Week of November 20 - November 26, 2017

“Man, who is made in the image of God, possesses within him that all-accomplishing power of will.  To discover through right meditation how to be in harmony with the Divine Will is man's highest obligation."

Paramahansa Yogananda

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This Week's Services:

Please join us this Sunday, November 26 or our weekly Service Reading entitled “How to Attune with Divine Will.”   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:

May our wills grow strong in overcoming worldly desires and finally be attuned to Thy faultless will.

                                                         (Whispers from Eternity)

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Announcements:

 

• As we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday this week, our gratitude is extended to all of you and the Managing Team wishes you and your loved ones a very Happy Thanksgiving.

 

• In observation of the Thanksgiving holidays, we will not have a meditation service this Thursday, November 23 and the chapel will remain closed.

 

• Our monthly meditation retreat is scheduled for this Saturday, November 25 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. In the afternoon, the talk on CD by Sri Daya Mata entitled, "Let Us Be Thankful" will be played in its entirety.   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.


• Our next meeting of the Bhagavad Gita Study Group will be held in the chapel this Sunday, November 26 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 next Day of Service and Fellowship will be held next Saturday, December 02 starting at 8:30 am and in addition to the regular chores, we will be also decorating the chapel for Christmas. If you are planning to attend, please let Sudha know by emailing him at vasudhaven@yahoo.com as this will help us to organize head count for lunch on the Day of Service. You can also RSVP by filling out the sign-up sheet located in the chapel foyer.

 

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