Community life

Upcoming by-election for the National Spiritual Assembly

Upcoming by-election for the National Spiritual Assembly

Posted: 2018/07/20

The following is a copy of a letter sent to all delegates advising them that, with love and regret, the National Spiritual Assembly has accepted Mr. Enayat Rawhani’s request to be permitted to relinquish membership on the National Assembly.  To fill the resulting vacancy, a by-election has been called, to conclude on 15 August 2018. 

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Seasonal schools open their doors in Ontario

Seasonal schools open their doors in Ontario

Posted: 2018/06/20

After a fruitful discussion on the role of seasonal schools in Bahá’í community life, the school organizers throughout Ontario have started making plans on how to maintain an outward-looking orientation in school activities.

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The 12th day of Ridván

The 12th day of Ridván

Posted: 2018/05/01

“As to the significance of that Declaration let Bahá’u’lláh Himself reveal to us its import …”

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A new year of teaching and friendship

A new year of teaching and friendship

Posted: 2018/04/25

A Naw-Rúz gathering in Sidney, B.C., shows how the welcoming spirit of Holy Days opens up opportunities for teaching the Faith and bringing more friends into Bahá’í community life.

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The first day of Ridván

The first day of Ridván

Posted: 2018/04/12

The first day of Ridván is 21 April this year. Here is a description of this time written by Adib Taherzadeh.

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Generations of prayer

Generations of prayer

Posted: 2018/03/23

The following is a reflection from a new mother on how seeing her father pray influenced her own connection with prayer.

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Opening doors through the arts

Opening doors through the arts

Posted: 2018/03/14

The community of Victoria, B.C. had a resoundingly positive response to a play that presented concepts from the teachings of Bahá’u’lláh, reminiscent of the Shoghi Effendi’s statement that “Art can better awaken such noble sentiments than cold rationalizing, especially among the mass of the people.”

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Ruhi Book 9 develops participants’ love for their Creator

Ruhi Book 9 develops participants’ love for their Creator

Posted: 2018/03/09

An intensive study of Ruhi Book 9: Gaining an Historical Perspective has given nine friends a deeper understanding into their relationship with their Creator.

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Insights gained from this year’s unit conventions

Insights gained from this year’s unit conventions

Posted: 2018/03/01

Four questions posed by the National Spiritual Assembly at this year’s unit conventions opened avenues for consultation across the country.

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“Every choice… leaves a trace” – reflections from an Ontario seasonal school

“Every choice… leaves a trace” – reflections from an Ontario seasonal school

Posted: 2018/02/08

A winter camp in Ontario brought together about 80 participants of all ages to unite around the Teachings of Bahá’u’lláh and guidance from the Universal House of Justice.

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