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Light of Unity festival hosts

December Events 2017

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For the complete calendar of metro-area events, click HERE. Dialog: "Bahá’í Houses of Worship," Thursday, Dec. 7, 7:00 pm, Bahá’í Center, 8720 N Ivanhoe St, Portland, OR 97203.  Please join us for an evening with the activities office director of the Bahá’í House of Worship for North America. Christopher Vodden will be sharing reflections on [...]

November Events

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For the complete calendar of metro-area events, click HERE. For the complete calendar of bicentennial events, click HERE. To watch the 50-minute film Light to the World, about the life of Bahá’u’lláh and the impact of His teachings on people around the world, click HERE. Bahá’ís continue to invite everyone to commemorate a momentous birth [...]

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Light of Unity Festival

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Come celebrate the Unity of Humanity! All over the world, in villages and towns in nearly every country on earth, Baha'is are planning parties large and small—and everyone is 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 seen [...]

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 [...]

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“TO LIGHT A CANDLE” Film Screenings

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February Events part 2 - All are invited! The 55-minute documentary film "To Light a Candle" by Maziar Bahari sparked the global "Education Is Not A Crime" campaign for universal access to higher education. The campaign has been endorsed by a string of Nobel laureates and other prominent figures around the world. The Baha’is are Iran’s [...]