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Co-presidents Corner – Strategic Planning & Clergy Search
Posted on March 13, 2018

Co-presidents Corner – Strategic Planning & Clergy Search

Dear TOS Community, We are pleased to update you on our strategic planning and clergy search process. Strategic Planning On March 11th, we held our second community meeting. At this meeting, we examined our personal and congregational Jewish values. We then envisioned our community in the year 2023. Each table created a long list of …

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A Purim Painting comes home
Posted on March 1, 2018

A Purim Painting comes home

From Generation to Generation On Tuesday we received a visit from two local women and a painting…and the painting stayed. Martha Pierce and Norrie Epstein were little girls at TOS. Their grandfather, Louis Epstein, was President of TOS and their grandmother, Martha Epstein, was the first woman Vice President of the congregation. Three generations before that …

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Co-Presidents Corner ~ More about Strategic Planning
Posted on February 15, 2018

Co-Presidents Corner ~ More about Strategic Planning

Hi Friends, As we head into what is typically a quiet week for many in our community, we wanted to take this opportunity to share more about our Strategic Planning work – how it came about, why it’s important, and how it relates to previous planning initiatives. As a community, there is so much we …

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Co-Presidents Corner ~ We’re looking forward
Posted on February 1, 2018

Co-Presidents Corner ~ We’re looking forward

Hi everyone, Our strategic planning community meeting was a huge success, showing us the energy around this initiative and highlighting places where we need continued work. Please read below for updates on our clergy transition and strategic planning process. Clergy Transition The board continues to discuss our clergy needs and will soon determine what additional …

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Co-Presidents Corner ~ Speak Up!
Posted on January 8, 2018

Co-Presidents Corner ~ Speak Up!

Dear Friends, We are thrilled that 165 of you shared your thoughts in our strategic planning survey! Please join us for the next step in the process. A community-wide meeting will be held on Sunday, January 28th at 2 pm. There will be childcare! There will be food! There will be lively conversation! We would …

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Co-Presidents Corner ~ Georgia Churilla & Rachel Calmas
Posted on December 16, 2017

Co-Presidents Corner ~ Georgia Churilla & Rachel Calmas

Last week you received an email asking you to participate in a community-wide survey that will inform our strategic planning initiative. This process is truly a community-wide effort. We need to hear your voice! Please take 10 minutes to complete the survey before the deadline THIS THURSDAY! * An Ohabei Shalom team has been established …

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