Upcoming at MCJC

MCJC E-nouncements – February 6-12, 2018

Wednesday, February 7
1:00 pm: Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Tom
4:30 pm: Religious School
6:30 pm: Ritual Committee

Friday, February 9
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat & Potluck Dinner

Saturday, February 10
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services

Sunday, February 11
9:15 am: Religious School
11:00 am: Adult Ed with Rabbi Tom
3:00 pm: Prairie Jewish Youth Event at X-treme Wheels in
Crystal Lake (for 5th grade-high school – see ad, right column, and calendar on this site)
7:00 pm: Jewish Film Festival at CKI (see ad, right column, and calendar on this site)

Wednesday, February 14
1:00 pm: Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Tom
4:30 pm: Religious School

Friday, February 16
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat & Potluck Dinner

Saturday, February 17
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services

Sunday, February 18
8:00 am: Board Meeting
No Religious School: Teacher-In-Training off-site

Wednesday, February 21
1:00 pm: Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Tom
4:30 pm: Religious School

Friday, February 23
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat & Potluck Dinner

Saturday, February 24
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services
7:00 pm: Jewish Film Festival at CKI (see ad, right column, and calendar on this site)

Sunday, February 25
9:15 am: Religious School
11:00 am: Adult Ed with Rabbi Tom

Wednesday, February 28
1:00 pm: Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Tom
4:30 pm: Religious School (Purim Fun!)

Friday, March 2
6:30 pm: No Community Shabbat & Potluck Dinner – See
Havdala Program Saturday, March 3 below!

Saturday, March 3
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services
5:00 pm: Community Havdala with Potluck  (see calendar on this site)

Sunday, March 4
9:15 am: Community Purim Services & Carnival
(No Adult Ed with Rabbi Tom)

SAVE THE DATE:
Saturday, April 28
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
A Night of Casino Entertainment and Silent Auction at the McHenry VFW. Ticket and sponsorship information will be enabling Jews of all backgrounds to connect to our heritage, our community, and our future.

Upcoming at MCJC

Wednesday, January 31
1:00 pm: Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Tom

4:30 pm: Religious School

Friday, February 2
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat & Potluck Dinner

Saturday, February 3
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services – Special Torah Learning & Discussion (click here for preparatory readings and video)

7:00 pm: CKI Jewish Film Festival (See ad at right and click here for calendar listing)
(Note that First Shabbat Havdala Programming that night has been canceled. Folks are encouraged to attend the Film Festival at CKI.)

Sunday, February 4
9:15 am: Religious School

11:00 am: Adult Ed with Rabbi Tom

12:15 pm: Diamonds’ Brunch, Meeting, & Free Concert (See ad, right column and click here for calendar listing)

Wednesday, February 7
1:00 pm: Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Tom

4:30 pm: Religious School

6:30 pm: Ritual Committee

Friday, February 9
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat & Potluck Dinner

Saturday, February 10
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services

Sunday, February 11
9:15 am: Religious School

11:00 am: Adult Ed with Rabbi Tom

3:00 pm: Prairie Jewish Youth Event at X-treme Wheels in Crystal Lake (for 5th grade-high school – click here for calendar listing)

Wednesday, February 14
1:00 pm: Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Tom

4:30 pm: Religious School

Friday, February 16
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat & Potluck Dinner

Saturday, February 17
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services

Sunday, February 18
No Religious School: Teacher-In-Training off-site

SAVE THE DATE:

Saturday, April 28
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
A Night of Casino Entertainment and Silent Auction at the McHenry VFW. Ticket and sponsorship information will be available soon. (See ad, right column, or click here for calendar listing)

Diamonds’ Brunch, Meeting & Free Concert

WOODSTOCK COMMUNITY CHOIR
Sunday, February 4, 2018, at 12:15 pm 
 
$5 per person for brunch at MCJC (pay at the door) 
A free concert following brunch will be at the Woodstock Opera House 
 
 As with all Diamonds’ events, this one is open to the entire congregation and their friends, and friends of their friends.
After brunch and our meeting at MCJC, we will carpool to the Woodstock Opera House for a free program of the Woodstock Community Choir, and their presentation of: “How Far I’ll Go – A Salute to Modern Musicals,” which will run from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. 
This concert is sponsored by the Friends of the Woodstock Opera House. Donations in support of the Woodstock Community Choir are welcome. Please RSVP to Bruce Weiss at diamonds@mcjconline.org.

MCJC’s Major Fundraiser: An Evening of Casino Entertainment

Saturday, April 28, 2018, at the McHenry VFW 

Our “Little Shul on the Prairie” is in the process of requesting donations and/or sponsorships from our community members to help make our event successful. 

The success of this event will enable us to continue to provide an outstanding religious education for both children and adults, as well as, community outreach and the spiritual growth in McHenry County. We are asking for Silent Auction items, Raffle prizes, as well as event sponsorships.

EVENT SPONSORSHIPS CATEGORIES:

$50 Wildcard

Name on MCJC website, Facebook, Twitter, as well as printed program book. 

$200 Queen

Name on MCJC website, Facebook, Twitter, as well as printed program book and table signage at event, and “Raise your Glass” announcements 

$350 King

Name on MCJC website, Facebook, Twitter, as well as printed program book, table signage at event, “Raise your Glass” announcements, your promotional materials in our “Thank You” bags (*if provided) and a ticket to the event. 

$500 Ace

Name on MCJC website, Facebook, Twitter, as well as printed program book, table signage at event, “Raise your Glass” announcements, your promotional materials in our “Thank You” bags (*if provided) and Two tickets to the event. 

$1000 or more The Royal Flush

Name on MCJC website, Facebook, Twitter, as well as printed program book, table signage at event, “Raise your Glass” announcements, your promotional materials in our “Thank You” bags (*if provided) and four tickets to the event. ***** AND***** A genuine LAS VEGAS printed casino table felt for your choice of table game as well as your business or family name printed on it. Deliverable after the event for you to keep. 

Donated items and sponsorships to MCJC are considered a charitable contribution and are tax deductible. PLease contact us for our Federal ID number.

For more information, or to arrange donation pickups, please contact us via email at mcjcevents@gmail.com.

Special Board Announcement

We are pleased and excited to announce that we have signed a new contract with Rabbi Tom, whereby he will serve as our community’s spiritual leader for at least the next two years, with the possibility of third and fourth option years.
The Board and Rabbi Tom look forward to continuing the journey of building MCJC as our Jewish home – with love, respect, curiosity, diversity, and Torah. 
 
Jack B. Fishman President

Upcoming at MCJC

Wednesday, January 24
1:00 pm: Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Tom
4:30 pm: Religious School
6:00 pm: PADS Dinner (See Ad, right column)

Thursday, January 25
7:00 pm: MCJC’s Book Club (See Post below, Calendar left column, Ad right column)

Friday, January 26
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat & Potluck Dinner is on this week!

Saturday, January 27
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services

Sunday, January 28
9:15 am: Religious School
11:00 am: Adult Ed with Rabbi Tom
4:00 pm: Sounds of Faith – Interfaith Childrens’ Concert at the Raue Center in Crystal Lake (See Post below, Calendar left column, Ad right column)

Wednesday, January 31
1:00 pm: Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Tom
4:30 pm: Religious School

Friday, February 2
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat & Potluck Dinner

Saturday, February 3
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services
7:00 pm: CKI Jewish Film Festival (See Calendar left column, Ad right column)

(Note that First Shabbat Havdala Programming that night has been canceled. Folks are encouraged to attend the Film Festival at CKI.)

Sunday, February 4
9:15 am: Religious School
11:00 am: Adult Ed with Rabbi Tom
12:15 pm: Diamonds’ Brunch, Meeting, & Free Concert (See
Calendar left column, Ad right column)

Wednesday, February 7
1:00 pm: Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Tom
4:30 pm: Religious School
6:30 pm: Ritual Committee

Friday, February 9
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat & Potluck Dinner

Saturday, February 10
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services

Sunday, February 11
9:15 am: Religious School
11:00 am: Adult Ed with Rabbi Tom
3:00 pm: Prairie Jewish Youth Event at X-treme Wheels in Crystal Lake (for 5th grade-high school)

Wednesday, February 14
1:00 pm: Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Tom
4:30 pm: Religious School

Friday, February 16
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat & Potluck Dinner

Saturday, February 17
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services

Sunday, February 18
No Religious School: Teacher-In-Training at the Chicago Board of Education. Note that renowned puppeteer Marilyn Price will be at CKI in Elgin that morning. More details to come.

SAVE THE DATE:
Saturday, April 28

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
A Night of Casino Entertainment and Silent Auction at the McHenry VFW. Ticket and sponsorship information will be available soon.

The Jewish Heart of McHenry County

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