Join the Community!

New Members Welcome!
Our congregation has a place for you, whether your background is traditional or secular, whether you are a Jew by choice or come from a long line of rabbis. We are an inclusive community welcoming families, single members, interfaith couples, and members of the LGBT community.

Get to know us:

  • Visit our services -- please check our schedule.
  • Our monthly electronic newsletter is a great way to learn about who we are. This contains articles of importance to the community, as well as a monthly article from Rabbi Laurie. Please email our office.
  • Receive Shamayim Happenings weekly emails: This email contains announcements of interest to the whole congregation and is used to communicate information about events and activities to members. Non-members may join this list. Please email our office if you would like to be added. Include your e-mail address and full name, and let us know how you found out about us.
  • Check out our Children's Education page to learn about our progressive Jewish education program.
  • Learn more about our Jewish ritual and practice -- email our rabbi.
  • Learn more about our Adult Education program. No previous experience required!
  • Learn more about Reconstructionism and Jewish Renewal -- Shaarei Shamayim is affiliated with both movements.
  • If you are a non-Jew interested in exploring the process of becoming Jewish, please email our rabbi.

The dues and membership forms can be found here, as well as information about our automatic deduction payment plan.


Getting in Touch

Please contact our membership chair and we'll be happy to answer your questions about our community. Or arrange to meet with our rabbi by contacting


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