Name: Congregation Shir Shalom
Address: 252 W. Spain St., Sonoma, CA 95476
Denominational affiliation: Non-denominational.
Member units (households): 100-200.
What percentage of members are older than 50? 50%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? Friday evenings 20-40, Saturday mornings 12-20.
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 1:30
Shabbat dress code: Casual.
Daily services? No
Does your synagogue have its own building? If not, where do you meet for services? No, we share space with the First Congregational Church.
Is there an opportunity to socialize after services? Yes.
Language of service: Hebrew and English.
Is another language offered in the prayer book? English translations.
Children’s programming: Only on the High Holy Days.
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes
Are services streamed online? No
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? No, but the Rabbi has a short insight in the weekly e-newsletter.
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? 25-35%
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? Yes, they will officiate and attend.
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? No, we are fully egalitarian.
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