August Events 2019

This October marks the bicentenary of the Bab’s birth.

Release the Sun book cover

Release the Sun cover.
This book with stories of The Bab is available at

There will be a number of special activities posted on the website calendar.

Listen to a podcast episode about the night of the Bab’s declaration on “The events of this night are the origins of the global Baha’i community’s endeavors for the betterment of the world. From community building activities, to projects of social action, to involvement in public discourse, those seeking to put into practice Baha’u’llah’s teachings find the origin of their efforts in that first conversation. In this year, the Baha’i World News Service is examining some of the most salient moments in the life of the Bab. The latest podcast episode focuses on the night of His declaration.”

Local recording artist and storyteller Luke Slott has published a series of videos telling the dramatic stories of the Báb and His followers;
click below to begin the first one.

Update October 1: “The Gate of Heaven Video Diary is now available as an audio-only podcast for easier listening on Spotify and Apple Music. I’ll be posting each episode over the coming weeks as we prepare for the Bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb at the end of October.” Luke Slott

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, go to or  click HERE.  This dvd is in the Washington County public library system.

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