Temple Covenant of Peace is a Reform congregation in Easton PA committed to cultivating a love and understanding of Jewish heritage, to stimulate fellowship in the Jewish Community and to strengthen the bonds of loyalty with the Jewish people everywhere. At 175 years old, our Temple is the third oldest in Pennsylvania and the tenth oldest in the United States. Through weekly services, programs and study, we celebrate our heritage. We hope you will consider becoming an active member of our congregational family. Our Temple
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    Friday Night Services

    Details in the (bulletin)
    8/2 7:30pm Shabbat: Music Through the Ages                    
    8/9 7:30pm Sound of Music Shabbat           
    8/16 7:30pm Rock Shabbat             
    8/23 7:30pm Hava Nashira Shabbat                      
    8/30 7:30pm Black Tie on Broadway Shabbat          

    Shabbat Morning Services

    8/10 @ 7pm Erev Tisha B’Av at BAS: Commemoration Service of the Destruction of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem
    8/3, 8/10, 8/24: 10am Java & Jeans           
    8/17 @ 10am: Torah study on the Shema            
    8/31 @ 10am: Bibliodrama and discussion of Kashrut          

    Family Shabbat Service

    Skipped for August, but will return.
    An earlier time so younger congregants can more easily attend.

    Special Notices

    Religious School

    School starts again, Teachers & Students!
    First Day of Religious School is a shortened day on
    August 25th from 10am to Noon.
    First full day back is September 8th, starting at 9:15am!

    Dinner with the Rabbi

    Join Edwin and Rabbi Melody for Shabbat dinner
    August 2nd at 6:15pm
    please RSVP Irene at 610-253-2031

    Tricky Tray Fun!

    Sunday, September 15, 2019
    See the Bulletin, p6!

    High Holidays Coming!

    Please note the important changes in our Ticket Policy and Requirements!
    The safety and security of our congregants is our highest concern,
    and changes have been made with you in mind.
    Details in the Bulletin, p8!

    Temple Membership Drive!

    Be part of our BAS/TCP Membership Drive
    and you can save 10% on your dues for a year –
    just bring in a qualified new member for either
    Bnai Abraham or Temple Covenant of Peace
    and both of you will save 10% for a year
    Check the Bulletin!

    Brotherhood meeting

    Meeting at TCP
    Details TBA!

    Security System Upgrade Appeal

    TCP intends to upgrade our current security system.
    Please consider our appeal by assisting us with the cost of this improvement, either with a donation of $10 or perhaps a more generous donation.
    Your donation can be made directly to "Security Fund" at TCP.

    B'nai Mitzvah Corner!

    Let us celebrate the call to the Torah for
    Evan Glick on May 18th!

    Mazel Tov, Evan!

    B'nai Mitzvah Projects

    Evan Glick is a 6th grader at the Easton Area Middle School. He is a Boy Scout. He likes video games, playing soccer, biking, and hiking. Additionally, Evan is a history buff.
    For his Mitzvah project, Evan will also be volunteering at a food bank. He is collecting non-perishable food items for Jewish Family Services and ProJeCt of Easton.


    Torah Study Tuesdays!

    Tuesdays: 8/6, 8/13, 8/20, 8/27
    Conact TCP at 610-253-2031 for more info.

    Judaism in Today's World

    Come and learn Why we do (or don't do) what we do!Discussing: “The Reckoning” by John Grisham
    August 8th

    Wednesdays: 8/7, 8/14, 8/21, 8/28

    Upcoming Meetings, Activities & Get-Togethers

    http://localhost:81/ TCP Book Club (normally 2nd Thursday every month)

    Thursday, August 8th @ 10:30pm

    Discussing: “Plain Truth” by Judi Picoult
    Septembe 12th
    Discussing: “The Great Alone” by Kristin Hanna

    TCP/BAS Knitting Group

    Wednesday, July 17th
    RSVP with Jessica Ytkin
    The Bnai Abraham Temple Covenant of Peace knitting group has contributed 904 blankets,innumerable caps, hats, scarfs, slippers, sweaters to our donations. We have donated to over six non-profit organizations. If you wish to knit at home and join our donations, please knit with acrylic yarn (no wool or wool blend). It must be machine washable and dryable.

    Moved? Moving?

    Please notify Irene at the Temple office
    if you have a change in circumstance .....
    A change of address, if there is a
    marriage, children, family member
    entering a nursing home, or a change in
    membership status.

    We do need to keep your records up to

    Thank you.

    Board Meeting - TCP

    August 14th @ 7pm

    Board Meeting - BAS

    August 21st @ 7pm

    From The Rabbi's Desk

    A Reflection from the Rabbi
    (Updated July 2019)

    Hot Topics

    TCP Amazon Link

    Support TCP while shopping at Amazon.com by using this link.
    (For more details on this see the info on the "Support Us"

    Union for Reform Judaism

    Temple Facebook page



    Chronic Conditions Growth & Support Group

    Share strategies, frustrations and successes!
    Focuses on chronic illness, pain and daily challenges.
    We meet on the 2nd Thursday of the month, 10:30am - 12pm
    Jewish Family Service of the Lehigh Valley


    file:///www/tcp/temple/docs/rabbis_desk/from_rabbis_desk_20150901.html Untreated alcoholism and addictions always result
    in death, prison or institutionalization.

    for Jews, Non-Jews and interested people.
    8:30 P.M. Tuesday Keneseth Israel Allentown
    6:15 A.M. Daily Chabad House Allentown

    Other Resources

    AddictionResource.com, a group of folks who raise awareness on the dangers of addiction and helps local communities stay drug-free.

    American Society of Addiction Medicine, who also promotes drug abuse prevention and treatment.

    Shabbat Times

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