Always check the Calendar to verify dates and times of these services.
|10:00–10:50 am||Meditation Service||Especially for meditation beginners.|
|11:00–12:00 noon||Reading Service||Most accessible service for those new to SRF. Readings from the writings of Paramahansa Yogananda with brief periods of meditation and chanting, ending with a brief healing prayer service.|
|11:00–12:00 noon||Sunday School||Introduces children to the teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda and to meditation. Supervised group activities and crafts. All children above the age of 3 are welcome. Held every Sunday, September to May.|
|11:00–12:00 noon on every second and fourth Sunday||Sunday School Teens: Special Class||Youth 10-18 are welcome. The teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda are discussed and explored as they relate to this age group. Classes also include meditation and group activities. Held 2nd and 4th Sundays, September to May.|
|6:00–9:00 pm||3-Hour Meditation*||Recommended for experienced meditators (see Group Meditation Guidelines). First Sunday of the month also includes Kirtan Chanting during February, April, June, October, November.|
*Energization Exercises: Sunday evening meditation begins with group practice of the Energization Exercises (optional).
|6:00–7:00 pm||SRF Lessons Study Group||Group study of SRF Lessons following SRF Center Department format. Must be a SRF Lesson Student or Kriyaban to attend.|
|7:30–9:00 pm||Inspirational Service||Mid-week pick-me-up. Inspirational readings from Paramahansa Yogananda’s writings with periods of chanting and meditation, ending with a brief healing prayer service.|
Kirtan is group devotional singing accompanied by traditional Indian instruments such as Tabla (drum), Tamboura (string instrument), cymbals, bells and harmonium. There is a period of silent meditation between chants to deepen devotion to God. For more information, see SRF website’s Kirtan Chanting.