Congregation Beth Tikvah 

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




Friday Night Shabbat Services7:15pmAsbell Center

January 26

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

Sunday School will resume on January 21.


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. 


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. 


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


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!


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.