Ritual Committee
Ritual Committee has two main roles in the function of the congregation: The first is to ensure that ritual functions happen! This includes: coordinating service leaders for Saturday morning, appointing Torah and haftorah readers, and coordinating special holiday and festival observance. The second function of the Ritual Committee is to help to develop congregation policies in the religious practices area (for example, food policies, congregational Shabbat observance, liturgy changes, etc.) Policies at CSH must be approved by the Board, but it is the job of committees to make recommendations. As a part of this function we help to educate people about Jewish ritual and liturgy. If the "past has a vote, not a veto," then we need to know how to hear the vote of the past as we make decisions for the present. By the way, joining the committee to learn is a good reason to join!
Finance Committee
The responsibilities of the Finance committee are to work closely with the Financial Secretary to develop the annual CSH budget as well as to advise the Board of Trustees when and why financial requests are made by other committees.
School Board
Work closely with the JCS (Jewish Community School) through the Jewish Center and Federation  (JCF) and establish and periodically review educational goals and policies for the school consistent with the requirements of the policies of the JCF and the Jewish Community.

Our Congregational Sisterhood plays an essential role in congregational life. They plan education, social and fund raising events throughout the year and help out in most areas of synagogue life, as well as the community at large.

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee recommends policies, procedures, and strategies for enhancing the membership in CSH both numerically and qualitatively. The Committee recommends policies, procedures, and initiatives to assure a growing and vital membership organization.


House Committee

The House Committee’s purpose is to oversee routine maintenance and cleaning of the building and grounds plus evaluate ongoing maintenance and changing needs of the building. They also make financial requests to the Board of Trustees for major repairs. The House Committee coordinates “work parties” of the members of the congregation for various building and maintenance issues and develops a yearly budget for building repair and maintenance.

Cemetery Committee
The purpose of the Cemetery Committee is to arrange for adequate layout care and upkeep of the synagogue cemetery and to maintain an up-to-date and accurate set of accounts for the financial operation of the cemetery, including a separate cemetery checking account and a savings account for perpetual care monies; to assure that all state/province laws governing cemeteries are upheld. Additional duties are: To maintain an up-to-date and accurate set of maps and records of the cemetery. To present to the leadership any desirable changes in the cemetery rules and regulations and, upon approval, to enforce all rules and regulations. To engage in an appropriate campaign for the sale of graves designed to yield an amount adequate for (a) the amount indicated in the synagogue budget; (b) the annual cost of running the cemetery; and (c) setting aside a reserve for future improvement of the cemetery. To plan for the improvement of cemetery land owned by the synagogue but not yet in use; to propose to the leadership specific steps towards such improvement; and, upon approval, to execute such plans. To keep minutes of committee meetings and to report regularly to the Board on the work of the Committee.