Join us for our New Member Recognition Shabbat with special guest AME Gospel Choir.
Friday, March 29
6:30 Shabbat services.
Following services everyone is invited for an indulgent dessert oneg.
We invite our New Members to this special Shabbat celebration! During the service you have the opportunity to participate, for those who would like to. Please respond HERE if you wish to participate (with a reading, ark opening, etc.) during the service. The clergy will be in contact with everyone who would like to participate. We will also have a chance for all New Members to receive a special blessing together.
We will also welcome Rev. Mark Whitlock and the AME Church choir! This will be an evening of interfaith friendship and community! Come be part of the blessing and connections we create together!
Rev. Whitlock has served as pastor of Christ Our Redeemer A.M.E. Church (COR Church) in Orange County since 1998, is the Director of Corporate Giving for the Connectional African Methodist Episcopal Church, serves as Chief Executive Officer of Nehemiah Ministries, a nonprofit economic development corporation for the Fifth Episcopal District of the A.M.E. Church. In addition, Rev. Whitlock is the Director of Community Initiatives at University of Southern California, Center for Religion and Civic Culture. Rev. Whitlock earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Religion from the University of Laverne and is completing Masters of Divinity at Payne Theological Seminary, Wilberforce, Ohio. He received an honorary doctorate from American International University in Humanities.
RSVP is not required, although appreciated. Please let us know if you plan on attending.