Mizpah Congregation takes pride in its observance and celebration of the special days of our Jewish calendar. Special worship services and related-activities are held for Selichot, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Simchat Torah, Hanukkah, Tu B'Shevat, Purim, Passover and Shavuot. Please check our Holiday Calendar for the dates and times.


In addition, special Shabbat Services are held in celebration of Thanksgiving and Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend.

HIGH HOLY DAYS 5778

Saturday, September 16
7:00 pm: Selichot: Reception/Study/Services

Wednesday, September 20
7:30 pm: Erev Rosh HaShanah Service

Thursday, September 21
9:00 am Rosh HaShanah Children's Service
10:00 am Rosh HaShanah Main Service
4:00 pm Tashlich at Chattanooga River Park, Hubert Frye Center/Playground area
              Pot-luck picnic to follow Tashlich

Sunday, September 24
2:00 pm Kever Avot Memorial Service at Mizpah Cemetery

Friday, September 29
7:30 pm: Kol Nidre/Erev Yom Kippur Service

Saturday, September 30
9:00 am Yom Kippur Children Service
10:00 am Yom Kippur Main Service
1:00 pm Adult Discssion (in the Library)
2:00 pm Yom Kippur Afternoon Service
4:00 pm Yizkor/Memorial Service: Book of Remembrance handed out by Greeters
5:00 pm Neilah / Concluding Service
Congregational Break-the-Fast to follow in Feinstein Hall

Holidays and Services Upcoming:

October 4-12        Sukkot
October 12           11:00 am Sukkot Yizkor Service
October 13            5:00 pm Simchat Torah and Consecration

 HIGH HOLY DAYS CHILD CARE

We are pleased to announce that once again the Creative Discovery Museum will oversee High Holiday child care for children ages 3 years old and up.  Museum educators will guide children in hands-on fun with holiday themed and other activities

High Holiday Child Care will be offered at the following times:

  • Wednesday, September 20 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
  • Thursday, September 21 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • Friday, September 29 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Saturday, September 30 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • Saturday September 30 from 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm

High Holiday Child Care will be located in Feinstein Hall in a classroom on the 2nd Floor.  Parents or caregivers must bring their children to the classroom sign them in and pick them up from the classroom.

Please call or email Angela at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 423-267-97714 to reserve a space. Please include name of child(ren), ages, and child care times needed. 

Mizpah will also provide child care for children under 3 with an experienced child care provider.  Child care for children under 3 is separate from the Creative Discovery Museum program. 

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