Weekly Announcements Upcoming Minister Services & Activities September 20th – 23rd Thursday: Learn to Meditate Class (7:00 pm) Saturday: Temple Retreat (10:00 am – 4:00 pm) Sunday: Morning Services (10:00 & 11:00 am) Sunday: Meeting of the Congregation (12:30 pm) Ushers’ Meeting Today, September 16th | 12:15 – 1:30 pm We will have our quarterly ushers meeting beginning with a light lunch shared together in the Junior Sunday School room followed by a meeting in the Main Chapel from 1:00 to 1:30 pm. Please bring simple snack-foods that don’t require heating or cooling to share. Place your food items in the kitchen on the table along the wall before the 11:00 am service. Learn to Meditate Class Thursday, September 20th | 7:00 pm Family and friends are invited to a Learn to Meditate Class led by our minister, Brother Jayananda. Bro. Jayananda will give simple yet profound methods of meditation and provide an introduction to the Kriya Yoga teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda. Fliers are available at berkeleytemple.org Temple Fall Retreat Saturday, September 22nd | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm All are welcome to attend the Fall Retreat which will be led by Brother Jayananda. The day will consist of periods of meditation and kirtan chanting along with a DVD of a satsanga given by Sri Daya Mata titled, The Love and Wisdom of Paramahansa Yogananda. Fliers are available in the chapel and berkeleytemple.org. Meeting of the Congregation Sunday, September 23rd | 12:30 Main Cchapel Brother Jayananda will cover important issues going on at the temple including updates on the NEBT search and fundraising. Everyone is encouraged to attend the meeting. Lahiri Mahasaya Commemorative Services Wednesday, September 26th | 8:00 pm Honoring the Mahasamadhi of Lahiri Mahasaya Meditation: 7:00 – 7:45 pm Sunday, September 30th | 8:00 pm Honoring the Birthday of Lahiri Mahasaya Meditation: 6:00 to 7:45 pm Please bring an offering of a flower as a traditional symbol of devotion to the line of SRF gurus. Kriyaban Ceremony Saturday, October 20th | 3:00 pm Please note the earlier start time of 3:00 pm to support a reduced amount of night driving for those traveling from distances. Kriyaban cards are needed for admittance. The Woolsey Street door will open at 2:00 pm. Please plan to arrive early and add extra time to your commute due to Saturday traffic and neighborhood parking. SRF NEWS Youth & Teen Regional How-to-Live Day Program Girls: October 6 – 7 | Boys: October 13 – 14 The SRF Youth Department, in conjunction with Berkeley Temple and the Los Gatos Center, is happy to announce a Youth & Teen Regional How-to-Live Day Program of classes and Satsanga with SRF monastics. The girls’ weekend will be held October 6-7 and the boys weekend on October 13-14. The program consists separate programs for children 7 to 12 years old and teens 13 to 18 years, along with a special program for parents. The Saturday portion will be held at the Fremont Senior Center and the Sunday portion at the SRF Los Gatos Center. Fliers are available in the teen room, upstairs foyer, and in the East chapel. Registrations forms may be accessed at berkeleytemple.org For more information and reserving a place for your child, please contact: Berkeley Temple Linda Hubbard: email@example.com Los Gatos Center: Sameer Shah: firstname.lastname@example.org Param Yanamandra: email@example.com To look ahead at more future events at Berkeley Temple, our temple website calendar is accessible here.