Happy Father’s Day!
We have received word that Rached (Rasheed) Maalouf suffered a heart attack and died while mountain biking on June 9. He was the owner and master teacher at Sattva Fitness Yoga Center in Escondido. We want to extend our love and support to Rached’s wife and children. A memorial service for Rached will be held on Saturday, June 22, at 4 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, at 643 West 13th Avenue in Escondido.
Next Sunday, June 23, members of the Managing Council will be available in the chapel to discuss information and answer any further questions you might have regarding the fence, gate and parking project.
The 2019 Summer Day Program for children and teens ages 7 to 18 is fast approaching. The Girls’ Week is June 24-28, and the Boys’ Week is July 1-5. More information is available online at www.yogananda.org .
On Sunday, June 23, the evening meditation will be with kirtan, beginning at 6 p.m. and ending at 9 p.m., with chanting on the hour. Devotees may quietly enter or exit the chapel during the chanting.
On Sunday, June 30, we will have a brunch after the service in celebration of the 4 of July. During the meal our Summer Choir will perform a selection of patriotic songs.
And on Saturday, July 6, we will have a six-hour member-led meditation with kirtan from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a break from 11 to 11:30.
The Encinitas Temple invites us to participate in India Night, in celebration of our Guru’s homeland on Saturday, July 13, from 5 to 9 p.m. on the ashram grounds. Tickets will be available starting June 23; please see Roxanne. Donations can be made by cash or check to SRF.
These weekly announcements also can be found on the back bulletin board.
The topic this morning is God’s Nature in the Father.