Sing-a-long with Shir Rodef
Sunday, October 11, 3:00 PM
Learn the melodies and rhythms of our Shabbat with a Backbeat service three ways:
- You can listen to melodies through Rodef Shalom's website.
- Come to a sing-a-long with Shir Rodef on Sunday, October 11 at 3 p.m. at Rodef
- Attend services on the third Shabbat of each month beginning on October 17.
Contact Cantor Saul,
or 303-748-4815 for more information.
Shabbat With a Backbeat Returns
Saturday, October 17
You are invited to the Main Sanctuary for Preliminary and Shacharit prayers accompanied by the musicians and voices of Shir Rodef. A parallel service without instruments will take place in the Chapel in the Mizel Museum building. After Shacharit, and without instruments, we will all join together in the Main Sanctuary to celebrate Sam Jacobs' Bar Mitzvah. All ages are welcome to participate. You can listen to and learn melodies for the musical service on
our website! Information: 303-399-0035.
Shabbat With a Backbeat Upcoming Dates
- October 17
- November 21
- December 19
- February 20
- March 19
- April 16
- May 21
Congregation Rodef Shalom is having our annual online auction from November 20 - December 4, so there will be items to buy for Chanukah! The auction is a major fundraiser for our congregation. Proceeds will go toward a variety of programs to benefit our Early Childhood Education Center, youth and families. We are asking congregants and friends to help obtain items for the auction by going to your favorite businesses and asking if they will provide a gift certificate. This
includes restaurants, beauty salons, other retail establishments and businesses. Click HERE for the cover letter and auction donation form. Please take a moment to download the forms and carry them with you. Please bring or send your gift certificates to the Rodef Shalom office by Monday, November 9th. Your help and support are invaluable to our wonderful Jewish community. THANK YOU!
Adult B'nai Mitzvah Class Coming Soon ...
Rabbi Gerson is seeking interested participants for an Adult B'nai Mitzvah Class which will be launched later this Fall. The class will be team taught with Marlene Richter and will meet on a mutually convenient night for all of the students. Participants will engage in some serious study of Jewish texts and ideas, in addition to acquiring skills for some role on the bimah. Please call or email the Rabbi if you are interested or have questions.
End of Shabbat Schmooze
Saturday, October 10, 6:00 PM. Rodef Shalom
Discuss timely issues of Jewish Importance with Rabbi Gerson. Refreshments will be served, and the event will conclude with Havdalah. Kindly RSVP to 303-399-0035 so that we can prepare the necessary amount of food and materials.
Pioneer Jews at Ten Thousand Feet
Tuesday, October 20, 7:30 PM
New York native and long-time Leadville resident Bill Korn tells the tale of how a group of pioneer Jewish merchants and barkeepers formed a community at two miles high, building a temple, maintaining a cemetery, and birthing one of the most well know department stores in the world. Using original artifacts and photos from the Leadville in the 1800s, You will be transported back to a time when a vibrant Jewish community thrived in this tucked-away corner of our high country. RSVPs strongly requested. $5.00 suggested donation. In cooperation with Kavod On the Road. Information: 303-399-0035. RSVP HERE.
Rodef Shalom Book Club
Thursday, October 29, 7:30 PM
The latest Book Club reading will be Charles Belfoure's The Paris Architect at the home of Barbara and Steve Zimmerman. There is no charge for attending. Please notify the office, (303) 399-0035, if you are planning to attend.
Youth Programs & Events
Shabbat Babysitting Services
Babysitting Services are now available at Congregation Rodef Shalom from 9:30 am - noon during Shabbat Services in the first Preschool Classroom. Please come and join us!
Rodef Shalom Shabbat Youth Programming
Rodef Shalom now has Youth Programming on Shabbat for ages 5 and up. Our Mini Minyan program for 5-11 year olds is at 11:15 AM. More information will be coming soon about programming for older children that will start in October.
Calling All Families and Kid's Who Love Shabbat and of Course our Feather Friend T'Fillah Toucan. This Shabbat and Every Shabbat 11:15 AM at Rodef Shalom. Join a great group of friends and family for the Highest Rated Tot Shabbat in Denver (Voted on by a a highly scientific Gallup Poll of course). Bring your Fun, Bring Your Friends, Bring Your Noise, Bring Your Jungle Adventure. Be Ready for a Super Shabbat Story!