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Help With Services Set-Up

We need volunteers to help set up our sacred space for Saturday morning services and Friday Kabbalat Shabbats. This entails setting out the prayer books, the ark (when used), kippot and talitot. You would work with another person, and could sign up for just a one-time involvement, or if you're able and interested, you might help out two or three times through next June 2019. You'll get complete guidance as to where everything is found and where it all goes.  Please email Jacki at  or 613-730-1845 for more information.


Would your family like to sign up to adopt a Shabbat for one our Friday evening or Saturday morning services? It would involve picking up a challah, coming half an hour early to help with set-up, and working with other members to put things away afterwards. (We always have someone hired to take care of the kitchen preparation and clean up.) This could be a nice way to honour a special occasion (birthday cakes welcome!). Please contact

High School Students Community Involvement Hours

OrH has a number of opportunities for high school students to complete community involvement hours. We need help with set-up for services and programs, decorating for festivals, and making posters for special events. If you are interested, please contact Paula at

Host Shabbat-Around-the-Table

Shabbat-Around-the-Table, held on the fourth Friday of each month, is a chance for OrH members to host a Friday night Shabbat dinner at their home. The hosts set the table and supply the challah, grape juice, and candles, and guests fill the table with their energy and pot-luck contributions to the meal. Members and non-members are welcome to attend. If you are interested in hosting, contact Jan at for more information.

Wed, July 17 2019 14 Tammuz 5779