Children’s Ministry:
children’s teaching

Oneg Coordinator:
monthly covered dish luncheon

Hebrew Lessons:
teaching hebrew

Books and music sales/Judaica shop/distribution of teaching materials:
Retail store management

Oversee book inventory and lending

Outreach/Follow-up Ministry:
Team Yente

keep the website current

assist the elders and deacons with congregational administration

Ladies Ministry:
coordinate annual events for women

Men’s Ministry:
coordinate annual events for men

Couple’s Ministry:
coordinate annual events for couples

Single’s Shidduch Ministry:
Coordinate annual events for singles

Grief Recovery:
assist the bereaved

Worship Ministry:
participate in leading congregational worship (audition required)

Jewish Community Relations:
insure Shomair members are aware of opportunities to participate with the rest of the Jewish community

Non-Jewish Community Relations:
insure Shomair members are aware of opportunities to participate with the rest of the Christian community

Bikur Cholim (visiting the sick):
visit the sick and keep a list of prayer needs

Assistant to the Rabbi:
assist the rabbi as needed

Grounds Maintenance:
coordinate landscaping and exterior beautification

Building Maintenance:
coordinate all maintenance activities

Finance Committee:
advise the elders on congregational budget and spending matters

Holiday Teams

Rosh Chodesh

Write and lead the monthly prayer for the new month based on traditional liturgical sources.

Pesach Groceries

Organize the Kosher for Passover advance sale of groceries. Fill the orders and have them ready for pickup on the last Sunday before the holiday begins.

Pesach Community Seder

Organize all aspects of the community seder including the place, decorations, caterer, and advance online reservations.

First Fruits

The first Sunday after the start of Pesach is resurrection Sunday. Organize, promote and oversee the details of this service.

S'firat HaOmer

Organize the daily counting of blessings for 49 days leading up to the 50th day, Shavuot.

Lag B'Omer

Plan a congregational picnic on or around the 33rd day of the omer.

Yom HaShoah

Holocaust Memorial Day.

Yom HaZikaron

Memorial day for those who died in defense of Israel.

Yom HaAtzmaot

Israel Independence Day.

Yom Yerushalayim

Jerusalem Day.


Organize the 7th Sunday celebration of the giving of the Holy Spirit.

Shiva-Asar B'Tammuz

The 17th of Tammuz is a fast day to commemorate the breach of the walls of Jerusalem 3 weeks before the destruction of the 2nd Temple.

Tisha B'av

the 9th day of Av commemorating the destruction of the 1st and 2nd Temples.

S'lichot (40 days)

Promote awareness of the 40 days prior to Yom Kippur; a time for repentance.

Rosh HaShanah

The Feast of Trumpets, aka Yom Teruah. We celebrate with traditional foods, worship and the sounding of the Shofar.

Yom Kippur

The Day of Atonement is a fast day that ends with a catered dinner as we break the fast together.


We build, occupy and tear down the tabernacle. During the holiday we invite the public in various ways to celebrate with us.

Shemini Atzeret

The 8th day celebration at the end of Sukkot.

Simchat Torah

The 9th day celebration of the end of the reading of the Torah.


Organize and put on the Chanukah party.

Tu B'shvat

We honor the creator of all creation on this new year for the trees by planting trees and doing other landscape beautification projects.


We read the Book of Esther with noise makers to blot out the name of H**** and promote dressing in costume for a real party atmosphere.