Week of March 30 - April 05, 2015

“On this Easter occasion I hope all men may realize the real significance of the resurrection of Christ. Each human being must strive to resurrect his soul from all limitation. We can do so if we keep on continuously improving our lives physically, mentally and spiritually.”

 - Paramahansa Yogananda 

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This Week's Services:

Please join us this Sunday, April 05 for our weekly Service Reading entitled “The True Significance of Resurrection”. Sunday School for children ages 3-12 is also held from 11 am to 12 noon. The service is from 11 am to 12 noon. Parents with younger children may enjoy the service from the infant room located in the Sunday School building. The Reading Service is preceded by a meditation service from 10 to 10:45 am, and by group practice of the Self-Realization Fellowship Energization Exercises at 9:40 am. The Center is open to the public for services and special activities.

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Weekly Affirmation:

 "Beloved God, I know that I am not the body, not the blood, not the energy, not the thoughts, not the mind, not the ego, not the astral self. I am the immortal soul that illumines them all, remaining unchangeable in spite of their changes.”

(Metaphysical Meditations)

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Announcements:

 

• If you are planning on attending the India Night fundraising event on Saturday, April 11 but haven't yet submitted your RSVP, you can still RSVP by visiting our website www.srfhouston.org. A suggested donation of $25 per adult and $10 per child is requested to attend this event. Your donations will be used towards our Houston Center Building Fund, as well as to cover the costs of the India Night event. Donations can be made either online through our website or in person by cash or check. Checks can be made out to "Houston Meditation Group" with the memo indicating "India Night Event". For cash donations, please put your donation amount in an envelope and place it in the basket in the Chapel foyer.

 

• This Friday, April 03, the chapel will be open for private meditation from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm in commemoration of Good Friday. Please note that this will be a self-guided meditation.

 

• This Sunday, April 05, we will have our Easter potluck social immediately after services. Sunday School will also be hosting an Easter Egg Hunt on for children ages 1-13 on the Golf Street chapel grounds. All are welcome to join us in celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

 

• On Saturday April 11, we will first visit the Museum of Fine Arts with the Monastics from 10:00am to 11:30am and then will gather for lunch at a restaurant. If you are interested in joining us, please contact Funso (funso_ekibolaji@yahoo.com) or Carol (carol.curro@sbcglobal.net) at your earliest.