Eitz Chaim Newsletter – December 01, 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.

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This Week on Shabbat
Weekly Drash by Rabbi David Schiller
All things work together for good for those who
love God and are called according to his purpose.
Romans 8:28
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Bible Study after Oneg
Matthew Chapter 20


December 8th after Shabbat Services.

Let’s have a party!

Bring your Hanukkiah and we will all light our
Menorahs when the sun goes down.

Break out your frying pan! We need party food!
Traditional party food for Hanukkah is Latkes with sour cream and applesauce and sufganiyot (Jelly Donuts).

See recipes in special Hanukkah communication sent out on Monday or just click here!

These are in addition to our regular Oneg foods. Please don’t forget to bring something, anything to help with the number of extra people we will have. Even if you don’t cook, you can bring Jelly Donuts from the store, applesauce, or sour cream.


For your entertainment pleasure the
World Famous Eitz Chaim Talent Show.

If you have not yet signed up to share your talent please see Mark Huey mark@outreachisrael.net

Please stay and support your fellow family members as they share their talents with you.


We are doing general casting for the up coming Purim play in the spring, gauging who wants to be involved and at what level.  Actors, singers, and crew: help with sets, props, costumes, lighting, and sound, are all encouraged to participate.  If you have no experience, a willingness to learn is enough.
There are no age restrictions, but you must be able to behave and be responsible for yourself.  See Rusty Acheson or Ben Wilcox

Healing rooms
During the Praise and Worship there are rooms available in the offices for all spiritual  needs.   See one of the ushers for directions during the Praise and Worship service prior to the Message.
Do you have a prayer room testimony? We’d like to share and encourage others with the wonders that our God has done for you! Please contact Kathleen below.
To join the prayer Ministry Team please contact Kathleen Marion kamsinger@aol.com

Torah Portion of the Week   

V’yeishev ~ He continued living
“Sovereign Choices”

Genesis 37:1-40:23
Amos 2:6-3:8
Matthew 1:1-6, 16-25 
 
Commentary by Mark Huey

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 IT IS NOT AN ALL YOU CAN EAT BUFFET PLEASE DO NOT FILL YOUR PLATE TO OVER FLOWING LEAVING NOTHING FOR OTHERS TO EAT!  
 
Dairy parve only (no meat, chicken or crustaceans).
PLEASE LET OUR VISITORS AND SENIOR CITIZENS GO TO THE HEAD OF THE LINE. ALL CHILDREN SHOULD GO THROUGH THE LINE WITH THEIR PARENTS PLEASE!

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