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December Events 2018

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For the complete calendar of metro-area events, click HERE. ‘Abdu’l-Bahá was appointed the “Center of the Covenant” by Bahá’u’lláh:  the one Bahá’ís turned to after the death of Bahá’u’lláh. In this way, sects of the Faith did not develop. When early Bahá’ís asked for a day to honor ‘Abdu’l-Bahá he said they could celebrate the [...]

Gardens planted by Baha'is near where Baha'u'llah is buried. Photo courtesy Baha'i World News Service

November Events 2018

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For the complete calendar of metro-area events, click HERE. Concert and Stories, Friday Nov. 2, 6:30 pm doors open, 7:00 concert, The New Center; 33950 SW Ladd Hill Rd, Wilsonville, OR 97070.  Original songs and stories from musician, singer, and songwriter Luke Slott, on tour from Ireland. Admission is free. CDs will be for sale. Donations [...]

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Light of Unity Festivals

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200th Birthday of Baha’u’llah Celebrating the Unity of Humanity! All over the world, in villages and towns in nearly every country on earth, Baha’is held parties large and small—with everyone invited. Why? To celebrate Baha’u’llah, Who came with a new Message for humankind; a message of peace, hope and unity on a scale never before [...]

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October Events 2018

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For the complete calendar of metro-area events, click HERE. Dialog: Social Justice, Monday October 8, 22, and 29, 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 503-639-8919. Study: “The Dawn-Breakers” Every [...]

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September Events 2018

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For the complete calendar of metro-area events, click HERE.  Please contact Bahá’ís HERE. “BAHA’I WORLD CENTRE, 27 August 2018, (BWNS) — This week marks the 150th anniversary of the arrival of Baha’u’llah in the Holy Land, the last banishment in a series of exiles decreed by two monarchs. The Akka/Haifa area has since become the spiritual and [...]

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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Bahá’u’lláh Declares His Mission

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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 [...]

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