Name: Havurat Tikvah
Address: 2821 Park Rd, Charlotte, NC
Denominational affiliation: Reconstructionist
Member units (households): 45
What percentage of members are older than 50? 95%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? 10-30
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 2:30
Shabbat dress code: Casual to business attire.
Daily services? No
Does your synagogue have its own building? If not, where do you meet for services? No, we rent space from the Avondale Presbyterian Church.
Is there an opportunity to socialize after services? Yes, some Shabbat’s there is kiddush and challah, others a full luncheon.
Language of service: Hebrew and English.
Is another language offered in the prayer book? English translations of Hebrew texts.
Children’s programming: Childcare provided on the High Holy Days.
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes, ramps for disabled to enter single-level building.
Are services streamed online? No
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? No
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? 10%
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? No rabbi.
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? No, we are fully egalitarian.
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