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August Events 2017

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For the complete calendar of metro-wide events, click HERE. Thursday August 10 (and every Thursday), 7:00 pm, Dialog: A Unifying Vision; Bahá’í Center, 8720 N Ivanhoe St, Portland, OR 97203.  Every generation faces its own unique challenges and our current generation is no exception. Because preceding generations have not solved issues such as racism, sexism, the [...]

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Bicentenary of Bahá’u’lláh’s Birth

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How does the life of Bahá’u’lláh compare to that of the Founders of other world religions?  How do His teachings empower individuals and communities for the betterment of all?  Why do Bahá’ís offer these teachings as essential and effective remedies for the challenges of our time?  In preparation for the 200th anniversary of the Birth [...]

Honoring The Bab

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For the complete calendar of metro-wide events, click HERE. The Báb was the Divine Founder of the Bábí religion, which prepared tens of thousands of followers for the arrival of Bahá’u’lláh, the Founder of the Bahá’í Faith.  On July 9th, the millions of Bahá’ís around the world will solemnly remember the persecution, imprisonment, and killing [...]

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April Events 2017

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In 1863, Bahá’u’lláh first announced His Divine Mission as a Messenger of God during the 12 days He called the days of Paradise (i.e. “Ridván” which is pronounced rezz-von).  This event took place in a rose-filled garden full of singing birds, where family and friends stayed in large tents.  It was a brief interlude in [...]

Kevin Locke Performs in Washington County

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Kevin Locke, 1990 National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellow, Lakota Flute Player/Singer/Dancer/Storyteller, who is also a Bahá’í, will be giving 5 programs during the Washington County Libraries' Art of the Story events. April 5, Sherwood Center for the Arts 7:00 pm: Story of Standing Rock (he was born on the Standing Rock reservation) [...]

Bahá’í Youth in the News

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A recent Lake Oswego Review included two articles featuring young Bahá’ís of the area. "Powerful lessons" introduces the Ash Street Virtues Class and its founders and teachers seventh-grader Jada Badiyan and eighth-grader Julia Yazhari, who "teach classes that are inspired by faith but open to children of all faiths, and they focus on developing good [...]

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Program

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On Sunday afternoon, January 17, 2016, at the Lake Oswego Public Library, a group of Lake Oswego Bahá’í children, junior youth, and youth, joined by some additional young friends, presented a program to honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The young participants read a number of inspirational quotes by King, as well [...]

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