Worship & Lifecycle

Sermons and Articles

The clergy at Congregation Beth Israel will occasionally print and publish their sermons online. The most recent clergy sermons and articles appear below.


High Holy Day Sermons 2019/5780

Rabbi David Lyon

Kol Nidrei, 5780/2019, “Seeking Inner Liberty: Inquire Within”

Rosh Hashanah (Day), 5780/2019, “Israel in Interesting Times”

Rosh Hashanah (Erev), 5780/2019, “Judaism: Our Reliable Faith”

Rabbi Adrienne Scott

Yom Kippur, 5780/2019, “Prayer: Its Power and Possibilities”

Parshat Noah 5780/2019, “Escaping to the Vineyard


Shabbat Messages

Rabbi David Lyon

Shabbat, 10/26/2018, “Our Cup Runneth Over: Ambassador Ron Dermer’s Speaks in Houston”

Shabbat, 8/31/2018, “What do we bring with us where we’re going?”

Rabbi Adrienne Scott

Shabbat, 9/21/2018, “Hope at the End”

Shabbat, 9/8/2018, “The still, small voice”