Services & Schedule

NOTE: Regular services may be canceled on holidays, for Special Services or due to unexpected circumstances like inclement weather etc. You may receive schedule change announcements via our mailing-list, please visit: Receive Announcements. You may consult our Quarterly Newsletter for planned changes to the regular services. Any last minute changes or cancellations are published under News/Events.


Regular Schedule Summary
Sunday
  • 10:00am - 10:50am: Meditation Service (Begins at 9:00am on 1st Sunday)
  • 11:00am - 12:00pm: Reading Service
  • 11:00am - 12:00pm (2nd & 4th Sunday): Sunday School for children
  • 12:10pm - 01:00pm (2nd Sunday): Friendship Tea & Lunch Social
  • 12:10pm - 01:00pm (4th Sunday): Lunch Social
Thursday
  • 07:30pm - 08:30pm: Inspirational Service
Saturday
  • 03:00pm - 07:00pm (2nd Saturday): Long Meditation
  • 08:00am - 12:00pm (3rd Saturday): Long meditation 
Friday
  • Friday evening meditation are not regularly scheduled and are announced in advance via the mailing-list.

SUNDAY
 
Meditation Service: 10:00am - 10:50am (Meditation begins at 9am on 1st Sunday)

The meditation service includes periods of prayer, chanting and silent meditation. Paramahansa Yogananda emphasized that the united devotion and concentration of inspirational devotees can powerfully increase the depth of each individual's meditation. Meditation services provide opportunities to practice the methods of concentration and meditation taught in the Self-Realization Fellowship Lessons. All are welcome!

 

Reading Service: 11:00am - 12:00pm
The reading service includes short periods of prayer, chanting and silent meditation.  
Selections from the writings of Paramahansa Yogananda are read during the service.





Sunday School: 11:00am - 12:00pm
(2nd & 4th Sunday)
Please refer the Sunday School page for more details.

Lunch Social: 12:10pm - 1pm
(2nd & 4th Sunday)
Vegetarian lunch prepared by our fellow devotees is served and all are welcome to enjoy the delicious food in spiritual fellowship. For Lunch Social on 2nd Sunday, devotees are welcome to invite their friends to introduce them to the teachings of Self Realization Fellowship and to our group.

THURSDAY
Inspirational and Healing Service: 7:30pm - 8:30pm

The inspirational service on Thursday includes periods of prayer, chanting and silent meditation. Selections from the  writings of Paramahansa Yogananda and other SRF publications are read by the service reader.
 
 
 
 
 
2nd & 3rd SATURDAY
Long Meditation Service: 3:00pm - 07:00pm (2nd Saturday)
Long Meditation Service: 8:00am - 12:00pm (3rd Saturday)
We begin with energization exercises from 3:00pm - 3:30pm / 8:00am - 8:30am. On the hour, there are periods of chanting of about 10-15 minutes followed by meditation of 40-45 minutes. Devotees may enter or leave during the periods of devotional chanting.


PRAYER & HEALING SERVICES
At the close of the Sunday morning services and Thursday evening services we pray for the physical, mental, and spiritual healing of others, and for world brotherhood and peace. Together, the group practices the spiritual healing technique taught by Paramahansa Yogananda, which is explained in the free booklet Worldwide Prayer Circle.
  
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