August 4 at 7:30 pm
August 6 at 9:00 am
WELCOME BACK TO RELIGIOUS SCHOOL
August 6 at 3:00 pm
ORPHAN #8 by K. Van Alkemade
August 11 at 7:30 pm
Back to School Shabbat
August 13 from 12:30-3:00 pm
PICNIC IN THE PARK
September 9 at 6:30 pm
NEW MEMBER DINNER AND HAVDALAH SERVICE
August 19 at 6:00 pm
WOMENS GROUP LADIES NIGHT OUT
at Red Sky Tapas & Bar
August 27 at 10:30 am
ADULT ED WITH RABBI PRASS
Rosh Hashana Warm Up
September 17 at 10:30 am
ADULT ED WITH RABBI PRASS
EREV ROSH HASHANA SERVICES
ROSH HASHANA SERVICES
EREV YOM KIPPUR / KOL NIDRE
with Cellist Rachel Halverson
YOM KIPPUR SERVICES, STUDY AND BREAK FAST
CLERGY & STAFF
Rabbi Joseph Prass
Religious School Asst Principal: Rebecca Sussman
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Director of Communications: Wendy Meyer
Director of Education: Bob Huebsch
Director at Large: Johanna Kohler
Director at Large: Bob Abrams
Director at Large: Robert Goldstein
Past President: Kristine Goldstein
4-Ernie & Marci Zied
8-Heidi & Paul Meyer
9-Allison and Lee Freedman
14-Robin & Robin Flake
26-Serena & Jeremy Gold
Please keep the following friends and family
in your prayers for a return to health:
IN LOVING MEMORY
We remember t
hose who passed away this year:
With fondness and affection we recall those whose Yahrzeits
are in August. We remember:
mother of Sue Goldstein
Julia Candida DeSilva,
mother of Fatima Alalof
Ivan Alan Ezrine,
father of Elizabeth Ezrine Poguntke
grandmother of Wendy Meyer and great grandmother of Jimmy Cyganek
father of Elaine Gutenstein
grandmother of Daryl McMillan
brother in law of Sue & Larry Goldstein
great uncle of Brad Seitel
mother of Wendy Meyer and grandmother of Jimmy Cyganek
Yehi zichronam l'vracha
- may their memories be
for a blessing; may they rest in peace. Amen.
Observe the tradition of giving tzedakah (charity) to commemorate
the annual Yahrzeit of a loved one's passing by making a donation
in their memory.
to donate. If you would like to
a plaque in memory of your loved ones,
I [Moses] Pleaded with the Eternal
I pleaded with the Eternal at that time, saying, "O Eternal God, You who let Your servant see the first works of Your greatness and Your mighty hand, You whose powerful deeds no god in heaven or on earth can equal! Let me,
I pray, cross over and see the good land on the other side of the Jordan,
that good hill country, and the Lebanon."
- Deuteronomy 3:23-25
- Moses pleads with God to let him enter the Land of Israel with the people, but God once more refuses his request. (3:23-28)
- Moses orders the Children of Israel to pay attention and follow
the laws given by God in order to be worthy of the land they are
about to receive. (4:1-40)
- Specific areas of the land are set aside to serve as cities of refuge. (4:41-43)
- The covenant at Sinai and the Ten Commandments are recalled.
Once again, the people are exhorted to heed God's commandments. (5:1-30)
- Moses speaks the words of the Sh'ma, the credo of Judaism, and commands Israel to show their love for Adonai and keep God's laws and ordinances. (6:1-25)
- Moses warns the people not to commit idolatry by worshiping the gods of the nations they will conquer in Israel. (7:1-11)
Save the dates for these upcoming B'nei Mitzvot:
Gabe Bingham * August 12, 2017
Gabe Berris * August 26, 2017
Ethan Goldstein * October 21, 2017
Geoffrey Doleys * November 18, 2017
SPONSOR AN ONEG!
If you would like to sponsor an oneg for a special occasion, such as a birthday, anniversary, birth of a child o
r grandchild, but don't have time, contact the Ritual Committee at
. Let them
know what occasion you will be sponsoring the oneg for, how many
you are expecting and send payment to the Ritual Committee,
and they will set everything up!
CONSIDER A DONATION
Whether in honor of a Bar Mitzvah, birthday, anniversary, or in memory of someone special,
please consider a donation to Congregation Ner Tamid.
We have the following funds in place:
Education Fund * General Fund * High Holiday Fund * Building Fund * Heidi Meyer Camp Scholarship Fund * Sunshine Fund (for assisting those in need).
Recognition letters are
sent for all donations and contributions.
We are still in need of artwork for the sanctuary and an android based tablet.
All donations are greatly appreciated!
We have partnered with Box Tops for
Education. Simply cut the complete Box Top
off the package and turn into the collection box located in the community room. Collection sheets |are available for you to use as well. Simply attach your box tops to the sheet and drop in the box when the sheet is filled up.
Box Tops are found on products you already purchase. A complete
list is available at the front desk.
SIGN UP FOR KROGER REWARDS !!!
CNT rneeds you to help our reward donations grow!
If you are not already registered, please sign up
today or re-link your code for CNT at krogercommunityrewards.com with code 63646 or
. Re-Registration is required each school year.
And don't forget to use your Kroger card!
SMILE BEFORE YOU SHOP ON AMAZON!
CNT receives a 0.5% rebate on any sales made using the procedure described in the "smile amazon" link at
. Register now and the congregation will get this rebate.
August 3, 2017 | 11 Av
Shabbat Candle Lighting 8:18 pm on Friday, August 4, 2017
TO RELIGIOUS SCHOOL
This Sunday, August 6 at 9:00 am
Early arrival at 8:40 am is strongly recommended.
*Drop off school supplies at the tables outside our doors.
*Sign "Photo Release" at front desk.
*Locate your classroom.
*Join your student in the sanctuary for our
community prayer service, which begins promptly at 9:00 am.
NEW DISMISSAL TIME: NOON
Confirmation: Noon-1:00 pm
Looking forward to greeting you all!
Elaine Gutenstein, Principal
THE ELECTIONS COMMITTEE
If you are interested in serving on the Elections committee this year, please email us at boardof email@example.com.
This is a short and easy, but very important, commitment to help
facilitate the voting process for the 2018-2020 CNT Board positions
that will be coming up for re-election.
Religious School News
Click below for supply lists!
THE PRINCIPAL'S SCOOP
New communication from the Principal of Congregation Ner Tamid
Religious School that is current, brief and informative.
Please check out my new blog at:
Congregation Ner Tamid Religious School
TRY IT BEFORE YOU BUY IT!
Congregation Ner Tamid Religious School invites your children to explore what our school has to offer. During the month of August, on Sundays August 6 through 27, from 9:00 am - noon, they can come learn free with us for the first four classes! We're eager to meet new students from grades PreK through High School. Membership is not required during your child's first year at school. Come grow with us!
Respond to reserve a spot (no contract required).
CNT BOOK CLUB
Sunday, August 6 at 3:00 pm
Join the Book Club to discuss the dilemma of revenge vs mercy as
presented in the NY Times and USA Today Number 1 bestseller,
ORPHAN #8 by K. Van Alkemade. This bestseller is a fast-moving, intriguing novel inspired by true events. The Book Club will discuss this fascinating
tale before selecting the club's next book choice. If you haven't read
ORPHAN #8 you can still sit in and learn about this amazing tale.
SECOND ANNUAL PICNIC IN THE PARK
Sunday, August 13, from 12:30-3:00 pm
Oregon Park, Pavilion 2
(145 Old Hamilton Road, Marietta, GA 30064)
Join the congregation as we celebrate the dog days of summer with
an old-fashioned cookout!
Bring your footballs,
, lawn games, etc. Don't forget to bring your friends!
Hamburgers, hot dogs, sides, and treats will be served.
for the sign-up!
RED SKY TAPAS & BAR
Saturday, August 19 at 6:00 pm
It's ladies night out at Red Sky Tapas & Bar! Join the Women's Group for tapas, desserts, cocktails, wine, you name it! Dueling pianos begin at 9:00!
Please let us know if you'll be joining us by Wednesday, August 16.
HIGH HOLY DAY ADULT ED SERIES
Bringing the Holidays Into Focus
Sunday, August 27, 10:30 am - noon
Sunday, September 17, 10:30 am - noon
Join us for these informative sessions
led by Rabbi Prass
and held at CNT.
Enrich your mind and soul as we delve into some of the central themes and texts of the High Holy Day season.The Rosh Hashanah session will look at the history of Rosh Hashanah from its origins in the Bible to its celebration today marking the birthday of the world. From the ancient to the modern,
we will discuss ways to approach the New Year with a new perspective.
As we approach Yom Kippur our tradition says that we should engage in a period of reflection, soul searching and redirection. For the Yom Kippur session we examine some of the central texts for Yom Kippur as we
prepare to orient our focus on this holiest of days as a springboard
into a new and better year.
HIGH HOLIDAY SCHEDULE 5778
Led by Rabbi Prass
Wednesday, September 20
7:00 pm * Erev Rosh Hashanah
Oneg sponsored by the Ritual Committee
Thursday, September 21
10:00 am * Rosh Hashanah Service
Friday, September 29
8:00 pm * Erev Yom Kippur / Kol Nidre
with Celloist Rachel Halverson
Saturday, September 30
10:00 am * Yom Kippur Morning Service
2:30 pm * Torah Portion study/discussion
4:30 pm * Yizkor - Memorial Service
5:00 pm * Closing Service
6:15 pm * Havdalah
6:25 pm * Community Break Fast
$90 for Non-Members
$72 for Member Guests
(additional tickets purchased by members)
$0 (complimentary) for Members
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