Week of June 06 - June 12, 2016

“To perform all actions with evenmindedness is yoga.  Anyone who can preserve mental evenness while performing all his activities is a yogi.’’                                                                                                                                                        

                                                      - Paramahansa Yogananda 

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This Week's Services:

Please join us this Sunday, June 12 for our weekly Service Reading entitled “Evenmindedness Is Yoga.” The service is from 11 am to 12 noon. Sunday School for children ages 3-12 is also held 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:

‘’Today I open the door of my calmness that the angel of silence may gently enter the temple of all my activities.  I will perform all duties serenely, saturated with peace.’’

                                                                                         (Metaphysical Meditations)

 

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Announcements:

 

• Our next Kirtan Workshop will be held this Sunday, June 12 in the chapel. This workshop is open to all members and friends who are interested in either joining the Kirtan Group or would simply like to learn how to play the SRF cosmic chants on the harmonium. If you own a personal harmonium, we request that you please bring it with you to the workshop. If you have any questions about the workshop, or do not have a harmonium of your own, please send us an email at srfhouston@gmail.com.


• Our next meeting of the Bhagavad Gita Study Group will be held in the chapel Sunday, June 19 at 12:30pm. This group is open to all members and friends who wish to read and meditate upon Paramahansa Yogananda’s spiritual interpretation of the Bhagavad Gita – God Talks with Arjuna. We hope that you are able to attend.


• Our monthly meditation retreat is scheduled for Saturday, June 25 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. This month we will have a guided meditation in the morning, which will include group practice of the SRF techniques of meditation. All are welcome to attend at any time during the day, but we ask that you enter or exit the chapel only during chants or readings.  The SRF Energization Exercises will be conducted as a group at 9:00 am.


• If you are planning to attend the 2016 SRF World Convocation, please also consider participating in the Center Representatives Conference which will be held in the Catalina Ballroom at the Bonaventure Hotel on Saturday, August 06, from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Managing Team by sending an email to srfhouston@gmail.com by Sunday, July 10 if you would like to register for this conference.  Note that a small fee of $35 is requested to attend.


• Please join us this and every Sunday after the services for our weekly juice social in the Sunday School building.