Opportunities and Committees

Our religious community offers the following opportunities:

Building and Grounds Committee.  This committee is active in caring for our beautiful building in Carmel.  New volunteers are always welcome.

Chesed Committee.  Our special, caring committee supports the ill in our congregation and their families. Our committee visits hospitals and nursing homes as well as making home visits.

Family Services.  Our religious school students lead us in the English and Hebrew prayers of the Friday evening service. Many of our young students have their “debut” at congregational leadership at six years of age.

Fundraising Committee.  Our congregation relies on this committee to augment our income derived from membership dues and donations.

Membership and Marketing Committee.  We warmly embrace those looking for a sense of community and fellowship. We welcome individuals to participate in our services and programs even if they have not yet committed to membership.

Mens Club.  Our Men’s Club is dedicated to enhancing Jewish life and support the synagogue and events.  

Religious Affairs CommitteeThis committee determines the religious policies of Shaarey Tefilla through discussion with the rabbi and study of Conservative movement materials.

Religious Education Committee.  Commitment to continuously improve and enhance our religious school, teen, and adult education.

Shabbat and Holiday Dinners.  Our wonderful Sisterhood volunteers help us offer festive dinners for Shabbat, Simchat Torah, Hanukkah, Tu B’Shevat and Shavuot.

Sisterhood.  Our dynamic Sisterhood is the “strong arm” of our congregation through its fundraising and programming.

Social Action Committee.  Our committee initiates tzedakah projects not only in the Jewish community but in the greater Indianapolis area.

Tot Shabbat/Sweet Shabbat.  A once-a-month, half hour celebration of Shabbat with song, story, dance and prayer for the very young and their families. Join us as we march with our stuffed Torahs!