Announcements for December 17, 2017

We are continuing to collect items in support our area agencies that distribute food, clothing, and household items to needy families and individuals in our community. Donations can include toiletry items, such as soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, and so on, and donations of canned goods and other non-perishable food items in cardboard and plastic containers are also welcome. Your donations may be placed in the collection boxes in the hallway

We are continuing to collect items in support our area agencies that distribute food, clothing, and household items to needy families and individuals in our community. Donations can include toiletry items, such as soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, and so on, and donations of canned goods and other non-perishable food items in cardboard and plastic containers are also welcome. Your donations may be placed in the collection boxes in the hallway

On Sunday, December 31, we will have our regularly scheduled Sunday morning services. The New Year’s Eve meditation service will be held from 11:30 pm to 12:15 am. The chapel will open at 11:00 pm.

Please note that there will be no Study Group or Inspirational and Prayer service on Thursday, January 4.

On Friday, January 5, we will commemorate the birthday of Paramahansa Yogananda with a service beginning at 7:30 pm and ending at approximately 9:00 pm. Please bring a flower to this service as a symbol of your devotion, and a donation may be given as a symbol of your loyalty to the work of Self Realization Fellowship. The service will be followed by birthday cake and a period of fellowship.

Please note that there will be no Study Group or Inspirational and Prayer service on Thursday, January 11.

On Saturday, January 13, we will have a six-hour meditation in honor of Paramahansa Yogananda, beginning at 10:00 am and ending at 4:00 pm. Please bring a fruit as a devotional offering, and a donation in a white envelope may be offered.

Everyone is invited to remain after the conclusion of this morning’s service for some caroling with the Sunday school and Teen Group classes, accompanied by a visit from by a certain jolly old elf. Please note that our next Teen Group and Sunday School Classes will be held Sunday, January 8.

We have a Christmas card for our president, Brother Chidananda, on the table in the foyer. All who would like to do so are invited to sign the note paper that accompanies it.