Congregation Beth Tikvah 

P.O. Box 814 
Carlisle, PA 17013 
January, 2018 


                      

                                                                           

CALENDAR

Friday Night Shabbat Services7:15pmAsbell Center

January 26

Sunday School 10:30am-12:30pm,  Asbell Center

Sunday School will resume on January 21.

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The 29th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration--January 14

"Looking Forward, We Stand United"

Celebration Plans 

2:30 pm— Meet outside First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Carlisle at the corner of East High/South Bedford Streets 

2:45 pm— March from Church to the Old Courthouse on the Square 

3:00 pm— MLK Celebration Program at Old Courthouse 

4:00 pm— Service at First Evangelical Lutheran Church 

--Presentation of Youth Essay Winners and Scholarships; 

--music from the First Baptist Church Choir, Steelton 

Keynote Speaker— Rozella Haydee White Houston City Director, Mission Year; 

Public Speaker, Life Coach, Facilitator; former Director Young Adult Ministry for the ELCA 

Reception immediately following the program. 

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MLK Formal Scholarship Ball 

Plan to attend this annual event on January 13 at Comfort Suites in Carlisle. Tickets are $35 pp. Contact event organizer, Joan Harrison, to reserve tickets at 717-386-9839. 

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Emily's "Faith In Focus" Column In The Sentinel: "Hanukkah - the Festival of Lights"

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Emily's latest column in the Sentinel had to do with the story of Hanukkah, but it goes much further into a passionate call for using the Holiday Season as a reminder of tolerance for other religions.  Another interesting read!

http://cumberlink.com/news/local/neighbors/faith/faith-in-focus-hanukkah---the-festival-of-lights/article_5633aeae-ca1e-558f-b268-21db770d7923.html

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Beth Tikvah Has A Facebook Page!

Ariel Franchak has created a private Facebook page for Beth Tikvah.   If you would like to join the CBT Facebook group, send a "friend request" to Ariel and she will add you to the group.

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Thanks to Ethel and SteveT for contributions to this month's newsletter.