Date: Friday 24 February 2017

Time: 7:00 pm

Place: Brit Shalom Synagogue

Dean Lindsey has been invited to preach during Sabbath services at the Brit Shalom synagogue in State College on Friday evening, February 24 at 7.00 pm.

The liturgy will be from the Jewish prayer book, and the readings will  focus on the Biblical and Prophetic values of justice, kindness, compassion, and righteousness. The Torah welcome_9553cportion for the week is Mishpatim (Exodus 21.1closeExodus 21:1 Laws About Slaves 21:1 “Now these are the rules that you shall set before them. (ESV) closeExodus 21:1closeExodus 21:1 Laws About Slaves 21:1 “Now these are the rules that you shall set before them. (ESV) Laws About Slaves 21:1 “Now these are the rules that you shall set before them. (ESV) – 24.18) which includes Exodus 23.9closeExodus 23:9 “You shall not oppress a sojourner. You know the heart of a sojourner, for you were sojourners in the land of Egypt. (ESV) closeExodus 23:9closeExodus 23:9 “You shall not oppress a sojourner. You know the heart of a sojourner, for you were sojourners in the land of Egypt. (ESV) “You shall not oppress a sojourner. You know the heart of a sojourner, for you were sojourners in the land of Egypt. (ESV) : “You shall not oppress a stranger, for you know the feelings of the stranger, having yourselves been strangers in the land of Egypt.”

The service will be lift up the importance of community and our shared communal values, and is one of several events planned around these topics this Winter and Spring in the Borough of State College.