Friday Night

The Ark Temple B'nai Shalom Fairfax Station VAMain Sanctuary: Every Friday evening at 8:00 pm we have a Shabbat worship service. Dress is business casual, please no jeans or shorts.

Family Services: The first Friday of every month is a family service where the service and music is geared towards children. Instead of sermon, one of the rabbis usually tells a story and often in costume!

Tot Shabbat: This monthly service especially for newborns through second graders is held in the Social Hall at 7:00 p.m. on Friday evenings, and select Saturday mornings. It includes lots of music, child-friendly prayers, and stories and activities. The service lasts about a half hour and is followed by a special kid-friendly oneg. Please see the temple calendar for dates.

Youth Alternative Services: This service for 8th-12th graders is held about three times per year and is written and led by our youth. The service is held at 8:00 pm and finishes in time for our youth to join their families for oneg. Please see the temple calendar for dates.

Adult Education Shabbat Services: One Friday a month is dedicated to our adult study these for the year.  There is a sermon on the topic and a study session follows oneg. Please see the temple calendar for dates. See more about Adult Education at Temple B’nai Shalom here.

Musical Meditations: Once a month at 7:45 pm one of our musically talented members plays music before service to allow congregants to quietly prepare