March 30, 2015   10 Nisan 5775

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Temple Beth El 5150 Calkins Road, Flint, Michigan Phone: 810 720 9494  
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Bruchim HaBa'im - Welcome to Temple Beth El  


We are an evolving, Reform Jewish presence in Genesee County
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,
Temple Beth

"How awesome is this place! 
This is none other than the House of God."  

(B'reishit/Genesis 28:17)

Upcoming Events  

March 27 - 7.30pm - Birthday/Anniversary Shabbat –

Zoe McCoon leading the service

April 3 - Erev Pesach - no service –

people having first night Seders at home

Saturday April 4 - 6.30pm - Congregational Seder –

2nd night Pesach - see below for more information and details on how to make your reservation

April 10 - 7.30pm - Learners' service - visiting group from Mott Community College


April 17 - 7.30pm service - FLRTY leading the service


April 24 - 7.30pm service - Birthday/Anniversary Shabbat


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Congregational Seder Saturday, April 4, 2015  




SEDER - 6:30PM






This wonderful evening will feature:


The Temple Beth El Haggadah

Music and Songs

Afikomen Hunt for children

Complete Seder meal catered by

Masonic Temple Dining Room

Veggie Option available

Grape juice (bring your own wine if desired)


Haggadot will be available for use at the Seder, but feel free to bring your own



Please send the form below by Monday, March 30, 2015

with your check payable to: Temple Beth El

Please include in memo that the check is for Congregational Seder

 It would really help the volunteer Temple members organizing the Seder

to have the reservations as soon as possible.

There will be No Service at Temple on Friday, April 3, 2015 as that is the first night of Pesach.


Congregational Seder ~ Saturday April 4, 2015


Temple Members:    _________ Adults @ $21.00

                                                                                            _________ Children 6-9 @ $15.00

                                                                                            _________ Children 3-5 @ $7.50


                                                   Non-Members:   _________ Adults @ $26.00

                                                           _________ Children 6-9 @ $18.00

                                                            _______­__ Children 3-5 @ $9.50


Please indicate number of people who will want the veggie option________


Name:________________________________________________ Check Enclosed: $___________

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Services at Temple Beth El  



Temple Beth El holds services on Erev Shabbat (Shabbat evening) at 7:30 pm 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 significant others! 

Please contact the Temple office:
810 720 9494 for further details.






 Temple Beth El

Office Hours


Monday 9:00 - 3:00PM

Tuesday 9:00 - 3:00PM

Thursday 9:00 - 3:00PM

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



In 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.  With the High Holy Days just around the corner, there is no better time than now to perform this mitzvah.


On 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. 


I am available to take your calls at:

 810-733-1129 or 810-287-9179

or you may e-mail me at .   

I am looking forward to hearing from you. 



Nancy Epstein



Upcoming Events  


Sunday April 5, 2015.  10.30am - 2.30pm. 

North End Soup Kitchen,

735 E. Stewart Ave., Flint. 

810 785 6911.

Please bring/wear cap/baseball hat with you

Please RSVP to Sheryl Deutsch –

or 810 287 8600

Sheryl Deutsch

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