What is Junior Congregation?
Junior congregation is an opportunity for older children to lead and participate in Shabbat services, assisted by teen volunteers. It’s a service run by kids, for kids.
Where does Junior Congregation happen?
In the Guralnick Chapel, once or twice a month during the school year.
Why is Junior Congregation important?
Actively learning to pray, and to become comfortable with the structure of the Shabbat morning service, happens when children are given the opportunity to participate in services. Participation in Junior Congregation is part of B’Nai Mitzvah preparation.