To all who are interested in being a part of the India Night play, we have many opportunities to serve. Auditions for actors are tomorrow, May 1, at 6 p.m. in the Teen Room at the J Street Chapel. Please come prepared to sing, and/or do improvised scenes. We also need support persons. This year we need a choreographer who can work with adults and children, as well as a costume designer and maker. Persons interested in non-acting roles should also come to the auditions tomorrow.

If you are between the ages of 18 and 40, you are invited to attend the Young Adult Group which will meet on Tuesday, May 9. Energization Exercises begin on the Temple patio at 6:40 p.m. followed by meditation and satsanga with the minister from 7 to 9 p.m. We look forward to seeing you.

We will celebrate the birthday of Sri Yukteswar on Wednesday, May 10. Please note that the service will begin at 7 p.m. and will end at approximately 8:30 p.m. The Temple and J Street Chapel will be open for individual meditation between 6 and 6:45 p.m. At this time, families with children may make their offerings in the main Temple. They may also attend the service at the main Temple and make their offerings when the minister invites them to come forward. It is customary to bring a flower that you have chosen and a donation in an envelope.

You are invited to take a pilgrimage to the Hollywood Temple, where our Guru gave services for many years, on Saturday, May 13, from 1 – 5 p.m. A bus has been chartered for this pilgrimage and will depart from the J Street Chapel at 10:30 a.m. You may make a reservation and pick up a detailed schedule at the table outside.

We are pleased to let you know that there is still room at the 2017 Summer Day Program for teens and children between the ages of 7 to 18. The girls program will be the last week of June and the boys program the first week of July. With guidance from SRF monastics, teens and children will have an opportunity to deepen their relationship with God, learn SRF techniques of meditation, and create friendships with spiritually-minded peers. Applications are available online.

For details about this program, please pick up a flyer in the foyer or visit the SRF website at Please note that scholarships are available.

All are welcome to sign a Mother’s Day card for Sri Mrinalini Mata at a table on the patio after the service.

Sunday, April 30: The Bhagavad-Gita Scriptural Reading is from Volume 2.

Monday, May 1:  SRF Lessons Scriptural Reading is from Volume 4, Lesson Summary 104/2.  Please also bring Lesson Summary 104/3.

Friday, May 5:  The Second Coming of Christ Scriptural Reading is from Volume 1.