Eitz Chaim Newsletter – August 25, 2018

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

Romans chapter 7

Our split personality

Why do we do the things we don’t want to do?


Bible Study through Matthew during oneg

Immersion Ceremony

Anyone wanting to be immersed / baptized, there will be an Eitz Chaim immersion / baptism ceremony at the Schiller’s house on Sunday, Sept 2, at 3 PM.
Please see David Schiller for details.
This needs to be pre-cleared with him.
You can’t just “show up” the day of without prior notice.

There are several prison ministry opportunities coming up that need volunteers.

Collin County Juvenile Detention Facility – Bible Study Thursday evenings.

Upcoming events to volunteer with I Am Redeemed Ministries, and Prison Fellowship:Sunday Sept 9, 2018 Coffield Unit in Tennessee Colony, TX
If you want to sign up for any of these units, text John Henry at 817-247-5969 ASAP.  You will need to provide your name as appears on your TDL, as well as last four digits of TDL number.
Gene Bridges

Now is the time to start requesting time off from work for the High Holy Days
Here are the dates:
Erev Rosh Hashanah is Sun, Sept 9
(EC Services at 7 PM)
Rosh Hashanah Day is Mon, Sept 10

(EC Services at 10:30 AM)

Erev Yom Kippur is Tues, Sept 18 (EC Services at 7 PM)
Yom Kippur Day is Weds Sept 19
(EC Services all day, beginning at 10:30 AM)

This is a fast day, we finish the day with a light nosh together after sunset.

Succot is Sept 24 – Sept 30 for those camping.

The rest of the congregation will celebrate Succot on Saturday,
Sept 29 during our normal Sabbath.

Healing rooms
During the Praise and Worship there will be rooms available in the office for Healing Prayer and other needs. There will be periodic slides inviting folks to come back for prayer as they feel the need. We will have 3 rooms available, See one of the ushers for directions any time during the Praise and Worship service prior to the Message.   If you are interested in becoming part of the Healing Ministry Team please contact Kathleen Marion kamsinger@aol.com

Feast of Tabernacles

Step One CALL Cooper Lake South Sulphur unit.

Cooper Lake info:

Make Your Reservation, Once you have your reservation in,  Text  Dan Boron 972-423-9557 and I will include you in the next phase of our preparations.

Feast of Tabernacles is September 23-30 this year.

Torah Portion of the Week 

Ki-Teitzei ~ When you go out
“Purging the Evil of Lying Lips”

Deuteronomy 21:10-25:19
Isaiah 54:1-10 (or finish at 52:13)
1 Corinthians 5:1-5

Torah Commentary by Mark Huey

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