P'tach Libi/Open My Heart
Online Learning with Cantor Ellen Dreskin

Sing Unto God is excited to present these exclusive classes from Cantor Ellen Dreskin, one of our favorite educators, prayer-leaders, and a giant in the field of Jewish spirituality.

 

Ellen has decades of experience as a Cantor and Educator, helping communities and individuals to deepen their relationship with prayer practice, liturgical music, and their own unique spiritual journeys.

 

She is a prayer-leader, consultant, mentor and spiritual director, inviting lay and clergy alike to think deeply about prayer as spiritual practice and a lens through which we might gain a broader perspective on life in general.  She is delighted to offer classes on line for the 3rd year in a row, and eagerly welcomes all life-long learners to join in these conversations.

Learn more about Cantor Dreskin by visiting her website: ellendreskin.com

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Courses
These two courses will be available on-demand afterwards if you're unable to attend all sessions.
Members and non-members will be sent links to the recordings of the session.

Tuesdays: March 1st, March 8th, and March 15th from 12pm - 1:15pm Eastern

 

Reflecting on how music functions in prayer can open our hearts and broaden our perspective on personal prayer practice in a communal setting.  What is happening in me when I pray, and how can a variety of musical prayer experiences be of assistance to me on my journey?

Tuesdays: March 29th, April 5th, and April 12th from 12pm - 1:15pm Eastern

Deepen both your prayer practice and your comfort with liturgical Hebrew, verbs/nouns, singular/plural, root recognition, and reflection on the connection between grammar, theology, and the act of prayer itself.

Spiritual Journey Small Group Study

  • Feb 28, 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM EST
    On Zoom
    6 sessions on Mondays: February 28th, March 7th, March 14th, (no mtg on 3/21), March 28th, April 4th, and April 11th from 12pm – 1:15pm Eastern (Groups are very small. Additional cohorts may be arranged upon request)

6 sessions on Mondays: February 28th, March 7th, March 14th, (no mtg on 3/21), March 28th, April 4th, and April 11th from 12pm - 1:15pm Eastern 

A highly interactive and reflective spiritual journey through major themes of Jewish liturgy: the act of prayer itself, YHVH, holiness, creation, revelation, and redemption. Includes a short reading list and guiding questions/practices for the journey.