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 faith, traditions and practices. Please do not bring in, use or distribute any non-Jewish texts or attempt to influence our members in any way incompatible with Liberal Judaism. ELJC reserves the right to ask anyone behaving in an inappropriate way to leave.
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 EventsHIGH HOLYDAYS SERVICES 2019/5780
Any non-member wishing to attend our High Holydays services will require a ticket which costs £25 for all four services. Please email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (07497 401280) to book.
Sunday 29th September - Erev Rosh Hashanah, 6.30 pm, CTK, led by Rabbi Roberta Harris-Eckstein.
Monday 30th September - Rosh Hashanah morning service, 10.30 am, CTK, led by Rabbi Roberta Harris-Eckstein, followed by tashlich on the beach at approximately 2.00 pm.
Tuesday 8th October - Kol Nidre service, 6.30 pm, CTK, led by Rabbi Roberta-Harris-Eckstein
Wednesday 9th October - Yom Kippur morning service, 10.30 am, followed by memorial service at approximately 1.00 pm and concluding service to finish at approximately 3.00 pm, led by Rabbi Roberta Harris-Eckstein.
Saturday 12th October - Shabbat Morning Service, 11.30 am, CTK, led by our lay leaders, Larry Navon and Ruth Selo with a Sukkot theme.
Beginners' Hebrew 10.30am.
Monday 14th October - Festival of Sukkot
Monday 21st October - Festival of Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah
Friday 25th October - Erev Shabbat Service, 6.30 pm, CTK - led by our lay
leaders Karen Emerson-Baum and Dana London.
Sunday 27th October - ELJC Annual General Meeting, 11.00 am, Alice Croft House
Saturday 9th November - Shabbat Morning Service, 11.30 am, CTK led by Rabbi Roberta Harris-Eckstein. Beginners' Hebrew 10.30. Conversion class after the service.
Friday 22nd November - Erev Shabbat Service, 6.30 pm, CTK, a musical service led by Larry Navon and friends.
Saturday 14th December - Shabbat Morning Service, 11.30 am, CTK, led by Rabbi Roberta Harris-Eckstein. Beginners' Hebrew 10.30. Conversion class after the service.
Monday 23rd December - Festival of Channukah - First day
Friday 27th December - Erev Shabbat Service, 6.30 pm, CTK led by our lay leaders, Larry Navon and Ruth Selo, celebrating Channukah.
Services for 2020 are being planned. Watch this space!