Eitz Chaim Newsletter – Nov 09, 2019

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
Drash by Rabbi David Schiller
David resumes his series on Elijah & Elisha
All Other Activities are cancelled today.
Please attend this special event!
Eitz Chaim after Oneg, 2:30 pm


So how do we protect our kids and equip them to live pure lives? Join us and learn how to implement these Biblical principles of purity into your children’s lives!


Transgender Youth, Equality Act, Pornography Addiction, Sex Trafficking….what is happening to America?

Audrey Werner RN, B.S.N., M.A. is the author of 10 Tips on How NOT to Talk to Your Kids about Sex, a sex education expert, and Dean of Life Issues at Master’s International University of Divinity.

Audrey’s message will restore your confidence that you can raise pure kids despite the sexualized society in which we live. Whether you’re a parent, grandparent, or concerned citizen, this talk is for you!

This SUNDAY Nov 10

Joint Thanksgiving Dinner 1:30 – 3:30 Central Christian Church, Elim (Venezuelan Congregation) and Eitz Chaim Congregation. Bring something to pass and join the family.

FEMA Job Opportunities

Spread the Word – DHS is Hiring!

Current job opportunities include:
      • Law Enforcement
      • Business Operations/Mission Support
            • Human Resources
            • Logistics
            • Finance
            • Procurement
            • Public Affairs
      • Immigration
      • Travel Security
      • Prevention and Response
      • Cyber
      • Information Technology
      • Engineering
      • Intelligence
      • Emergency Management
      • And many more
The Department’s compelling mission to make a difference in the lives of our fellow citizens encourages our workforce and draws candidates seeking to join our team. The threats and challenges facing the Department and the nation are complex and constantly evolving. Now more than ever, DHS must recruit, develop, and retain a talented and diverse workforce.
As part of this commitment, DHS is seeking qualified individuals to fill mission-critical and mission support positions in: law enforcement, business operations, mission support, immigration, travel security, prevention and response, cyber, information technology, engineering, intelligence, emergency management, and many more.
Over the next several weeks, we will host webinars for potential and current applicants to provide information on DHS career opportunities, direct hire authorities, veterans’ preference and other hiring authorities for veterans, effective resume writing, how to create a profile on USAJOBS, and how to make a resume searchable.
If you know of someone who is interested in a rewarding career with the Department, please encourage them to participate in one of the below webinars for more information.
Dates and Time
(all are Eastern Time)
Target Audience
(but open to all)
Monday, November 4
6-9 p.m.
Thursday, November 14
1-4 p.m.
People with Disabilities, College Students, Graduates and Professionals
Monday, December 2
5-8 p.m.

To register for the above webinars and to learn more, visit

Click Here

Men’s Events

November 3 Sunday     8am to 10 am
Garland Gun Range East of Fire Wheel Mall
A men’s event.   This is an open event to all men from Teens to Senior Adults
Hand Gun Range, Rifle Range, and Skeet shooting.
The shul will cover the range costs
you bring guns and bring or buy your own ammunition.
After the Range time we will have brunch / lunch together for a time of fellowship. You will Pay for your own lunch.
See Scott Chambers to sign up.   We have 24 signed up so far.

Eitz-Chaim’s 2019 Men’s Retreat

December 6th-8th Fri noon, Sat, Sunday After noon
RRWilderness Ranch   marty.rauchwerger@yahoo.com
1 Corinthians “Be on the alert,
STAND FIRM in the faith, act like men, be strong.”
Friday 12:00 – on -Arrive set up tents, fellowship.
             ** Optional Pistol Shooting on New Range
               6:00pm -Shabbat Dinner
               7:30pm – Teaching #1 -“What does it mean to stand firm”
              9:00pm -Prayer, fireside fellowship.
Saturday 9:00am -Breakfast.
                 10:30am – – Open conversation on spiritual warfare, real examples, group conversation.
                 12:30pm -Lunch
                   3:00pm -Teaching #2 -Spiritual Warfare, Definition, The unseen Realm, why this subject has been lost in the mainstream, (Though it was very much known and discussed in early Judaism and early Christian Church).
How do we Stand Firm? Does Repentance play a role in warding off spiritual warfare, Best Practices.
                 5:00pm -Break.            Dusk BBQ and fellowship
Sunday   8:00am Breakfast
               9:00am -Teaching #3 -Spirtual Warfare continued.   Worship and Prayer
             12:00 Lunch
             AFTERNOON Activities -Fishing and Rifle Shooting
Cost is $40.00 per adult person. $20.00 per teenager     Sponsorships Available.
Young adults 14 years and up please.
** If planning on participating in Pistol or carbine shooting. Please bring extra $$ to cover cost of Ammo. $10-20 for Pistol, $10-20 for Rifle.
Sign up by emailing this info to Marty. All Fees payable to Marty.
Eitz-Chaim 2019 Men’s Retreat Registration Form
Date of Arrival_____________________________________
Have tent?     Yes               NO___
Special food needs

Every Shabbat we are blessed to have MORE VISITORS join us for oneg. Because fellowship is an important part of Eitz Chaim’s ministry, we are asking
ALL MEMBERS and REGULAR ATTENDEES TO PARTICIPATE BY BRINGING A DISH, OR TWO, to Shul on Shabbat. Oneg is a time of sharing and fellowship.
Remember chicken is allowed for Oneg now.

Torah Portion of the Week

Lekh-Lekha  ~ “Go Forth Yourself”
Genesis 12:1-17:27
Isaiah 40:27-41:16
Romans 4:1-25
Commentary by Mark Huey click here

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

October 26, 2019 – “Genesis 1 – Created in God’s Image.” – by David Schiller

“In connection with the recommencement of the Torah cycle, Rabbi Schiller looks at Genesis 1 and what it means to be made in God’s Image, how we are to reflect His glory, and how we are to represent Him in the world.”

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