Family Chavurah

Our Mission:  To provide, under the guidance of CBE, opportunities for families with children to engage and connect in Jewish ways.
Vision:  To become a close community of families with children, connected through CBE, which develops into lifelong friendships for both parents and children alike. 
 
The CBE Family Chavurah wants YOU!
*Are you ready to have some fun with other CBE families like yours? 
Then look no further!
Who we are:  Families with children looking to connect in Jewish ways with other CBE families.
What we do:  We attend Family (Mishpacha) Shabbat Services, meet for family-friendly holiday celebrations (i.e. Chanukah, Purim Carnival, Passover, etc.), pot lucks, hikes, camping trips and more.
When and Where we do it all:  We hold Family (Mishpacha) Shabbat Services at CBE once a month, followed by family activites at members’ homes or around town.  We also hold additional Chavurah adventures throughout the year.
Who to Contact:   Alise Lawrence alise_co@yahoo.com
  
Activity highlights include: family camping trip, Shabbat services, sharing break-the-fast, family hikes, CBE's Chanukah and Purim celebrations.  Additionally, we have enjoyed the Denver Zoo, Tiny Town, Skating at Evergreen Lake, Golden Splash and Golden Rec Center and more...

Upcoming Events

Family Shabbat, September 9

September 9, 9AM

Sukkot Celebration

Saturday, October 7

9AM – Interfaith Book Study

10AM – Spa center, Sukkah fun & snacks, Rockin with the Rabbi, Hebrew & Torah study, JRF camp & Middah moment. ALL ARE WELCOME!

12PM – Sukkot Lunch in the sukkah and Religious School fundraising opportunity

Family Shabbat, October 14

October 14, 9AM

Thanksgiving Box Packing, October 25

Wednesday, October 25, 6PM

We are renewing our annual (and deeply rewarding) tradition of getting together as a group to pack Thanksgiving food boxes at The Action Center (Formerly JeffCoAction).

Please join us for this family-friendly mitzvah!

Family Chanukah Potluck December 15, 5:30pm

Chanukah Celebration! Perfect to dust off your latke recipe and practice your dreidle spinning.

Celebrate the Festival of Lights: Chanukah Potluck & Party (for all ages)

Community candle lighting, blessings, songs, games & crafts.

And let’s not forget food!

Bring your favorite menorah and one candle for each member of your family
December 15, 5:30

Please RSVP Here.

Magical Mitzvah Tour, March 21

February 15, 4-6PM.

Join us for a family day of giving back to the community! There will be different projects for different classes, as follows:

K-2 – Making dog toys and bagging dog food for the Conifer Mountain Resource Center
3-4 – Visiting seniors at Elk Run Assisted Living Community and Life Care Center.  Families will help seniors transfer and decorate small house plants to bigger planters at Elk Run Assisted Living during the first rotation and during the 2nd Rotation, families will sing for residents at Life Care Center.
5-6 – Feeding the hungry by making bean soup packets and collecting canned food for the Conifer Mountain Resource Center.
7 – Planting seeds for the greenhouse.  This project is an important initial step in helping CBE create a more local and sustainable kitchen and community.

Click here to sign up

Religious School Israel Adventure Day & End of Year Celebration, April 18

April 18, 4 – 6 PM

Passports ready?
Join us on an incredible Journey through the land of Israel.
– Visit the first Kibbutz
– Pray at the Kotel in Jerusalem and leave a special message.
– Shop the Shuk in Beersheva and
– meet an Israeli soldier
Parents, siblings, friends all welcome for this exciting day.
Be sure to send Tara your child’s Hebrew name and digital photo, and please bring Tzedakah. Rabbi Jamie will take it with him to Israel on his totally cool ISRAEL BIKE RIDE in November supporting the Aravah Institute and Hazon.

Other Resources

PJ Library is a Jewish family engagement program implemented on a local level throughout North America. They mail FREE, high-quality Jewish children's literature and music to families across the continent on a monthly basis.  

MazelTogether is the ultimate resource for Jewish connections, events, programs and information. From newlyweds and people thinking about starting a family and through the preschool years to those families with children up to age 8, we will help you meet new people, experience new things, learn and grow, get support and advice and build on your family’s Jewish traditions and heritage.

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