At Temple Emanu-El, there’s always a way to get involved, socialize, learn, and make a difference. Explore our many social groups or Neighborhoods. Please take a moment to tell us about your interests below. For more information, you can also contact Shelby at

Families with Children – Join us for exciting programs, events and field trips. Kids and families experience a positive sense of Jewish identity while sharing special time together.

Jewish Learning – Adult members enjoy classes, films, discussion groups, and speakers. Learn more here.

Bodies in Motion – This dynamic neighborhood enjoys adventures on land and water. Future outings such as hiking, biking, kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) are being planned. These active excursions will enable physical fitness as well as an excellent opportunity to get to know one another. 

Social Action – Repairing the world, Tikun Olam, is a core Jewish value. Make a difference with our year-round activities including the High Holyday Food Drive, Mitzvah Day and monthly trips to volunteer at local soup kitchens.

Caring Community – Support community members in need by providing meals, transportation, errands, phone calls, and home or hospital visits. The Temple also offers support for people with aging loved ones.

Jewish Music – Love to sing or play instruments? Join Jon Nelson each month for a relaxed evening of music.

Young Professionals – Our newest Neighborhood is a dynamic group of professionals in their 20s and 30s looking to connect with other young Jewish adults. Events include Shabbat Potlucks, Jews & Brews, and educational programs.

Holidays Together – Celebrate Shabbat and other Jewish holidays, such as Rosh Hashanah and Passover, with fellow Temple members, and make new friends in the community.

Get T.A.T.E – Get Together at Temple Emanu-El  Looking for a fun & dynamic group centered around your interests and life changes? Join other singles and couples, age 50+, for dinner, walks in the woods, and lively conversations.

Senior Connection –  Seniors, age 70+, share fellowship in a fun, caring, and supportive atmosphere.

Let us know what neighborhoods you’re interested in.