We are pleased to advise the kehilla that with immediate effect there is no need to book for midweek Shacharis and Mincha/ Maariv services. We have been able to make this change as the daily attendance is within the shul’s capacity.
A daily register of attendees will be kept by John and Alan for trace and track purposes.
It is still imperative to book for Shabbos morning services.
We sent a survey to all members prior to “coming out of lockdown” we asked if you would be attending Shabbos morning services, 93 people confirmed attendance however only 25 have actually attended since the shul re-opened; with this kind of disparity it makes impossible for us to plan services for the Yomim Noraim, so we urge you to take this matter seriously and not to book just in case you might attend. We will be sending details out later this week with booking details.
WHEN BOOKING FOR THE YOMIM NORAIM PLEASE ONLY BOOK IF YOU ARE COMFORTABLE ATTENDING SERVICES IF THE CURRENT SITUATION TODAY REMAINS THE SAME.
Thank you for your cooperation in these matter
We hope you are all keeping safe and well.
We are delighted to have been able to re-open our shul for some services a few weeks ago, with our comprehensive keeping each other safe plan and processes being adhered to, for which we thank everyone.
As a Kehilla, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are the most important days of the year. This year particularly we pray for those who need blessings for recovery and good health and remember those who are no longer with us. More than ever, we ask Hashem to inscribe all of us in the book of prosperity, peace, good health and life and put an end to this virus.
People come to Synagogue during the High Holy days for different experiences and reasons; our membership represents a broad age group, health groups and differing levels of religious observance.
This year, as everyone will appreciate, the situation is uncertain as to the services and numbers we will be allowed; we will be following Government guidance and will institute our own strategies to ensure that all members can attend shul in a safe environment.
Despite the uncertainty we nevertheless have to plan for services and assess… read more