Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, February 15 at 11 AM at the Temple. We will be discussing our plans for the next few months. Plan on bringing your lunch and staying for the Rabbi’s Brown Bag Lunch at noon.
The drop box for donations to the Safe Homes Network has been located. It has been placed in the cloak room off the main lobby of the Temple. We encourage you to bring soap, shampoo, toothpaste, and similar items whenever possible. When the box is filled, we will take the items to Safe Homes and then begin collecting again.
See you around the
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 12:00 pm
Please RSVP to the Temple
Ever like a poet whose poetry you barely grasp but love anyway? That is how I feel about the late Leonard Cohen’s work. I would like to explore with you his last offerings in his acclaimed work “You Want it Darker.” It is filled with depth-filled Jewish sentiments and abiding humanity.
Let’s Be Doers by “Caring for God’s Creation”
Spartanburg Green Congregations is pleased to present an evening with Newt Hardie and The Trees Coalition
February 2nd, 7:00 PM at Central Methodist
The Trees Coalition is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit group located in Spartanburg, South Carolina that was formed to educate & inspire communities to care for trees, especially those planted along the streets and trails. The Trees Coalition is an expansion of the Kudzu Coalition, a group that pioneered herbicide-free kudzu removal. We are a mix of volunteers and paid landscapers who train and work alongside neighborhoods, churches, and businesses to provide help in caring for their trees.
• To educate the community on the threats to and proper care of roadside, trail, park and green space trees.
• To engage the community in providing proper tree care, including the removal of invasive plants.
• To enhance community trees by hands-on activities to improve the health of our trees.
• We do NOT plant trees in new areas.
What We Do
• Educate neighborhoods, churches, businesses, and students regarding proper planting, pruning & mulching practices.
• Educate all on identification of and on removal of non-native invasives trees such as Tree of Heaven and Chinese Parasol
Tree; and vines such as ivy, kudzu, and wisteria; and shrubs such as privet, elaeagnus, and leather leaf mahonia with and without
• Offer kudzu removal education through Kudzu Kollege.
• Encourage completion of the Clemson Extension Tree Steward Class.
• Facilitate activities such as Trees parties to provide hands-on education and beautify local areas including gateways and
intersections throughout the community.
Please join us tomorrow evening, Friday, January 27 at 6:00 for a very lovely evening with happy hour and hors d’oeuvres, dinner, service, and beautiful music by the Gelfond Players. RSVP to the temple. We hope you will join us!
Hebrew School: Wednesday, January 25 at 3, 4, and 5:00 pm
Board Installation Dinner: Friday, January 27 beginning at 6:00 pm
Saturday Service: January 28 at 9:30 am
Sunday School: Sunday, January 29 Special Trip to Mt. Moriah. Leave at 9:15 am and return by 12:00 noon.
Temple Board Meeting: Sunday, January 29 at 10:00 am