Week of November 27 - December 03, 2017

“The spirit of inquiry is in all.  Everyone in the world is a seeker after truth.  It is his immortal heritage, and he seeks it, blindly or wisely, until he has fully reclaimed it."

Paramahansa Yogananda

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This Week's Services:

Please join us this Sunday, December 10 or our weekly Service Reading entitled “The Three Instruments of Knowledge.”   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:

God's vastness I glimpsed in the skies of quietness.  His joy I tasted in the fountains of my existence.  His voice I heard in my unsleeping conscience.

                                                         (Metaphysical Meditations)

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Announcements:

 

• This Saturday the chapel will be open for meditation from 12pm-3pm


• Please note there will be NO Sunday School class on December 31.


• Our All-day Christmas Meditation will be held in the chapel on Saturday, December 16 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Detailed instructions in English can be downloaded by clicking here and instructions in Spanish are available by clicking this link. These instructions will also be made available in the Chapel foyer. Please note that Group Energization Exercises will not be held and you can do your Energization Exercises individually before the meditation. All members and guests attending the meditation are required to enter the chapel before 9 am as we will not be able to admit anyone into the chapel once the meditation has started. Also, please click here to read the letter received from Mother Center to help devotees prepare for the All-Day Christmas Meditation.

 

• On Sunday, December 17 we will have our annual Christmas potluck lunch immediately after services in the Sunday School building. If you would like to contribute with a dish, please email Carol at carol.curro@sbcglobal.net or fill out the sign-up form which will be placed in the Chapel foyer.


• Our next meeting of the Bhagavad Gita Study Group will be held in the chapel on Sunday, December 24 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.

 

• All activities and events organized by the Houston Center are carried out by dedicated members and friends and we always welcome new volunteers. If you have a few hours to spare each month and would like to volunteer, please let us know by emailing us at srfhouston@gmail.com.

 

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