Weekly Bulletin

Announcements for September 19, 2020

Rosh Hashanah – 1 Tishrei 5781

Genesis 21:1-34

1 Samuel 1:1–2:10

1 Thesselonians 4:13-18

     HIGH HOLY DAY SCHEDULE

      Updated Thursday, 9/28- now live-stream only at YouTube  (except Tashlich)

  • Sept 18, Friday, 7:30 pm. Erev Rosh Hashanah Service.  Usher in the spiritual New Year celebrating the goodness of Messiah! This will be a traditional service including the sounding of the shofar (ram’s horn) and a message on the importance of the holiday for all believers in Yeshua.
  • Sept 19, Saturday, 10:30 am. Rosh Hashanah Morning Service.  We will continue in prayer and meditation at this traditional service.
  • Sept 20, Sunday, 4:00 pm. Tashlich Service at La Jolla Shores.  Join us for this beautiful time as we cast breadcrumbs into the sea to remind us of the important truths of the High Holiday season, “Thou will cast all their sins into the depths of the sea.” (Micah 7:19). We will also have an immersion service for new believers in Messiah. Bring your own dinner (and breadcrumbs) and meet us on the grassy area by the main lifeguard tower.
  • Sept 27, Sunday, 7:30 pm. Erev Yom Kippur/Kol Nidre Service.  We will have a special assembly for this holiest day of the biblical calendar. We will enter into the congregational fast starting sundown Tuesday through sundown Wednesday as we pray for our spiritual lives and for our people of Israel. Special Note: In the spirit of “tzedakah”(helping others), we are suggesting that all worshipers bring to service some non-perishable food items or a check donation which will in turn be given to help some needy families through Jewish Family Service. It would be fitting to donate the value of the amount which we would normally have eaten when not fasting.
  • Sept 28, Monday, 10:30 am Yom Kippur Morning Service. We will continue in prayer and fasting at this traditional service.
  • Sept 28, Monday, 5:30 pm. Neilah Service. The closing service plus Yizkor, followed by a fellowship meal at 6:30 pm to break the fast.  Bring your own meal (not a potluck).
  • Oct 3, Saturday, 10:30 am. Sukkot Service. Join us for this exciting praise service as we celebrate the Feast of Tabernacles. We will be able to have Kiddush in the synagogue Sukkah and there will be a great time of Davidic worship and praise. There will also be a special message on the significance of the holy day for all believers in Messiah.  Don’t miss it and invite a friend!  Ana Adonai hoshiah na!
  • Oct 10, Saturday, 7:00 pm. Simchat Torah Service. This will be a fitting close to the fall Holy Days as we “rejoice in the Torah.” There will be plenty of music and dance as we celebrate God’s gift of the Word.

Many other meetings are now live-stream or online via zoom. All Shabbat services will still be live streamed at our Kehilat Ariel YouTube Channel to be viewed at your convenience.  Everyone is invited to all events. Stay connected with the mishpochah and see you and your family soon!

Havurot/Small Groups:  Connect to the community!

  • Bay ParkThurs, 10:30am
  • Carlsbad2nd  & 4th Thurs, 7pm 
  • Chula Vista—Last Friday of each month
  • Del Cerro2nd & 4th Fri, 6:30pm (covered dish)
  • El Cajon3rd Friday, 6- 9pm (covered dish)
  • Espanol (So.Bay)Every Weds, 6pm
  • HikingEvery Sun, 7:00am – Cowles Mtn backside trail
  • Men’s Club2nd / 4th Mon, 7pm; every Weds, 5am
  • Poway3rd Weds, 7pm
  • San Marcos Women’sTues, 10am
  • SisterhoodVarious events
  • SurfingVarious Sundays , 10am
  • Tijuana: Kehilat ShuvaSat., 11am & Thurs 7pm
  • UTC/Clairemont2nd & 4th Weds, 6:30pm
  • Young Adult Midrash—every Shabbat, 11:50am at KA; 2nd/4th Thurs 6:30pm
  • Yachad/SinglesVarious events
  • Yuma, AZ—Fridays, 6:30pm

Shabbat and Midweek Events: Now live-stream and zoom until further notice

  • SHABBAT SERVICESaturday, 10:30am at Kehilat Ariel. You can also view live-stream on Kehilat Ariel YouTube Channel. Enjoy this Shabbat with music, liturgy, Torah and a special message by our rabbi.
  • SHABBAT SCHOOL CLASSESSaturday, 9:00am-9:45am.  All classes are meeting on zoom for our kids (pre-K thru high school).
  • TASTE OF TORAH CLASS– Saturday, 9:00am-9:45am. Join us as we rediscover the foundations of our faith in Messiah. Various KA teachers. Contact the office for details. All adults welcome!
  • ESTUDIO DE BIBLIA EN ESPAÑOL9-10am cada Shabbat con Fernando Esquer. Todos Bienvenido. Tambien ofrecemos Havurah en Espanol y materiales Mesianicos en vent.
  • MESSIANIC JEWISH INSTITUTENew class starting on Tuesday, Sept 8, 7:00-8:30pm: “Treasures in Pirke Avot”.  This course will take an in depth look at this fascinating Tractate of the Talmud which includes the sayings of the rabbis.  Hebrew readers will be able to practice but Hebrew knowledge not required.  Taught onsite and on zoom by Rabbi Kasdan.  $60 fee.  These classes may be applied to our Certificate of Messianic Jewish Studies.  Grow in your faith and your Jewish education!  Call our office for details and the many other courses that are available from our archives.  To quote Pirke Avot, “if not now, when?”

There are also ongoing groups such as Men’s Club, Sisterhood, Young Adult Havurah and many others. Contact our office via email at kehilatariel1981@gmail.com or call 858-430-6433. 
The synagogue is humming!

Also, a word of thanks to those who have financially supported our Messianic Jewish ministry.  There is a Donate link on our website.
Chazak v’amatz!   Be strong and courageous!   You are not alone and we hope to see you soon at one of our events.    In Mashiach,  Rabbi Barney Kasdan

Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.

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