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Membership at CRC

CRC: An Open & Welcoming Community

We would love to have you as a Central Reform Congregation member. Our members are at the center of CRC in every way: our joyful Shabbat and holiday services, lifecycle events, our comprehensive education programs, and our social justice programs.

CRC is the only Jewish congregation in the City of St. Louis, and we are committed to remaining in the City. Inclusiveness is one of our most deeply held values. We seek equal roles for men and women and welcome members of interfaith backgrounds, Jews by choice, members of the LGBT community, singles, and people of all ages.

We understand that you may have many questions before making a commitment to membership. This website contains a lot of information about our community, but there is no substitute for coming and experiencing CRC for yourself. Our Sukkat Shalom is open to you. We encourage you to attend Shabbat services, holiday celebrations, and educational programming. The more you experience, the more you will see our core values at work, and it will become clear if CRC is the right fit for you.

Participation

Central Reform relies on the active involvement of all members. Involvement can take many forms, including simply participating in events; providing food for and cleaning up after an Oneg; or planning a weekend program.

Financial Responsibility

Each member of the congregation is expected to pay a fair share of the cost of running our congregation, but finances are never a barrier to membership or participation at CRC. We will work with you confidentially to determine a financial commitment that is fair and affordable for you.  

Join Us for Brunch!  

The first step in joining CRC is to attend a Prospective Member Brunch. You'll meet CRC's rabbis, Board members and staff; learn more about CRC's values and programs; and get more information on the membership application program. If you have children, please feel free to bring them with you - we would love to meet them as well as you.

For dates of upcoming Prospective Member Brunches or for more information about membership, please contact Nancy Weigley, Executive Director, at (314) 361-1564 ext 105 or nancy@centralreform.org.