Daily minyan is held at Congregation Agudas Achim according to the schedule below. Daily minyan is held in the small chapel with stained glass windows.
- Sunday – 9:00 a.m.
- Monday – 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
- Tuesday – 7:15 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
- Wednesday – 7:15 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
- Thursday – 7:00 a.m. (followed by breakfast) and 6:00 p.m.
- Friday – 7:00 a.m. (followed by breakfast and spirited learning)
Exceptions: Morning minyan starts at 7:00 a.m. instead of 7:15 a.m. if Rosh Chodesh or another Jewish holiday falls on Tuesday or Wednesday. Festival services are held at 9:30 a.m. in the sanctuary. When a public holiday falls during the week, morning minyan starts at 9:00 a.m.
Dress attire for daily minyan is Austin casual, unless it is a festival. Services are participatory, especially on days with a Torah service. Morning minyan is typically 30-45 minutes; evening minyan is typically about 20 minutes.
Erev Shabbat Services:
Services are held in the chapel at 7:00 p.m. each Friday during daylight savings time, and at 6:00 p.m. each week during standard time. Often following services, a small oneg is held. Learn more by clicking here.
Saturday Morning Shabbat Services:
Shabbat is a sacred time for the Jewish people, a respite from the demands, deadlines and distractions of a busy week. The period from Friday evening to Saturday night has been described as a sanctuary in time. It offers us a chance to reconnect with family and friends and rejuvenate ourselves spiritually.
This is especially true inside the synagogue, our sacred space, where we gather as a community to pray, deepen our relationships with one another and connect with God. Learn more, including about our youth services, by clicking here.
- 8:30 a.m. – P’seukei d’Zimrah – psalms and meditation in the chapel
- 8:45 a.m. – Shabbat Limmud – weekly Torah Study in the chapel. “Limmud” means study; Shabbat Limmud explores Judaism’s traditions, celebrations, and observances as they apply to the weekly Torah portion. Rabbi Blumofe leads everyone in an informal, thought provoking and stimulating discussion. No knowledge of Hebrew is required and everyone is welcome.
- 9:45 a.m. – Shacharit, Torah service, and Musaf are held in the sanctuary. See information below about other services for families of all ages.
- Approximately 12 noon – Following services everyone is invited to a Kiddush luncheon in our social hall. Come sing with us afterwards and learn Birkat haMazon, the grace after meals or “bensching”.