Category Archives: Upcoming

Upcoming at MCJC Week of September 17, 2019

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

Wednesday, September 18
2:00 pm: Learn with Rabbi Tom (Part II – Preparing for the High Holy Days) at Panera, Crystal Lake
4:30 pm: Religious School for grades 4-7
6:15 pm: Ritual Committee Meeting

Friday, September 20
6:30:  Friday Night Shabbat at Rabbi Tom’s Table. Please visit our website at mcjconline.org, the upper right column, for a beautiful video celebrating Shabbat. Check out our Video Gallery for the entire series!

Saturday, September 21
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services and Torah Discussion
7:00 pm: Selichot Program at Cong. Kneseth Israel (330 Division St., Elgin)

Sunday, September 22
8:00 am: Clean-up Day (Set-up for High Holidays)
9:30 am: Religious School for all grades

Monday, September 23
6:00 pm: Communications Committee Meeting at Panera, Crystal Lake

Wednesday, September 25
2:00 pm: Learn with Rabbi Tom (Part III – Preparing for the High Holy Days) at Panera, Crystal Lake
4:30 pm: Religious School grades 4-7
6:30 pm: Learn with Rabbi Tom (Part III – Preparing for the High Holy Days) at Panera, Crystal Lake

Friday, September 27
Community Shabbat Service & Potluck Dinner (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org)

Saturday, September 28
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion. Extended Kiddush following morning service to include light fare, Zemirot, Talmud Torah (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org).

Sunday, September 29
9:00 am: Sukkah Building – Join our own Maintenance Men for a fun and educational family event! Stop in any time during the morning to help out.
1:00 pm: MCJC Hunger Crop Walk – Make it a Mitzvah Day – Stay on from the Sukkah Building to join in the Walk.
7:00 pm: Erev Rosh HaShanah Service

Upcoming at MCJC Week of September 10, 2019

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

Wednesday, September 11
2:00 pm: Learn with Rabbi Tom (Part II – Preparing for the High Holy Days) at MCJC
4:30 pm: Religious School for grades 4-7
6:30 pm: Membership Committee Meeting at Panera,  451 S. Randall Rd., Algonquin
6:30 pm: Learn with Rabbi Tom (Part II – Preparing for the High Holy Days) at Panera, Crystal Lake

Thursday, September 12
7:00 pm: MCJC Book Club

Friday, September 13
3:00 pm: Faculty Meeting
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat Service & Potluck Dinner (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org)

Saturday, September 14
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion. Extended Kiddush following morning service to include light fare, Zemirot, Talmud Torah (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org).

Sunday, September 15
8:00 am: Board Meeting
9:30 am:  Religious School for all grades

Wednesday, September 18
2:00 pm: Learn with Rabbi Tom (Part II – Preparing for the High Holy Days) at Panera, Crystal Lake
4:30 pm: Religious School for grades 4-7
6:15 pm: Ritual Committee Meeting

Friday, September 20
6:30:  Friday Night Shabbat at Rabbi Tom’s Table. Please visit our website at mcjconline.org, the upper right column, for a beautiful video celebrating Shabbat. Check out our new Video Gallery for the entire series!

Saturday, September 21
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services and Torah Discussion
7:00 pm: Selichot Program at Cong. Kneseth Israel (330 Division St., Elgin)

Upcoming at MCJC Week of September 3, 2019

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

Wednesday, September 4
2:00 pm: Learn with Rabbi Tom (Part I – Preparing for the High Holy Days) at Panera, Crystal Lake
4:30 pm: Religious School for grades 4-7
6:30 pm: Learn with Rabbi Tom (Part I – Preparing for the High Holy Days) at Panera, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Friday, September 6
6:30: Friday Night Shabbat at Rabbi Tom’s Table. Please visit our website at mcjconline.org, the upper right column, for a beautiful video celebrating Shabbat. Check out our new Video Gallery for the entire series!

Saturday, September 7
9:30 am:  Shabbat Morning Services and Torah Discussion

Sunday, September 8
9:30 am: Religious School for all grades

Wednesday, September 11
2:00 pm: Learn with Rabbi Tom (Part II – Preparing for the High Holy Days) at Panera, Crystal Lake
4:30 pm: Religious School for grades 4-7
6:30 pm: Membership Committee Meeting at Panera,  451 S. Randall Rd., Algonquin
6:30 pm: Learn with Rabbi Tom (Part II – Preparing for the High Holy Days) at Panera, Crystal Lake

Thursday, September 12
7:00 pm: MCJC Book Club

Friday, September 13
3:00 pm: Faculty Meeting
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat Service & Potluck Dinner (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org)

Saturday, September 14
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion. Extended Kiddush following morning service to include light fare, Zemirot, Talmud Torah (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org).

Sunday, September 15
8:00 am: Board Meeting
9:30 am:  Religious School for all grades

Wednesday, September 18
2:00 pm: Learn with Rabbi Tom (Part II – Preparing for the High Holy Days) at Panera, Crystal Lake
4:30 pm: Religious School for grades 4-7
6:15 pm: Ritual Committee Meeting

Upcoming at MCJC Week of August 27, 2019

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

Wednesday, August 28
2:00 pm: Learn with Rabbi Tom at Panera, Crystal Lake
4:30 pm: Religious School for grades 4-7

Friday, August 30
6:30: Friday Night Shabbat at Rabbi Tom’s Table. Please visit our website at mcjconline.org, the upper right column, for a beautiful video celebrating Shabbat.

Saturday, August 31
9:30 am:  Shabbat Morning Services and Torah Discussion
1:00 pm:  Max Parrish becomes a Bar Mitzvah (offsite)
CANCELED – A Night of Casino Entertainment 

Sunday, September 1
NO Religious School – Labor Day Weekend

Newsletter articles due

Wednesday, September 4
2:00 pm:  Learn with Rabbi Tom  (Part I – Preparing for the High Holy Days) at Panera, Crystal Lake
4:30 pm: Religious School for grades 4-7
6:30 pm:  Learn with Rabbi Tom  (Part I – Preparing for the High Holy Days) at Panera, Crystal Lake

Friday, September 6
6:30: Friday Night Shabbat at Rabbi Tom’s Table. Please visit our website at mcjconline.org, the upper right column, for a beautiful video celebrating Shabbat.

Saturday, September 7
9:30 am:  Shabbat Morning Services and Torah Discussion

Sunday, September 8
9:30 am: Religious School for all grades

Wednesday, September 11
2:00 pm:  Learn with Rabbi Tom  (Part II – Preparing for the High Holy Days) at Panera, Crystal Lake
4:30 pm: Religious School
6:30 pm: Membership Committee meeting at Panera, Randall Rd., Algonquin
6:30 pm:  Learn with Rabbi Tom  (Part II – Preparing for the High Holy Days) at Panera, Crystal Lake

Thursday, September 12
7:00 pm: MCJC Book Club

Upcoming at MCJC Week of August 20, 2019

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

Wednesday, August 21
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
6:15 pm: Ritual Committee at MCJC

Friday, August 23
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat Service & Potluck Dinner (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org)

Saturday, August 24
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion. Extended Kiddush following morning service to include light fare, Zemirot, Talmud Torah (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org).

Sunday, August 25
9:30 am – noon:  First Day of Religious School
9:30 am – 12:30 pm: Open House and New Member/Annual Picnic 

Monday, August 26
6:00 pm: Communications Committee Meeting at Panera, Crystal Lake

Wednesday, August 28
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera, Crystal Lake

Friday, August 30
6:30: Friday Night Shabbat at Rabbi Tom’s Table. Please visit our website at mcjconline.org, the upper right column, for a beautiful video celebrating Shabbat.

Saturday, August 31
9:30 am:  Shabbat Morning Services and Torah Discussion
1:00 pm:  Max Parrish becomes a Bar Mitzvah (offsite)
CANCELED – A Night of Casino Entertainment 

Wednesday, September 4
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn (Part I – Preparing for the High Holy Days) at Panera, Crystal Lake
4:30 pm: NO Religious School – Labor Day Weekend
6:30 pm: Lunch and Learn (Part I – Preparing for the High Holy Days) at Panera, Crystal Lake

Upcoming Week of August 13, 2019

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

Wednesday, August 14
NO Lunch and Learn today

Thursday, August 15
High Holy Days orders are due TODAY for HH greeting card, Yizkor booklet, and Break-the-Fast

Friday, August 16
3:00 pm: Faculty Meeting
6:30 pm: Friday Night Shabbat at Rabbi Tom’s Table. Please visit our website at mcjconline.org, the upper right column, for a beautiful video celebrating Shabbat.
CANCELED – 6:00 pm: “Let’s Have Fun Together” picnic and Wonder Lake Water Ski Show

Saturday, August 17
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services and Torah Discussion

Sunday, August 18
MCJC Clean-Up Day. If you can attend, please contact Dale Morton at building@mcjconline.org.
8:00 am: Board Meeting

Wednesday, August 21
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
6:15 pm: Ritual Committee

Friday, August 23
3:00 pm: Faculty Meeting
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat Service & Potluck Dinner (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org)

Saturday, August 24
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion. Extended Kiddush following morning service to include light fare, Zemirot, Talmud Torah (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org).

Sunday, August 25
9:30 am – noon:  First Day of Religious School
9:30 am – 12:30 pm: Open House and New Member Brunch

Wednesday, August 28
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Friday, August 30
6:30: Friday Night Shabbat at Rabbi Tom’s Table. Please visit our website at mcjconline.org, the upper right column, for a beautiful video celebrating Shabbat.

Saturday, August 31
9:30 am:  Shabbat Morning Services and Torah Discussion
1:00 pm:  Max Parrish becomes a Bar Mitzvah
6:30 pm: A Night of Casino Entertainment – Join MCJC for a great evening of fun and games!

Canceled – Casino Night Event August 31

We are saddened to report that THIS EVENT WAS CANCELED. Those who bought tickets will be refunded. Our fundraising efforts will instead go towards the upcoming MCJC 40th Anniversary event. Stay tuned for information on that opportunity to celebrate with MCJC.

Join MCJC for a great evening of fun and games:
A Night of Casino Entertainment!

Date: Saturday, August 31, 2019

Time: Doors open at 6:30 pm.
Tables open at 7:00 pm

Location: Flores Banquets & Steel Heart Events
240 N. Throop St., Woodstock, IL 60098

Purchase Tickets at:
mcjc2019-casinofundraiser.eventbrite.com
$50 with advance purchase
$60 at the door

Your ticket purchase includes:

  • TWO FREE Drink Tickets (Beer, Wine, or Soft Drinks)
  • Pasta Dinner
  • Live Music!
  • 100 Chips for the Casino Tables
  • Cash Bar
  • Silent Auction
  • 50/50 Raffle
  • Additional Raffles
  • Casino Tables Featuring: Craps, Roulette, Black Jack, and Poker!!!!

Exchange the chips you win at the Casino Tables for Raffle Tickets at the end of the evening. Raffle items will be on display during the event.

For more information, email events@mcjconline.org.

Upcoming at MCJC the Week of August 6, 2019

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

Wednesday, August 7
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Friday, August 9
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat Service & Potluck Dinner (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org)

Saturday, August 10
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion. Extended Kiddush following morning service to include light fare, Zemirot, Talmud Torah (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org).
7:00 pm: Erev Tisha B’Av Services & Discussion Group – a special Tisha B’Av program.

Sunday, August 11
Tisha B’Av

Wednesday, August 14
NO Lunch and Learn today.

Friday, August 16
3:00 pm: Faculty Meeting
6:30 pm: Friday Night Shabbat at Rabbi Tom’s Table. Please visit our website at mcjconline.org, the upper right column, for a beautiful video celebrating Shabbat.
6:00 pm: “Let’s Have Fun Together” picnic and Wonder Lake Water Ski Show

Saturday, August 17
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services and Torah Discussion

Sunday, August 18
MCJC Clean-Up Day. If you can attend, please contact Dale Morton at building@mcjconline.org.
8:00 am: Board Meeting

Wednesday, August 21
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Friday, August 23
3:00 pm: Faculty Meeting
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat Service & Potluck Dinner (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org)

Saturday, August 24
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion. Extended Kiddush following morning service to include light fare, Zemirot, Talmud Torah (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org).

Sunday, August 25
9:30 am – noon:  First Day of Religious School
9:30 am – 12:30 pm: Open House and New Member Brunch

Wednesday, August 28
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Saturday, August 31
9:30 am:  Shabbat Morning Services and Torah Discussion
1:00 pm:  Max Parrish becomes a Bar Mitzvah
6:30 pm: A Night of Casino Entertainment – Join MCJC for a great evening of fun and games!

Upcoming at MCJC Week of July 30, 2019

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

Wednesday, July 31
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Friday, August 2
6:30 pm: Friday Night Shabbat at Rabbi Tom’s Table. Please visit our website at mcjconline.org, the upper right column, for a beautiful video celebrating Shabbat.

Saturday, August 3
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion

Wednesday, August 7
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Friday, August 9
3:00 pm: Faculty Meeting
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat Service & Potluck Dinner (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org)

Saturday, August 10
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion. Extended Kiddush following morning service to include light fare, Zemirot, Talmud Torah (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org).
7:00 pm: Erev Tisha B’Av Services & Discussion Group – a special Tisha B’Av program.

Sunday, August 11
Tisha B’Av

Wednesday, August 14
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Friday, August 16
Friday Night Shabbat at Rabbi Tom’s Table. Please visit our website at mcjconline.org, the upper right column, for a beautiful video celebrating Shabbat.
6:00 pm: “Let’s Have Fun Together” picnic and Wonder Lake Water Ski Show

Saturday, August 17
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services and Torah Discussion

Sunday, August 18
MCJC Clean-Up Day. If you can attend, please contact Dale Morton at building@mcjconline.org.
8:00 am: Board Meeting

Sunday, August 25
9:30 am – noon:  First Day of Religious School
9:30 am – 12:30 pm: Open House and New Member Brunch

Saturday, August 31
6:30 pm: A Night of Casino Entertainment – Join MCJC for a great evening of fun and games!

Upcoming at MCJC Week of July 9, 2019

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

Wednesday, July 10
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Friday, July 12
3:00 pm: Faculty Meeting at MCJC
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat Service & Potluck Dinner (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org)

Saturday, July 13
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion. Extended Kiddush following morning service to include light fare, Zemirot, Talmud Torah (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org.)

Wednesday, July 17
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
6:15 pm: Ritual Committee

Saturday, July 20
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion

Sunday, July 21
11:30 am: “Let’s Have Fun Together” at the Woodstock Folk Festival

Wednesday, July 24
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Thursday, July 25
6:30 pm:  Communications Committee Meeting at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Friday, July 26
6:30 pm: Friday Night Shabbat at Rabbi Tom’s Table. Please visit our website at mcjconline.org, the upper right column, for a beautiful video celebrating Shabbat.

Saturday, July 27
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion

Wednesday, July 31
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

SAVE THE DATES! 
Saturday, August 10
7:00 pm: Erev Tisha B’Av Services & Discussion Group – members Gene Lindow and Muriel Pick will co-lead a special Tisha B’Av program.

Sunday, August 25
9:30 am – 12:30 pm: Open House and New Member Brunch

Saturday, August 31
6:30 pm: A Night of Casino Entertainment – Join MCJC for a great evening of fun and games!