CONNECT & ENGAGE
The 3 to 5 Creating Connections Committee...
Invites you to attend an upcoming Special Interest Group event. Not only will you have fun, but you are likely to make new friends as well! You can choose from hiking and reflecting, sharing great food, seeing and discussing a movie, drinking craft beer, or socializing with new friends (whether you have young children or are an empty nester). Please join us for any of these wonderful activities! For more information, please contact Elliot Schulman or Cindy Rubin, Creating Connections Group co-chair, or a group organizer listed below.
TUESDAYS, NOVEMBER 20, 27 | 9:00 am
Start your day off right and join Rabbi Newburge and fellow members for an easy and fun run.
Contact: Rabbi Newburge or 610-649-7800.
MLRT's SECOND ANNUAL SOUP'S ON...SHABBAT!
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16 | 7:30 pm
(following Reset & Renew)
Please join us at the Temple for this fun evening of soup and schmooze. Use your creative cooking skills and prepare your favorite soup to share with the group. All are welcome, but if you are not brining a soup, we kindly ask for a $10 donation/person. In addition, we ask for cans of soup to donate to the local food bank. As always, BYOBeverage is encouraged. And, of course, there will be yummy desserts!
Contact: David or Bonnie
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18 | 6:00 PM
The Cinema Club will meet at Nancy and Ed Bleeden’s home to discuss First Man. This movie provides a cathartic experience to revisit the spirit of what America once did. You will understand the space flight and walk more deeply, how it happened, what it meant, and why its mystery still lingers.
RSVP to the Bleedens at email@example.com.
Contact: Lynn Spector
SHABBAT IN NATURE
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1 | 8:30 am
VALLEY FORGE NATIONAL PARK
Join Rabbi Newburge and your MLRT family for an invigorating Shabbat morning walk through Valley Forge National Park. Our monthly Shabbat hikes offer us the opportunity to reconnect to nature and reinforce our sense of community. Please meet us in the MLRT parking lot at 8:30 am to caravan/carpool to Valley Forge.
Contact: Rabbi Newburge or 610-649-7800.
CRAFT BEER GROUP
SUNDAY, JANUARY 6 | 6:30 PM
lOCATION: TOWN TAP, HAVERTOWN
Open to all MLRT members who enjoy trying and sharing beer.
Contact: Lauren and Matt Baldys
MAIN LINE FOODIES
We want to encourage people who love food and love to cook to join our friendly and delicious group. Future plans may include a progressive dinner, recipes in the Bulletin, holiday cooking ideas, knife skills class and any other ideas that you may have.
Contact: David Rawdin
Designed to foster socialization among synagogue members. While this club is primarily for the parents of elementary-school-aged children, it is open to anyone who wants to join our fun events.
Contact: Stacey Ginesin
NEXT EVENT | TBD
Contact: Linda Gordon with questions or to RSVP.
DOWNTOWN TORAH ON TAP
Gather downtown with MLRT members and a member of our clergy (and bring a friend!) to dive into the weekly Torah portion. No prior learning or experience is needed — just an open mind and heart as we learn and share together.
AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE
MONDAY, DECEMBER 10 | 2:00 PM
Save a life this December by signing up to donate blood! Visit redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor code: main line reform wynnewood to schedule your appointment.
Birthright Israel: Shorashim & the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia are proud to present: YOUR WINTER BREAK!
Seize your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience Israel. Travel with other young professionals from Philadelphia from December 23, 2018 through January 3, 2019 with Birthright Israel: Shorashim and the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia!
PLOTS AVAILABLE IN THE MAIN LINE REFORM TEMPLE SECTION AT WEST LAUREL HILL CEMETERY
Cemetery plots are still available for resale to MLRT congregants in the MLRT section of West Laurel Hill Cemetery. The cost of a single grave is $4,500, which is the same as the cemetery charges the public if bought directly, and includes perpetual care. If you purchase through MLRT, $500 of your $4,500 purchase will go to MLRT as a charitable, tax-deductible donation. If you or your family members are interested in purchasing plots, either within the next year or at the time of actual need, please contact MLRT Executive Director, Missy Johnson, for more information or to arrange for selection and purchase.