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Services and Events This Week

Wednesday, April 25
7:30–8:30PMLessons Reading Group (#130/2)
Saturday, April 28
7:00AMEnergization Exercises followed by Meditation Service
9:30AMIntermission
9:35AMEnergization Exercises
10:00AM–12:00PMKirtan Service
5:30–6:00PMChapel Open for Personal Meditation
6:00PMRefreshments Are Served
6:30PMMovie Night
Sunday, April 29
9:00AMEnergization Exercises
9:30-10:15AMMeditation Service
10:30-11:30AMReadings Service (chapel)
Sunday School (downstairs)
Wednesday, May 2
7:30–8:30PMLessons Reading Group (#130/3)
Saturday, May 5
7:00AMEnergization Exercises followed by Meditation Service
9:30AMIntermission
9:35AMEnergization Exercises
10:00AM–12:00PMGuided Meditation Service
Sunday, May 6
9:00AMEnergization Exercises
9:30-10:15AMMeditation Service
10:30-11:30AMReadings Service (chapel)
Sunday School (downstairs)
11:45AMVegetarian Potluck
Wednesday, May 9
7:30–8:30PMLessons Reading Group (#130/4)
Thursday, May 10
7:30–8:30PMBirthday Service for Swami Sri Yukteswar
Saturday, May 12
7:00AMEnergization Exercises followed by Meditation Service
9:30AMIntermission
9:35AMEnergization Exercises
10:00AM–12:00PMMeditation Service
Sunday, May 13
9:00AMEnergization Exercises
9:30-10:15AMMeditation Service
10:30-11:30AMReadings Service (chapel)
Sunday School (downstairs)

Upcoming Movie Night

Join us for our Movie Night on Saturday, April 28. We will show Risen at 6:30 p.m. Please check our Movie Night page for additional information.

Vegetarian Potluck

Please join us for our regularly scheduled vegetarian potluck on the first Sunday of the month, on May 6, 2018. This is a wonderful opportunity to nourish your mind with the spiritual fellowship of other devotees while pampering your body with tasty and mostly healthy food.

Upcoming Commemorative Services

We will celebrate the of Swami Sri Yukteswar on Thursday, May 10, 2018. Both services start at 7:30 p.m. and last one hour.

It is customary to bring a flower as a symbol of your love and devotion to the guru, and a monetary donation as a symbol of your loyalty—enclosed in a white envelope—to commemorative services.

Upcoming Weekend Retreat

The Minneapolis Meditation Group will conduct a Weekend Retreat at the Assisi Heights Spirituality Center in Rochester, MN during the weekend of June 15—17, 2018. Please let us know if you are willing to help us with the organization of this retreat.

Sunday School

Sunday School for children between 3 and 18 years is provided downstairs during our Sunday Readings Services from 10:30 until 11:30 a.m.

If you have any questions about the Sunday School or the Teen Group, please talk to Tom Austin.

Volunteer Opportunities

Helping the Guru’s work brings many blessings to those who serve. We offer various different opportunities to make a divine investment with your time and talents.

Here is a list of positions that currently open:

We will be happy to provide you with all the necessary training for the position. You can communicate directly to the chairperson who is coordinating the volunteers for one of the above positions by clicking on the corresponding link, or you can also contact our Coordinator if you just want to help wherever you are needed. We appreciate your generosity.

Severe Weather Policy

The Minneapolis Meditation Group has developed a severe weather policy for the safety of our members and friends. Please be advised that Minneapolis Meditation Group services will be cancelled if a severe weather warning is issued by the National Weather Service that includes our church area (the city of Minneapolis or Hennepin County), within a window of two hours prior to a scheduled service to two hours after a scheduled service. It will be the responsibility of each member to be aware of any severe weather warnings prior to a scheduled service. This includes severe thunderstorm warnings, tornado warnings and winter storm warnings.

A severe weather warning indicates that severe weather is occurring in the area, creating dangerous conditions that may be a threat to life or property.

A severe weather watch indicates that conditions are favorable for the development of severe weather and provides advance notice.

You may download a printable copy of this Severe Weather Policy. Please visit Wikipedia or any other resource for additional information about the Severe Weather Terminology in the United States.

Long Meditations

The Minneapolis Meditation Group wants to encourage all its members and friends to attend our beautiful long meditations on Saturday mornings. You can stay as long as you wish. Please remember to try to enter or leave the chapel during a chant which are typically on the hour. Our beloved Guru said about group meditations:

“Why shouldn’t you strengthen your own vibrations through fellowship with people seeking Self-realization, and by group meditation with them? This practice will fortify your own spiritual convictions; you will find that many seemingly insuperable barriers in your life will crumble and dissolve in the waters of meditation. Your devotion and love for God will commingle with the devotion and love of others. Divine bliss will radiate from you, helping all persons you meet.”

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