Week of September 12 - September 18, 2016

“Find out your real vocation.  By communing with God’s Cosmic Vibration in meditation you will be led to your goal, you will be led to the thing you ought to do.”

                                                      - Paramahansa Yogananda 

---

This Week's Services:

Please join us this Sunday, September 18 for our weekly Service Reading entitled “Hastening Human Evolution." 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.

---

Weekly Affirmation:

“Thou art the life behind my body, the intelligence behind my mind, the love behind my feeling, and the wisdom behind my consciousness.”

                                                                                  (Paramahansa Yogananda)

 

 

---

Announcements:

 

• Our next meeting of the Bhagavad Gita Study Group will be held in the chapel this Sunday, September 18 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, September 24 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.


• The Commemoration services for the Mahasamadhi and Birthday of Lahiri Mahasaya will be held in the chapel on Monday, September 26 and Friday, September 30 from 8:00 to 9:00 pm respectively. Both services will be preceded by a meditation beginning at 7:00 pm. All devotees who are acquainted with the Guru-disciple relationship are welcome to attend. Devotees are asked to bring a flower or flowers as a symbol of devotion to God and the SRF Gurus, and a donation, if possible, as sign of loyalty to the path of SRF. Donations are sent directly to Mother Center to share these sacred teachings with truth-seeking souls.


• Self-Realization Fellowship is happy to announce it will be conducting a Regional Day Program at Lake Texoma, Texas. These events are for children and teens ages 7-18 and will be held on Saturday, October 08 for girls and Saturday, October 15 for boys.  Additional information can be found here or in the chapel foyer.


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