Week of April 24  - April 30, 2017

 “Don't expect to attain peace and happiness from life experiences. This should be your new attitude toward life: no matter what your experiences are, enjoy them. You have to find peace and happiness within yourself. Your outer experiences should be only fun. You can convert all your experiences into miserable ones if you allow your mind to do so.” 

-Paramahansa Yogananda

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This Week's Services:

Please join us this Sunday, April 30 for our weekly Service Reading entitled “The Dream Fabric Of Life"  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:

"Nothing shall blight my smiles. Grim death, disease, or failure cannot daunt me. Disaster cannot really touch me, for I possess the unconquerable, unchangeable, ever new bliss of God."

(Metaphysical Meditations)

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Announcements:

 

• This Saturday, April 29, our Chapel will remain open from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm for open meditation.

 

• Our next Day of Service and Fellowship will be held next Saturday, May 06 starting at 8:30 am. We dedicate only one day a month to the care and upkeep of Master’s sanctuary in Houston so that it remains a magnet for those seeking to meditate together or to learn of Self-Realization Fellowship for the first time. 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.

 

• On Sunday, May 07, there will be a meeting of the Teen Group from 11 am - Noon in the Morgan Building. Teens aged 13-18 are welcome to attend.

 

• Our Houston Center Library is currently being upgraded and replenished.  We invite devotees who wish to donate gently used SRF CD’s, DVD’s, or books to please place them in the donation box located by the library in the Sunday School building.

 

• As previously announced, our third annual India Night event will be held on Saturday, May 27 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm on our chapel grounds. We encourage everyone to RSVP by Wednesday, May 17 either by visiting our website www.srfhouston.org or by filing out the sign-up sheet in the foyer. A suggested donation of $20 per adult and $10 per child is requested to attend this event. Your donations will be used towards the construction of a new Multi-Purpose Building, as well as to cover the costs of the India Night event. Donations can be made either online through our website or in person by cash or check. Checks can be made out to "Houston Meditation Group" with the memo indicating "India Night Event". For cash donations, please put your donation amount in an envelope and place it in the basket in the Chapel foyer.

 

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