We are comprised of
Jewish and non-Jewish worshippers of Yeshua HaMashiach – Jesus the Messiah.
Our name means “the Love of Jesus,” reflecting both our love for Him, and
His eternal love for those who accept Him into their hearts as Lord.
as many as did receive him, to those who put their trust in his person and
power, he gave the right to become children of God.”
[John] 1:11, the Complete Jewish Bible)
We delight in welcoming
visitors to our Friday night Shabbat services. When you are with us, you are
always mishpochah – family!! Come as you are, whether Jewish or
non-Jewish, casual or formal. We promise a wonderful time of worship, solid
Biblical teaching, and friendship! Most of all, we pray that you will find
yourself in a closer relationship with Avinu Malkenu, our Father, our King.
At Ahavat Yeshua, we:
to educate the greater Body of Messiah about G-d’s unceasing love and
faithfulness toward His people, Israel.
to honor Messiah in all we do
a context for worship that celebrates and expresses Jewish heritage
the cycle of holy days and feasts established by G-d in Scripture
in prayer for the peace and protection of Israel (understanding that peace
will come ultimately only through knowledge of the Prince of Peace, Yeshua
HaMashiach, Sar Shalom)
vigilance against anti-Semitism in whatever form it expresses itself, be it
hatred, arrogance, ignorance or apathy.
a shofar (trumpet) of warning
concerning the worsening conditions of the world, and the soon return of
Ahavat Yeshua offers
many opportunities for spiritual enrichment, community outreach and fellowship:
night Erev Shabbat services,
with candle blessing; Hebrew liturgy (always translated into English);
worship music and dance; corporate prayer; and Scripture-centered teachings.
Coffee, food and fellowship follow the service.
services: traditional service in which God is praised and honored for
His eternal, life-giving Word. The Torah scroll is processed, then unrolled
and part of the week’s Torah portion is read, accompanied by traditional
Yizkor: a Messianic service of Communion, in which Yeshua’s atoning
sacrifice on our behalf is honored with unleavened bread and wine (matzoh
and grape juice)
night prayer and Bible study: we bring our praises and concerns to the
Lord, interceding for believers around the world and for the protection of
Israel. Then we are led in a deep study of Scripture.
dance practice: Beginning instruction in traditional Israeli-style and
Messianic worship dance is offered every Wednesday night, 6 p.m.
Ahavat Yeshua’s dance troupe, Avodah Brikude, performs at events
throughout the year and is available for workshops or presentations by
All women are invited to join the “sisters” of Ahavat Yeshua on the
second Saturday of each month for an afternoon tea-style pitch-in and Bible
pitch-in: Join us on the fourth Saturday of every month at 5:30 for a
great time of food and fellowship. Bring a Biblically-kosher (no pork or
shellfish) dish to share – or just a bag of chips, or plate of veggies,
or…. But most of all, bring yourself and get to know your AY mishpochah!
Days and festivals: Join us throughout the year for observance of the Moedim, the cycle of feasts, most of which were established in
Torah to be commemorated throughout all generations!
Come be a part of
all we do – and all we are – in Messiah’s love. Shalom in Yeshua!