Week of March 27  - April 02, 2017

“Absolute, unquestioning faith in God is the greatest method of instantaneous healing.  An unceasing effort to arouse that faith is man's highest and most rewarding duty."

-Paramahansa Yogananda

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This Week's Services:

Please join us this Sunday, April 02 for our weekly Service Reading entitled “Life Energy - The Power That Heals."  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 9:40am The Center is open to the public for services and special activities.

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Weekly Affirmation:

The eternal life of God flows through me. I am immortal.  Behind the wave of my mind is the ocean of Cosmic Consciousness.

(Scientific Healing Affirmations)

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Announcements:

 

• Our next Day of Service and Fellowship will be held this Saturday, April 1 starting at 8:30 am. If you are planning to attend, please RSVP by filling out the sign-up sheet located in the chapel foyer as this will help us to organize head count for lunch on the Day of Service.


• Beginning this Sunday April 2, on the first Sunday of the month, there will be a new Service for teens, ages 13-18, from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, in the Morgan Building. Meditation, energization exercises, chanting and teachings from the lessons of Paramahansa Yogananda will be included in each service.

 

• Our next Harmonium Workshop will be held on Sunday, April 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.


• On Sunday, April 16, we will have our Easter potluck social immediately after services. If you would like to contribute a dish for the potluck, please email Sudha at vasudhaven@yahoo.com A signup sheet is also available in the chapel foyer.

 

• Our Spring 2017 silent retreat at Villa de Matel will be held from Friday, May 5 through Sunday, May 7. Those who have attended these retreats in the past are welcome to arrive a day earlier, on Thursday, May 4 in the afternoon. An information sheet and registration forms are available in the foyer. As accommodations are limited, we ask that you register only if you are sure that you will attend on the indicated dates. The deadline for registration is Sunday, April 23. For more information, please contact Jose Guzman or Michaele O'Dwyer.

 

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