Weekly Service Topic and Announcements

The service topic for Sunday, September 24th is “Be a Smile Millionaire.”

Announcements for September 24th. The coming week’s announcements will post on Saturday or Sunday

Thank you for being a part of our service. If you are new to Self-Realization Fellowship, there are free brochures at the Information Table on the upper patio and volunteers there that can answer your general questions. We encourage you to visit sandiegotemple.org for the latest news on Temple events. You’ll also find links to join online meditations, view inspirational services and apply for the SRF Lessons. The Lessons give detailed instructions on how to meditate and live a spiritually balanced

Sunday School Satsanga
Today, from 12:30 to 1:30 PM there will be a fun gathering of Sunday School children, parents, and teachers on the outdoor stage in the meditation gardens. Brother Padmananda and Brother Jitananda will share stories of our Guru, answer questions, and lead an interactive discussion, a simple kirtan, and a guided meditation. This is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy fellowship with other parents and allow the young ones to interact with our Ministers.  Refreshments will be served.  Please join the fun! We look forward to seeing you at 12:30, following the Sunday School class.

Young Adults Meeting
The San Diego Young Adults group will meet today from 12:30 to 2:30 PM in room 3. We will begin with greetings and fellowship. A minister will lead a meditation which will be followed by a spiritual discussion on the topic of Introspection. The group warmly welcomes and offers spiritual fellowship to those between the ages of 18 and 40. We look forward to seeing you there. Light refreshments will be served at the conclusion of our meeting.

Sunday Evening Meditation
Please join us tonight for the Sunday evening meditation service. Energization exercises will begin at 5:10 PM on the lower patio and the meditation will take place from 5:30 to 7:30. All are welcome to join; experience the joy and inspiration that come with our united spiritual efforts in group meditation.

Commemorative Services
There are two special evening services this coming week to honor Lahiri Mahasaya: his Mahasamadhi will be observed on Tuesday, September 26th, and there will be a celebration of his birth on Saturday, September 30th. Both services will start at 7 PM. It is customary to bring a flower as a symbol of devotion and a donation enclosed in an envelope as a symbol of loyalty. The temple’s Kirtan group will play at both services.

Temple Closure
The Temple and grounds will be closed due to scheduled demolition and construction work from Wednesday, September 27th , through Friday, September 29th and from Monday, October 2nd , through Friday, October 6th . The 7 to 9 AM daily morning meditations are cancelled during this 8
day period.

General Temple Meeting
All are welcome to join the temple meeting on Saturday, October 7th , at 10:30 AM. Hear the latest news and learn what’s planned for the future. A delicious luncheon will be served after the meeting.

On Sunday, Oct. 1st , at 2:30 PM, there will be an astral ascension ceremony and celebration of life for San Diego Temple member, Patti
Sandoval. All are invited to attend. Caroline Zurega, an SRF devotee and member of the San Diego Temple, passed away recently. A memorial service is being planned.

Our minister this morning is Brother Nikilananda.