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Vision and Mission

Vision Statement

Temple Beth-El, a Reform congregation, is an engaging destination for connection, comfort, joy and spirituality. We are a home where all are encouraged to explore their knowledge, faith and activism within a safe atmosphere to find their place in Judaism.

Mission Statement

Working toward “living” this vision, Temple Beth-El’s services, programs and resources will strive to:

  • Find ways to continue to build an inclusive community among our congregation. This includes the entire spectrum of our Jewish community: people of all ages, varied racial and cultural backgrounds, blended families, interfaith families, people who are single, partnered and the LGBTQ+ community.
  • All who wish to explore their identity to Judaism are welcome. Read more about our inclusive community.
  • Expand engagement among our membership as a progressive reform congregation through contemporary and innovative education for our students and through faith-based and life-based programming for our adults.
  • Build upon our commitment to Tikkun Olam (repair the world) and G’milut Chasdim (deeds of loving kindness) and the celebration of life as a community through Avodah (in our worship) and Torah (in our study).
  • Provide support and solidarity for Israel through various programming and educational opportunities thereby giving our adults and youth the freedom and comfort to connect to Israel in a personal meaningful ways.

With clergy focused on congregational needs, Temple Beth-El is the ideal place to express and explore your Jewish faith; a home to make meaningful connections to both our local and global Jewish community, to come together to lift up the human spirit, engage in life-long learning and participate in community service.

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