The Alberta Shul would operate as a non-profit, and would provide programming as well as renting space for events. First priority for use of the space would go to Jewish groups, individuals, and organizations.
Shabbat and holiday services.
For west side congregations in Portland this center can be used as an outreach space, a way to create programming nearer to many of their current and prospective congregants.
Shabbatons led by invited visiting clergy
for Jewish artists local and visiting to both creating art and showcasing that art
Jewish theater companies, local and national
Musical performances, Jewish or non-Jewish
Small weddings, b’nai mitzvah, brit milah, naming ceremonies
Jewish speakers, local and national
Local groups already meeting Havdallah Yoga Group, Rosh Chodesh groups, etc