March 2, 2023 ~ ~ 573.499.4855

office hours: Tuesday through Friday 12 pm – 5 pm
deadline for eShalom is Wednesday each week
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NOTE: Before scheduling a meeting or event in either the farmhouse or sanctuary building, please contact Emily Colvin in the CBS office at 573.499.4855.

Friday Night/Erev Shabbat
Matt Derrenbacher leads Kabbalat Shabbat services in the Reform tradition, in person and via Zoom @ 7 pm
Siddur: Mishkan Tefilah

Zoom: ~ password: Shalom

Saturday Morning
Matt Derrenbacher leads Shabbat morning services in the Reform tradition, in person and via Zoom at 10 am.
Siddur: Mishkan Tefilah
Zoom: ~ password: Shalom

Shabbat T’tsaveh/Shabbat Zachor
 Aaron and his sons are chosen to serve as priests; the haftarah for Shabbat Zachor recalls Amalek
Torah – Exodus/Sh’mot 27:20-30:10; maftir 30:8-10

Haftarah – I Samuel 15:2-34

Here are Sefaria links to this week’s texts:

Matt Derrenbacher @ CBS March 3-7
Purim Megilah Reading Monday, March 6 @ 5:30 pm
Purim Children’s Activities Monday, March 6 @ 6:30 pm
CBS Board Meeting Thursday, March 9 @ 7 pm
to join by Zoom click here
Purim Carnival Sunday, March 12 @ 11:30 am
New Member Shabbat Friday, March 17
CBS Book Club Sunday, March 19 @ 3 pm

Religious School meets Sunday, March 5th
Hebrew School meets Wednesday, March 8th
Youth Group meets Sunday, March 5th

Estelle Diamant
12 Adar/March 5
Richard Diamant’s mother

Richie Koenig
12 Adar/March 5
Les Gelband’s uncle

Dorothy Novick Kaye
14 Adar/March 7
Irwin Kaye’s mother

Larry Koenig
14 Adar/March 7
Les Gelband’s uncle

Pamela Gernsbacher
15 Adar/March 8
Judy Schermer’s mother

Sol Plattner
15 Adar/March 8
Jackie Schneider’s mother

Barney Bertman
16 Adar/March 9
Sedalia yahrzeit

Jules Mayer
18 Adar/March 11
Nancy Ray’s father

Please send additions/corrections to Mary:
CBS maintains the list from Temple Beth El in Sedalia.
Mazal Tov to Lynn & Finny Aronson on the birth of their grandson, Max Reuben Aronson-Orr
Mandana Hakimi

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