Summer Picnic - August 6
on July 14th, 2022
Come join us for a Summer Picnic down at the lake on Saturday, August 6, right after Shabbat gathering! Invite a friend!Restoration will be providing burgers, hotdogs, buns, condiments, and drinks. Please bring a side dish: salad, dessert, chips, or anything picnicky!We need some volunteers to help set up tables & chairs, grill burgers & hotdogs, and clean up, starting at 9:30am. Please let us kno...
Transition for Rabbi Aybars
on May 24th, 2022
Dear Restoration family and friends,It is with both sadness and joy that we announce that Rabbi Aybars will be leaving Restoration at the end of this month. We are sad because the Uckun family is moving on, but we celebrate with them in the calling of God on Aybars' life to bring the gospel back to his own people. Beginning in June, he’ll be working with The Al-Ma'idah Initiative, which is a minis...
Ministries Supporting Ukraine
on May 23rd, 2022
Restoration is giving to several ministries supporting Ukraine, and we’re encouraging those who attend Restoration to support them as well. If you would like to give directly, you can do that through these websites: ...
Shavuot Picnic - June 4th
on May 23rd, 2022
Our Shavuot Picnic is on Saturday, June 4th, and we hope that you can all join us! This is also a great thing to invite friends to!Restoration will be providing burgers, hotdogs, buns, condiments, and drinks. Please bring a side dish: salad, dessert, chips, or anything picnicky!We need a few people to help set up tables & chairs and clean them, starting at 10am. You can let us know that you’ll be ...
No Shabbat Gathering January 1st
on December 31st, 2021
Hello friends,Due to snow and ice all over the Puget Sound area we are canceling our Shabbat Gathering for January 1st. We apologize for the short notice and our heart is to make sure every stays safe and warm.Part 4 of the series "Inside & Outside" will be available begging at 10am on January 1st on the Restoration App, Facebook and YouTube. It's one of my favorite messages and I know it will enc...
No Shabbat Gathering December 25.
on December 18th, 2021
Our staff and volunteers have worked very hard since restarting our Shabbat gatherings on May 22nd and as an extension of our belief in the sabbath and rest, we will not have a live Shabbat Gathering or a message online on December 25th. We begin again January 1st as we continue our series, “Inside & Outside: Congruence in the life of Joseph.” Let's start the new year fresh, together!...
We are back (again)!
on November 30th, 2021
We are back (again)! As you know, a few of our leaders tested positive for COVID almost two weeks ago. Interestingly, the cases were not connected at all, but just happened separately in the same week. This Saturday, December 4th, we are back online and live in Seattle. We appreciate all of the love and prayers, and can’t wait to see everyone at our next Shabbat Gathering!...
No Shabbat Gathering November 27th
on November 24th, 2021
Dear friends,Because a few of our leaders and volunteers have recently tested positive for COVID, we are unable to have our regular Shabbat Gathering this coming Saturday, November 27th. We will also be unable to post a sermon this weekend as our ability to film is now limited. Please pray with us that those who are sick will come to full health and that families are able to isolate well enough th...
Vezot ha’Bracha - September 25, 2021
on September 22nd, 2021
Torah Portion:Vezot ha’Bracha - September 25, 2021 Torah: Deuteronomy 33:1-34:12 Haftarah: Joshua 1:1-18 Portion Summary:—Moses’ last blessing: the Lord at Sinai, blessings over the tribes.—Moses views the land from the mountain.—A tribute to Moses is given. Devotional by Janet Cothrell: Balm and Correction. “This is the blessing with which Moses the man of God blessed B’nei Yisrael before his death.”...
Ha'azinu - September 18, 2021
on September 15th, 2021
Torah Portion:Ha’azinu - September 18, 2021 Torah: Deuteronomy 32:1-52 Haftarah: 2 Samuel 22:1-51 Portion Summary:—Moses’ Poem:1. Listen 2. Praise of the Rock 3. Curse of enemies 4. Vindication 5. Call to praise—Moses is told to ascend Mt. Nebo for his death...
Vayelech - September 11, 2021
on September 9th, 2021
Torah Portion:Vayelech - September 11, 2021 Torah: Deuteronomy 31:1-30 Haftarah: Hosea 14:2(1)-10(9), Micah 7:18-20, Joel 2:15-27 Portion Summary:—Moses’ final farewell to the people.—The Lord prepares Moses for his death. Devotional by Janet Cothrell: CHAZAK!...
Nitzavim - September 4, 2021
on September 2nd, 2021
Torah Portion:Nitzavim - September 4, 2021 Torah: Deuteronomy 29:9-30:20 Haftarah: Isaiah 61:10-63:9 Devotional by Matt Rosenberg: Choose Life. This week’s Torah portion is found in Deuteronomy 29:9-30:20. The name of every Torah portion is typically taken from one of the words, in Hebrew, from the first sentence of the portion...