Services

Our 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

Saturday 20th April - First day of Passover (Pesach)
Friday 26th April - Seventh (last) day of Passover (Pesach) The festival ends at sunset.

Friday 26th April - Erev Shabbat Service, 6.30 pm, CTK, led by Karen Emerson-Baum.

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, led by Larry Navon.

Saturday 8th June - Shabbat Morning Service, 11.30 am, CTK, led by Rabbi Roberta Harris-Eckstein. (This service will not now take place at St Wilfrid's Hospice as previously announed.)

Sunday 9th June - Festival of Shavuot

Saturday 22nd June - Liberal Judaism Music Day - Northwood and Pinner Liberal Synagogue

Sunday 23rd June - Liberal Judaism Day of Celebration - Liberal Jewish Synagogue, London NW8

Friday 28th June - Erev Shabbat Service, 6.30pm, CTK, leader Russell Brenda Waffel, including an oneg shabbat talk by Karl Waffel on the Bauhaus movement

Saturday 13th July - Shabbat Morning Service, 11.30am, CTK, led by Rabbi Roberta Harris-Eckstein.  Summer Picnic.

Friday 26th July - Erev Shabbat Service, 6.30pm, CTK, leader TBC

Saturday 10th August - Shabbat Morning Service, 11.30 am, CTK, led by Rabbi Danny Rich, Senior Rabbi and Chief Executive of Liberal Judaism, to be followed by a bring and share buffet lunch.

Sunday 11th August - Tisha b'Av

Friday 30th August - Erev Shabbat Service, 6.30pm, CTK - leader TBC

Saturday 14th September - Shabbat Morning Service, 11.30 am, CTK, leader TBC.

Friday 27th September - Erev Shabbat Service, 6.30 pm, CTK - leader TBC

Sunday 29th September - Erev Rosh Hashanah, 6.00, location to be confirmed, led by Rabbi Roberta Harris-Eckstein.

Monday 30th September - Rosh Hashanah morning service, 10.30 am, CTK, led by Rabbi Roberta Harris-Eckstein

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 and concluding service to finish at approximately 3.00 pm, led by Rabbi Roberta Harris-Eckstein.

Sunday 27th October - ELJC Annual General Meeting - location to be confirmed - 11.00am