Mizpah Congregation

Holiday Services

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.


Saturday, September 21
7:00 pm: S'lichot: Reception/Study/Havdallah

Sunday, September 29
7:30 pm: Erev Rosh HaShanah Service

Monday, September 30
9:00 am Rosh HaShanah Children's Service
10:00 am Rosh HaShanah Main Service
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Tashlich at Chattanooga River Park, Hubert Frye Center/Playground area
              Pot-luck picnic to follow Tashlich

Sunday, October 6
2:00 pm Kever Avot Memorial Service at Mizpah Cemetery

Tuesday, October 8
7:30 pm: Kol Nidre/Erev Yom Kippur Service

Wednesday, October 9
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 N'ilah / Concluding Service
Congregational Break-the-Fast to follow in Feinstein Hall

Holidays and Services Upcoming:

October 13-20        Sukkot
October 21            11:00 am Shemini Atzeret Yizkor Service
October 22            5:00 pm Simchat Torah and Consecration


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. Please note that we are unable to provide childcare for children under three.

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

  • Sunday, September 29 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

  • Monday, September 30 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

  • Tuesday, October 8 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

  • Wednesday, October 9 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

  • Wednesday, October 9 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 mizpah@epbfi.com  or 423-267-97714 to reserve a space. Please include name of child(ren), ages, and child care times needed.