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Shabbat Together! - Arts Matter Shabbat with Ellen Allard and Welcoming New Members

Friday, October 25, 2019 26 Tishrei 5780

6:15 PM - 9:00 PMSanctuary

Join us for a family-friendly Shabbat service followed by a complimentary congregational dinner. Renowned songwriter and musician Ellen Allard will  be with us this evening as we participate in Arts Matter Shabbat and join other congregations in the greater-Boston area in sharing Shabbat worship that will highlight the arts. We will also welcome our newest members during this service. 

RSVPs for dinner are needed by Wednesday, October 23 to help us plan. Sign up using the form below. A gluten-free and vegetarian dinner option will be available if it is requested when you RSVP. We will do our best to provide childcare during the service for children under 5 if it is requested before the October 11.

Ellen Allard is an award-winning recording artist, performer, and early childhood music specialist who happens to love all things yoga and everything and anything related to health. She has been privileged since 1976 to perform children’s concerts and present teacher workshops/keynotes. She loves singing with kids. And she loves singing with kids and their grown-ups. Ellen also performs concerts for adults and leads women’s seders and retreats. From the moment Ellen begins her concerts, everyone is singing, dancing, moving and grooving. She shares music from her 13 recordings and 6 songbooks that are super easy-to-learn and just as easy-to-teach.

Ellen has two degrees in education, a BA in Music Education and Performance from Boston University and an MA in Education from Arcadia University. She is also trained in the Orff method of music education.


Friday, October 25, 6:15pm Shabbat Service
followed by dinner
We assign seats randomly as people check in. If you would like to sit with specific people, please check in together for the dinner or have one person check in for the group. 

Shabbat Together needs volunteers. Please consider signing up to help.
   Yes: Help set up tables & chairs Fri. 11:00am - 5 of 6 LeftKaren Funkenstein will provide details.
   Yes: Pick up chicken from Market Basket Fri. between noon and 1:00pm - BookedBruce Lynn will provide details
   Yes: Cut chicken quarters Fri. @ 1:45pm - BookedBruce Lynn will provide details.
   Yes: Prep peas & roast potatoes Fri. @ 12:30pm - 1 of 2 LeftBruce Lynn will provide details.
   Yes: Help with check-in Fri. @ 5:30pm - Fully BookedKaren Funkenstein will provide details.
   Yes: Put water & challah on tables; arrange & wrap dessert trays Fri. @ 5:00pm - 2 of 4 LeftBruce Lynn will provide details.
   Yes: Put food in serving bowls & platters at end of services - Fully BookedBruce Lynn will provide details.
   Yes: Check in @ 5:30 pm at compost station; help during dinner on Fri. October 25 - 5 of 6 LeftJob details will be provided during check-in at 5:30pm
   Yes: Help clear buffet and dinner tables after dinner - 3 of 6 LeftKaren Funkenstein will provide details.
   Yes: Help stack plates and put away food in kitchen after dinner - 6 OpenKaren Funkenstein will provide details.
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