August Activities 2021

Click HERE for many more locally-hosted online activities! As venues are able to open for in-person activities, this website calendar will be updated. There are about 20 choices of food-for-the-soul devotions each week, as well as discussions.

Do you live in the metro area, including Clark County? You can get a Washington County library card and check out these Bahá’í-related books:

Locally-hosted:

Online Devotions: SE Portland, Wednesday, August 4, 6:30 pm. Looking forward to “seeing” all of you online! For more information, please call the Moshtael-Hill family, 503-282-0783.

Online Devotions: Vancouver, Sunday, August 8,10:00 am. You are invited to our ongoing Virtual Sunday Morning Devotional. We hope you can attend and we look forward to meeting with you then. For more information, please call our Vancouver Bahá’í information line at 971-248-5219.  Sponsored by the Local Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of Vancouver.

Online Dialog: Social Justice: Mondays, Aug. 9, 16, 23, 30, 7:00 pm. Weekly discussions about racism and social justice, held since 2016, provide a place to learn, speak openly, and take personal and collective action. Everyone is welcome to this discussion of Bahá’í solutions to social justice issues. For more information, please call Jan at 503-799-4197.  Sponsored by the Local Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of Lake Oswego.

Online Dialog: Wayfarers on a Spiritual Journey: Thursday, August 24, 7:00 pm. You are warmly invited to join in for a brief talk followed by plenty of time for questions. Let’s share meaningful conversation!

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Online Dialog: Gladstone, Friday, Aug. 27, 7:00 pm. Please consider joining us for some thoughtful conversation and fellowship. For more information, please call Jack and Leslie at 503 803-8796 or Mary at 503 995-8959.

Nationally-hosted:

Fireside Chats with BahaiTeachings:

Each week, we’re hosting two informal conversations: Wednesday and Sunday evenings. Join us via Zoom, learn more about the Baha’i Faith, and get your questions answered live! Simply RSVP and the link will be delivered to your inbox.

See upcoming chat sessions at: https://bahai.chat/

Upcoming Courses from The Wilmette Institute:

Bringing Consultation to the Workplace: Consultation empowers effective, high performing teams. Its foundation is effective dialogue. Its result is creative decisions and success in the workplace. Aug. 12-Oct. 6.

Science, Religion, and the Bahá’í Faith: Science and religion are “the two most potent forces in human life.” We explore how science and religion relate to each other from a Bahá’í perspective. Aug. 26-Oct. 27.

Also coming up: The Seven Valleys and the Arts of Transformation; `Abdu’l-Bahá: His Life and Ministry: ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, the Center of Bahá’u’lláh’s Covenant and the Perfect Exemplar for humankind, is unique in religious history.

Listen to Wilmette Institute podcasts. You can download these!

Like us on Facebook: “Portland Metro Baha’i Community,” “Baha’i Center of Lake Oswego” “Baha’i Faith of Newberg Oregon” “Baha’is of Forest Grove.”

For more information about the Bahá’í Faith, please visit https://www.bahai.us/ Another option may be your local public library. (Hint: search “Bahai”) For Spanish-language resources, see https://www.bahaipanel.org/

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