Let each morn be better than its eve…
Let your vision be world embracing
Truthfulness is the foundation of all human virtues

February Events

photo of prayer room News

DIALOG:  Friday Feb. 12, 7:00 pm, Wilsonville area “The Experience of God As Bridge Between Faith Traditions and the Path To Our Joyful, Shared Future” will be the topic of Gary Underwood Scharff. Gary graduated from Princeton University in religion in 1974, holds a master’s degree in theology from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley… [Read More]

Wilsonville Bahá’í Community News

Three friends enjoying the monthly gathering at Nine Star Ranch near Wilsonville. News

The Wilsonville Bahá’í community was recently featured in an article written by Jake Bartman for The Wilsonville Spokesman.  Mr. Bartman noted that when Bahá’ís choose administrators in their communities, there are no nominations or electioneering, in contrast to U.S. politics.  There are no individuals who are "designated spiritual authorities" but there are locally-chosen members of Local Spiritual… [Read More]

More January Events

Martin Luther King, Jr. News

Honoring Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. "We refuse to believe that there are insufficient funds in the great vaults of opportunity of this nation. . . . Now is the time to make justice a reality for all of God's children. . . . I say to you today, my friends, even though we face… [Read More]

January Events

Temple of Being dialog News

Please visit the website calendar at portlandbahai.org for a complete listing of the many devotional gatherings, children's classes, youth activities, and introductory discussion gatherings around the metro area, including Beaverton, Milwaukie, Gladstone, Newberg, Hillsboro and more.  The website is the place to check for last-minute changes in events, and to read Bahá’í news! DIALOG: In… [Read More]

Newberg Service Project

photo from Medical Teams International - MTI - Zahle, Lebanon - November 23, 2015 News

Recently Bahá’ís and friends in Newberg, Yamhill County, and surrounding areas surpassed a service goal.  It was decided to assemble 10 supply kits for refugee families in Greece.  Medical Teams International is currently working to supply 10,000 kits, which will help 30,000 refugees.  These kits contain personal supplies such as soap and toothbrushes.  Bahá’ís and… [Read More]

UN Conference on Climate Change

Shared Vision booklet cover News

Shared Vision, Shared Volition: Choosing Our Global Future Together is the title of the statement of the Bahá'í International Community to the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris, France.  The conference resulted in an accord signed by 196 countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. There was a Bahá'í delegation to the conference, and participation by The… [Read More]

Resolution Passes Condemning Persecution of Baha’is

U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom officials News

U.S. Senate Passes Resolution 148 Condemning the Persecution of the Baha’i Community in Iran December 18, 2015 - from the U.S. Baha’i Office of Public Affairs WASHINGTON — Last night, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution “condemning the government of Iran’s state-sponsored persecution of its Baha’i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants… [Read More]

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