This Week at Mount Zion
March 14 / 7 Adar II
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Gloria Dei Lutheran Church and Mount Zion Temple in Dialogue
with Pastor Bradley Schmeling and Rabbi Adam Stock Spilker
Remembering: Pulpit Exchange
Reflections on how we remember our histories.

Shabbat Service - Pastor Schmeling
Friday, March 15, 7:30 pm at Mount Zion

Sunday Services - Rabbi Spilker
Sunday, March 17, 8:15 and 10:45 am at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
Purim at Mount Zion!

Wednesday, March 20
Service, Megillah Reading, and
Shushan Rhapsody

Sunday, March 24
Purim Carnival

This Shabbat
Friday, March 15
7:30 pm Shabbat Services
Pulpit Guest: Pastor Schmeling
Birthday Blessings
Saturday, March 16
9:00 am Open Torah Study
10:00 am Shabbat Services
Vayikra - Lev. 4:27-5:26 &
Maftir: Deut. 25:17-19
Shabbat Zachor
Ellie Wickard will be called to the Torah as Bat Mitzvah
12:15 pm Kiddush Lunch
On MPR this week, Rabbi Spilker talked about Mount Zion’s year of wrestling with our relationship with Israel.
Nominating Committee Report
In January the Nominating Committee met to develop a slate of Officers and new Board members. The By-laws of Mount Zion require that this list be provided to all members prior to the Annual Meeting. This year the Annual Meeting and dinner, open to all congregants, will be held on May 10 . 

MZ Small Groups
Last week, we launched five new groups!

A Dip in the Waters: The Open Mikveh Movement
Sponsored by Brotherhood.
All invited.

April 7, 10:30 am

Honoring Brotherhood and Mensch of the Year Award

Pulpit Guest: Shmuel Havilio
Twenty Generations in Jerusalem: My Family’s Story

March 22, 7:30 pm

March Food Drive
February 25 - April 7, 2019
All contributions received by Neighborhood House between February 25 and April 7 will be eligible for a matching donation through the Minnesota Food Share Program.

How YOU can make a difference in combating Hunger in Minnesota
  • Your gift of $36 can feed a family of 4 for a week! Give online. (Choose Mitzvah Food Shelf under funds)
  • Drop off food donations February 25 – April 7 at the Mount Zion Mitzvah Food Shelf Project table. Here is a complete list of needed items which can also be found at the food donation table located in the main lobby.
In the Community
- Go on a scavenger hunt at the St. Paul JCC! Join the St. Paul Jewish Federation for our next Mitzvah Crawl as we discover all the ways the newly renovated building is accessible to all. Enjoy a pizza dinner and prep for game night - an activity that brings together young adult friends from the St. Paul JCC and the Highland Friendship Club. Thursday, March 28, 5:30 - 8:15 p.m. DETAILS.

- Join Hineni, Beth Jacob, Shir Tikvah, J-Pride and Keshet for a day of learning with SVARA: A Traditionally Radical Yeshiva on Sunday, March 31, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm at Beth Jacob. Whether you are an alef-bet beginner or an advanced Talmud learner, this workshop is for you! All you need to participate is the ability to sound out your Hebrew alphabet (alef-bet) and you’ll be learning Talmud in the original Hebrew/Aramaic within your first hour. DETAILS

- The Twin Cities Jewish Community Alzheimer's Task Force will present the 5th Conference for Caregivers. “Keeping the Spirit Alive”: The Conference for Caregivers and Those Supporting a Loved One with Dementia will be held on Sunday, April 7, from 8 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Beth El Synagogue (5225 Barry St W, St Louis Park). DETAILS.

- Movie Morning - Gloria Dei Lutheran Church's 3rd Chapter: Spirituality as We Age is proud to welcome Mount Zion members for a viewing and discussion of The Woman in Gold starring Helen Mirren. Based on a true story of reclaiming a painting stolen by the Nazis, the movie enlightens an area of WWII history unknown to many. Come enjoy popcorn and lively conversation. Free and open to all. Tuesday, April 9, 9:30 - 11:30. Gloria Dei, 700 Snelling Avenue South, Room 109 on Lower Level. DETAILS.
Accessibility at Mount Zion
We strive to make all our programs and services accessible to all. If you have any accessibility requests for a particular event or service , please let us know as far in advance as possible by contacting Larry Solomon at or 651-638-3881.
Mount Zion
1300 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Phone: 651-698-3881