shabbat. Songs, stories, plenty of active participation, an Ark overflowing with plush stuffed Torahs, and a child-friendly d’var Torah (lesson). What could be better?

The atmosphere is warm and welcoming; there is no dress code, and there is no shushing if your little one can’t sit still (they are free to move around!) The service is followed by a delicious child-friendly, nut free oneg!

While Tot Shabbatot (plural for Shabbat) are designed for toddlers and preschoolers, the whole family is invited to attend. Personal snacks must be nut-free and we ask that no food is eaten during the service in the sanctuary. RSVP requested by noon the Thursday before.

Questions? Contact Cindi Drake at cindi@nvhcreston.org, or 703-437-7733.

 

Dec
7
Fri
Shabbat Chanukah Service
Dec 8 @ 12:00 am - 1:15 am

Friday evening is your chance to disconnect from the outside world, join with family and friends, and welcome Shabbat!  Following our worship service we have a delicious oneg (cookies, fruit and sweets to bring in Shabbes joy)!

 

Dec
8
Sat
Shabbat Sustenance: Great Texts of America
Dec 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

In our ongoing project to rebuild the habits and skills of Democracy, we will apply the same Jewish questioning we use to address the Torah instead to another of our country’s founding documents: Federalist No. 10.  The conversation will be lively and bagels are provided!

Dec
14
Fri
Erev Shabbat Worship Service – Sermon in Song – Kol Shirah Winter Concert
Dec 15 @ 12:00 am - 1:15 am

Come join us for a wonderful Erev Shabbat concert – by our very own adult volunteer choir, Kol Shirah! They will perform traditional Shabbat and Chanukah melodies, directed by our choir director and accompanist, Mike Langlois.

As always, the concert and our service will be followed by a delicious Oneg to continue the sweetness of Shabbat!

Dec
15
Sat
Shabbat Sustenance– For the Body, Soul, and Mind
Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

We will begin our Shabbat morning experience with sustenance for the body – bagels and shmear, coffee and tea.  From there, we will enter into soul-filled sustenance, that may vary some from week to week, including mindful experiences of prayer, music, meditation or yoga. The remainder of our time together with be sustenance for the mind, a time of conversation and insight. Come for the food, stay for the spirit – we hope you will join us on this nourishing Shabbat morning journey!

Dec
21
Fri
Erev Shabbat Worship Service
Dec 22 @ 12:00 am - 1:15 am

Friday evening is your chance to disconnect from the outside world, join with family and friends, and welcome Shabbat!  Following our worship service we have a delicious oneg (cookies, fruit and sweets to bring in Shabbes joy)!