Ohev Yisrael’s Ministries

Ordained Leaders

  • Congregational Leader
  • Zekenim (Elders)
  • Shamashim (Deacons)

Education

(Education also takes place at events of the Sisterhood, Men’s Fellowship, Chavurot, & Jail Ministry)

  • Messages from the Bimah
  • Children’s Program
  •    Shabbat School
  •    Biblical Hebrew
  •    Bar/Bat Mitzvah Hebrew Training
  •    Beit Midrash (Shabbat afternoon classes)
  •    Torah Study
  • Women’s Bible Studies
  • New Member Education
  • Counselor Training
  • Theology/Ministry Library

 Shabbat Services & Other Holy Convocations

  • Main Shabbat Service
  • Other Services Leadership (Early Shabbat Shachrit,  Holy Days)
  • Musical Praise & Worship Team
  • Torah Service

             – Gabba’im

Ba’alei Korim (Readers)

Olim (Blessers)

B’nei Mitzvah Coach

Shofar Blowers

Torah Talk Leaders

– Administrative Assistant to Gabba’im

  • Shulchan Adonai (Table of the Lord)
  • Yahrzeit & Mourner’s Kaddish
  • Messages from the Bimah
  • Ozrim (Setup for  Shulchan Adonai & Kiddush)
  • Dance Ministry
  • Audio & Projection
  • Announcements
  • Welcoming Guests
  • Nursery
  • Shabbat Bulletin
  • Safety & Security
  • Door Attendants / Greeters

Oneg-Related Ministries

  • Ozrim Teams
  • Ceremonies & Blessings

Chavurot  (Home Groups)

  • Shomrim            
  • Gibborim Ehmunim
  • Me’onah 
  • HaAretz (Israel)
  • Shomer HaMishpacha (Family Values)
  • Reston/Herndon Group

 

Pastoral Care & Discipleship

  • General Pastoral Care
  • Youth Leadership (HaDerech)           
  • Women’s Mentoring Coordinator
  • Men’s Mentoring Coordinator
  • Biblical Counseling

Intercessory Prayer

  • Intercessory Prayer Team
  • Prayer Dissemination

Men’s Fellowship

  • Elected Officers

 Sisterhood (Eshet Chayil)

  • Elected Officers
  • Liaison to UMJC Sisterhood
  • L’Dor V’Dor Judaica Store
  • Gimilut Chasadim (Acts of Compassion)
  • Jewish Home & Family Curricula

Outreach                                

  • Outreach Coordinator
  • Outreach to the Jewish Community
  • Outreach to Christian Churches
  • Community Awareness
  • Crisis Care Chaplaincy
  • Prison Chaplaincy

Congregational Web Site

  • General Maintenance
  • “Resources” Maintenance

 Congregational Membership

  • New Member Course
  • Member Fulfillment & Retention

Congregational Finances

  • Treasurer
  • Financial Services Committee
  • Bookkeeper
  • Accountant
  • Benevolence Committee
  • Tithes & Offerings Counters

Organization Liaisons

  • Tikkun International
  • Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations
  • Biblical Counseling Institute

 Other Official Ministries

  • Follow-up Welcoming Committee
  • D’var Chaim Bookstore
  • Physical Plant Maintenance
  • Inter-congregational Worship
  • ­Office Administration
  • Feast Planning Coordinator
  • “So Vat’s Nu?” Newsletter

Arts, Crafts, Performing, & Decorating Ministries

  • Jewish Book Club
  • Furniture Making
  • Party & Event Decorating
  • Building Decorating
  • Needlecraft
  • Graphic Arts & Certificates
  • Culinary Arts
 

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