We are a Family of Families

Temple Emanuel is a progressive, Reform Jewish community serving the Merrimack Valley committed to celebrating together, learning together, and showing up for each other.

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Rabbi Chaiken and Cantor Reef-Simpson on the bimah
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The Calendar

Events and opportunities to learn, celebrate, connect, and worship with your Temple Emanuel family.


Thursday, Oct 20 @ 7:30 pm

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Thursday, Oct 20 @ 7:30 pm

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Thursday, Oct 20 @ 7:30 pm

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Join for Shabbat!

Erev Shabbat Service

Fridays @ 6:30 pm
Sanctuary + Online

Saturday Morning Minyan

Saturdays @ 9 am
Chapel + Online

Sunday Morning Service

Sundays (Sept – Jun) @ 11 am

Can’t join us in person? We live stream our Friday night services. Visit the Shabbat Calendar for details!

What else is coming up?

  1. 31 Oct

    Test Event 1

    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. 04 Nov

    Erev Shabbat Service

    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Next dates: 11 Nov | 18 Nov | 25 Nov |
  3. 05 Nov

    Saturday Morning Minyan

    9:00 am - 10:00 am

    Next dates: 12 Nov | 19 Nov | 26 Nov |
  4. 06 Nov

    Sunday Morning Service

    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Next dates: 13 Nov | 20 Nov | 27 Nov |

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Be(come) a Member

I’m a member.

Visit the Member Portal, our members-only hub where you can view and manage your Temple Emanuel membership – make a dues payment, update your contact info, check on an upcoming yahrzeit, and more!

I’d like to join.

Great! We’d love for you to be a part of our family of families. You can read a bit more about what it means to be a member of our community at the link below and we’re here to answer any questions. Just reach out whenever you’re ready.

Get Involved

There’s a place for you here – explore some of the ways we come together to learn, grow, and build community.

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The Preschool

A safe, loving environment where children feel free to explore and learn.

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Religious School

Helping youth build strong Jewish identities and prepare for B’nai Mitzvah.

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Social Action

Opportunities to strengthen your Jewish identity by repairing our world.

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Music plays an integral part in our community life – explore how you can lift your voice.

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Adult Education

Discover and strengthen your connection to Judaism through lifelong learning.

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Social Opportunities

Connect with your Temple Emanuel family – explore our social groups and events.

We’re here for you.

Rabbi Max Chaiken, Cantor Rachel Reef-Simpson, and your entire Temple Emanuel family are here for you. We are here to celebrate your joys, support you in moments of transition, challenge, or loss, and partner with you as you seek meaning and purpose in our world.