Engagement & Membership



Why Join Us?

Congregation Beth HaTephila offers an inclusive, diverse and embracing Jewish home for people seeking to express and enrich their spirituality.

Members of CBHT enjoy a warm, welcoming and caring environment where Judaism is relevant and meaningful.

We provide a comfortable, participatory environment focused on personal empowerment and authentic Jewish engagement for all community members including interfaith families, Jews by choice, singles, 20/30s and LGBTQ.

Simchat Torah at CBHT

Benefits of Joining

    • Being a part of a growing, energetic Jewish community in a growing, energetic city
    • Having the availability of our Rabbi for lifecycle events, and spiritual and emotional support
    • Receiving tickets to our meaningful and inspirational variety of High Holy Day Services
    • Participating in one or more of our active committees, interest groups, and projects focusing on making a difference in our own community and the community at large
    • Participating in our dynamic program of Religious education, regardless of age
    • B’nai Mitzvah training by our professional staff of dedicated teachers
    • Receiving the support of our Caring Community in times of need
    • Using our beautiful building with preferred rental rates
    • Receiving The Menorah, our monthly newsletter, and e-mail updates about congregational activities
    • Eligibility to purchase burial plots in our cemetery
    • Affiliating with the Union for Reform Judaism, connecting with millions of Jews worldwide
    • Finding, or renewing, your commitment to Judaism

Click here to get the CBHT Membership Application packet

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