Ma'yan Tikvah - A Wellspring of Hope
Ma'yan Tikvah - A Wellspring of Hope

High Holiday Services

Experience the High Holidays in a very different way!


Ma'yan Tikvah's outdoor services are traditional and nontraditional, informal, and engaging. Appreciate the natural world around you, meditate and sing, engage with Torah, and discuss questions

of meaning and importance.


All are welcome, including families with children. A separate children's program is planned during the morning services.


Additional details sent upon registration,

including any last-minute location changes due to extreme weather.


NOTE: Locations are currently tentative and will be confirmed soon.

Rosh HaShanah

Rosh HaShanah Service

& Potluck Lunch

Monday, September 30, 9:30 AM

Cedar Hill Camp

265 Beaver Street, Waltham 

(accessible by MBTA bus)


This service is outside, with a pavilion available if needed, and will include

 a food drive for hungry children.

Yom Kippur Evening

Kol Nidre Service

Tuesday, October 8, 6:45 PM

Congregational Church of Weston

130 Newton St., Weston


This service is mainly indoors, with time outdoors at the beginning, and will include

 a food drive for hungry children.

Yom Kippur Morning

Yom Kippur Service and Yizkor

Wednesday, September 19, 9:30 AM

Camp Chickami

139 Boston Post Road, Wayland


This service is outside, with a pavilion available if needed and will include

 a food drive for hungry children.

Non-Member Suggested High Holiday Donations
  All services One service only
             Single person     $175      $75
             Couple     $275      $125

             Family of four



             Student        $36       $36
The amounts listed are suggested donations for attending Ma'yan Tikvah's unique outdoor High Holiday servicesWe invite you to give more if you can and understand if you need to give less. We appreciate your support; please  know that your donation helps Ma'yan Tikvah stay open all year long. 
If you decide later in the year to join, your High Holiday donation will be credited toward membership. 
You may make your donation online here (please add 3% to cover processing) or send a check to Ma'yan Tikvah,  c/o Sandy Hewitt, 1 Parker Court, Natick, 01760. 
For more information, email Ma'yan Tikvah or call 508-358-5996. 
List of foods to bring for the Grow Clinic at Children's Hospital
Food Drive List.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [17.0 KB]

Upcoming Outdoor Services & Other Events


Shabbat by the River Saturday, July 13

Carol Getchell Nature Trail, Framingham


Hilltop Shabbat

Saturday, July 20

Round Hill, Sudbury


Shabbat with the Beavers

Saturday, July 27

Pod Meadow, Wayland


Summer Garden Shabbat Saturday, August 3 (Raindate, August 10) Private Garden, Natick

(a members-only event)


Glacial Tour Shabbat Saturday, August 10

Grey Reservation, Sudbury


Wildlife Refuge Shabbat

Saturday, August 17

Great Meadows National

Wildlife Refuge, Sudbury


Open House for

Y'ladim BaTeva

Wed. Aug 29, 6:30 PM

Peace Lutheran Church


Where to Find Us


Ma'yan Tikvah - A Wellspring of Hope

237 Old Connecticut Path
Wayland, MA 01778




Affiliated with the Synagogue Council of Massachusetts






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