Featured Events

the Long Healing Prayer video showing ocean and waves

UPDATED Activities 3-2020

News

For updates and all metro-area events, click HERE. Dear Friends, as we adapt to our changing health environment, we continue our reliance on our Creator. Here is a link to a video from Elika Mahony of one of many Bahá’í prayers for healing. Nancy Ward’s sung prayer is here. Eric Dozier and JB Eckl’s version [...]

photo of a Baha'i man

March Events 2020

News

For updates and all metro-area events, click HERE. The spiritually refreshing time of fasting has arrived! “The Baha’i Fast happens annually during the final 19-day Baha’i month of the year – the month that immediately precedes the Baha’i New Year, called Naw-Ruz. For Baha’is New Year’s Day happens on the vernal equinox, the first day [...]

3 women smiling

February Events 2020

News

Baha’is have hope, both in the present and in the future. Whether in small devotional gatherings where the sacred Writings of all the world’s Faiths are shared, or in neighborhood classes for children and junior youth, in which the foundation of character education is laid, or in study circles, where the illuminating sacred Writings of [...]

MLK Tigard Event

January Events 2020

News

Peace and social justice are on our minds as we begin a new year and decade. What do we need to do now, and how will we increase our wisdom and generate motivation? “The Baha’i World volumes began in print form in 1926 under the direction of Shoghi Effendi, providing a remarkable historical record of [...]

So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth. Baha'i Writings

December Events 2019

News

Peace. As we draw to the end of each year and review the state of humanity, this is one of the foremost thoughts we may have. Are we moving toward the peaceful world we want for our children? At the beginning of this year, the world governing body of the Faith, the Universal House of [...]

Vancouver Baha'i booth 2019 Peace and Justice Fair

November Events 2019

News, Bicentenary

Celebrations in many forms have blanketed the Portland area and the world this past week, as the world commemorated the bicentenary of the birth of the Bab on October 29, followed a day later by the 202nd anniversary of the birth of Baha’u’llah. “72 hours, one world: Over the course of three rotations of the [...]

Bicentenary of the Birth of the Báb/the Gate

News, Bicentenary

“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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