NOTE: Regular services may be canceled on holidays, or for Special Services or due to unexpected circumstances like inclement weather etc. You may receive schedule change announcements via our Mailing List. You may consult our Newsletter for any planned changes to the regular services. Any last minute changes or cancellations are published under the Announcements section on News / Events page.
Current Regular Schedule Summary (as of 24 Jan, 2023)
9:40am - 10:00am: Energization Exercises (Optional)
10:00am - 10:50am: Meditation Service
11:00am - 12:00pm: Reading Service
6:00pm - 7:00pm: Private Meditation
7:00pm - 8:00pm: Inspirational Service
6:00pm - 7:00pm: Inspirational Service
7:00pm - 8:00pm: Private Meditation
Meditation Service: 10:00am - 10:50am
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.
Inspirational and Healing Service: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
The inspirational service on Tuesdays and Thursdays 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.
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.