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Weekly Announcements

Minister Visits

March 3rd –  4th

Ministers will lead the following services:    

Saturday  Six-Hour Meditation  (10:00  – 4:00 pm)
Sunday:  Morning Services (10:00 & 11:00 am / Memorial Service  (1:00 pm)



Ushers’ Training Seminar

Today, Sunday, February 18th  | 12:30 pm.

The Usher’s Training Seminar will start today at 12:30 pm in the Jr. Sunday School Room. 

We kindly ask that everyone attending today’s service move into the East Chapel by 12:25 pm as the ushers will need to secure and lock the Main Chapel Shattuck Entrance doors by 12:30 pm.


Six-Hour Meditations

Saturday, February 24th  | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Lay disciple-led meditation 

Saturday, March 3rd  | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Minister-led meditation 

The Six-Hour Meditations are from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm with periods of meditation and chanting.

During these winter months it is advised to dress in layers to accommodate the fluctuating temperatures in the chapel as the windows will be open.

Entry is through the Woolsey Street door. The Saturday evening Three-Hour Meditations are cancelled on both these days.


Memorial Service

Sunday, March 4th | 1:00 pm

A memorial service for our friend and long-time devotee, Walt Robb, will be held in the main chapel. 

Everyone is invited to attend.  Refreshments will be served after the service with a time for fellowship.


Prayer Requests

The temple Prayer Box is located in the rear of the chapel for anyone who wishes to request healing prayers from the Temple Prayer Council.

To request prayers from the Mother Center and the SRF World Wide Prayer Circle, click here.



San Damiano Retreat

May 4th – 6th

Registration for the San Damiano Retreat has begun.

The retreat will be led by Bro. Jayananda titled, ‘Bringing God into Everyday Life’. 

Fliers are available in chapel and online:

Registration forms are available to download at at the back of the chapel.

Registration options:

  Temple – after Sunday Services at the back of the chapel.

   Mail – send completed Registration Form and check(s) to:
Retreat Registrar
SRF Berkeley Temple
3201 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705

   Email – – with name & room preference, after which
you will receive further instructions.


To look ahead at more future events at Berkeley Temple,
our temple website calendar is accessible here.

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