Updated January Events 2017

Musical Devotions: NW Portland Friday, Jan. 13, 7:00 pm.  Welcome all to our monthly devotions! This month we will enjoy a musical interfaith devotional. We’ll have some selected prayers and quotes, but feel free to bring any Writings/quotes/music you’d like to share. For more information, please call Nikki at 503 701-8995.

Dialog:  “The Bahá’í Faith and Health”  Friday, Jan. 13, 7:00 pm, Wilsonville.  Dr. Roger Batchelor, DAOM, LAc will be our speaker.  Roger graduated from SW Acupuncture College, then public health then became a ten-year career.  Completing a clinical doctorate in 2005 led to becoming an Oregon College of Oriental Medicine department chair.  You and your guests are warmly welcomed to a monthly evening of dinner, discussion and fellowship!  For more information please call Farah & Tulsi Ramchandani at 503 925-9909.

Interfaith: Dr. M.L. King Commemoration “A Life of Service” Sunday, Jan. 15, 2:00 pm, Lake Oswego United Church of Christ, 1111 SW Country Club Rd, Lake Oswego.
The Lake Oswego Bahá’i Community, in conjunction with the congregations of the Lake Oswego United Church of Christ and Beit Haverim, is honored to present a commemoration of Dr. King’s life and works.  The program will be presented by children and youth and will include live musical performances and quotes from Dr. King.  Refreshments and fellowship to follow.

Quiet GenocideFilm: “A Quiet Genocide” Sunday, Jan. 15, 4:00 – 8:00 pm, Bahá’í Center, 5355 SW Murray Blvd, Beaverton, OR 97005.  Join us for an afternoon with producer/director of “A Quite Genocide,” Mr. Shapour Deneshmand, who will present a powerful visual documentary of struggles and persecutions of Bahá’í brothers and sisters in the cradle of the faith; followed by a discussion of what youth can do to shape the societies of the future.
Become the Youth That Will Move the World!
“Undoubtedly, it is within your power to contribute significantly to shaping the societies of the coming century; youth can move the world.”  — The Universal House of Justice

Dialog:  “Social Justice” Monday Jan. 16, 7:00 pm.  Lake Oswego Bahá’í Center, 16103 SW Lake Forest Blvd., Lake Oswego, OR, 97035.  Everyone is welcome to this discussion of Bahá’í solutions relating to social justice issues.  For more information, please call Jan at 503-639-8919.

Music: Shadi Toloui-Wallace Concert Saturday. Jan 21, 5:30 pm, Bahá’í Center, 8720 N Ivanhoe St, Portland, OR 97203.  Come and enjoy a wonderful concert with Shadi Toloui-Wallace, a very talented and remarkable woman who is touring and showcasing her new album, “Daughters of the Kingdom.”  There is a “pay what you can” entry fee and her cds will be available for purchase. The Local Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of Portland is hosting this for the metro area. Children are welcome.
There will be a spaghetti potluck at 5:30 pm followed by the concert at 6:30 pm. Please bring a contribution to the dinner—varieties of spaghetti, or salads or fruit/cheese plates would be appreciated.  Find out more about Shadi’s music here:  www.shaditolouiwallace.com.

There are a variety of activities every month, with several devotions weekly throughout the metro area, including every Sunday at the Portland and Beaverton Bahá’í Centers.  To see more of the many activities each week in the area, please visit the website calendar at portlandbahai.org for a listing of prayer gatherings, children’s classes, youth activities, and introductory discussion gatherings.  The website is the place to check for last-minute changes in events!  Click this link to find out about west side activities for children and youthinformation about Washington County activities.