Eitz Chaim Newsletter – December 16, 2017

Eitz-Chaim is a congregation committed to prayer, discipleship, and service. If you have a need or a prayer request, let us hear from you.

(see contact info at end of newsletter)


This Week on Shabbat

Weekly Drash by
Rabbi David Schiller
Hebrews 11
The hall of faith, and discussing the martyrs from the book of Maccabees and the Hanukkah story; and how we as believers face persecution for our faith, and how we must use this to drive us closer to Messiah.

Hanukkah Party
December 16th
We need party food, in addition
to the dish you bring for Oneg.
Traditional party food for Hanukkah is Latkes with sour cream and apple sauce
and sufganiyot (Jelly Donuts).
Back by popular demand
The Famous Eitz Chaim
Hanukkah Talent Show and Contest!
December 16!

The Prison Ministry shares the message of Messiah Yeshua to those incarcerated in Texas prisons.

January 28 Beto Unit
February 11  Middleton Unit

See Gene Bridges or email:

bridges.gene@gmail.com



Torah Portion of the Week
Mikkeitz – At the end
“God Honors Faith”

Genesis 41:1-44:17
1 Kings 3:15-4:1
Luke 4:16-31

 
Commentary by Mark Huey


Just a reminder Eitz Chaim does not “pass the plate” we have a tzedakah box at the back of the sanctuary for tithes and donations.
2 Corinthians 8:3-4 For I testify that according to their ability, and beyond their ability, they gave of their own accord, begging us with much urging for the favor of participation in the support of the saints.
Some early believers suffered persecution that put them in a serious financial hardship. They relied on the help of the rest of the Body of Messiah which was provided with joy. The Body has grown to what it is today and more than ever some believers need the help of others. Supporting the saints financially is a biblical mandate that translates into great blessings for both those who give and those who receive, not to mention those reached with the Gospel and saved as a result. Who wouldn’t want to be part of a biblical win/win/win situation? ~Olivier Melnick

Eitz-Chaim Congregation

MEETING ADDRESS: 1651 E. Campbell Road Richardson, TX 75082
MAILING ADDRESS: PO Box 832568 Richardson TX 75083
Services: 10:30 AM, Saturday
Phone: 972-231-3884

Eitz Chaim Newsletter – December 9, 2017

Eitz-Chaim is a congregation committed to prayer, discipleship, and service. If you have a need or a prayer request, let us hear from you.

(see contact info at end of newsletter)


This Week on Shabbat

Weekly Drash by
Andrew Green
“The Kingdom of God”
How the Kingdom of God affords man the capability of realizing some of the benefits of The Kingdom of Heaven……, while on earth.
 
Today During Oneg:
Lunchtime Bible Study
Bring your plate and Bible to the tables set up for bible study. 
Starting with the book of:

Hanukkah Party
December 16th
We need party food, in addition
to the dish you bring for Oneg.
Traditional party food for Hanukkah is Latkes with sour cream and apple sauce
and sufganiyot (Jelly Donuts).
For recipes and more info please click here
Back by popular demand
The Famous Eitz Chaim
Hanukkah Talent Show and Contest!
December 16! Sign up NOW!
Singing, dancing, art, prestidigitation, drama, poetry, comedy, whatever your talent!

   Back by popular demand

The Famous Eitz Chaim
Hanukkah Talent Show and Contest!
Singing, dancing, art, prestidigitation, drama, poetry, whatever your talent!

Sign up now with Mark Huey for your slot in the talent line up. There will be prizes!
mark@outreachisrael.net


The Prison Ministry shares the message of Messiah Yeshua to those incarcerated in Texas prisons.

January 28 Beto Unit
February 11  Middleton Unit

See Gene Bridges or email:

bridges.gene@gmail.com



Torah Portion of the Week 
 
V’yeishev – He continued living
“A Dream-Based Faith”Genesis 37:1-40:23
Amos 2:6-3:8
Luke 4:16-31

Commentary by Mark Huey


Just a reminder Eitz Chaim does not “pass the plate” we have a tzedakah box at the back of the sanctuary for tithes and donations.
2 Corinthians 8:3-4 For I testify that according to their ability, and beyond their ability, they gave of their own accord, begging us with much urging for the favor of participation in the support of the saints.
Some early believers suffered persecution that put them in a serious financial hardship. They relied on the help of the rest of the Body of Messiah which was provided with joy. The Body has grown to what it is today and more than ever some believers need the help of others. Supporting the saints financially is a biblical mandate that translates into great blessings for both those who give and those who receive, not to mention those reached with the Gospel and saved as a result. Who wouldn’t want to be part of a biblical win/win/win situation? ~Olivier Melnick

Eitz-Chaim Congregation

MEETING ADDRESS: 1651 E. Campbell Road Richardson, TX 75082
MAILING ADDRESS: PO Box 832568 Richardson TX 75083
Services: 10:30 AM, Saturday
Phone: 972-231-3884

December 2, 2017 – “Biblical Manhood and Womanhood and Servant Leadership” – by David Schiller

Rabbi Schiller speaks on Biblical Manhood & Womanhood, analyzing Gen 1-3 for practical patterns of how, in the midst of a post-modern, relativistic, gender-bending world, we should be the men and women that God has called us to be.

November 25, 2017 – “Hebrews – The End of Religion” – by David Schiller

Rabbi Schiller looks at Hebrews 8 today and how Y’Shua came to end all Religion and instead to give us a radical, New Covenant relationship with God, marked by radical intimacy.

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