Eitz Chaim Newsletter – September 23, 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)

Services will be held in our new facility at:
1651 East Campbell Road
Richardson Texas 75082
1.5 miles East of 75, just past Owens Blvd
on the left (North) side of Campbell.

Erev Rosh HaShanah,
Wednesday, September 20, 7-9 p.m.

A traditional New Years nosh of apples & honey cakes to follow the service. Traditions foods are Honey Cakes, apples and honey. Everyone needs to bring something please! You can also bring dates, raisins, figs, dried fruits, almonds, or pomegranates. Please bring sliced honey cakes on disposable dishes. We also need sliced apples. PLEASE DO NOT JUST BRING WHOLE APPLES, PLEASE SLICE THEM UP PRIOR TO BRINGING THEM TO THE KITCHEN. THERE WILL BE NO ONE TO SLICE THEM.  To keep the sliced apples from turning brown, we recommend soaking them in 7-up or Ginger Ale.

Honey cakes are available for sale at the Tom Thumb, Coit & Campbell.

Rosh HaShanah, Thursday morning,
September 21, 10:30-1 pm.

Thursday will be a festive day.

Needed: (From EVERYONE!*)

We will have a full oneg lunch for our congregation with additional apples and honey cakes. There will be many guests. We urge EVERYONE to please bring a dish to share.

BRING IT ALREADY PREPARED IN A DISPOSABLE CONTAINER.We expect a lot of visitors so we ask that they be allowed to go through the line first.


Tashlich service, Thursday afternoon at 1:30 pm
Twin Lakes on Campbell east of Coit. Please bring bread crumbs for the Tashlich.

Weekly Drash by
Rabbi David Schiller

“Shabbat T’Shuvah — Let the Fire Fall!”

We have moved 

1651 East Campbell Road  
Richardson Texas 75082
1.5 miles east of 75, just past Owens Blvd.
on the left (north) side of Campbell.
Look for the sign below for  
Central Christian Church.
We are moving 3 miles EAST of our current building. We will still be on Campbell in Richardson.
We will be renting all day Saturday and Tuesday Evenings space from a church (Central Christian Church) 1651 East Campbell Road.
They have an auditorium to seat 350 people, they have 20 classrooms, commercial kitchen, a fenced in outside playground for the children and parking for 200 cars.
We will have our High Holy Days here, as well as all of our Shabbats going forward for at least the next 2 years. Our first Shabbat here was September 16, so we are just getting use to the building ourselves.

Preparing for the Fall Holidays
Now is the time to request time off
from work for the Holy Days!

Erev Rosh Hashanna – Weds, Sept 20 – 7 Pm
Rosh Hashanna Day – Thurs, Sept 21 – 10:30 Am
Erev Yom Kippur – Fri, Sept 29 – 7 Pm
Yom Kippur Day – Sat, Sept 30 – 10:30 Am
Yom Kippur Afternoon Services / Mini-Drashes – 2-6 Pm
Yom Kippur Closing Concert – 7 Pm

Robin, Sue and Kenny will leave for their next to the Jew First Outreach October 21st and return November 6th. Please pray for divine appointments and a successful outreach.

Thank You in advance for Your prayers and support!


Torah Portion of the Week

Ha’azinu ~ Hear
“The Rock of Salvation”
Deuteronomy 32:1-52
2 Samuel 22:1-22:51
Rom. 10:17-11:12, 12:19,  15:9-10
Commentary by Mark Huey

Eitz-Chaim Congregation
1651 E. Campbell Road Richardson, TX 75082
Services: 10:30AM, Saturday
Phone: 972-231-3884