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August Resources 2020

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For updates and all metro-area activities, click HERE. Online Devotions: every Sunday, 10:30 – 11:30 am. Hello friends, please join a spiritual refreshment time! For the current meeting log-in information, email  bahaisundaydevotions@gmail.com.  Sponsored by the Local Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of Portland. Online Devotions: every Sunday, 10:00 – 10:30 am. For more information, please [...]

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July Resources 2020

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For updates and all metro-area events, click HERE. With all desire for your well-being, strength, hope, and actions toward our better future, here is a prayer for humanity, from the Baha’i sacred writings: “O Thou kind Lord! Thou has created all humanity from the same stock. Thou hast decreed that all shall belong to the [...]

A Poem to Celebrate the Bab

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The 200th anniversary of the Birth of the Bab will be celebrated this year on Monday, October 28. The piece below was written by Larry Hill for this occasion. On May 23-24 we celebrate the Declaration of the Bab, one whose place in history was foretold in scriptures sent down by our Creator. We gather [...]

The Roots of the Baha’i Faith

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In the mid 1800’s there was an urgent sense of expectation among the followers of the world’s major religions. Prophecies in the Holy Books of Christianity, Judaism and Islam foretold the coming of a new Day, a new message from God. In North America and Europe, scholars and religious leaders eagerly talked of the coming [...]

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Light of Unity Festival 2019

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200th Birthday of the Bab Celebrating the Unity of Humanity! Throughout history, God has sent Messengers to guide humanity in its development. Over these countless centuries, we humans have passed through our collective childhood and adolescence and are now entering our long-awaited age of maturity. So great is this Day, that God has two Messengers, [...]

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Celebrating 200 years – Birth of the Bab

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Two hundred years ago, Twin Teachers came from God with new teachings for humanity’s coming of age. Like Buddha, Krishna, Christ and Muhammad before Them, these two Teachers—the Bab and Baha’u’llah—brought teachings to help humanity develop and progress. This time, these teachings have been given not to one group or region, but to the entire [...]

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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 [...]

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