Sisterhood

 

 

Sisterhood Upcoming Events

February 17, 6-8pm: Sisterhood Meeting - Open to all. We will cook something vegetarian in the kitchen and eat and drink wine together. Bring something to share, some wine or just bring yourself! Email bethshalomsisterhood@gmail.com for location.

February 21, 6:00 pm: Third Thursday at the Blanton with Sisterhood - bring a friend, a spouse, a co-worker. Everyone is welcome to a private tour of the Blanton, including Elsworth Kelly's Austin. Free for Sisterhood members, $5 for guests (non-members). RSVP by 2/18. Email: bethshalomsisterhood@gmail.com to RSVP.

March 3rd, 9:15am with coffee and bagels. The Whole Megillah: Feminism, Vashti & Esther with Rabbi Cohen and David Braham. Explore the Megillah from a feminist perspective.  We will deep dive into the scroll of Esther in order to bring to life the lesser-known lessons from this fascinating herstory. Men, this is also for you! Free of charge—please RSVP.

March 10th 10am - 4pm Wimberly Road Trip with CAA Sisterhood 

We know that you have been waiting all year for the 4th Annual Joint CAA/TBS road trip! We’ve tasted wine together, walked and shopped the streets of Fredericksburg, and now we are off to Wimberley for a day of fun with our “sistas” We will be meeting at 10:00 in front of the ECP. We will enjoy lunch/brunch as a group in Wimberley, and then have approx 2 1/2 hours on our own to walk, shop, etc.
We will return approx 3:45-4:00. The cost for the day is $35.00 and that includes lunch.
RSVP HERE!

March 17th, 6-8pm Sisterhood Meeting -  We will cook something vegetarian in the kitchen and eat and drink wine together. Bring something to share, some wine or just bring yourself!

April 5th, Sisterhood Sponsors First Friday - interested in cooking a meal for the congregation? Let us know!

April 7th - Temple Beth Shalom Gala

April 21st, 6-8pm - Sisterhood Meeting - Passover leftovers with friends. 

May - Martinis and Manis - This is in planning stages, more information to come. Please email Michelle at bethshalomsisterhood@gmail.com if you are interested in helping make this a reality.  

May 19th, 6-8pm - Sisterhood Meeting


 

The members of Temple Beth Shalom's Sisterhood are a diverse group who join together for friendship and study, to further the goals of our synagogue, and to reach into the community for tikkun olam - the repair of the world. Sisterhood creates an atmosphere for members to fulfill their potential within a Jewish arena. To learn more please contact Michelle Mellon-Werch or check out the "Who, What, and Why of Sisterhood".

Mission Statement

The mission of Temple Beth Shalom’s Sisterhood is to bring members together to support and benefit the congregation and community by providing opportunities for friendship, service, spiritual growth and learning. Our purpose is to be warm and welcoming as we promote the highest ideals of women in Judaism through religious commitment, education, social action and leadership development. We aspire to achieve this goal by actively and financially supporting our Temple’s Mission, focusing on the next generation and enhancing the Jewish lives of our congregation.

Ready to join Sisterhood? Log in to your Member Portal and locate the form in the right sidebar.

Benefits of Joining Sisterhood

Are you interested in issues affecting women?
Sisterhood sponsors a variety of programs on contemporary issues and the opportunity to join with 75,000 Women of Reform Judaism in taking a stand on issues that affect us as women.

Do you enjoy the opportunity to be with other women? 
Sisterhood's Women's Retreat is THE annual event to get away! It offers lots of opportunities to meet and enjoy the company of a dynamic and supportive group of women from our community. 

Do you enjoy educational and spiritual events?
Sisterhood sponsors a variety of programs, including Challah Baking, Sisterhood Shabbat, Book Club, Maj Jongg night, and much more. 

Do you have a Child in Religious School?
Sisterhood makes yearly donations to the Religious School, and gives each Bar/Bat Mitzvah student a gift. 

Do you just want to find a good book?
Join Sisterhood's book club for a stress-free reading environment.

Support Your Sisterhood

Help Sisterhood meet our goals to provide scholarships and support to the congregation. 

DONATE NOW through our secure online payment form!

Congregation Agudas Achim Sisterhood's gift shop supports Temple Beth Shalom by donating back 10% of any purchases we make! Spread the word!

Why Should You Support Sisterhood?

  • Do you have a child in Religious School?
  • Do you enjoy educational and spiritual events?
  • Are you interested in issues affecting women?
  • Do you enjoy the opportunity to be with other women?
  • Do you just want to find a good book?

 

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