Week of July 10  - July 17, 2016

“There is nothing greater than sincerity in your dealings with others.  Sincerity will conquer your enemies.  It will base your friendship upon the rock of ages."                                                  

                                                      - Paramahansa Yogananda 

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This Week's Services:

Please join us this Sunday, July 17 for our weekly Service Reading entitled “Laws of Love and Truth.” 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:

‘’Loving Lord, speak Thou through my voice; breathe through my breath; for through the fragile flute of my being Thou alone canst blow the eternals of Thy Song.’’

                                                                                       (Whispers from Eternity)

 

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Announcements:

 

 

• The Bhagavad Gita study group has been cancelled this month and will be held next month on August 21st.  We apologize for any inconvenience.


• Our monthly all-day meditation retreat will be held on Saturday, July 23. This month we will have an open, 12 hour non-conducted meditation from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. You are welcome to join us at any time but we ask that you sign in when you arrive and that you enter and exit the chapel quietly.


• The commemoration service of Mahavatar Babaji will be held in the chapel on Monday, July 25 from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm. The service will be preceded by an open meditation from 7:00 pm to 7:50 pm and you may enter the chapel quietly at any time. Please bring a flower or flowers as a sign of devotion and a monetary offering in an envelope. The donations are sent to Self-Realization Fellowship to be used to honor the Guru.


• All activities and events organized by the Houston Center are carried out by dedicated members and friends and we always welcome new volunteers. If you have a few hours to spare each month and would like to volunteer, please let us know by contacting a member of the Managing Team or by sending an email to srfhouston@gmail.com.


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