High Holiday Service Schedule



Unless otherwise specified below, our High Holiday services are held at First United Methodist Church, 516 Church Street in Evanston (map)

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Tickets are required for all High Holiday services except for our Family Services on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur and our Tashlich Service on Rosh Hashanah. High Holiday tickets are included with JRC Membership. 

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Erev Rosh Hashanah 

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

8:00pm: Erev Rosh Hashanah Service (FUMC) 

Rosh Hashanah Day I

Thursday, September 21, 2017

9:30am: Morning Service 

10:00am: 3rd-6th Grade-led Service at The Merion (meet at FUMC Chapel at 9:30am)

10:30am: Program for ages 0-5 

10:30am-Noon: K-2nd Grade Service 

10:30am-Noon: 7th & 8th Grade Program 

10:30am-Noon: 9th-12th Grade Program 

3:00-4:00pm: Family Service (Open to all, no tickets required) 

4:30-5:30pm: Tashlich Service at Dawes Park

Rosh Hashanah Day II

Friday, September 22, 2017

9:30-11:30am: Morning Service at JRC

11:30am-1:00pm: Discussion Groups

Kol Nidre (Erev Yom Kippur) 

Friday, September 29, 2017

6:30pm: Kol Nidre Service

Yom Kippur

Saturday, September 30, 2017

9:30am: Morning Service

10:30-11:30am: 3rd-6th Grade Service

10:30am: Program for ages 0-4

10:30am-Noon: K-2nd Grade Service

10:30am-Noon: 7th & 8th Grade Program

10:30am-Noon: 9th-12th Grade Program

1:00-2:00pm: Open Mic

2:00-3:00pm: Discussion Groups

3:00-4:00pm: Family Service (Open to all, no tickets required) 

4:30pm: Contemplative Music 

5:30 pm: Yizkor/Ne'ilah Service 

7:30 pm: Potluck Break-the-Fast (dairy/veg, nut-free)


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