Committees

Committees 2018-09-05T17:00:03+00:00

Thank you for your interest in FJC’s committees. To learn more about a committee, select from the list below. If you would like to get in touch with a committee, please contact the main office.

COMMITTEES

Seasonal.

Sub-committee of the Finance Committee.

Responsible for developing the annual budget to be presented and acted upon by the Board of Directors. This is an important committee requiring financial and board experience.

Permanent, as required.

Ad hoc sub-committee of the Board of Directors.

Review recommended operating policy and/or bylaws. Make recommendations for revisions as required for operation of the FJC.

Permanent, year-round.

Committee in charge of all aspects of running the Falmouth Jewish Cemetery by its bylaws: consists of five members with varying terms (1-5 years).

Permanent year-round.

This is an extremely sensitive year-round group in charge of requests for dues reductions/waivers.

Permanent year-round.

Committee works in coordination with our caretaker, in charge of all aspects of buildings and grounds maintenance. Volunteers do a lot of the committee work to reduce costs.

Permanent year-round.

Steering committee is responsible for the entire financial operations of the FJC. Makes decisions on investments and financial operation of the FJC.

Permanent year-round.

This committee works on special events designed to generate income.

Works along with the facilities committee. Oversees the custodial staff and is responsible for the budget for buildings and grounds maintenance.

Seasonal at High Holy Days.

Sub-committee of Religious Living Committee.

In charge of all non-ritual aspects of the High Holy Days services.

Permanent year-round.

Volunteers willing to perform acts of love and kindness for our temple members.

For instructions on how to create our “Care Wrap”, click here: FJC HINEINU Afghan Project

Oversees the collection housed in our Righter Library. It is involved with the acquisition of new materials and developing programs for the congregation utilizing materials from the collection.

Permanent, year-round.

In charge of all aspects of generating new membership, and retention of current membership. A committee vital to our congregation’s health.

Seasonal.

In charge of assembling a new slate of Officers and Board Members for vote at the Annual meeting.

Permanent, year-round.

The Religious Living Committee concerns itself with all aspects of religious life in the congregation including the nature of our worship experiences, planning for holy day observances, and determining what will be the minhag-the religious customs–of the congregation. The Committee recommends practices and policies to the FJC Board of Directors, to encourage participation in, enhance and expand the religious and spiritual life of the congregation.

Permanent, year-round.

Committed to education, advocacy, and action in response to Judaism’s mandate that we be God’s partners in the mitzvah of tikkun olam–healing a blemished world. The Committee concerns itself with issues on the local, national, and global levels.