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Find for yourself a rabbi (to support and teach you), take for yourself a friend (to do mitzvot together), and judge each member of the community for their merit. 

(Pirkei Avot 1:6)

Membership is an opportunity to develop friendships, learn, become involved in your heritage, and support the only LGBT synagogue in the Washington, DC area. Come join us!

To join Bet Mishpachah as a member is easy.  The Membership Information Guide provides important information on the benefits of membership. Our membership year runs from July 1 through June 30.  

You can download and mail our four-page paper membership form. The first two pages provides us with membership information about you as well as the dues that are applicable. Note that Bet Mishpachah offers special dues rates for full-time students, young adult members, new members, and those living outside the Washington/Baltimore area. Reduced dues are available for those who cannot afford the full amount.  No one is denied membership for financial reasons. Mail membership forms and check to: Bet Mishpachah, Dept 0520, Washington DC 20073-0520.

Members may use the Yahrzeit from to update thier list of loved ones or to add new Yartzeits to be mentioned at our services.  In addition, we welcome your indication of specific interests that you might have to enhance your participation with our congregation.

Member benefits end at the end of the membership year.  If you have difficulty in renewing your membership for any reason, please contact the Director of Membership