Thank You Rabbi Heath! Shavuot/Shabbat Morning Service & Religious School Celebration

Please join us online for a very special Shavuot/Shabbat morning service & Religious School Celebration on Saturday, May 30th at 10am. What makes this Shabbat even more special is that it will be the last Shabbat service that Rabbi Heath will be presiding over before retiring this Sunday! Because this Shabbat is also the Festival of Shavuot, we will study from the Torah portion designated for the festival and not the one in our week-by-week order.

If Shavuot, Shabbat and Rabbi Heath weren’t enough, we will be honoring all of our Religious School Students, teens and teachers as the school year comes to an end. Don’t miss this exciting and very special morning at Congregation Agudath Achim!

Thank you Rabbi Heath for over 18 years of service to our congregation and community. On behalf of everyone in the congregation I wish you the best of luck in retirement and hoping for a safe and exciting journey to your new home and next chapter in your life. Enjoy those grand babies!! You will be missed!

After the service we’ll remain online for maybe 15 minutes so people can chat and converse. This “virtual Kiddush” continues to be a success. Feel free to have your own wine or grape juice and challah (or other bread) available as we do the blessings.

The virtual Shabbat Services continue again this week (Saturday, May 30) with the the Morning Shavuot/Shabbat Service at 10am (lasting about 30 minutes) followed by a religious school celebration honoring our students, teens and teachers. Please consider joining us as we all work together and try to add a bit of normalcy in an otherwise crazy time! At this point, you should have received an email with information on how to connect to our services or if you are on our private Facebook page you should have received an Invite to an Event for each service with a Zoom Link to the Service in the event.

While Zoom is best used with a laptop or computer, it can also be used with a smart phone for video or even a flip phone if you just want to call in to listen. Whatever your technological abilities we can find a way to help you connect to our services. If you haven’t received an invitation or are not on Facebook please send an email to Mike Peckman and I’d be glad to help you out (don’t forget to tell me who you are in the message in case you are not in my contacts).

Chag Sameach & ShabbatShalom,

*NOTE: If the links above don’t work for you then you don’t have access to our PRIVATE congregation Facebook page and would need that for access. If you have Facebook and are a member of the congregation then I can help get you access. Just text me!