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Tree of Life Congregation 

6719 N Trenholm Road
Columbia, SC 29206

Phone: (803) 787-2182

Fax: (803) 787-0309

Hours of Operation:


Tues-Thurs 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Fri 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Our office is currently closed to the public to safeguard the health and well-being of our clergy and staff. Please email or call and leave a message. 

Do you love to walk and schmooze? Come and walk with us! Sundays at 9:30 AM

November 1: Woodlake neighborhood. We will meet at the Pavillion on Bridgecreek Drive. Additional parking is available across the street by the tennis courts. We will walk a loop that is approximately three miles. (Northeast, near Sandhills)                                                                            November 8: Peak to Prosperity Passage of Palmetto Trail. Long path, but everyone can turn around when comfortable. (Off 176 near Chapin.)      November 15: Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park. Five-mile path along the river; everyone can turn around when comfortable. (From Huger St. turn onto Laurel St. It dead-ends into the parking area for Riverfront Park. 312 Laurel Street, Columbia, SC 29201)

Each of these are easy walks on paved surfaces. Please join us whenever you can! No RSVP necessary.

Do you love to read and schmooze? We’ve got the Klatsch for you! We have chosen our first three books and scheduled discussion dates for each. Please see below for details and RSVPs, which will provide the Zoom links to you. Hope to see you there!

Join us on Monday, November 9, at 7:30 pm, for our very first book discussion! This meeting will feature a discussion of the book What We Will Become: A Mother, a Son, and a Journey of Transformation by Mimi Lemay. RSVP here.

Future Dates

Monday, December 7, at 7:30 pm. This meeting will feature a discussion of the book The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin. RSVP here.

Monday, January 11, 2021, at 7:30 pm. This meeting will feature a discussion of the book The Red Tent by Anita Diamant. RSVP here.

Join a Klatsch to meet other members of the TOL community!                      Our Klatsch activities are open to ALL Tree of Life members, men and women. If you have any questions, please email Jeanne at

Want to start another Klatsch? Fill out the form and let us know about your interests.


Welcome to the Tree of Life Congregation in Columbia, South Carolina.  The Tree of Life Congregation (TOL) was founded in 1896, and today is a vibrant Reform Jewish synagogue.  Our 150 member-families gather from throughout greater Columbia and the Midlands of SC to come together as a holy community.  The Tree of Life is our Beit T’filah – House of Prayer, Beit Midrash – House of Study, and Beit K’nesset – House of Assembly.  We are very proud of our history, and we look forward to an even brighter future.

Please feel free to join us at Temple for services or events.  We look forward to welcoming you. Contact the Tree of Life Congregation office for more information or to answer any questions.

The Tree of Life Congregation is a proud member of the 
Union for Reform Judaism.

Mon, October 26 2020 8 Cheshvan 5781