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Bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb/the Gate

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“Dearly loved Friends, Consider with us. Whenever a divine Educator appears in the world, a Figure Whose teachings will come to shape human thought and action for centuries thereafter—at such a dramatic, seismic moment, what would we expect? The appearance of every such Educator, as recorded in the Sacred Texts of the world’s great faiths, [...]

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September Events 2019

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For updates and all metro-area events, click HERE. This October 29th marks the bicentenary of The Báb‘s birth! He described Himself this way: “I am, I am, I am the Promised One! I am the One whose name you have for a thousand years invoked, at whose mention you have risen, whose advent you have longed [...]

Celebrating the bicentenary of the birth of the Bab

August Events 2019

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For updates and all metro-area events, click HERE. Study: “Some Answered Questions”  Tuesdays, Newberg, call for address.  “Some Answered Questions reveals “the significance of divine revelation” and “the unity of all the Prophets of old.” The book establishes the existence of God, the need for the Manifestations of God, and their influence on humanity, a [...]

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 2017

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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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Media about the beginning of the Bahá’í Faith

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We are now halfway between the bicentenaries of the births of the Twin Manifestations of God, The Báb and Bahá’u’lláh.  Here is information about films and books about the beginning of the Faith. “As the world suffers from the divisive forces of strife and intolerance, a new Faith advocates the oneness of humanity’s major religions [...]