Welcome Shabbat Outdoors
Summer worship outdoors is a tradition at Beth Am, giving congregants an opportunity to appreciate the natural beauty of our campus. Feel free to bring friends and a picnic dinner to enjoy before or after the service. Below is a listing of summer outdoor services as well as our featured congregant speakers beginning in July. (Note: Beth Am offers child-friendly Shabbat activities every week!
28 - Rabbi Heath Watenmaker
5 - Janelle London, Beth Am Green Team Member
12 - Aly Yisrael, Shabbat Committee Co-Chair (service followed by community potluck dinner on the patio; sign up by July 10)
19 - Jeff Sugarman
26 - Micaela Hellman-Tincher, Beth Am Vice President
Prospective Member Month
2 - Vidya Kagan, Sh'ma Groups Leadership Team Co-Chair
9 - Dana Marks, Beth Am Men President
16 - Lisa Steinback, Beth Am Women Co-President (service followed by Tu B'Av Wine and Chocolate Oneg Shabbat, co-sponsored by BAW and BAM)
23 - Camp Shabbat (service followed by community cookout; sign up by August 20)
30 - Rev. Kathi McShane, Senior Pastor of Los Altos United Methodist Church
*These services will be live video streamed. By entering the Outdoor Chapel, you give Beth Am permission to record you.
**Prospective member Shabbat is every Friday evening in August.
To enhance your enjoyment of Shabbat, please visit betham.org/shabbatcorner (including "Social Stories" in the Resource Box to prepare children ahead of time for what to expect during the Shabbat service). Beth Am also offers kid-friendly dinner and supervised play during every Friday night service. Learn more.