Resources April 2020

Dear Friends, as we adapt to our changing health environment, we continue our reliance on our Creator. Here is a link to a video from Elika Mahony of one of many Bahá’í prayers for healing. Nancy Ward’s sung prayer is here. Eric Dozier and JB Eckl’s version is here. A short prayer sung by Luke Slott is here. These and many other prayers may be found at https://www.bahai.org/library/authoritative-texts/prayers/

Gatherings at metro-area Bahá’í Centers are cancelled, and when possible virtual gatherings are being held online. The website calendar will be updated as new information is available. “The National Spiritual Assembly, elected governing body of the U.S. Bahá’í community, has been monitoring developments closely, consulting with experts in the field and following advisories published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other recognized public health authorities.” https://www.bahai.us/coronavirus-updates/

Wilmette Institute Plans Services in Response to the Corona Virus
In order to serve Bahá’ís and their friends better during this unprecedented health emergency, the Wilmette Institute is planning a variety of web video programs that everyone can access with the click of a mouse. The Wilmette Institute focuses largely on an online study approach in order to provide educational classes to a broader student body. It now offers more than 50 unique online courses to an average of 30 students per course. Discover more about our history, mission  and values.

Please visit the website calendar at portlandbahai.org
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