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B'nai Chaim

Our Mission

To provide a warm, inclusive Jewish home in the southwest metro Denver area.


Upcoming Events

Chanukah Celebration
Friday, December 16, 6:00 PM

Join us for our congregational Chanukah and Shabbat celebration. At 6:00 PM we will begin with a potluck featuring latkes and sufganiyot. Each family is asked to bring a salad or dairy dish to share.

Dinner will be followed at 7:00 PM by a family Shabbat service, including a candle lighting ceremony for Chanukah.

Food, friends, dreidels, songs, light, and games await you. See flyer.

It promises to be a fun and enlightening evening!

Chanukah Bazaar & Concert
Sunday, December 18, 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Chanukah will be upon us in no time. Better hurry on over to the synagogue for your one-stop Chanukah shopping extravaganza. You will find gift wrap, gelt, dreidels, candles, home decor, clothing, essential oils, crafts, home products, art, make and take, and interfaith celebration ideas. See flyer.

Shop while the kids are in Sunday School.

From 10:30 to 11:30 we will enjoy a special performance of the Colorado Hebrew Chorale, featuring both Cantor Kim and Brian, as well as the children of B'nai Chaim. See flyer.

What a special holiday treat!

Beit B'riut

Beit B'riut, meaning House of Health, is a new series on the theme of Wellness at B'nai Chaim.  From marriage to women's and men's health to aging to Jewish yoga, this series of events offers of variety of activities designed to help each of us enhance the best aspects of our lives.  Please join us for any, or many, of these events.

  • 2016/10/18 - 12/13: Seven Principles of Making Marriage Work
  • 2017/02/21: Menopause: Is it Hot in Here or is it Just Me?
  • 2017/02/28: Get Up & Move
  • 2017/03/07: Chair Massage & Essential Oils
  • 2017/03/21: Jewish Wise Aging: Living with Joy, Resilience, and the Spirit
  • 2017/04/18: End of Life Options
  • 2017/05/09: Jewish Yoga

Details here

Working on Wellness together.

Shabbat Out and About

"Shabbat Out and About" is a new program at B'nai Chaim. Every month or two we get together to celebrate Shabbat out in the community.

Friday, March 4. Dinner at 5:45 PM at Applebee's, 10605 W. Colfax Ave., Lakewood. Services at 7:30 PM at The Meridian Westland, 10695 W. 17th Ave., Lakewood.

Details here

Celebrate Shabbat with your friends.


"B'nai Chaim" means
"Children of Life"

Our small, vibrant, and growing congregation serves the Reform Jewish communities of southwest Denver, Littleton, Lakewood, Highlands Ranch, the Ken Caryl area and the nearby foothills.

Our synagogue offers a warm and caring place for study, worship, and community under the leadership of Cantor Kim Harris.

Our membership includes young families, single parent families, single and married adults, empty nesters, retirees, Jews by birth, Jews by choice, parents raising Jewish children, Jews of the LGBT community, secular Jews, multicultural families, and those who are rediscovering their Jewish identities.

Please browse our website to learn more about us: Worship ServicesReligious SchoolYouth Group, calendar, and directions and contact info.

And join us on facebook:

Better yet, join us for Shabbat services. We welcome you to our Community.

Learn Hebrew

B'nai Chaim offers several adult Hebrew classes:

Beginner and One Level Up from Aleph Bet -- Taught by Sandy at the Temple on Sundays from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM and/or Wednesday. The books used are the "Aleph Isn't Tough" series (1-5) by Linda Motzkin. It is available on Amazon. The class usually follows the Religious School schedule, but different arrangements are occasionally made, so please stay in touch with Sandy.

Please note: A $36 contribution to Religious School is requested as tuition, and students need to buy their own books.

Haven't you always wanted to learn a bit more Hebrew?

10 Minutes of Torah

Who among us is so busy that he or she cannot spend 10 minutes a day in the study of a Jewish text? Just 10 minutes? Such a commitment would enable us to meet our Jewish obligation to make Jewish study a fixed occurrence. We make time to answer our cell phones a dozen times a day and to check our email five times an hour...

... surely we can find 10 minutes to contemplate sacred words that nourish the soul.
Sun, 4 December 2016 4 Kislev 5777