Congregation Emanu-El

7011 E. Central
Wichita, KS 67206

(316) 684-5148

Welcome to Congregation Emanu-El

Congregation Emanu-El is a vibrant, Reform Jewish community in America’s Heartland. Our members are an extended family to one another, sharing life’s richness in its endless variety.

Judaism is about worship, education, community and positive action, and our membership is woven into the greater community, as well, serving the social and cultural fabric of Wichita and South Central Kansas.

We welcome new members, whatever your background or affiliation, and invite you to become a part of something exciting, working to fulfill your unique potential to make the world a better place (Tikkun Olam).

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Temple Events

Sunday, October 2, 8:00 p.m.
Erev Rosh Hashanah Service

Monday, October 3, Rosh Hashanah
9:15 a.m.
Children’s Service
10:00 a.m. Morning RH Service
Cantor Appreciation Luncheon
following the morning service
5:00 p.m. Tashlich Service
at Great Plains Nature Center

Tuesday, October 4, 7:30 p.m.
Sisterhood Coffee Talk and
Open Board Meeting (CE)

Wednesday, October 5, 7:30 p.m.
Brotherhood Board Meeting (CE)

Sunday, October 9, 1:00 p.m.
Kever Avot Memorial Service
at the Congregation Emanu-El Cemetery

Tuesday, October 11, 8:00 p.m.
Kol Nidre Service

Wednesday, October 12
10:00 a.m.
 Yom Kippur Service
1:30 p.m. Children’s Service
1:30 p.m. Meditation & Discussion
3:30 p.m. (approx.) YK Afternoon service followed by Yizkor, Neilah, Havadalah, and Break-the-Fast after services

Thursday, October 13, 3:00 p.m.
Brotherhood Sukkah Set-up

Sunday, October 16,
6:00 p.m.
 Supper in the Sukkah
7:00 p.m.  Erev Sukkot Service

Monday, October 17, 10:00 a.m.
Sukkot Service

Sunday, October 23, 7:00 p.m.
Erev Atseret/Simchat
Torah Service

Monday, October 24, 10:00 a.m.
Atseret/Simchat Torah
& Yizkor Service

Saturday, October 29, 7:30 p.m.
CE Wine & Nosh Party at Pam & Kenny Fruhauf’s home

Community Events

Sunday, October 9, 10:00 a.m.
PJ Library Books, Blocks and
Bagels – The Mitten String (CE)

Sunday, October 30,
2:00 p.m.
Hadassah Board Meeting at the Eichhorn’s home
3:00 p.m. Hadassah Book Club
“The Secret Chord” at the Eichhorn’s home



This Year in Photos

Read our current Ruach

October Sabbath Services

Saturday, October 1,10:00 a.m.
Morning Shabbat
Nitzavim -Deut. 29:9-30:20

Friday, October 7,7:00 p.m.
Erev Shabbat

Saturday, October 8,10:00 a.m.
Morning Shabbat
Vayelech-Deut. 31:1-31:30

Friday, October 14, 7:00 p.m.
Erev Shabbat

Saturday, October 15, 10:00a.m.
Morning Shabbat
Haazinu-Deut. 32:1-52

Friday, October 21, 7:00 p.m.
Erev Shabbat

Saturday, October 22, 10:00a.m.
Morning Shabbat
Chol Hamoed Sukkot

Friday, October 28, 7:00 p.m.
Erev Shabbat

Saturday, October 29, 10:00a.m.
Morning Shabbat
Bereshit-Gen. 1:1-6:8