Community life

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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Bicentenary Stories: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Bicentenary Stories: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Posted: 2018/01/30

A friend in Charlottetown shares how the special time of the bicentenary led him to meeting and inviting over 40 people to celebrate with him in his home.

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Bicentenary stories: Ottawa, Ontario

Bicentenary stories: Ottawa, Ontario

Posted: 2018/01/23

A group of friends working in a neighbourhood in Ottawa used the opportunity of bicentenary to share how the teachings of Bahá’u’lláh were at the core of their community-building work.

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Bicentenary stories: Belleville, Ontario

Bicentenary stories: Belleville, Ontario

Posted: 2018/01/11

The friends in Belleville, Ont., found their efforts confirmed many times over as they connected friends with the Person of Bahá’u’lláh.

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Bicentenary stories: Brandon, Manitoba

Bicentenary stories: Brandon, Manitoba

Posted: 2018/01/09

Twenty Bahá’ís from Brandon, Man., worked as a team to bring together 100 members of the wider community to celebrate the bicentenary of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh – learning what focused efforts can accomplish.

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Bicentenary stories: London, Ontario

Bicentenary stories: London, Ontario

Posted: 2018/01/04

Through a combination of dedicated effort over the long term and a campaign to revive friendships through home visits, a teaching team in a London, Ont., neighbourhood brought together over 100 friends to a gathering that celebrated the diversity of their community.

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Bicentenary stories: Montreal, Quebec

Bicentenary stories: Montreal, Quebec

Posted: 2018/01/02

Seeds planted over the last seven years bore fruit in a Montreal neighbourhood as those working in the community celebrated Bahá’u’lláh’s birth.

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