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.


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”


High Holy Day Sermons 2018/5779

Rabbi David Lyon

Kol Nidrei, 9/18/2018, “Holiness Begins in Me”

Rosh Hashanah (Day), 9/10/2018, “In the 21st Century: More Torah, More Life”

Rosh Hashanah (Erev), 9/9/2018, “Winning Israel’s PR War, Together”

Rabbi Adrienne Scott

Yom Kippur, 9/19/2018, “V’tein Helkeinu B’torateicha – Grant Us a Share in Your Torah”

Rabbi Chase Foster

Rosh Hashanah (Teen), 9/10/2018, “Intentionally Blessing the World”