With the tradition of the Jewish wedding as a guide, Rabbi Morris partners with each couple to create a memorable and meaningful ritual that honors the nature of each couple’s covenant and relationship. In regard to interfaith or same-gender weddings, Rabbi Mo fervently believes that sanctifying such a covenant with a Jewish ceremony should be an option for all couples - no matter their religious backgrounds or sexual orientation. Click to read about Rabbi Morris' approach to interfaith weddings.
Our B’nai Mitzvah program allows each student the freedom and opportunity to grow and learn about themselves as they begin their journey toward becoming an adult.
Anshei Mitzvah/The People of Mitzvah
Our Adult Bar/Bat Mitzvah program invites congregants to participate in this 18-month class, which culminates in an Anshei Mitzvah service and celebration. The class meets bi-weekly on Saturday mornings before Shabbat services.
Kabbalat Panim – Conversion
As a community it is our privilege and obligation to welcome those individuals who wish to become Jews. Under the supervision of Rabbi Morris, participants study, reflect and act along the way toward formally becoming a Jew.
Brit Milah and Baby Namings
Welcoming children into the world is an opportunity to acknowledge the sanctity of life and the potential this new soul brings into our world. With Jewish tradition as a template, Rabbi Mo works with each family to create a ceremony that reflects their sensibilities and beliefs.
Funerals and Memorial Services
Our tradition offers a rich tapestry of customs and rituals to help us mourn the death of loved ones. Rabbi Morris strives to incorporate Jewish traditions with the special customs and memories of the family to create an event that is meaningful to those involved.
Guidance and Counsel
As Temple Micah’s spiritual leader, Rabbi Mo avails himself to congregants when they need him for guidance and counsel. Whether it’s a burning question about Judaism or a sense of loss during a traumatic experience, the rabbi values his role to provide the needed support.