Getting Settled

What do people wear?

Most people come to our services “business casual,” but you’ll notice variety in what people wear.  So, relax, you’ll look just fine! Please do not come in jeans.

What will I find as I walk in?

  • A Table with flyers (you can take)- announcing up coming holiday observances and special events & teachings.
  • Kippot (for Men)- All men are encouraged to wear a kippah while in the synagogue building. A kippah is a reminder that God is above, and a sign of submission to Him.
  • Tallit  (prayer shawls for men), worn over the outer clothes in the synagogue. Here at Shuvah we pray for our children under a tallit every Shabbat. Women are welcomed to wear a women’s tallit, distinctly feminine that does not contain a stripe in the design or appear to be male in design.
  • An usher will hand you a Weekly Bulletin, it contains the name of the Torah reading for the week, dates & times of upcoming events, as well as announcements. The usher can help any questions you might have.

Is childcare available for babies and toddlers?

Yes, the nursery opens at 10:45am & is available every Shabbat of the year throughout the entire service for babies & toddlers, ages 0-2. Children 3+ participate in the main service until they are dismissed after the Torah procession.  Our Children’s program includes Bible teaching, memory verses, crafts, and fun.

Is there a Youth group?

Yes, for those in 7th grade –Senior high. This meeting takes place during the sermon time on Shabbat in the Youth room. There are also special events during the year just for teens.

How long is the service?

It lasts about 2 hours.

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