December Events 2017

For the complete calendar of metro-area events, click HERE.

Wilmette Illinois Baha'i Temple

Wilmette Illinois Baha’i Temple

Dialog: “Bahá’í Houses of Worship,” Thursday, Dec. 7, 7:00 pm, Bahá’í Center, 8720 N Ivanhoe St, Portland, OR 97203.  Please join us for an evening with the activities office director of the Bahá’í House of Worship for North America. Christopher Vodden will be sharing reflections on a recent document published by the Bahá’í World Centre on the institution of Baha’i Houses of Worship and on his experiences serving at the House of Worship in Wilmette, Illinois. This event will be conversational in nature and open to all. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, please call 503 289-6331.

Dialog: “Wills and Trusts,” Friday Dec. 8, 7:00 pm, Nine Star Ranch Wilsonville.  Talk by founding attorney, Dean C. Werst, who has been practicing law in the Portland area more than 35 years. He assists clients with a range of legal matters, including estate planning, probate, and business transactions.  He graduated from Lewis and Clark College Northwestern School of Law, Portland, OR.  We recommend reading the Book of Laws on inheritance K.20-29.  You and your guests are warmly welcomed to a lively evening of dinner, discussion and fellowship!  For more information please call Farah & Tulsi Ramchandani at 503 925-9909.

Children’s class: SE Portland, Saturday, Dec. 9, 12:00-1:30 pm.  Calling all kids for a fun time of learning good character! Refreshments served.  For more information please call Becky at 503-777-9654.

Junior youth class: SE Portland, Saturday, Dec. 9, 3:00-5:00 pm.  Calling all younger youth (11-13) for a fun time of practicing good character through service to others!  Refreshments served. For more information please call Becky at 503-777-9654.

Devotions: Hillsboro, Saturday Dec. 9, 6:00 pm.  Feed your soul and body at Soup-N-Prayers. Soup will be provided; please bring another dish to share. For address please call the Wilke family at 503 359-4566.

Dialog: Spiritual Discussions, Saturday Dec. 9, 7:30 pm, Bahá’í Center, 16103 SW Lake Forest Blvd., Lake Oswego, OR, 97035.  We look forward to your participation in monthly first Saturday discussions, where concepts from the Bahá’í Faith are talked about.  All are welcome! For more information, please call Ellie at 408-425-5703. The bookstore may be open, with items for sale and a lending library.  For bookstore information call Alyse at 503 635-2635.

Children’s class: Sunday Dec. 10 and Dec. 17, 10:30 am, Bahá’í Center, 16103 SW Lake Forest Blvd., Lake Oswego, OR, 97035.   Calling all kids to Children’s Virtue Classes! For more information, please call Jan at 971 328-0909.

Dialog: Social Justice, Monday Dec.11, 7:30 pm, 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 971 328-0909.

Dialog: introductory, Portland, Wednesday Dec. 13 and Dec. 27, 7:00 pm.  Drop in for a relaxed time to learn about the Bahá’í Faith.  For more information, please call Beto at 541 971-3457.

Youth Study Gathering:  Wednesday Dec. 13 and Dec. 27, 7:00 pm, Bahá’í Center, 16103 SW Lake Forest Blvd., Lake Oswego, OR, 97035.  For more information, please call Beth at 503-636-1674.

Dialog and Music:  Gladstone, Friday Dec. 22, 7:00 p.m.  We invite you to join us in a monthly informal discussion about the Bahá’í teachings, featuring live music relating to spirituality.  Bring your instruments!  For more information, please call Jack and Leslie at 503-803-8796 or Mary at 503-995-8959.

To watch the 50-minute film Light to the World, about the life of Bahá’u’lláh and the impact of His teachings on people around the world, click HERE.

Check out Bahá’í books at your local library!  There are several devotional gatherings weekly throughout the metro area, including every Sunday at the Portland and Beaverton Bahá’í Centers.  To see more of the activities each week, 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!
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