Congregation Kol Tefillah

A Conservative Lay-led Synagogue

with Full Torah Service

near the Santa Cruz Cal Wharf

200 Washington Street

Kiddush lunches with warm community

Walks after shul along West Cliff

Erev Yom Kippur—Kol Nidre

Tuesday, October 4, 6:00pm.

Service starts with Candle lighting at 6:29pm

Congregation Kol Tefillah , 200 Washington Street

REQUIRED for this service: Covid IZ or a history of Covid infection, PLUS masking. Service will be indoor with air purifiers running and windows open.

Yom Kippur

Wednesday, October 5

No Services. Information about other services will be e-mailed.


Wednesday, October 5, 5:30 pm

Followed by break-the-fast vegetarian potluck dinner. Dishes may be dropped off when you arrive. Holiday ends at 7:29 PM

RSVP to KT Secretary Sharon A. Mullowney at and you will receive back the home address of this event


Our annual Kabbalat Shabbat for Sukkot will be on Friday night, October 14th at the Congregational Sukkah in Santa Cruz followed by a vegetarian potluck. RSVP Sharon at for location

We will be offering an additional service for Sukkot, on Monday October 10th, at the Congregational Sukkah, at 10 AM. Please send Sharon an email if you are interested and available so that we can determine if we have enough people for a minyan.

Attention Visitors to Santa Cruz, California

Kol Tefillah can be your "destination" shul.

(1) Coming to our website: how to be Shomar Shabbos and where to buy Kosher foods while in Santa Cruz.

(3) If you are a member of a USCJ-affiliated synagogue, we can be your destination shul for weddings and Bar/Bat Mitzvah . Inquire at or 831-254-7325 (cell)