Eitz Chaim Newsletter – December 08, 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
Vladimir Pikman
Hanukkah Drash
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Stay for the Hanukkah Party today!


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.

What’s a party without noshing?
Starting with Oneg we need you to
bring something for the party!

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).

Lots of Latkes
Latkes, latkes we need latkes not a little but a lot of latkes!
Try your hand at potato, sweet potato, zucchini or other vegetable latkes. JUST BRING SOMETHING!
See recipes in special Hanukkah communication sent out on Monday or just click here!
These are in addition to our regular Oneg foods. If you eat please BRING SOMETHING!  Even if you don’t cook, you can bring Jelly Donuts from the store, applesauce, or sour cream.
Please don’t forget to bring something, anything to help with the number of extra people we will have.
At 3 pm For your entertainment pleasure we will begin the

  World Famous Eitz Chaim Talent Show.

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


On Tuesday December 11th  at 7 pm Richardson Police will present
What to do if we are confronted with an Active shooter.
The do’s and don’ts of how best to survive such an event.
Where:  1651 East Campbell Road Richardson TX
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Saturday, December 15, from 2:00 – 3:30 PM
Tim Hayes will be teaching a special
workshop on Pride & Humility after Oneg.


We are doing general casting for the upcoming 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   

Mikkeitz ~ At the end
“To Him Be the Glory”

Genesis 41:1-44:17
Numbers 7:42-47
(offering given at the dedication of the  
Tabernacle by the sons of Gad)  
1 Kings 3:15-4:1
1 Peter 2:4-10
 
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

Eitz Chaim Newsletter – November 24, 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
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


Join us December 1 after oneg – we leave to spend the night in Abilene. Sunday December 2nd 6:00 am we go in to share the love of Messiah and to PRAY with inmates. This is open to MEN and WOMEN to come and pray for male prisoners. Our TEAM of 30 believers will work with 500 inmates face to face. God is Big enough to save ALL who call on His name. Heading back to Dallas by 4 pm
INTERESTED? Email your full name and last 4 digits of your Texas Drivers License to dan@ecdallas.org Do it NOW.

Can you paint? Can you sing? Dance a jig, read a poem or make a coin come out my nose? Or anything else that is entertaining.

If you can we want to see it!
Join the fun!

Sign up for the Eitz Chaim Hanukkah Talent Show and show off what you know!

Hanukkah Party, December 8, 2018

See Mark Huey to sign up!


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’yishlach ~ He sent
“Silence of the Limping”

Genesis 32:3-36:43
Hosea 11:7-12:12
Obadiah 1:1-21
Hebrews 11:11-20
 
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

Eitz Chaim Newsletter – November 17, 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
Groaning in the Spirit
Romans 9
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~


Join us December 1 after oneg – we leave to spend the night in Abilene. Sunday December 2nd 6:00 am we go in to share the love of Messiah and to PRAY with inmates. This is open to MEN and WOMEN to come and pray for male prisoners. Our TEAM of 30 believers will work with 500 inmates face to face. God is Big enough to save ALL who call on His name. Heading back to Dallas by 4 pm
INTERESTED? Email your full name and last 4 digits of your Texas Drivers License to dan@ecdallas.org Do it NOW.

Can you paint? Can you sing? Dance a jig, read a poem or make a coin come out my nose? Or anything else that is entertaining.

If you can we want to see it!
Join the fun!

Sign up for the Eitz Chaim Hanukkah Talent Show and show off what you know!

Hanukkah Party, December 8, 2018

See Mark Huey to sign up!


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’yeitzei ~ He went out
“Laban Laborers”
Genesis 28:10-32:2
11:7-12:12
John 1:19-51
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

Eitz Chaim Newsletter – November 10, 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 Akiva Cohen
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Study of Matthew after Oneg
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Turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy will be provided.
Please plan on bringing a side dish or dessert to round out the meal. A sign up sheet will be available next week.

Can you paint? Can you sing? Dance a jig, read a poem or make a coin come out my nose? Or anything else that is entertaining.

If you can we want to see it!
Join the fun!

Sign up for the Eitz Chaim Hanukkah Talent Show and show off what you know!

Hanukkah Party, December 8, 2018

See Mark Huey to sign up!


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 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

Torah Portion of the Week   

Toldot – History
“Moored to the Rock”

Romans 9:1-13m
Genesis 25:19-28:9
Malachi 1:1-2:7
 
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

Eitz Chaim Newsletter – November 03, 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
“Praying in the Spirit”
Second Half of Romans Eight
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Men and Women’s meetings 2pm
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Turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy will be provided.
Please plan on bringing a side dish or dessert to round out the meal. A sign up sheet will be available next week.

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

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

Zip Code Dinner is on the Horizon.
Looking for HOMES where we can come and have a shared meal together.
How does it work? The host/Hostess provide the
1. home and a
2. main course or THEME For the meal.The guests
bring the parts of the meal i.e. vegetable plate,
tossed salad, rolls, drinks, deserts.
Eat and fellowship together – YOU choose the agenda.
On Shabbat 10/13 we will be collecting addresses and zip codes so we can cluster folks if Not IN your neighborhood at least closer together
To become the Host or Hostess email me dan@ecdallas.org

Torah Portion of the Week   

Chayei Sarah ~ Sarah’s life
“Life and Death Matters”

Genesis 23:1-25:18
1 Kings 1:1-31
Matthew 1:1-7
 
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
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