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Zion Messianic Congregation

Holy Days / Holidays

Last Update 01.26.2018

In this document, Holy Days are the days commanded by G-d in the Torah. They are identified below with Blue Bolded Letters.We hold special services on all holy days. Keep in mind that our days begin at sundown the preceding evening and end at sunset the day listed.

Holidays are the other special Jewish days, given by our sages. They are identified below with Italicized Letters.

Service Times are in Green

Recommended Reading:

  • The Jewish Holidays by Michael Strassfeld. (ISBN 0-06-091225-1)

  • G-d's Appointed Times by Barney Kasdan

The following dates were obtained from:

See our related article:

CURRENT MOON

The following common dates are for the year 5778-5779 (2017-2018) except where noted.

Holiday

Hebrew Date
Common Date 2017-2018

Tu B'Shevat

Shevet 15

Wed 01/31/2018

Purim

Adar 14

Thu 03/01/2018
Wed 02/28 7:00PM

Passover

Nis 15

Passover Seder
RSVP Information

Sat. 03/31/2018

Fri. 03/30/2018 - 6PM

Passover 1 & 7

Nis 15 - 21

Passover 1 (HaMatzah 1)

Passover 7 (HaMatzah 7)

Sat 03/31 - Fri. 04/06/2018

Sat. - 11AM

Fri. - 11AM

Yom Hashoah

Nis 27

Thu. 04/12/2018

Yom HaAtzmaut Iyar 04 Thu. 04/19/2018
Passover Sheini Iyar 14 Sun. 04/29/2018
Lag B'Omer Iyar 18 Thu.. 05/03/2018
Siv 6 Sun. 05/20/2018
Shavuot
Saducee, Kirate &
Messianic Holy Day

See Counting Shavuot

Sun. 06/20/2018
05/20 - 11AM

Tisha B'Av

Av 15
Sun. 07/22/2018
Month of Elul Elul 1 - Elul 29 08/11 - 09/09/2018
Rosh Hashanah Tisherei 1
Amida
09/10/2018
Erev Service 09/09/2018 - 6:30PM
Tashlich & Erev Service 09/10/2018 - 4:30PM
Yom Kippur Tisherei 10
Amida
09/192018
All Seats are Free Erev Service
Kol Nidre
09/18/2018 - 6:30PM
Yom Kippur
Morning service
Tisherei 10
Amida

09/19/2018 - 11:00 AM

Morning Prayers 11:00AM
Evening Prayer 5:00PM
Closing 7:00PM
Break the Fast 7:31PM

Sukkot 1 - 7

Tisherei 15-21

09/24-09/30, 2018

Sukkot 1 - Commanded Holy Day at Zion - 09/23/2018 at 6:30pm Service; 09/24/2018 at 11am Service

Erev Sukkot 1 09/23/2018 - Continues through Sukkot 7 (Hoshanah Rabbah), 09/30/2018

Sukkot 7 - (Hoshanah Rabbah) 09/30/2018

Private parties are for Zion family members and friends at our outdoor Succa. Zion associates and friends should bring lawn chairs, some non-meat snacks and a huge smile.

Sh'mini Atzeret

Tisherei 22

10/01/2018

Shimini Atzeret (Eighth Day of Gathering) - Commanded Holy Day 10/01 - 5:00PM

Simchat Torah

Tisherei 23
10/01 at Sunset
  • Simchat Torah (Joy of the Torah) - Our service will be at the end of the Shimini Atzeret observance
Hanukkah 1-8 Days Kislev 25-Tevet 2 12/03/2018 - 12/10/2018
Hanukkah Party

12/02 & 12/10

6:00PM