Welcome to Congregation Kol Ami of Frederick

Congregation Kol Ami of Frederick is an inclusive, Reform Jewish congregation that is family-focused, community oriented, emphasizing spiritual and cultural identity, and dedicated to the Jewish education of all generations. CKAF is a growing, forward-looking Jewish community with a thriving Religious School, and more exciting programs each year!

Due to technical and clerical concerns, we are currently unable to accept credit card payments for Membership Dues, School Tuition, and HHD at this time.  The Donation form will still be available for online submission.  We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause!

For as they happen news look to KOL AMI on Facebook!
https://www.facebook.com/groups/109998055765217/

What's Happening at Kol Ami

Kol Ami Religous School forms are now available!!!  Please visit our school page for more information and to download the new 2016-2017 form.

SAVE THE DATE

KATY---THIS SATURDAY @ 6:30 PM we will be going to Sky Zone Trampoline Park15813 Gaither Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20877

For $23 we can jump for an hour and a half (and get the necessary socks). Meet us at SkyZone at 6:30. We can jump at 6:45. We'll be done at 8:15! Please contact Kellianne with any questions.

Sunday, May 22 @ 2:00 pm at Nymeo field in Frederick!
Get ready to SHAKE YOUR KEYS at our next CKAF Fundraiser of family fun in the sun at a Frederick Keys baseball game.  Tickets will be $9/person (a 10% discount on normal box office prices!)    Order your tickets online HERE or to pay by check send your payment made out to CKAF to P.O. Box 4153, Frederick, MD  21705.   Download the flyer here.

June 6, 2016 – 7:00 PM
CKAF Annual Congregational Meeting at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Frederick 4880 Elmer Derr Road, Frederick, MD. All members are encouraged to attend. Please contact Betsy Maymon for more information.

Adult Education Classes

January-June 2016
Rabbi Dan will be teaching a fantastic series of Adult Education classes in the evening this winter and spring- a perfect opportunity for working adults to enhance their Jewish education. If you attend 75% of the classes, you will have the opportunity to be confirmed, however this is not required.  Please view the REVISED schedule for these classes.

Social Action Network - Fundraising, Volunteer and Donation Opportunities

Keep in Mind the Blessings in a Backpack Program:  Help feed the children of Frederick Schools through our ongoing donation program (monitary or food donations)  Our donations rotate throughout the year, please check our page (link below) for details.

Click here for more infomation on this and our other programs and to sign up for events.

Thank you for your ongoing support!!

Social Connections

KATY - Monthly KATY meetings meet after Sunday school.  Please check the calendar of dates Sunday School is closed.

Forever Youngsters (AKA Empty Nesters) - Next function TBD.

Women's Coffee - Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month @ 10:00am.  Click here to register for our next coffee.

CKAF Book Club - Meetings are held every other month on the 2nd Wednesday.  (To RSVP and to view our current book go to our Social Connections section for more information.) 

Brotherhood Dinners - Please note that February through June, the Brotherhood dinners will be held on the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30.  Locations will vary!  Dates: March 1, April 5, May 3, and June 7  RSVP here - https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/J6G9P8S

Rabbi's Corner

Torah Study with the Rabbi

Join us for Torah Study every Monday from 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm at the CKAF office. We discuss the weekly Parsha (Torah portion) and Haftorah portion.  - Parsha for 5774 (2013-14)  **Please check our calendar for schedule changes!!!

Lunch and Learn with the Rabbi 

Lunch and Learn  -  These sessions will be held on the first and third Tuesday of each month @ 12:30.  If anyone has suggestions for other topics for Lunch and Learn, please contact Rabbi Dan at rabbi@kolamifrederick.org**Please check our calendar for schedule changes!!!

Temple Tech

Temple Tech is the new section in the CKAF newsletter "The Voice" where information regarding our website as well as other online resources will be provided to congregants.

It is still very important for families to review their accounts on the CKAF website as soon as possible!  

To access your Online Accounts (Login is located on the top right of this home page screen.)

Click here if you have not accessed your account yet.  (Your username is your last name.)

For more information or assistance, please contact Derek Sontz.  Please use the subject line "Temple Tech" if it doesn't appear on link.  Feel free to request or share tips or resources for us to publish in future Voice distributions.

Parents of rising high school seniors

Jack Topchik, a retired New York Times editor, will work one on one with your son or daughter on their college application essay, an increasingly important part of the application process.  The fee, for which many parents have paid up to $1,000, is a $180 donation to Kol Ami.  Contact Jack at jaytop45@gmail.com.

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