Why be a member?

Our Clergy who lead us in worship and educational programs, and are available for pastoral care, including counsel and support in times of joy, for lifecycle events and in times of difficulty and bereavement.

Recharge your soul and connect with friends at Shabbat services.

Our children learn, connect & grow in our Early Childhood ProgramsReligious School and our Teen Programs.

The Joy of Studying with our clergy.

Make a difference in the lives of fellow temple members by participating in our Caring Community.

Share in the spiritual enrichment of High Holy Day worship and celebrate Jewish holidays and festivals.

Raise your voice for Social Justice with our congregation. Participate in our Habitat for Humanity builds.

Opportunities for you and your family to travel with our Rabbi in Israel.

Burial in our cemetery.

Membership in the Union for Reform Judaism, the national organization of the Reform Movement, including discounted tuition to URJ Camps and NFTY youth programs, educational programs and leadership opportunities for adults.

Who is TBT?

Our multi-generational community is lively and diverse with backgrounds ranging from traditionally religious to secular.
We are

  • newcomers and longtime members
  • adults and children
  • individuals, couples & families
  • gay and straight
  • interfaith and multi-racial
  • Jews by birth and Jews by choice
  • non-Jewish spouses and partners


A broad array of worship, educational, cultural and social opportunities for members of all ages. Our members of every age and background can expect to learn with depth, find inspiration through worship, and be a part of an inclusive community devoted to chesed (“kindness”) within and beyond our walls.

By joining and remaining affiliated with the temple,
we each make an active decision to sustain our Jewish community.

For more information about membership, contact our office at 203-245-7028 or send an email to Bonnie Mahon, our administrative assistant at office@tbtshoreline.org.

We look forward to meeting you!