March 9, 2023 ~ ~ 573.499.4855

office hours: Tuesday through Friday 12 pm – 5 pm
deadline for eShalom is Wednesday each week
See the CBS calendar here:
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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
Zoey Fleisher leads Kabbalat Shabbat services in the Reform tradition, in person and via Zoom @ 7 pm
Siddur: Mishkan Tefilah

Zoom: ~ password: Shalom

Saturday Morning
Dan Edidin & friends lead Shabbat morning services in the Conservative tradition, in person and via Zoom at 10 am.
Jake Johnson will read Torah.
Siddur: Sim Shalom
Zoom: ~ password: Shalom

Shabbat Ki Tisa/Shabbat Parah
God instructs the Israelites to keep Shabbat as a sign of the Covenant
Torah – Exodus/Sh’mot 30:11-34:35; maftir B’midbar/Numbers 19:1-22

Haftarah – Ezekiel 36:16-38

Here are Sefaria links to this week’s texts:
Torah:; maftir

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

Religious School meets Sunday, March 12th
Hebrew School meets Wednesday, March 15th
Youth Group presents the Purim Carnival Sunday, March 12th

Purim 2023: A Time of Giving

Todah rabbah to all who participated in the CBS Purim fundraiser! We raised over $6,000 to support our community’s activities, even though our expenses were up this year.

This fundraiser would not be successful without our volunteers –

The assembly line
Alli & Noah Parshall ~ Rebecca Smith, granddaughter Lily Franks & friend Laney ~ Emily & Elsa Fuller ~ Julie Rosenfield ~ Svetlana Grobman ~ Tanya Christiansen ~ Sheri Radman-Iken & Rich Iken ~ Art & Shary Auer ~ Larry Jones ~ Mary Weinstein ~  Carol & Steve Yonkman ~ Mandana & Aliyah Hakimi

The delivery crew:
Brent & Linda Lowenberg ~ Rebecca Smith ~ Sheri Radman-Iken & Rich Iken ~ Jeanne Snodgrass ~ Shari Weinman ~ JR Farthing ~ Michelle Golden ~ Ruth Klachko & Arthur Limon ~ Art & Shary Auer ~ Mandana Hakimi ~ Larry Jones

Shout outs:
Steve Weinstein for getting the candy for the bags ~  Seth Rosner for setting up online ordering ~ Tanya Christiansen for recycling all the boxes – cleanup went so much faster!

It takes our whole community to keep CBS running!

The Purim Project Team
Debi Tolchin-Kupferer and Rick Diamant

Click here to RSVP and to sign up to bring a dish

Leonora Silberstein
24 Adar/March 17
Sedalia yahrzeit

Miriam Himeles
24 Adar/March 17
Rebecca Smith’s mother

Don Goldenhersh
25 Adar/March 18
Elizabeth Goldenhersh’s husband

Richard Goodheart
25 Adar/March 18
Sedalia yahrzeit

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

Donations are a good way to remember or honor people and special life events. Your gift can be directed to the CBS general fund, the rabbi’s discretionary fund (RDF), the library, the Sasha Yelon book fund, the school scholarship fund or the sacred music fund.

Credit card or PayPal donations can be made via the CBS web page: Or send a check to CBS, 500 W Green Meadows Rd, Columbia 65203, with a note with details about honorees and where you’d like the notification sent. We’ll send a handwritten card as you direct.

Debbie and Carl Kaplan‘s son Ben Kaplan married Alica Wagner on February 26th, 2023.

Mazal Tov to all!

Have you received an award or a promotion, welcomed a new child to your family, or otherwise have reason to kvell? Share your good news with your CBS friends. Send an email to Mary at to include in eShalom.
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