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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 [...]

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 [...]

Three friends enjoying the monthly gathering at Nine Star Ranch near Wilsonville.

Wilsonville Bahá’í Community News

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The Wilsonville Bahá’í community was recently featured in an article written by Jake Bartman for The Wilsonville Spokesman.  Mr. Bartman noted that when Bahá’ís choose administrators in their communities, there are no nominations or electioneering, in contrast to U.S. politics.  There are no individuals who are “designated spiritual authorities” but there are locally-chosen members of Local Spiritual [...]

Newberg Service Project

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Recently Bahá’ís and friends in Newberg, Yamhill County, and surrounding areas surpassed a service goal.  It was decided to assemble 10 supply kits for refugee families in Greece.  Medical Teams International is currently working to supply 10,000 kits, which will help 30,000 refugees.  These kits contain personal supplies such as soap and toothbrushes.  Bahá’ís and [...]

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