Announcements for Sunday, January 19

The results of last Sunday’s Managing Council elections: 

  • Coordinator – Mark Skok
  • Secretary – Sharlene Lewis
  • Treasurer – Paula Mackintosh
  • Members-at-large – Manisha Khatri, Scott Caton, Gary Saunders

Congratulations to all, and thank you for your willingness to serve.

Next Sunday, January 26, the evening meditation will be with kirtan from 6 to 9, with chanting on the hour.  Devotees may quietly enter or exit the chapel during the chanting.

On Sunday, February 2, we will have a winter clothing drive to benefit Brother Benno’s, a shelter in Oceanside that serves the homeless.  Clean, gently used, warm clothing of all sizes will be appreciated.  This is an opportunity to clean out your closets and help people in need! Clothing donations may be dropped off from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. A truck will be in the parking lot to pick up the donations.

On Saturday, February 8, we will have a satsanga and guided meditation from 9 to 10:30 a.m.  The chapel will open at 8 for personal meditation.   Questions for the satsanga may be submitted in the box in the Hospitality Room, or by email to .

During the week we have a number of meditations and services. In addition to the Sunday morning meditation and service, there are meditations on Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings. We also have a Thursday six-hour meditation from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., and a Thursday evening inspirational service from 7 to 8, followed by a meditation from 8 to 8:30.   And on Saturday evening, we have a reading service and meditation in Spanish from 6 to 8.

The Leader and Usher Schedule for February through May has been emailed and copies are available in the Hospitality Room.   If you are an usher or reader/leader and did not receive the new schedule, please contact Mark Skok or Anne Stadler.

These weekly announcements also can be found on the back bulletin board.

The topic this morning is Meditation: The Science of Contacting God.