Week of December 31  - January 06, 2019

"Through gradual and regular increase of the simple and foolproof methods of Kriya, man's body becomes astrally transformed day by day, and is finally fitted to express the infinite potentials of cosmic energy which constitute the first materially active expression of spirit..."

Paramahansa Yogananda

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This Week's Services:

Please join us this Sunday, January 06 for our weekly Service Reading entitled "Kriya Yoga - The Royal Science of Realization."   Sunday School for children ages 3-12 is also held from 11 am to 12 noon.  There will also be a Teen Study group this Sunday for teens ages 13-18 in the Morgan Building 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:

I am an immortal spark of Thy cosmic fire.

(Whispers from Eternity)

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Announcements:

 

• This Saturday, January 5 we will have the Birthday Commemorative Service for Paramahansa Yogananda from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm. The service will be preceded by a meditation beginning at 7:00 pm. All devotees who are acquainted with the Guru-disciple relationship are welcome to attend. Please bring a flower or flowers, and a monetary offering in an envelope. The donations will be sent to Self-Realization Fellowship.

 

• Please note that our Day of Service scheduled for this Sunday, January 6 has been cancelled.

 

• This Sunday, January 6, 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 traditional all-day meditation commemorating the birthday of Paramahansa Yogananda will be held in the chapel next Saturday, January 12 from 9 am to 4 pm, with a 30 minute break at 1 pm. If you are unable to attend the entire duration, you may either attend the first half; or, may come at the intermission and stay for the second half. Devotees are encouraged to arrive early to have plenty of time to settle down comfortably before the meditation begins. A fruit offering is required but please note that monetary donations are not requested for this service. If you would like to offer a monetary donation, a basket will be placed in the rear of the chapel.

 

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