PSC is fortunate to have many talented members who contribute to the management of the Synagogue. Here are some of the most active committees:
Budget Committee Building Committee Chai Society Education Committee Family Programming Committee Finance Committee Green Team Membership Committee Outreach Committee Peninsula Sinai Men's Club Peninsula Sinai Women Religious Practices Committee Security Committee Ways and Means Committee Website Committee
Purpose: Planning, budgeting, and monitoring of PSC Finances.
Purpose: To maintain PSC grounds and buildings in good repair, to solve problems related to our physical plant and equipment, to improve buildings as needed. To create revenue for PSC using the above assets. To effectively manage the building fund.
- Tiled the floor of the social hall
- Fixed water leaks in windows, courtyard, and roof
The Chai Society is comprised of families and individuals whose Kol Nidre Appeal equals or exceeds $1,800. These contributions play a vital role in funding PSC's various programs and efforts at Tikkun Olam (repairing the world). The Chai Society is a very important part of the PSC fabric and we are working to nurture and grow this special group. Each year there is a special event to honor the Chai Society. There are currently 15 members in the Chai Society.
Purpose: To help the Education Director with curriculum definition, staffing, and promotion for Education Programs at PSC.
Recent Accomplishment: Received accolades from USCJ
Family Programming Committee
Purpose: To engage children of all ages, from birth to well past B'nai Mitzvah and their families. Monthly Shabbat services geared toward each age group, holiday celebrations, mitzvah projects, family education, social programming, and family chavurot are some of the many ways to grow, learn, and celebrate Judaism with your family.
- Organized community-wide dinner in the Sukkah.
- Started new Shabbat family service geared towards school-age children and families
Purpose: To enforce the accounting and financial management practices.
Purpose: To make PSC greener.
Recent Accomplishments: Solar Ner Tamid, Energy Audit.
Purpose: To address issues with member retention and to attract new members
Purpose: To promote PSC and PSC programs.
Purpose: To add value to PSC by initiating Jewish activities, providing education opportunities, supporting PSC youth in Jewish religious/cultural activities, leading the Ecology Initiative and Greening of PSC, to cultivate camaraderie among PSC men.
- Conducted Energy Audit and recommended savings
- Painted the Trellis and planted Trumpet Vines
Purpose: To make Judaism meaningful, to further Jewish education for women as well as support a full program of Jewish education for children and young adults. Promote the ideals of Conservative Judaism by stressing ethical and religious practices in daily living and the observance. Develop the personal growth of each of our members and promote friendship through programs that are religious, educational, cultural, civic, social and recreational. Advocate responsibility for and involvement in community, national and world affairs.
Religious Practices Committee
- Support planning and execution of High Holiday services.
- Create clarity and transparency around community standards and expectations as they pertain to Jewish ritual.
- Address issues or questions that emerge around community standards and expectations as they pertain to Jewish ritual, to ensure that there is consistency in the treatment of congregants across similar issues.
Purpose: To work with local authorities to keep PSC safe.
Ways and Means Committee
Purpose: The purpose of Ways & Means is to raise funds for PSC by holding various fundraising events during the year.
Recent Accomplishments: Obtained 60% of all congregants participation in the Ner Tamid campaign.
Purpose: To inform PSC members about PSC activities and to promote PSC by presenting it on the internet.