We are an evolving, Reform Jewish presence in GeneseeCounty that is inviting, vibrant and inclusive.
We are an open community committed to espousing and strengthening progressive Jewish values.
We manifest this through Jewish study, meaningful prayer, and socially responsible actions.
We look forward to welcoming you in person to this special place, TempleBeth El.
"How awesome is this place! This is none other than the House of God."
May 22 - 7pm - Confirmation service - confirmands
are Rachel Dickinson, Anna Gottlieb, Ben Gottlieb, Olivia Hervey, Ben Krebs,
May 29 - 7.30pm service - Birthday/Anniversary
June 5 - 7.00pm service
June 12 - 7.30pm service - Learners' service
June 19 - 7.30pm service - Birthday/Anniversary Shabbat
June 26 - 7.30pm service
- Farewell service for Rabbi Companez
July 3 - No service at Temple
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Services at Temple Beth El
Temple Beth El holds services on
Erev Shabbat (Shabbat evening) at
at Temple Beth El on most weeks. Sometimes (usually the first Shabbat of
the month) the service begins at 7pm. Please check the website calendar
for up-to-date information.
Some services are lead by our
Ivriah (religious school) students. Some are lead by our FLRTY (Flint Reform
Temple Youth) members. Some services are held in Grand Blanc, a nearby suburb,
and on those occasions, no service is held at Temple Beth El. Please consult
the home page for updated details on forthcoming services.
With the exception of the High
Holydays, Temple Beth El celebrates the Jewish festivals on the closest Shabbat
to the festival.
Temple Beth El holds an Erev Rosh
Hashanah service, a Rosh Hashanah morning service, a Kol Nidrei service, and
all-day services on Yom Kippur.
In addition, on Rosh Hashanah and
Yom Kippur mornings, there is a short service for the 2 - 8 year-olds and their
Please contact the Temple
office: 810 720 9494 for further details.
Temple Beth El
CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY
Please call (810) 720-9494
For more information
Rental Fees for Temple Beth El
The fees for renting areas at the Temple are as follows:
Social Hall: Members (& Jewish Organizations) $400.00 Non Members $600.00
Library: Members (& Jewish Organizations) $85.00 Non Members $125.00
Sanctuary only (Secular Events) Members (& Jewish Organizations) $50.00 Non Members $150.00 Please call the office (810) 720-9494
Judaism, the act of Tzedakah is an obligation.There are many ways in which we can fulfill that duty.One very simple and meaningful way is to
sponsor a food basket in honor of or in memory of someone.The Women’s Shelter at the YWCA provides
support to women and children who are victims of domestic violence.When sponsoring a food basket, you, yourself
are giving much needed things such as food and personal hygiene items.It lets them know that someone cares about
them.For $25 you can fulfill part of
your Jewish obligation in giving to this charity.Your name, along with your honoree’s name
will be read during the Shabbat services in which you are sponsoring the food
basket.Your name and your honoree’s
name will also be in Rabbi’s weekly e-mail as well as in the Bulletin. " There is nothing we can do to warm the weather, but we can certainly warm the heart of someone."
any Friday evening, it is always nice to have flowers brighten up the
bima.For $25 you can brighten up the
Shabbat in honor of someone or in memory of someone.
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