Temple Micah Members,
As we begin Temple Micah’s new fiscal year, we have much to be grateful for. Our Micah community has shown up time and time again throughout the past year. Through both Zoom gatherings and joyful returns to the building, we have remained connected—celebrating, holding each other in times of need, learning and worshiping together, and always striving to create a Judaism infused with meaning and relevance in our lives. Temple Micah remains our home whether we are near or far.
Your membership pledge makes this possible.
At this time of the year, we ask you to recommit to Temple Micah through a financial pledge. We hope you will consider an increase from last year, as Temple Micah is not immune from rising prices in nearly all our expense categories. In the accompanying materials, we describe the changes in our pledge process for the 2022-2023 membership year, including a full transition to an online pledge form and a change to how we maintain and nurture our aging building.
We are filled with hope that 2022-2023 will be a year filled with deep engagement, learning, connections, and fun. We are already looking forward to seeing you on Rosh Hashanah. Please note, we will open registration for the High Holy Days in early August for members who have pledged by August 1. Be sure to complete the pledge form by then.
Best wishes for a happy and healthy summer.
Daniel G. Zemel, Senior Rabbi
Rielle Miller Gabriel, President
We meet our financial needs and share in temple life not just equally but equitably through a Fair Share Pledge program. Your honest self-assessment ensures that our community continues to be a vibrant, innovative, welcoming Jewish home.
We will begin accepting pledges on July 1, 2022. You can pay your pledge by check, credit card, or ACH.
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Washington, DC 20007
*You may also donate gifts of stock. Please see the Stock Donations page on our website for more information.
You can view your past pledge information on your ShulCloud account. When you log in to ShulCloud and go to the pledge form, your last year’s pledge will be pre-populated in the form. If you are able, please consider an increase!
Temple Micah members may register for in-person or online participation for the High Holy Days. A limited number of tickets will be available for members to purchase for their family members and friends. All members must make a pledge by August 1 in order to receive registration links. We will send registration links in early August.
In spring 2022, the Temple Micah board adopted a new building fund policy. Each member household will now be expected to contribute $125 to the Building Fund annually, and the commitment will be added to each member’s account in mid-July.
The Union for Reform Judaism is the umbrella organization for the Reform movement. Temple Micah pays annual dues to support Reform camps and Israel experiences, training of rabbis and cantors, rabbinic and cantorial placement, and much more. Your contribution helps offset Temple Micah’s dues.
|The Association of Reform Zionists in America supports the Reform Movement in Israel and strengthens connections between American Reform Jews and Israel.
Members who choose to contribute these dues become members of ARZA for one year, and 100% of this contribution goes directly to ARZA.