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Jesse DeVore Jr

Adrian DeVore lit a candle to wish a happy birthday to her dad, Jesse DeVore Jr, who turned 92 on June 8th.

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Joshua Reyna Hollender

Helen Lippman lit a candle of joy on behalf of her grandson, Joshua Reyna Hollender. Joshua was the foster son of Helen’s daughter and son in law for 7+ years–and this past Tuesday, they were finally able to adopt him. The entire family has been waiting and hoping and praying for this moment forever and...

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Oliver Rew and Andrea Hamblen

Judith Rew lit a prayer of joy for the wedding of long time couple Oliver Rew, who grew up in our congregation, and Andrea Hamblen. Rev. Anya officiated the wedding beautifully and a wonderful time was had by all of us.

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Kira Pipkins

We lit a candle of joy for Kira Pipkins. The National Wrestling Hall of Fame announced that Kira is the 2023 national winner of the Tricia Saunders High School Excellence Award, which recognizes and celebrates the nation’s most outstanding high school senior female wrestlers for their excellence in wrestling, scholastic achievement, citizenship, and community service....

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Harrison and Joel Naftelberg

Beth Smith lit a candle embracing our joys and sorrows: celebrating Harrison’s graduation from Northeastern on May 7th and then honoring Joel by spreading his ashes at sea.

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Myrna’s mother and Joshua’s soccer team

Myrna and Jason Brome lit two candles of joy; one for Myrna’s mother is getting married and recently had an engagement party. They are so happy to expand their family. And the other for Joshua’s soccer team who played on April 23rd; wish them luck!