Welcome to The Temple of the High Country
1043 King Street, Boone, NC 28607
We are happy to announce that Rabbi Stephen Roberts has accepted a 1 year part-time contract.
We are adopting a Winter schedule for Shabbat services,mainly to avoid weekly nighttime driving.
From January through April
Friday night services at 7:00 PM will ONLY be on the First Friday of each month.
All the other weeks of the month- Saturday morning services at 10:30 AM. These services will include a short Torah service.
If you check our website. www.templeofthehighcountry.org, you will see the schedule for the current month.
Shabbat Services Schedule for the Month of December
****Friday November 29th --NO SERVICE--***
Friday December 6th - 6:00 PM - Chanukah dinner/celebration with Rabbi Stephen Roberts and our Hillel students.
Please bring a dairy dish to share for the pot luck dinner. We will provide latkes, sour cream and apple sauce.
Saturday December 7th-10:30 service with Rabbi Roberts and a torah study following the service.
Friday December 13th-7:00 PM
Friday December 20th-7:00 PM
Friday December 27th-7:00 PM
NEW TEMPLE POLICIES
Because of increased costs of operating a building, dues are being raised to $175 from the current $125.
We will be issuing membership cards for High Holiday Services this year. The membership cards will be sent to you after membership is paid. You must have your membership card to be seated at all High Holiday services, with the exception of Yiskor service on Yom KIppur afternoon.
The Temple of the High Country, a Reform Congregation is located in downtown Boone, close to Appalachian State University. It is a stop on the route of AppalCart, Boone’s free public transportation system. Its accessibility makes it an ideal location for residents, faculty and students. The congregation encompasses many surrounding communities, including Banner Elk, Beech Mountain, Blowing Rock, Jefferson, Lenoir, Linville Ridge, Newland, Pineola, Seven Devils, Sugar Mountain and Valle Crucis. There is ample parking. Boone is a central point for Watauga, Avery, Ashe, Wilkes, and Caldwell Counties.
The Temple of the High Country/Schaefer Jewish Community Center houses events enjoyed by Hillel, which is the ASU campus Jewish organization, Jewish symposiums, film festivals and community events. Bonnie and Jamie Schaefer have generously contributed $1,000,000 as the “seed money” to make this happen. Please join us for services on Friday evenings at 7:00.