24 Kislev 5784 ~ December 7, 2023 ~ www.cbsmo.org ~ 573.499.4855

Rabbi Matt Derrenbacher ~ rabbi.derrenbacher@gmail.com ~ 315.576.3271
Emily’s office hours: Tuesday through Friday 12 pm – 5 pm
deadline for eShalom is Wednesday each week

Bikur cholim: If you know someone who is ill, or if you yourself are ill and would like a visit from Rabbi Derrenbacher, please contact the office at 573.499.4855 or the rabbi directly at 315.576.3271.
Note that hospitals no longer notify us when a community member is admitted.

See the CBS calendar here: https://cbsmo.org/calendar/
Send calendar items to Mary at maxmax@mchsi.com

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

Musical Chanukkah Shabbat
Kabbalat Shabbat
 with Rabbi Matt Derrenbacher @ 7 pm
Siddur: Mishkan Tefilah

Zoom: click here; password: Shalom

Saturday Morning

Chanukkah services
Rabbi Matt Derrenbacher
leads Shabbat morning services @ 10 am
Siddur: Sim Shalom
Zoom: click 
here; password: Shalom

Shabbat Vayeshev
Joseph’s brothers sell him into slavery

Torah – Bereshit/Genesis 37:1-40:23
maftir: Bamidbar 37:34-36
Triennial Year 2: Bereshit 38:1-30
Sefaria link: click here

Haftarah – Zechariah 2:14-4:7
Sefaria link: click here

Havdalah Saturday evenings @ 7 pm
Morning Minyan Mondays & Thursdays @ 7 am

Rabbi Derrenbacher will be at CBS at 7 pm every evening during Chanukah. He invites everyone to join him to light the chanukkiyah and daven the evening service.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83253222156; password: Shalom
Rabbi notes that the word chanukah means dedication, and chanukat habayit is the dedication of the home. With the lights of the season, and with Jewish pride, he will come to your home to hang, check or repair your mezuzahs. If you need a new one or a klaf (kosher scroll) he will provide them. Contact him at
rabbi.derrenbacher@gmail.com or 315.576.3271 to make the arrangements.


Ma’ariv & 1st Candle
Thu Dec 1 @ 7 pm
in person and Zoom
Zoom: click here; password: Shalom

CBS Book Club
Sun Dec 10 @ 2 pm

Chanukkah Party!
Sun Dec 10 @ 4 pm

CBS Board Meeting
Tue Dec 12 @ 7 pm
Zoom: click here

Unpacking Jewish Prayer
Thu @ 7 pm Dec 14
Zoom: click here; password: Shalom

Loaves & Fishes
Sun Dec 31

Let’s have some fun!

We’ll have great food, live music, raffle, kugel competition, and more.

Everyone is encouraged to dress in clothing from your favorite decade.

Send pictures of your family’s Chanukah celebrations for our slide show to Marc  (click HERE). Be sure to mention which decade the photo is from!

Get your tickets now – click HERE. $10/adult, $5/child, $30/max per family.

Kelly Durante will have a few of her small paintings available at the Chanukah party in exchange for a donation to Magen David Adom.
Todah rabbah Kelly!

In months with a fifth Sunday, CBS provides a full dinner to fellow Columbians in need through the Loaves & Fishes program. We are serving Sunday, December 31st, and we need donations of food items as well as volunteers to set up, serve, and clean up.
Bring food to Wilkes Blvd. Methodist Church, 702 Wilkes Blvd. (back entrance), before 4:15 pm that day. Volunteers setting up/serving/cleaning up should arrive by 4:30 pm. We expect to serve about 150 people, and the need for volunteers to serve is especially critical.

To help, sign up HERE


With questions, please contact Noah at heringmann@missouri.edu or Brent at brentdeelg@gmail.com

from Tanya Christiansen:

Thank you to Julie Deering, Rick Diamant, Lisa Schwartz, Rebecca Smith, and Deborah Zemke for watering the memorial garden this past growing season. A special thanks to Lisa who watered many times. In such a dry year, everyone’s help is appreciated even more than usual!

And thank you, Tanya, for organizing this every year!

First Candle is Tonight!
(a little Chanukkah fun – no matter how you spell it!)

A Puppy for Hanukkah by Daveed Diggs

Hanukkah in Santa Monica (Tom Lehrer) by Michael Finkelstein

We’re Still Here (Am Yisrael Chai) by The Maccabeats

Era-lution of Taylor Swift (Chanukah version) by Six13

The Hanukah Dance  by DJ Raphi

The Hanukkah Song 2.0 (Adam Sandler remix) by Nissim Black & Kosha Dillz

Mary Isgur Abrams
27 Kislev/December 10
Sedalia yahrzeit

Bette Weiss
28 Kislev/December 11
CBS yahrzeit

Deborah Lane
28 Kislev/December 11
Sedalia yahrzeit

Carolyn Kornstein Komisaruk
30 Kislev/December 13
Joan Luterman’s cousin

Jan Lysaght
1 Tevet/December 13
Roz Hakimi’s mother

Bill Fairman
3 Tevet/December 15
Barbara Fairman’s husband

Jerome Peters
4 Tevet/December 16
Deborah Zemke’s father

Do we have your family’s information listed correctly? If not, or if you need to add someone, please send a note to Mary at  maxmax@mchsi.com.
CBS maintains the yahrzeits of Temple Beth El in Sedalia.

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 endowment fund, Tikkun Olam, 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: 
https://cbsmo.org/ 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.

Visit the CBS  ShulCloud site to make payments on your current pledge:  https://midmocongregationbethshalom.shulcloud.com
Or make payments and pledges by mail and check
For assistance please contact the CBS treasurer: midmocbstreas@gmail.com

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