Congregation Shema Yisrael,

Offices: 1200-A Scottsville Rd., Suite 395, Rochester, NY 14624

Services: Brighton Presbyterian Church - Wallace Hall, 1775 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14610

(585) 288-0670 Copyright 2015 Shema Yisrael, All Rights Reserved.  

EREV SHABBAT GROUP

Do you have a desire to study the word of G-d? Do you want to bring in the Sabbath in G-d’s presence? Do you long for fellowship?  If so, come join us every Friday evening at 7 p.m.

For more information, contact Jerry Parrillo

Our Vision

Is to study all of the word of G-d and put it into practice in our lives. We strive to bring each person to maturity in Messiah and help them be an active contributor to the body. We don’t want to be just hearers of the word, but doers. (James 1:22-25)

What We Do

Our gatherings usually consist of:

· Fellowship

· Lighting of the Shabbat Candles

· Saying the Shabbat prayers over the Challah and  Grape Juice

· Worship

· Prayer

· Bible Study

 

Topics We Have Studied

· The Real Oral Law and the Essential Commandments

· The Gospel in the Old Testament

· The 10 Commandments in the New Testament

· Angels

· Four Signs of the Messiah

· Hebrew Tribes/Month of the Year Connection

· Menorahs and Hanukkiahs Throughout Scripture

· Sosthenes and the Nazarite Vow

· The Covenants

· Aleph Tav and G-d’s Signet Ring

· Book of Revelations

· Overview of the Psalms

· Ben Joseph and Ben David

Jerry Parrillo - Khavurah Group Leader

Jerry has been a believer for 33 years, and has been part of the Messianic movement for 19 years.

In addition to being a khavurah group leader, he currently serves at Congregation Shema Yisrael as the Treasurer of the L'Chaim Resource Center, is in charge of the congregation's food pantry, and is a member of the Projection Team. Alongside his occupation as a general contractor, he also assists in the upkeep of the building.

He believes that Gentiles cannot fully understand the Bible unless they view it from a Jewish perspective.