First Saturday Family Activities

9:30 am

Every First Saturday from

October 7, 2017


May 14, 2018


9:30 – 10:00 Ptichat Shabbat in the Chapel! k-5th grade 

  1. Start with morning prayer and song (10 minutes)
  2. Introduce the theme for the day – tying it in to the Torah portion or the Holiday for that Shabbat (5 minutes)
  3. Ask questions/commentary about Torah portion/Holiday (5 minutes)
  4. Continue with prayers and song (10 minutes)

No Torah service done at this point. Prayers that are covered are: Barchu, Shema, Alienu and Adon Olam. Together as a group we will do Kiddush.

10:15 Family Service begins in the chapel

  1. K-3rd grade activities and games, etc.
  2. 4th/5th grade and MS/HS continue with service


  1. 4th/5th graders leave to join the rest of school
  2. Kinder- 3rd grade do Hamotze (since the Kiddush was done already).
  3. MS/HS and families continue family service

11:15 -12:15

  1. Kinder-3rd grade and 4th/5th are joining the Magidah program. Magiddah program is to be interactive, getting the kids up and moving around.
  2. Parents and teens continue with discussion or socialize


  1. Kinder – 3rd 4th and 5th  go up to sanctuary for concluding prayers
  2. MS/HS go to sanctuary for concluding services
  3. Parents go to sanctuary for concluding service

12:15 – all services end and we all join together to have Kiddush in social hall

  • Upcoming Events

    Morning MinyanTime: 7:25 am
    Talmud ClassTime: 7:30 pm
  • Religious Services

    9:15 am Saturdays
    8:30 am Sundays
    7:25 am Mondays & Thursdays*

    *7:15 am if Minyan falls on Rosh Chodesh
    *8:30 am if on a National Holiday

  • Need a Minyan?

    If so, please contact the synagogue office at 503.226.6131. With a few days notice, Rabbi Rose will find congregants to participate.