Founded in 1961, The Ames Jewish Congregation serves people who wish to identify with and participate in the practice of Judaism through religious observance, education, and community involvement. Although affiliated with the Reform movement, the congregation tries to meet the needs of both Reform and Conservative observance. The congregation is served by a part time ordained rabbi, or a rabbinical student from Hebrew Union College (URJ).

AJC commemorates all life cycle events, celebration of Shabbat and holidays as well as offering social functions to enhance holiday observance. Religious school is provided for pre-school through confirmation and adult education programs are sponsored.

AJC offers a well rounded program for its members and serves as a representative of Judaism in the Ames religious community. 

We are a member of URJ - the Union for Reform Judaism       URJ Logo
Webmaster: Send Email