ServicesOur services are held at the Christ the King (CTK) Catholic Church hall, 3 Princes Road (on the Langney roundabout), Eastbourne, East Sussex BN23 6HS and at Alice Croft House (ACH), Cornfield Lane, Eastbourne, BN21 4NE.
Please refer to the list below for the times and locations of services.
Services are led by Rabbi Roberta Harris-Eckstein or our lay leaders. We use the Liberal Judaism prayer book "Siddur Lev Chadash" which is in English and Hebrew and we have transliterations available for those who wish to follow the Hebrew parts of the service.
Visitors - we ask that all visitors to our services respect our Liberal Jewish traditions and practices.
The hall at CTK is fully disabled-accessible with disabled toilet facilities and a free car park with step-free access.
2019 Services, Festivals and Events
Monday 21st January - Festival of Tu B'Shvat (New Year for Trees)
Thursday 24th January - EBC Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration at Devonshire Park International Tennis Centre at 6.30pm. Tickets essential. Book online at: www.lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk/HMD.
Friday 25th January - Erev Shabbat Service - including HMD Commemoration - 6.30 pm, CTK, leaders Russell Brenda Waffel and Karen Emerson-Baum.
Saturday 9th February - Shabbat Morning Service, 11.30 am, CTK - led by Rabbi Roberta Harris-Eckstein. Beginners' Hebrew 10.00 am.
Friday 22nd February - Erev Shabbat Service, 6.30 pm, CTK, leader Ruth Selo - bring a poem, reading or song of your choice to contribute to the service.
Saturday 9th March - Shabbat Morning Service, 11.30 am, CTK, led by Rabbi Roberta Harris-Eckstein
Thursday 21st March - Festival of Purim
Friday 22nd March - Erev Shabbat Service with a Purim theme, 6.30pm, CTK, leader Larry Navon
Saturday 13th April - Shabbat Morning Service, 11.30 am, CTK, leader TBC
Friday 19th April - ELJC Communal Passover Seder, 6.00 pm, CTK, leader/s TBC. Tickets - £16 members, £20 non-members.
Saturday 20th April - First day of Passover (Pesach)
Friday 26th April - Erev Shabbat Service, 6.30 pm, CTK, led by Russell Brenda Waffel plus a discussion on Jewish identity in the UK today.
Thursday 2nd May - Yom Ha-Shoah (Israel Holocaust Memorial Day)
Thursday 9th May - Yom Ha-Atzmaut (Israel Independence Day)
Saturday 11th May - Shabbat Morning Service, 11.30 am, CTK. Led by Rabbi Roberta Harris-Eckstein plus a visit by Liberal Judaism's youth movement leaders.
Friday 24th May - Erev Shabbat Service , 6.30 pm, CTK, leader TBC
Saturday 8th June - Shabbat Morning Service, 11.30 am, St Wilfrid's Hospice, Eastbourne, led by Rabbi Roberta Harris-Eckstein.
Sunday 9th June - Festival of Shavuot
Friday 28th June
- Erev Shabbat Service, 6.30pm, CTK, leader TBC