Week of October 03 - October 09, 2016

“We have come to teach practical methods, the exact technique of widening the channel of human consciousness, so that truth may flow in ceaselessly, endlessly, without obstructions of dogma or unproved beliefs.”  

                                                      - Paramahansa Yogananda 

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This Week's Services:

Please join us this Sunday, October 09 for our weekly Service Reading entitled “Practical Methods for Spiritual Growth." 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:

 

Heavenly Father, in an invisible church built of devotion granite, receive Thou my humble heart offerings, daily renewed by prayer.

                             

                                                                              (Metaphysical Meditations)

 

 

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Announcements:

 

• Our next Harmonium Workshop will be held this Sunday, October 09 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, you may contact Arjun by emailing him at arjunraghuraman@gmail.com.


• As previously announced, Brother Sarvananda and Br. Troy from SRF Mother Center will be visiting our Houston Center on Sunday, October 16 to conduct the Reading Service and spend the day with us. Details are being finalized and will be announced shortly.  We hope that you can join us for this special occasion.


• We are in need of volunteers to help with setting up of the lunch social with Bro. Sarvananda and Br. Troy on Sunday, October 16. If you are able to help, please let Sudha know at your earliest opportunity.


• Our next meeting of the Bhagavad Gita Study Group will be held in the chapel on Sunday, October 23 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.


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