Week of August 13  - August 19, 2018

 "When the devotee tunes himself with this Sound, he finds the Comfort that quenches all sorrows, and perceives his soul as Spirit present not only in his little body but in every part of vibrating space"

 Paramahansa Yogananda


This Week's Services:

Please join us this Sunday, August 19 for our weekly Service Reading entitled “Yoga - The Divine Science.”   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.


Weekly Affirmation:

O Spirit, make my soul Thy temple, but make my heart Thy beloved home where Thou wouldst dwell with me in ease and everlasting understanding.

(Metaphysical Meditations)




• Our next meeting of the Bhagavad Gita Study Group will be held in the chapel on  Sunday, August 19 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 monthly all day meditation is scheduled for Saturday, August 25 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. This month we will have a guided meditation.  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.

• There will be a business meeting in the Sunday School Building on Sunday, August 26 at 12:30 pm to discuss current matters relating to the Center in addition to highlights from the 2018 Convocation. All active members are encouraged to attend.

•  Our next Day of Service and Fellowship will be held on Saturday, September 01. 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, we request that you please inform Sudha by emailing him at vasudhaven@yahoo.com as this will help us to organize head count for the 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.