Worship Services

MCJC joins together in worship for Shabbat services:
— Friday at 6:30 p.m.
— Saturday at 9:30 a.m.


From September to May, when Religious School is in session, a morning minyan is held on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. and a midweek minyan is held on Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m.


MCJC is a community synagogue that serves Jews of all backgrounds. MCJC’s religious services are egalitarian, with a combination of traditional Hebrew prayer, and modern-day English interpretation to accommodate the diversity of our backgrounds. Services are led by Rabbi Maralee Gordon, frequently assisted by members of the congregation.

Special Services

Various themed Shabbat services are offered on Friday nights, including Musical Shabbats, Social Action Shabbats, and Family Shabbat Services. Once a month the Rabbi also leads a Learner’s Shabbat, which delves into the function and meaning of Friday night or Saturday morning prayers. Participation comes from all corners of MCJC’s active membership. Proficient daveners among the congregation read from the Torah, and religious school classes regularly lead many of the prayers from the Bimah.

MCJC arranges for Shiva and Yahrzeit services as needed. For more information about MCJC, please contact us or call 815.455.1810.