August 18, 2019 Announcements

Announcements for Sunday August 18, 2019

On Saturday, August 24, we will celebrate Janmashtami, a Commemorative Service honoring the birth of Bhagavan Krishna. The service will begin at 8 p.m. and will be preceded by a silent meditation from 7 – 7:40 p.m. During the meditation, ushers will allow late arrivals to enter silently. Please bring a flower and a monetary offering in an envelope. 

The subject for today’s service is “Devotion That Touches God

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Aug 4, 2019 Announcements

Announcements for Sunday August 4, 2019

Many of our members will attend this year’s annual SRF Convocation starting tonight.  Note that Sunday School is canceled today and next Sunday due to many of our volunteers attending Convocation.  Tuesday August 6 7-9pm meditation will be canceled. The Saturday meditations and Thursday service at the Center will be held as usual during Convocation week. The Study Group on Thursday August 8 is canceled.

For those not attending Convocation, SRF is offering live streams of five events during Convocation on a pay-per-view basis.  We will be hosting viewings for three of these events here at the Center:

  • Tonight 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.: “The ‘Hidden’ Love and Joy of God”
  • On Friday, August 9, 7:30 p.m.: Satsanga with Brother Chidananda (president and spiritual head of SRF)
  • On Saturday, August 10, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.:“Divine Friendship: Seeing God in All”

For those attending the livestream events, there is a suggested donation of $5 per event which we’ll use to purchase the livestreams.  The satsanga with Bro. Chidananda is offered free.

For those who wish to see the live streams at home, information can be obtained from the main SRF website.

The subject for today’s service is “Laws of Love and Truth

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July 28, 2019 Announcements

Announcements for Sunday July 28, 2019

Many of our members will attend this year’s annual SRF Convocation August 4 – 10.  Note that Sunday School will be canceled on both August 4 and August 11 due to many of our volunteers attending Convocation.  Tuesday meditation on August 6 will be canceled. The Saturday meditations and Thursday service at the Center will be held as usual during Convocation week. The Study Group on Thursday August 8 is canceled.

For those not attending Convocation, SRF is offering livestreams of five events during Convocation on a pay-per-view basis.  We will be hosting viewings for three of these events here at the Center:

  • On Sunday, August 4, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.: “The ‘Hidden’ Love and Joy of God”
  • On Friday, August 9, 7:30 p.m.: Satsanga with Brother Chidananda (president and spiritual head of SRF)
  • On Saturday, August 10, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.:“Divine Friendship: Seeing God in All”

For those attending the livestream events, there is a suggested donation of $5 per event which we’ll use to purchase the livestreams.  The satsanga with Bro. Chidananda is offered free.

For those who wish to see the livestreams at home, information can be obtained from the main SRF website.

Today we will view Part 2 of  the DVD: Lake Shrine 50th Anniversary / Direct Disciples’ Reminiscences

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July 21, 2019

Announcements for Sunday July 21, 2019

Our annual summer picnic will be held today at nearby Hamlin Park after the services. All are invited for food, fellowship, and games. Please bring a vegetarian dish to share. The center will provide veggie burgers, buns and condiments. Directions to Hamlin Park are posted on the bulletin board in the social room.

On Thursday July 25, we will have a commemorative service for Mahavatar Babaji beginning at 8 p.m. The service will be preceded by a silent meditation from 7 to 7:40 p.m, during which late arrivals may enter quietly. Those attending the commemorative service are asked to bring a flower and a monetary offering in an envelope.

On Saturday July 27, we will have a 6-hour Kirtan meditation from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in commemoration of Mahavatar Babaji. Group Energization Exercises will be practiced at 9:40 a.m. and there will be a 30-minute break at 12:30 p.m.

We are pleased to share that our Center’s new front doors have been installed!  In addition to the aesthetic upgrade, the glass design allows light in, brightening our foyer, and enables our greeters to see when people are coming to open the door and welcome them.  Soon we will install shades on the front and rear doors.

The subject for today’s service is:  “Whence Comes Happiness?”

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July 14, 2019 Announcements

Announcements for Sunday July 14, 2019

Our annual summer picnic will be held at nearby Hamlin Park after the services next Sunday July 21. All are invited for food, fellowship, and games. Please bring a vegetarian dish to share. The center will provide veggie burgers, buns and condiments. Directions to Hamlin Park are posted on the bulletin board in the social room.

On Thursday July 25, we will have a commemorative meditation and service for Mahavatar Babaji. The commemorative service will begin at 8 p.m. and will be preceded by a silent meditation from 7 to 7:40 p.m. During the meditation, ushers will allow late arrivals to enter quietly, preserving the sacred atmosphere. Those attending the commemorative service are asked to bring a flower and a monetary offering in an envelope.

On Saturday July 27, we will have a 6-hour Kirtan meditation from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in commemoration of Mahavatar Babaji. Group Energization Exercises will be practiced at 9:40 a.m. and there will be a 30-minute break at 12:30 p.m.

The subject for today’s service is  “The Science of Kriya Yoga”.

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