Upcoming Shabbat Services:

Shabbat Morning Services Twice A Month and Shabbat Services Twice A Month


Shalom and Welcome!  

Congregation Etz Chaim is a non-denominational synagogue located in Biddeford, Maine.  Our members are from all over York county, and even beyond.  Check out our website to learn about our vibrant community and our synagogue offerings:

  • High Holiday Services
  • Shabbat Morning Services Twice A Month
  • Jewish Holiday Celebrations
  • Community Friday Night Potlucks
  • Weekly Hebrew School for School Age Children
  • Adult Education and Community Programming
  • Bar/Bat Mitzvah Training

“We use gender sensitive prayer books in a warm, friendly atmosphere. We are also the home of the Samuel Osher Memorial Library, which offers Jewish books, music, education materials, and a wide selection of videotapes/DVDs.”

– David Strassler, President

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Member Spotlight:

Congregation Etz Chaim is World Famous!

Our own Sarah Starassler shares some Etz Chaim t-shirts in Ghana!

To read more about Sarah’s work, you can view the latest version of the newsletter.

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The Fall 2017 Edition of The Newsletter is Here!

Want to know more about our community?  Read the latest edition of The York County Jewish Community Newsletter here.

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