Archive of: Message from the President
While many Temple activities continued to hum away in the background during the COVID-19 restrictions, lifting them seems to have brought new energy to the shule. Services have been well attended and several innovations introduced: a dinner after one Kabbalat Shabbat service; coffee and cake before another, both likely to be repeated as they were much enjoyed, extending the social aspect of services much the way coffee in the boardroom precedes Saturday morning services.
It has been a relief to hear that most of you have not suffered seriously from the economic fallout of the pandemic, although the jobs of some members remain at risk and others of you will have friends and family who may be struggling. Our hearts also go out to all the Year 12 students whose next steps have been made less secure….
It is a pleasure to report that the ‘new’ Board of Management – now into its fourth month of operation – has been extraordinarily dedicated and hard-working. It has established new committees/teams and is overseeing an on-going drive to strengthen procedures, all designed to make operations more transparent, consistent and effective.