FAQs

How do I become a member of NefeshSoul? 

All those who participate in NefeshSoul programs are “members.” There is no official membership list at present.  We welcome your attendance and involvement in any way that you wish.  We do ask all participants to donate generously.

Where are you located?

Most of our synagogue programming occurs at the Valley Unitarian Universalist Campus at 6400 W Del Rio, Chandler, AZ 85226 ( just south of Ray Rd on McKemy St.) Other programming sites are publicized on our weekly email newsletter.

How do I learn about upcoming events? When are your services/programs?

Subscribe to our weekly email newsletter or refer to this website for details about upcoming programs. We also have an online calendar.

How do I contact the Rabbi Susan?

Contact Rabbi Susan at rabbi@nefeshsoul.org.

How can I volunteer? What can I do to be more involved?

We welcome your assistance! We ask for volunteers on our weekly email newsletter, or email Rabbi Susan to get more involved.

Do you have a board of directors? Can I serve on your board?

We have a Board of Trustees. Members are nominated by the nominating committee and serve from one to four years, depending on the position held.  If you are interested in serving on our Board, please contact Rabbi Susan.

How do I make a financial donation? What do people typically donate monthly?

Donate by mail using our mail-in donation form, or online through Paypal or give Don Hoffman or Joyce Glass or Rabbi Susan a check when you see them. People donate in various amounts; from $25 to $10,000 or more.  We ask that you donate generously and in keeping with Jewish values of tzedakah.  More and more folks are setting up monthly contribution schedules where the money is automatically donated each month.

Are my donations tax deductible?

Yes, Congregation NefeshSoul is a 501c3 organization. Your donations are tax deductible. We send end-of-year tax statements by email.

How are my donations used?

Donations are used for rental fees, prayerbooks, office supplies, postage, P.O. Box rental, website fees, insurance, nosh supplies, ritual objects, salaries, and other miscellaneous items.

May I attend High Holy Day services? Is there a fee?

You are most welcome to attend our High Holy Day services. Tickets are not needed; however, your generous High Holy Day donation is necessary to support our beautiful and meaningful High Holy Day Services. Visit our High Holy Day webpage.