Temple Membership

We invite you to become a part of our congregation, and we hope that you do. Whether you take advantage of our worship experiences, educational opportunities, or special events programming,  you will find something here to fulfill you and excite you.

Frequently asked questions:


When are your weekly services?

Our Shabbat services begin at 6:00pm on Friday evenings with an Oneg following.  


We worship on Saturday mornings with an informal service at 9:30am followed by Torah study at 10:30am. 

What do I get for my membership dues?

Oodles. On top of the regular benefits of membership like High Holy Day tickets, access to summer camps and retreats, congregation dinners and more. Our Rabbi and members will be there to support you through life's challenges and joys. You will also be supporting our synagogue and the great programs we offer. Our members find they get back much more than they pay for. 

How do I join Congregation Gemiluth Chassodim?

You can complete the application online by clicking here.  You can print the pdf, fill it in and email your application to secretary@jewishtemple.org or fax it to (318) 445-7991. You may also call our Temple (318) 445-3655 and we'll guide you through the process.

How much is membership dues?

Contact email secretary@jewishtemple.org  for more information and we will send you a schedule of fees for yearly membership and religious school tuition. 

What if I can't afford membership dues?

We have dues reductions available for anyone who needs it. No one is ever turned away due to their inability to pay.


The mission of Congregation Gemiluth Chassodim shall be to maintain a place of worship for the Reform Jewish Community of Central Louisiana, to further Jewish education, promote Jewish culture and to provide facilities for social interaction. Furthermore, we shall conduct ourselves in accordance with our name which means "acts of lovingkindness."



The Jewish Temple

Congregation Gemiluth Chassodim

2021 Turner Street
Alexandria, Louisiana 71301



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