Welcome to our temple family! We are so happy that you are interested in our joining our community. We love our congregation and hope you will join in its life and vitality.

The temple is sustained by the generosity of our members, through dues and contributions. Please see below for basic membership rates and special rates for the Cornerstone Society.

Basic Dues for 2018/2019:

Note:  Maintenance Fund is payable over a 5 year period.

Family Membership: $2,075 + $1,500 maintenance fund
Single Membership: $1,175 + $1,100 maintenance fund
Young Family (Age 25-34): $1,125 + $500 maintenance fund
Young Single (Age 25-34): $865 + $375 maintenance fund
Non-resident Family Associate: $1,020
Non-resident Single Associate: $690
Young Adult (Under 25): Free

Discounts are available with payment by cash or check. Please click HERE for our Membership Application.

As a welcoming congregation, we strive for the inclusion of anyone wishing to become affiliated with Temple Emanu-El. If financial assistance is needed for membership dues or the building maintenance fund, our Financial Secretary will work with any potential new member to accommodate special needs.

Cornerstone Society

Members of our Cornerstone Society have voluntarily raised their annual dues to support Temple Emanu-El. They enjoy special gatherings and honors, and the gratitude of our temple membership.  The maintenance fund obligation is waived for those who join as Cornerstone members.

  • Chai $18,000
  • Benefactor $11,000
  • Partner $8,000
  • Pillar $5,500
  • Sustainer $3,300

Benefits of Temple Membership

  • A diverse selection of social, educational and community service programs throughout the year.
  • A place to worship for the High Holidays.
  • Complimentary membership to Brotherhood and Sisterhood for the first year of your new membership.
  • Invitations to the annual New Member Dinner and New Member Wine & Cheese Reception.
  • Rabbinical services for life cycle events and hospital stays.
  • Receipt of Temple news and mailings, including the monthly Bulletin, weekly emails and event invitations.
  • The good feeling of supporting a temple and future generations of Jewish life.
  • And the most wonderful benefit of all: our congregants - your new extended family.


 Kim Sheintal, Membership Chairperson