Terumah 2019 – Board Installation Shabbat

BUILDING A SANCTUARY FROM THE INSIDE OUT

PART I – Sacred Partnership

We are here tonight to celebrate Shabbat, but also to install our new Board of Directors, to pray for their success,  and to offer our support to them.

It seems particularly fitting that our Torah Portion is Terumah, which describes the building of the Mishkan, or Tabernacle- or in other words, the original Temple. It tells us in great detail how to make every object, from the menorah to ark of the covenant, to the rings that hold up the curtains.

While every synagogue needs leaders and board to do the work of keeping things running and healthy, our Torah portion begins not with the leadership, but with the people,

SERMON TERUMA and Board Installation 2019