Category Archives: Happenings

Upcoming at MCJC Week of January 15, 2019

For more information about any of these listings, please visit our website, either the provided links or the MCJC Calendar at mcjconline.org/events.

Wednesday, January 16
1:00 pm: Lunch and Learn
4:30 pm: Religious School
6:30 pm: Ritual Committee Meeting

Friday, January 18 
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat Potluck Dinner

Saturday, January 19
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion

Sunday, January 20
9:30 am: Religious School
10:40 am: Tu B’Shvat Seder Celebration – Parents and friends are welcome to join us. We will sample tree fruits, plant seeds, make bird feeders and play an environmental trivia game.
NO Adult Education

January 23
1:00 pm: Lunch and Learn
4:30 pm: Religious School

Friday, January 25 
NO Community Shabbat Potluck Dinner

Saturday, January 26
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion

Sunday, January 27
8:00 am: Board Meeting
9:30 am: Religious School
11:00 am: Adult Education

SAVE THE DATE!
March 10: Charles Troy Comes to MCJC with Acclaimed “The Creation of West Side Story” Show. (Please note this date change).

This is an MCJC event you won’t want to miss! The show is followed with light refreshments, and free babysitting is available — but you must RSVP here or call the office at 815-455-1810.

Read all about this wonderful event.

Upcoming at MCJC Week of January 8, 2019

For more information about any of these listings, please visit our website, either the provided links or the MCJC Calendar at mcjconline.org/events.

Wednesday, January 9
1:00 pm: Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Tom
4:30 pm: Religious School

Thursday, January 10
7:00 pm: MCJC Book Club discusses Three Floors Up with Rachel Kamin

Friday, January 11 
NO Community Shabbat Potluck Dinner

Saturday, January 12
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion
Extended Kiddush until 3:30 following morning service to include light fare, Zemirot, Talmud Torah. You are invited to share vegetarian items.

Sunday, January 13
9:30 am: Religious School
11:00 am: Adult Education with Rabbi Tom

Wednesday, January 16
1:00 pm: Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Tom
4:30 pm: Religious School 
6:30 pm: Ritual Committee Meeting

SAVE THE DATE!
March 10: Charles Troy Comes to MCJC with Acclaimed “The Creation of West Side Story” Show. (Please note this date change).

This is an MCJC event you won’t want to miss! The show is followed with light refreshments, and free babysitting is available — but you must RSVP here or call the office at 815-455-1810.

Read all about this wonderful event.

Upcoming at MCJC Week of January 1, 2019

For more information about any of these listings, please visit our website, either the provided links or the MCJC Calendar at mcjconline.org/events.

Wednesday, January 2
NO Lunch and Learn
NO Religious School

Friday, January 4 
NO Community Shabbat Potluck Dinner (Plan to attend our next Extended Shabbat on Jan 12).
6:00 pm: An Interfaith Program: Planting the Seeds of Faith and Friendship at Resurrection Catholic Church

Saturday, January 5
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion

Sunday, January 6
NO Religious School– Winter Break
NO Adult Education – Winter Break

Wednesday, January 9
1:00 pm: Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Tom
4:30 pm: Religious School

Thursday, January 10
7:00 pm: MCJC Book Club discusses Three Floors Upwith Rachel Kamin

Friday, January 11 
NO Community Shabbat Potluck Dinner (Plan to attend our next Extended Shabbat on Jan 12).

Saturday, January 12
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion
Extended Kiddush until 3:30 following morning service to include light fare, Zemirot, Talmud Torah. You are invited to share vegetarian items.

Sunday, January 13
9:30 am: Religious School
11:00 am: Adult Education with Rabbi Tom

Wednesday, January 16
1:00 pm: Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Tom
4:30 pm: Religious School 
6:30 pm: Ritual Committee Meeting

Upcoming at MCJC Week of December 24, 2018

For more information about any of these listings, please visit our website, either the provided links or the MCJC Calendar at mcjconline.org/events.

Wednesday, December 26
NO Lunch and Learn
NO Religious School
12:00 pm:  Funeral for Manfred Lindow at CKI (for full information, read here)
6:00 pm: MCJC-sponsored PADS Dinner

Friday, December 28 
NO Community Shabbat Potluck Dinner (Plan to attend our next Extended Shabbat on Jan 12.)

Saturday, December 29
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion

Sunday, December 30
NO Religious School– Winter Break
NO Adult Education – Winter Break

Wednesday, January 2
NO Lunch and Learn
NO Religious School

Friday, January 4 
NO Community Shabbat Potluck Dinner (Plan to attend our next Extended Shabbat on Jan 12.)
6:00 pm: An Interfaith Program: Planting the Seeds of Faith and Friendship at Resurrection Catholic Church

Saturday, January 5
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion

Sunday, January 6
NO Religious School– Winter Break
NO Adult Education – Winter Break

Wednesday, January 9
1:00 pm: Lunch and Learn
4:30 pm: Religious School

Thursday, January 10
7:00 pm: MCJC Book Club discusses Three Floors Up by Rachel Kamin

Friday, January 11 
NO Community Shabbat Potluck Dinner (Plan to attend our next Extended Shabbat on Jan 12.)

Saturday, January 12
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion
Extended Kiddush until 3:30 following morning service to include light fare, zemirot, Talmud Torah.

Upcoming at MCJC Week of 12/18/2018

For more information about any of these listings, please visit our website, either the provided links or the MCJC Calendar at mcjconline.org/events.

Wednesday, December 19
1:00 pm: Lunch and Learn
4:30 pm: NO Religious School – Winter Break

Friday, December 21
NO Community Shabbat Potluck Dinner (Plan to attend our next Extended Shabbat Jan 12.)

Saturday, December 22
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion

Sunday, December 23
NO Religious School– Winter Break
NO Adult Education – Winter Break

Monday, December 24
5:00 pm: Diamonds’ Chinese Dinner

Wednesday, December 26
NO Lunch and Learn
NO Religious School

Friday, December 28 
NO Community Shabbat Potluck Dinner (Plan to attend our next Extended Shabbat on Jan 12.)

Saturday, December 29
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion

Sunday, December 30
NO Religious School– Winter Break
NO Adult Education – Winter Break


SAVE THE DATES
Friday, January 4
6:00 pm: An Interfaith Program: Planting the Seeds of Faith and Friendship at Resurrection Catholic Church

Thursday, January 10
7:00 pm: MCJC Book Club discusses Three Floors Up by Rachel Kamin

Saturday, January 12
Extended Kiddush following morning service to include light fare, Zemirot, Talmud Torah.

Upcoming at MCJC Week of December 11, 2018

For more information about any of these listings, please visit our website, either the provided links or the MCJC Calendar at mcjconline.org/events.

Wednesday, December 12
NO Lunch and Learn
4:30 pm: Religious School

Friday, December 14 
NO Community Shabbat Potluck Dinner – Check out our new Community Havdalah Dec. 15, below.

Saturday, December 15
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion
3:30 pm: MCJC Community Havdalah. We will meet at 3:30 pm Shabbat afternoon for light fare, Zemirot and Talmud Torah. The program has an adult focus.

Sunday, December 16
8:00 am: Board Meeting
9:30 am: Religious School
11:00 am: Adult Education

Tuesday, December 18
6:00 pm: Communications Committee Meeting at Panera, Crystal Lake

Wednesday, December 19
1:00 pm: Lunch and Learn
4:30 pm:  Religious School Special Outdoor Session – Wear warm winter clothes!

Friday, December 21
NO Community Shabbat Potluck Dinner (Plan to attend our next Community Havdalah Jan 12.)

Saturday, December 22
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion

Sunday, December 23
NO Religious School– Winter Break
NO Adult Education – Winter Break

 Wednesday, December 26
NO Lunch and Learn
NO Religious School

Friday, December 28 
NO Community Shabbat Potluck Dinner (Plan to attend our next Community Havdalah Jan 12.)

Saturday, December 29
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion

Sunday, December 30
NO Religious School– Winter Break
NO Adult Education – Winter Break

Upcoming at MCJC Week of December 4, 2018

For more information about any of these listings, please visit our website, either the provided links or the MCJC Calendar at mcjconline.org/events.

Wednesday, December 5
1:00 pm: Lunch and Learn
4:30 pm: Religious School
6:30 pm: Ritual Committee Meeting

Friday, December 7
6:30 pm: NO Community Shabbat & Potluck Dinner

Saturday, December 8
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion

Sunday, December 9
9:30 am: Religious School
11:00 am: Adult Education

Wednesday, December 12
NO Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Tom
4:30 pm: Religious School

Friday, December 14 
NO Community Shabbat Potluck Dinner (See Community Havdalah below.)

Saturday, December 15
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion
3:30 pm: Community Havdalah. MCJC kids will cook and service dinner under the guidance of professional chef and MCJC member, Leyla Wheelhouse. Potluck Dessert.

Sunday, December 16
8:00 am: Board Meeting
9:30 am: Religious School
11:00 am: Adult Education

Tuesday, December 18
6:00 pm: Communications Committee Meeting at Panera, Crystal Lake

Sunday, December 19
9: 15 a.m.:  Religious School Special Outdoor Session – Wear warm winter clothes!

Upcoming at MCJC Week of November 27

For more information about any of these listings, please visit our website, either the provided links or the MCJC Calendar at mcjconline.org/events.

Wednesday, November 28
1:00 pm: Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Tom
4:30 pm: Religious School
6:15 pm: PADS Dinner at the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1320 Dean St., Woodstock

Friday, November 30
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat Potluck Dinner

Saturday, December 1
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion

Sunday, December 2
9:30 am: Religious School– Annual MCJC Hanukkah Party (see below)
11:00 am: Adult Education with Rabbi Tom

Wednesday, December 5
1:00 pm: Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Tom
4:30 pm: Religious School
6:30 pm: Ritual Committee Meeting at MCJC

Friday, December 7
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat Potluck Dinner

Saturday, December 8
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion

Sunday, December 9
9:30 am: Religious School
11:00 am: Adult Education with Rabbi Tom

Wednesday, December 12
1:00 pm: NO Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Tom
4:30 pm: Religious School

Friday, December 14
NO Community Shabbat Potluck Dinner (See Saturday, December 15 Havdalah program below)

Saturday, December 15
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion
4:00 pm: Community Havdalah Hanukkah Crafts Project. Dinner provided. Potluck dessert.

Sunday, December 16
8:00 am: Board Meeting
9:30 am: Religious School
11:00 am: Adult Education with Rabbi Tom

SAVE THE DATES
Tuesday, December 18
6:00 pm: Communications Committee Meeting at Panera, Crystal Lake

Sunday, December 19
9: 15 a.m.:  Religious School Special Outdoor Session – Wear Warm Winter Clothes

Upcoming at MCJC Week of November 20

For more information about any of these listings, please visit our website, either the provided links or the MCJC Calendar at mcjconline.org/events.

Wednesday, November 21
1:00 pm: NO Lunch and Learn – Thanksgiving Break
4:30 pm: NO Religious School – Thanksgiving Break

Friday, November 23
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat Potluck Dinner

Saturday, November 24
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion

Sunday, November 25
9:30 am:    NO Religious School – Thanksgiving Break
11:00 am:  Adult Education

Wednesday, November 28
1:00 pm: Lunch and Learn
4:30 pm: Religious School
6:15 pm: PADS Dinner at the Redeemer Lutheran Church1320 Dean St., Woodstock

Friday, November 30
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat Potluck Dinner

Saturday, December 1
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion

Sunday, December 2
9:30 am: Religious School
11:00 am: Adult Education

SAVE THE DATES
Wednesday, December 5
6:30 pm: Ritual Committee Meeting at MCJC

Sunday, December 12
9: 15 a.m.:  Religious School Special Outdoor Session – Wear Warm Winter Clothes

Tuesday, December 18
6:00 pm: Communications Committee Meeting at Panera, Crystal Lake