As you read this week’s message, please consider participating in two upcoming events listed below in red. If you are able to participate, please RSVP today by responding to this Weekly Reflections. This will help us plan ahead.
On Sunday morning December 13th, our hands became instruments for doing God’s work here at HCRJ during our Tenth Annual Mitzvah Day. In the short amount of time we spent together, we engaged in scores of projects that helped make a difference in the lives of many men, women and children in the greater Houston community.
Our gathering was a sacred experience for all who attended, and as we worked together the wheels of a “Mitzvah Mindset” started to roll. One project spurred ideas for others, and by the end of the day, many newly inspired charitable ventures were being imagined. This is what the sages in the teaching: “One mitzvah leads to another.”
As our Mitzvah Minds have been activated, I’d like to call your attention to two taking place on Christmas Day:
Serve a Christmas Day Lunch at Turning Point Center:
Tuesday December 25 from 10:45AM – 12:00PM
Turning Point Center located at 1701 Jacquelyn Dr.
Please RSVP now!
Serving Christmas Day Lunch at the Turning Point Center is a long standing tradition. We gather in the spirit of giving as we serve lunch and sing Christmas carols to the residents. Please let us know if you are able to join us.
6th Annual Jewish/Muslim Christmas Event:
Using Our Hands and Hearts to Help the World
Friday night, December 25 at 7:15PM at HCRJ
This year our Jewish / Muslim Christmas program will be woven into the fabric of our Shabbat experience. Join us as we spend an evening of worship, music and mitzvah. Our services will be instructive but brief as we allow ourselves time to work side by side on a special mitzvah project and oneg. Our goal this year is to work and pray together to bring goodness into a broken world.