Leaves of one branch
Let each morn be better than its eve…
Let your vision be world embracing

July Events

Shrine of the Bab News

Dramatic Readings: Fri. July 8, 7:00 pm, Nine Star Ranch Wilsonville, call for directions.  Dramatic readings presented by Doris and Roger Rasmussen:  1. The Lives of Howard Colby Ives and his wife Mabel:  this drama presents the lives of two early American Bahá’ís who for twenty years – 1920-1940 – devoted their lives to the… [Read More]

June 2016 Events

cover of Abdu'l-Baha in Their Midst News

Stories of 'Abdu'l-Bahá, Wed. June 8, 6:30 pm, Bahá’í Center, 4016 E 13th St, Vancouver WA 98661:  Earl Redman, a well-known Bahá’í writer, and his wife Sharon will be visiting Vancouver Washington to share an evening of stories.  Earl wrote the book, “Abdu'l-Bahá in Their Midst," containing heartwarming stories of people who met 'Abdu’l-Bahá’ during… [Read More]

Declaration of The Báb May 22, 2016

Photo of the Shrine of the Bab on Mt. Carmel News

Two hours after sunset on May 22, 1844, a young man, Whose title is The Báb ("gate" in Arabic), announced that He was the bearer of a long-promised Divine Revelation destined to transform the spiritual life of the human race. His role was that of a portal through which the universally anticipated Revelation of God… [Read More]

May Events 2016

Quiet Genocide News

A discussion of health and medicine from the perspective of the Bahá’í teachings, and an opportunity to hear first-hand accounts of religious persecution in Iran are happening this coming week. WILSONVILLE FRIDAY, MAY 13 at 7:00 pm: The Tablet of Medicine provides a foundation for "global medicine" uniting east and west, ancient and modern, science… [Read More]

Leaves of one branch

fruit of one tree Quotes

"The primary foundation of the faith of God and the religion of God is this, that they should not make diverse sects and various paths the cause and reason of hatred. These principles and laws and firm sure roads appear from one dawning-place and shine from one dayspring, and these diversities were out of regard… [Read More]

Celebrate Days of Paradise

Ridvan Garden News

Bahá’u’lláh first announced His Divine Mission as a Messenger of God during the 12 days He called the days of paradise (i.e. “Ridván” which is pronounced rezz-von).  This springtime event took place in a rose-filled garden full of singing birds, where friends stayed in large tents.  It was a brief interlude in the 40 years of… [Read More]

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Program

Dr. King program 2016 News

On Sunday afternoon, January 17, 2016, at the Lake Oswego Public Library, a group of Lake Oswego Bahá’í children, junior youth, and youth, joined by some additional young friends, presented a program to honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The young participants read a number of inspirational quotes by King, as well… [Read More]

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