Our members and guests find our worship services to be inviting, fulfilling, comforting, joyous and meaningful.

Music is the soul of our worship; bringing joy, personal insight and a sense of community to our prayers.

Our services are filled with a variety of music and prayers, including contemporary and traditional melodies, to satisfy the spiritual needs of our congregants. We believe that this diversity creates a beautiful worship experience in an environment inspiring full and spirited congregational participation. 


Erev Shabbat Services  

The First Friday of each month is Family Shabbat. Services begin at 6:15PM and at this service we offer Birthday Blessings to those whose birthdays occur that month. A congregational dinner (reservations required) follows. This joyous musical service is led by our clergy and guitarists. We encourage our teens to participate in the Band! Please join us for a spirited and innovative Shabbat experience! (A CD of the service music is available for all member families to become familiar with new songs.)   First Friday Shabbat 
On the Second, Fourth and Fifth Fridays of each month our service begins at 6:15PM in the Peggy and Yale Gordon Chapel. The service, from the Mishkan T'filah siddur (prayerbook),includes a sermon by the Rabbi, as well as a mix of traditional and contemporary melodies and prayers. This service offers opportunities for congregational participation through liturgy and music. Join us for an uplifting and meaningful Shabbat experience!    Erev Shabbat Chapel
The Third Friday of the month begins with Tot Shabbat, an interactive and fun service for families with young children at 6:00PM in the Gordon Chapel. This service includes guitar music, singing and storytelling. People of all ages are welcome.      Tot Shabbat Chapel
We follow Tot Shabbat on the Third Friday of the month with a congregational dinner at 6:30PM (reservations required) and continue the evening with Wine with the Clergy at 6:15PM. The service, from Mishkan T'filah, includes "Ask-the-Clergy" in lue of the sermon. No topic is off limits! Wine reception follows the service.     Shabbat Dinner Blaustein
"Rock Shabbat" is an exciting musical Shabbat experience with our own band and service without a prayerbook. This Visual T'filah "service in song" is a blend of contemporary melodies composed by some of the leading Jewish composers of our time presented in a unique and modern manner combining our liturgy with art and other visual imagery. Join us and enjoy this Shabbat innovation!      Rock Shabbat
Shabbat-in-the-Round is a joyous and meditative service sure to uplift you! A wonderful way to end your week and welcome a soulful Shabbat. Complimentary childcare, pizza, and a movie will be provided for children during the service. Immediately following the service, join us for some nosh.      
Choral Shabbat is a Shabbat service with our Professional and Volunteer choirs. This service includes a sermon in song and offers a special musical experience as we hear beautiful harmonies of our Adult choir. Each Choral Shabbat offers a unique ethnical experience including: Sephardic, Italian, Easter-European, Chanukkah, or Israeli. Let's join our voices in song as we uplift our spirits! This service is followed by a dinner with a menu based on the musical theme of the service.     Choral Shabbat
Complimentary childcare during services on the second and fourth Fridays of the month      


Shabbat Morning Worship

Our 10:00AM Shabbat morning service often includes a Bar or Bat Mitzvah celebration and other life-cycle simchot. The service is led by one or both of our Rabbis and our Cantor and includes the reading of Torah and Haftarah.


Daily Minyanim

Temple Oheb Shalom is the only Reform synagogue in Baltimore to hold a daily minyan. Our morning minyan every Monday-Friday at 7:30AM and on Sunday mornings at 9:00AM (except on Sundays when the building is closed for summer or Religious School breaks) is followed by a light breakfast.     Morning Minyan

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